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Top ChoiceCafe in Lüderitz

Diaz Coffee Shop

The cappuccinos are strong, the pastries are sweet, and the ambience wouldn’t at all seem out of place in Munich. Patrons sit in a large room with some comfy seating and receive quick service; the food, such as...

Top ChoiceBistro in Windhoek

Stellenbosch Wine Bar & Bistro

When well-to-do locals want an enjoyable night out with the guarantee of good food, this is their number-one pick. With a classy outdoor-indoor setting and thoughtfully conceived international food – beef burger...

Top ChoicePub Food in Windhoek

Joe’s Beerhouse

A legendary Windhoek institution, this is where you can indulge (albeit with a little guilt…) in flame-broiled fillets of all those amazing animals you’ve seen on safari! Seriously. We’re talking huge cuts of...

Top ChoiceInternational in Walvis Bay

Anchor @ The Jetty

The food is good at the Anchor but the real attraction is the location overlooking the water. It makes a particularly lovely spot for breakfast, and if you’re tired of eating stodgy food, it does a pretty mean...

Top ChoiceBakery in Outjo

Outjo Bakery

Opened in 2016, this stylish place wouldn't look out of place in Windhoek or urban South Africa. All of the international staples are here – pasta, steaks, burgers and open sandwiches – but it's the clean lines,...

Top ChoiceInternational in Grootfontein

Purple Fig Bistro

In the heart of town, the Purple Fig gets good reviews from travellers. Eat under the eponymous fig tree or in the cafe. Light meals take the form of salads, wraps and toasted sandwiches, but there are also...

Top ChoiceInternational in Windhoek

Leo’s

Leo’s takes its regal setting in Heinitzburg Castle to heart by welcoming diners into a banquet hall that previously served the likes of royalty. The formal settings of bone china and polished crystal glassware...

Top ChoiceCafe in Lüderitz

Garden Cafe

The garden setting, white-wood furnishings, great coffee and filled rolls add up to one of our favourite little haunts in town. The baked treats, Black Forest gateau among them, are also highlights. Travellers...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Walvis Bay

Raft

This Walvis Bay landmark sits on stilts offshore, and has a great front-row view of the ducks, pelicans and flamingos. Here you can expect high-quality meats and seafood in addition to spectacular sunsets and...

Top ChoiceItalian in Swakopmund

22° South

Inside the ground floor of the lighthouse, this atmospheric place is run by an Italian-Namibian couple who prepare Swakopmund's best (and homemade) Italian food. It's a slightly more formal option than the many...

Top ChoicePub Food in Swakopmund

Kücki’s Pub

A Swakopmund institution, Kücki’s has been in the bar and restaurant biz for a couple of decades. The menu is full of seafood and meat dishes alongside comfort food, and everything is well prepared. The warm and...

Top ChoiceCafe in Omaruru

Main Street Cafe

Quiche, hazelnut cheesecake, white-wood furniture...what's not to like about this fine little lunch and breakfast spot that makes a priority of fresh ingredients and friendly service? Oh, and there's great...

Seafood in Swakopmund

Tug

Housed in the beached tugboat Danie Hugo near the jetty, the Tug is something of an obligatory destination for any restaurant-goer in Swakopmund. Regarded by many as the best restaurant in town, the Tug is an...

African in Windhoek

La Marmite

Commanding a veritable legion of devoted followers, this humble West African eatery deserves its long-garnered popularity. Here you can sample wonderful North and West African cuisine, including Algerian,...

Cafe in Swakopmund

Cafe Anton

This much-loved local institution, located in the Schweizerhaus Hotel, serves superb coffee, Apfelstrudel, Kugelhopf (cake with nuts and raisins), Mohnkuchen (poppyseed cake), Linzertorte (cake flavoured with...

International in Windhoek

Social

A relative newcomer to the Windhoek dining scene, Social already has a loyal following for its contemporary setting and great food – we enjoyed the steak tartare and oryx loin, but we left longing to try the...

International in Swakopmund

Hansa Hotel Restaurant

It’s hard to top history, and the Hansa Hotel is steeped in it. In the main dining hall at this classic colonial spot, you can indulge in culinary excesses and wash them down with a bottle from the extensive wine...

German in Lüderitz

Barrels

A wonderfully festive bar-restaurant accented by occasional live music, Barrels offers rotating daily specials highlighting fresh seafood and German staples. Portions are hefty and the buffet (N$150) is great value.

Cafe in Swakopmund

Garden Cafe

Set in a nice little garden away from the main street, Garden Cafe has open-air tables and chairs, changing specials and freshly prepared cafe food including salads, wraps and burgers (desserts are yummy too)....

International in Windhoek

Nice

The Namibian Institute of Culinary Education – or ‘Nice’ for short – operates this wonderfully conceived ‘living classroom’ where apprentice chefs can field test their cooking skills. Spanning several indoor...