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175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest, this is the restaurant we've had the best meal in Namibia. We've been to several reaturants as we've travelled (and still travelling) up and down the country, in terms of the meal, none that we know of (for now) can match Gathemann. The meal comes well presented, looks neat and most importantly, taste abosutely fantastic and delicious.... More 

Thank meadow m
Memphis, TN USA
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

What a cute, quaint place! We went here for lunch. I had garlic soup which was very, very good. Four of us had four different dishes and they were all delicious. The desserts were good as well. We were in a small upstairs room and it could have gotten noisy when a large, chatty group of 10 was seated next... More 

Thank jojotn
Oslo, Norway
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

W ate our best food here in our 3 weeks in Namibia. The terrass is an excellent place to see the street life under but also inside this restaurant is good looking.

Thank Globalus
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Actually quite simply made good food. No frills but tasty. Good wine and beer selection too. Sitting on the balcony was nice. I went at lunch not dinner so was fairly quiet. Helpful friendly staff.

Thank Benjamin E
Diekirch, Luxembourg
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128 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We were a group of more than 30 people and were lucky that we had booked in advance. Excellent cuisine preparing the local venison with some.more European plates as the snails in a pie. The service started a little bit slow, but, after a warming-up, the service was totally OK for a group eating à la carte.Namibians eat early, for... More 

Thank LexGrizzly
Jerusalem District, Israel
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120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This is always a pleasure to visit, food outstanding, waiters flexible and the setting on the balcony really relaxing. This is a regular visit of mine and won't change. Well done guys

Thank Beeth0veen
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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216 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Sitting outside on the veranda with a cold beer is the best way to enjoy being back in Windhoek again! The service was good and the food great: the beef carpaccio with mushrooms and green asparagus was a picture and very tasty. The beef sirloin was juicey and well presented. The wine list had a few interesting choices. We had... More 

Thank Johann S
Saskatoon, Canada
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223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

What can you say? The food was okay but not up to the rave reviews. The service was dreadful. Staff were disrespectful to the point of rudeness. They stripped all of the goodness out of the meal. Given the reputation of this restaurant, the poor service is unacceptable.

Thank WhitehorseVancouver
Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Been goin here for years so I have. Very nice now altogether. Ah here listen sure ya wouldn't want to go anywhere else sure would ya now?? It's just awfully good atogether. The made changes to the menu at my request and sure that was nice. The accomodated me and my dining companion and sure it's in a great location... More 

Thank Adam G
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch on the sunny balcony today. I was disappointed when this place was shut for an Easter break, so luckily got there today, my last day in Windhoek. Asparagus Soup - delicious, creamy and very well seasoned. Oryx Steak - well cooked, good portion and lovely red wine jus. So happy I got to catch this place!

Thank u24jmh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
German, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: 011/264-61-223-853

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