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Kalahari Sands Hotel | 129 Independence Avenue, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
+264 61 280 0000
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant only offers a buffet option or pizza for dinner; the buffet option is rather pricey and I opted for a pizza for dinner. It took almost an hour for the pizza to be made and it was an average experience, given the cost of the pizza Breakfast buffet offers the normal selection and is also an average experience;... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Other people try and The Dunes succeeds. Their range of rest starters from oysters to carpaccio is unbeatable. The large variety of mains is wonderful and the desserts are tops. All of that together with excellent service just made our day. But you have to make reservations in advance. The place is packed (including from guests from the other hotels... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

The theme of the week. So why was there oriental wok? Well it was all in all the part of this buffet, so that part we enjoyed. The service limped all evening, there was some trying, but re-ordering almost everything ruined The experience somewhat. The frying and wokking was done in the same room as eating, the show must go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Big selection of foods, starters & pudding. Good atmosphere. Service although is average. The buffet is a bit to the expensive side. There are other similar restaurants offering their buffets at a 30% cheaper price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We as a family had a great evening. The table was beautifully laid and the food of the Buffet was really good.. Two months ago I enjoyed a family members birthday at the Dunes and we were just as impressed. Price is fair for the food. Desert cakes are a little tasteless, but everything else - great! Good selection of... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

The Dunes restaurant is the hotel restaurant of the Kalahari Sands Hotel, open for non-residents. They serve buffet style, with some live-cooking islands thrown into the landscape. The food is at best ok, the service at best ok. The atmosphere is rather train station waiting hall. The price for all this is vastly exaggerated. Bottom line: nothing really wrong with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Buffet
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalahari Sands Hotel | 129 Independence Avenue, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 280 0000
Description
The Dunes is an informal restaurant offering a daily buffet and carvery on Sundays. The choices are sublime and only the freshest ingredients are used. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Excellent yet informal A la carte menu is available. The terrace shaded by an awning, overlooks Independence Av.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?