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175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 223 853
12:00 - 22:00
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Cagliari, Italy
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having very good food in a purely German venue in Africa is an experience which worthed our second trip to Namibia. We felt almost in Europe in front of the Christmas markets and while a brass orchestra was playing in the road just outside the terrace. The only difference was the nicely warm temperature. The venue is well cured, very... More 

Thank Pietro B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had the duck breast.....absolutely divine. What a pity this restaurant has closed its doors. The attention to detail was impressive.

Thank nirupas2015
saint louis
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Just to let everybody know. This Restaurant of Tradition has closed in the end of 2016. Unfortunately . .its always been one of the best adresses for fine dining in windhoek

1 Thank chimelu
Windhoek, Namibia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The service is excellent. Staff well trained. Food is very well prepared to taste. Good selection of wines. Owner personally controls everything!. Good place for business lunches and dinners. Book in advance. Go to Gathemans at least once a month.

Thank Theo S
Windhoek, Namibia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great ambience, fantastic food, over the top service. I'll recommend this restaurant any time. I liked the Oryx steak, medium done, but all the food on the menu is good. Reasonable cost when dinning at Gathemann's

Thank Alfred-Heinz N
Windhoek, Namibia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Superb cuisine very delicious on the palate. In a historical building overlooking the historical zoo garden in the centre of city of Windhoek which is quite relaxing . You must see the Christmas city light.

Thank eoo747
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

excellent place, always been a reference amongst the restaurant... We enjoy so much the food, ambiance and the service.... Very sad that it is closing....

Thank Manuel R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here and I liked the food and the service I got. Definitely a place to go back to again. Keep up the standards. It's central location and easy to get to. The lady who served me was very pleasant.

Thank Munya K
Geneva, Switzerland
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were looking for a place to have lunch while shopping and we were directed towards Gathemann. I loved the place, very nicely furnished and decorated. The food was excellent and well presented. We had to wait quite a while for our lunch but it was worth it. Also, it was an experience as Swiss nationals to meet the Swiss... More 

Thank ChrisTiane1415
Paris, France
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Very nice food (although, frankly we had better oryx later in our holiday) and romantic setting- the interior of the restaurant is fascinating and great terrace. A slightly strange ending when the waitress asked us if we wanted the change back from our bill! I said yes, partly because I wanted the small bills and also because a tip is... More 

Thank christopherspence

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 223 853

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?