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Gathemann

175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
011/264-61-223-853
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Ranked #3 of 76 restaurants in Windhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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85% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Windhoek, Namibia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There is something about the owner being the chef - people like Cef Urs just care more about everything. I frequent this place since twenty years and each and every time it was superb. Apart from the known standards it is always worth to look for sessional specials like mushrooms. Great place !

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Central location, elegant dining room with terrace. Good menu and wine collection. Good service. Definite option for a high end meal while in Windhoek

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Had a lovely meal here, late 2013, and found the food and wine very nice. I was at out on the terrace, but we had to move inside, due to a dust storm. After this, I ended up being a bit forgotten, and had to beg for the bill.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We went there for lunch and wine list was so tempting we had a bottle of good white wine. Food was very high quality and service was much better than the food. We would visit there again when we are in Windhoek.

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Berlin, Germany
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
303 helpful votes 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This restaurant deserves all good reviews - it is a very decent place for dinner. For the high quality of food offered it is not overpriced at all, though clearly on the higher end compared to other options in Windhoek. The cuisine is ambitious but still kind of down-to-earth and there is no attitude from the staff - all are... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Windhoek is generally not exactly known as a gourmet capitol. You get a lot of bad food, mediocre, if you are lucky. However: Should you prefer bad food at excessive prices, then Gathemann is the place to visit. It is nicely located and tastefully decorated, this is where the positive part ends. The cooking is old fashioned, everything is drowned... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Great service from restaurant manager as well as wait staff and stands out as a clear service winner in Windhoek. Great steaks and overall experience - first night in Windhoek and was taken by my hosts to a real winner

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We dined here on our first night of our holiday and was amazing the standard of services and the food...Goats cheese in filo pastry, butternut squash soup, oryx steak all served by smiling professional staff. Wonderful !

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Bellville, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Was so looking forward to traditional German cuisine. The portions was indeed in keeping with fine dining, the food however did not match that expectation. The meat was over cooked on my plate, excessive use of salt and so forth. Wine list is not bad, pricing is on the expensive side, but the first two choices not in stock. Pricing:... More

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Atlanta, GA USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The view from the veranda is nice, overlooking the main downtown street and Zoo Park. The salads and soups are excellent, and entres that I have tried (6 visits) have all been very good to absolutely outstanding! The wine prices are also good, and they have a wide selection of wines, most of South Africa or Germany. You will have... More

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