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Riptide

) #8 of 8 Restaurants in Southbroom ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood
Imbezane Lagoon Road, Southbroom, Margate, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible34%
10 Apr 2017
“Ripoff”
17 Mar 2017
“Dined here in the quiet season ,I hope they have more staff in the busy times.”
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Imbezane Lagoon Road, Southbroom, Margate, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

With such a location and the prices on the menu you would think it would be a great experience. IT WAS SHOCKINGLY BAD. The chips are oven baked and taste like chalk. The "tomato" sauce is worse than fast food level. Everything is over spiced....More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to give this place another try this year on our holiday. As awful if not worse than before. Kiddies meals were pathetic. We had to send back what looked like 2 day old cold re heated in dirty oil chips. The place isn't...More

Thank Charmaine G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

With it's position, it has the potential to be something really special but it drifts from mediocrity to very poor in both food and service. Seriously - OVEN CHIPS! How can you even contemplate this for hungry beach goers that eat it by the spade...More

2  Thank AndrewDicks
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The setting is OK but there is no real view and as at ,sadly all to many, places there is pop music. It lacks atmosphere and the menu is the area standard one and, whilst slow, the service is friendly.This is not somewhere I would...More

Thank 364tilley
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has the most beautiful setting and its on the sea edge.. We ordered creamy mussels but it had no taste at all and the bread was ordinary sliced commercial bread, wow!!!??? The creamy sauce was from a packet??? After that starter we decided...More

Thank Aaltjie
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Riptide on Saturday.....no -no.Preperation , food so-so.Service....no passion....i asked for olives,i thought I was eating skin on bone with NO flavour,when I complained to the waitress,she answered "I don't eat olives".In general,no smiles,eat and move,that was the attitude.Disappointed

Thank sette11
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Lovely location and efficient service. The crayfish is the main reason to visit in my opinion. Right on the Southbroom beach, it has a very relaxed vibe

Thank Joslyn C
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This was the worst meal I've had in South Africa in 12 years of living here. I've seen a bigger child sized portion. Fish was a disgrace.

Thank stevegolding
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

also known as the beach house. best chips we had next to the beach ever. nice menu. no vegan or vegetarian options though.

Thank Leon V
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to rupture several times over the years, always busy, but experienced staff kept things running. Good food overlooking southbound beach, used to be very reliable. Not sure if there are now new owners, but all the staff appear to have changed, and they...More

Thank AndySmal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Imbezane Lagoon Road, Southbroom, Margate, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Margate  >  Southbroom
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