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“"The Place" in Swakopmund” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Tug

The Tug
Strand St, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 64 402356
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Ranked #4 of 47 Restaurants in Swakopmund
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Johannesburg, South Africa
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153 restaurant reviews
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“"The Place" in Swakopmund”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

We went here for dinner and had a great experience . Great place with lots of traffic and great location. The map on Tripadvisor has the location incorrect. If you go down Sam Njoma, turn left onto the beach road. It's the big place at the Jetty.

The food is great and well presented, you can see there is some good manage here. It is clean despite the cover picture on this page. The service is friendly and professional. I would say its the only place to go in Swakopmund. All the others are empty, and no effort or care.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great views, setting, food and staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Had a great time enjoying sundowners on the deck and dinner in the "ship". Food was fresh and delicious and staff was friendly and attentive. Also very reasonably priced considering the prime waterfront location. A must do restaurant while in Swakopmund.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wonderfully fresh sea food and lovely views of the ocean”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Sun down over looking the Atlantic ocean with great company and fantastic food on our recent trip to Namibia in February

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Deserves its Reputation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Broad menu, good wine list, and amazing sunset view - yet still relatively reasonable. Definitely reserve in advance.

Visited March 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Decent, but popular!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

At times can get rather full, but the location is great, and the food quite good. Views over Swakop and the sea are nice. The top floor is the best - less noise than down below, and better views.

Visited March 2013
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