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175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 223 853
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

excellent place, always been a reference amongst the restaurant... We enjoy so much the food, ambiance and the service.... Very sad that it is closing....

Thank Manuel R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had lunch here and I liked the food and the service I got. Definitely a place to go back to again. Keep up the standards. It's central location and easy to get to. The lady who served me was very pleasant.

Thank Munya K
Geneva, Switzerland
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to have lunch while shopping and we were directed towards Gathemann. I loved the place, very nicely furnished and decorated. The food was excellent and well presented. We had to wait quite a while for our lunch but it was worth it. Also, it was an experience as Swiss nationals to meet the Swiss... More 

Thank ChrisTiane1415
Paris, France
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice food (although, frankly we had better oryx later in our holiday) and romantic setting- the interior of the restaurant is fascinating and great terrace. A slightly strange ending when the waitress asked us if we wanted the change back from our bill! I said yes, partly because I wanted the small bills and also because a tip is... More 

Thank christopherspence
Knysna, South Africa
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in the old part of central Windhoek with a terrace looking out over a park. Superb gourmet food, made by a Swiss chef. Great taste and textures. The menu is slightly limited, but the daily specials are always excellent. The chef makes extensive use of local ingredients when in season. Also an extensive wine selection.

Thank MikeGoodChow
Shaka's Rock, South Africa
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296 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gathemann has changed its menu from a German type to a more cosmopolitan type menu which in my opinion is a bit disappointing but none the less the food available and served was delicious and well prepared. If the fresh Luderitz oysters are available they are not to be missed. Gathemann has a few game/venison dishes available and you will... More 

Thank Stephne A
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a table here, since many tables were reserved. We chose the beef carpaccio and the springbok carpaccio. They were both very nice! The main courses (chicken fillet and beef) were also great, so we even decided to take a dessert. The wines of the house were very nice too. Most of the staff was nice... More 

Thank AvW12345
Cape Town, South Africa
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant twice - dinner and lunch. Both times we sat on the balcony which was lovely. The menu is expensive for what you get and not a huge choice for those that don't eat meat......

Thank alisonpalmersa
Drammen, Norway
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here for lunch a couple of times during our stay in Windhoek. Enjoyed the food, drinks and service on the terrace.

Thank Ole I
Windhoek, Namibia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great supper at a hidden gem in the centre of town. Great atmosphere and a wide selection to choose from.

Thank Stephen_Davidowitz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
German, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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: +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?