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Penguin Restaurant

) #3 of 7 Restaurants in Luderitz $$ - $$$, Seafood, International
820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
+264 63 204 000
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
4 days ago
“Good but overpriced”
3 weeks ago
“Best fish and chips”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Didn't quite want to splurge on the buffet so opted for a la carte. Fish and chips are good but not worth the price tag.More

Thank jonesem92
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I thank you for posting your feedback on your recent dining experience in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. I am pleased that you found our fish and chips good. IMPORTANT; Kindly take note that our full-service PENGUIN RESTAURANT menu/s prices are highly competitive when compared...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When by the sea eat seafood 😉 we tried the restaurant as the options in luderitz is VERY limited and it did not disappoint. We went for the 'safe' option fish and chips and wow it was great. Fried to perfection; fish was moist and...More

Thank Ben B
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive review on your recent dining experience in our restaurant. I am pleased that we satisfied all your needs. Your support is truly valued and please do come again Kind regards, Ulf Grünewald GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a set dinner, which included soup, main and ice cream. Soup was ok, but not better than ok, pretty tasteless. For main we both had a Rumpsteak, we ordered one medium and the other medium-rare. Both came out of the kitchen pretty much...More

Thank Karlh
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, DANKE for taking your time to post your feedback on your recent dining experience in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. Kindly accept my sincerest apologies that my staff failed you. Due to your feedback, my Restaurant Manager has reminded her team that they MUST take...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

We enjoyed two evening meals here in the four days we were in Luderitz. The service was friendly and efficient, the food was some of the best of our trip and the view over the water and the occasional dolphin was entertaining. We would recommend...More

Thank CorrieChristiaan
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you so much for taking your time to post your highly positive feedback on your recent dining experiences in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. It pleases me to read that our food was "...some of the best of our trip..." To be recommended is...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Well kept stylish and upmarket restaurant. Lovely view over ocean. Friendly service and well prepared food.More

Thank biancal811
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive feedback on your recent dining experience in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT, the only full-service restaurant in Lüderitz. I am pleased that you liked our location overlooking the sea. I am also delighted that our service was friendly and...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Pretty average buffet dinner but not a lot of choice. Everything else seemed to be closed. It is also pricey. I am not sure it is worth trying the alacarte menu either.More

Thank janet_skilton
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you for taking your time to post your feedback on your recent Sunday evening in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. You are correct in saying that our full service restaurant is the only restaurant open 365 days a year. I am sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Although the restaurant was really accommodating to our group's dining hours being outside their usual opening hours, the service was grindingly slow. Sometimes we would be the only ones in the restaurant, and 3 staff members would be there, but it would be impossible to...More

Thank Anderst04
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you so much for taking your time to post your detailed feedback on your various dining experiences at our restaurant. I am delighted that you found our" food good. The steaks were well cooked, the lobster tails were tasty, and the salads...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The food is ok if you re hungry, but otherwise no reason to go there. Overpriced and nothing special.More

Thank Lita A
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you for taking your time to post your feedback on your experience at our restaurant. From your review, I cannot determine what your dish was or indeed, the time of day you dined in our restaurant? We host many local (Namibians), regional...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Always happy with the food,good wines and amazing staff. Never had a bad dinner after staying total 6 weeks so can from my heart recommending this restaurang :-)More

Thank Roger Ö
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you very much for posting your positive review on your many dining experiences at our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. It is our ultimate objective to satisfy the needs of all our patrons and guests with the view that they will return to us in...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here twice and lovely both times! Attentive staff, good variety and lekker dishes! Had surf & turf as well as pasta and good eine selection!

Thank Jeanine S
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive 5/5 review on your dining experiences in our restaurant and I am pleased that during both your visits, we satisfied your needs. Please do come and visit us again. Kind regards, Ulf Grünewald General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Karas Region  >  Luderitz
  • Phone Number: +264 63 204 000
  • E-mail
Description
The Penguin Restaurant with direct sea-views is the only full service restaurant in Lüderitz. It is open throughout the year and delicious local Lüderitz lobster, seafood and oyster platters are a speciality and abalone is uniquely served here. Vegetarian and children's menus also available. Lavazza coffees with fresh patisseries are available the whole day. Lunches can be enjoyed on the outside terraces with direct sea views and in-house guests are treated to one of the best full buffet breakfasts in Namibia (FREE for in-house guests).