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“Dinner @ 22 DEGREESE SOUTH” 3 of 5 stars
Review of 22 Degrees South

22 Degrees South
Inside the Actual Lighthouse | Am Leuchtturm Street, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264-64-400380
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Ranked #6 of 41 restaurants in Swakopmund
Price range: $7 - $41
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This is NOT the pub at the beach, but an Italian restaurant INSIDE the actual lighthouse.
Swakopmund, Namibia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Dinner @ 22 DEGREESE SOUTH”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

for quick decided family outing ,we chose the 22 degrees south restaurant ..on arrival we were greeted but a little info like inside ore outside seating was not offered. anyhow we choose to sit outside the atmosphere outside is quite nice if not windy , nice blankets helped the kids and my wife. our pizza we enjoyed , the lamb chops good but the saltimbocca chicken as well as the ravioli not to our liking , i expected a bit more of an Italian touch to the food which was missing.my daughter had a salad ,which was quite nice and the selected deserts alright .. the service in general attentive ,but not more. we will try it again some other time ..

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
amsterdam
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
“did not want to stay any longer”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

in the afternoon coming back from the beach we wanted to see the menu in 22 d south. The door was still closed, we only saw staff in different positions on the tables and chairs sleeping in the garden.
Nobody wanted to be waked up.
Before we had reserved a table for two inside, and the same evening we returned.
When we arrived we were seated, and we noticed lots of ants walking on the white tablecloth.
This did not seem to bother the waitress, she tried to put the plates right on top of the colony.
We ordered drinks. Lukewarm . Had to ask for some ice.
Same with the sparkling water. "we forgot to put it in the fridge"
Starters came.
My wife had Insalata Caprese. Tasteless tomatoes , mozarella and TWO leafs of basil.
I had homade ravioli salvia burro.
The raviolis were filled wit something that tasted like deep frozen spinach.
Even worse was the sauce: the plate was filled with burned brown hot butter with something that looked like a brown autumn leaf, most likely this repesented the sage.
We complained, but no action was taken.
After these experiences it was getting late and we decided that it was better to leave and not wait for the main course.
Of course we were charged for the main course anyway.
The same evening we we were just in time to have a great meal in the Hansa Hotel, one of our favorite places in Swakopmund.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Epsom, Surrey, England
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206 reviews 206 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 99 cities Reviews in 99 cities
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
“At the base of the Lighthouse (naturally) was this Gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

on an utterly foul (weather) evening, we (a couple on Holiday touring Namibia) dined here.

Really good meal, good service, lovely wine, and great atmosphere - can't get a lot better than that in our Book.

Nothing was over-engineered, so it all flowed really well.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ivrea, Italy
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Great location, good food .... Poor service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

Italian restaurant... Pasta, pizza. Ecc..
We choose the fish platter... Huge and very good.
Unfortunately very poor service... ( high season?)...
Se were luckely to be almost server in 1 hour.... Someone else was stilo waiting a pizza when we left (2 hours.....)

AVOID COCKTAILS ... !!!!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“A lunchtime favourite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Sitting under the umbrella with a chilled glass of wine, a few girlfriends and great food - what could be better.

Visited December 2012
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