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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed January 1, 2021 via mobile

Great place, great atmosphere with many surprises Had cake and coffee milkshake and breakfast before All good but late afternoons becomes slow services, especially when crowded. Still wish to try the waffle menu

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed October 19, 2020

Very friendly and welcoming staff. Interesting and tasty eats. One of those places where you cannot decide what to try, because there are so many options you want to try. ( those places are rare these days) Definitely a place to visit.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

Pleasant in and outdoor seating, good service and excellent cakes and small meals to choose from; bonus point, one can fiand parking in from of the cafe' most of the time;

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, lovely food. They have a variety of vegan foods available, the smoothies are 🔥🔥🔥.

Date of visit: February 2020
bronwino, Owner at Cordes & Co., responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Thank you for your kind review ! we hope to welcome you back soon your Team Cordes & Co

Reviewed December 8, 2019

I came to Cordes & Co. so many times over the course of my week-long stay in Swakop that the servers started to recognize me and know my order! Incredible food (try the Buddha bowl, and their carrot cake is simply the best I've ever...had), great, cozy ambience, especially for those cloudy Swakopmund days, and wonderful coffee!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed December 3, 2019

Went for lunch, arrived and was very impressed with interior and menu! Advertised special was Summer Pasta with rocket, pecorino, tomatoes and olives for N$ 70 with option to add chicken for extra N$ 30, so we decided to order special. Ordered a flat white...and orange juice, when orange juice arrived I received fresh juice and was quite surprised as menu item which I ordered just said 'Juice' for N$26. Our meal arrived and to our amazement there was no pasta! It was just a bowl full of Rocket with pecorino and about 3 cherry tomatoes. When we queried where the pasta was not even the manager knew what was happening and found out that chefs was not aware of what meal was supposed to be. After our query we received a complimentary portion of chicken to add to our pasta-less Pasta. Manager changed the special sign after that to a 'Salad' but kept the price the same!! When we came to make payment, we noticed a charge for N$62 for orange juice on the bill! We queried and were told that is what I ordered. Now you have to understand, I ordered a juice, at no time did the waiter ask if I wanted juice from a can or a FRESHLY squeezed juice. If she had then I would had asked WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? We were informed (with an attitude, and may I point out the manager/owner pointed out to me that I also had an attitude) that they put up prices in high season and do not show it on menu/cannot alter every menu item or have the waiters inform customers of price changes. To make matters worse the waiter told me to my face that I lied and she had asked me if I wanted fresh or not, and I think I would have remembered that! I have worked in the hospitality industry myself for a good 17 years, and that is not how you do it. I don't mind being told I have an attitude. Moral of the story - ALWAYS CHECK YOUR BILL!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 26, 2019

Superb breakfast at this location. Great service, great food. Well worth more than one visit. Will be back.

Date of visit: October 2019
bronwino, Owner at Cordes & Co., responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

Thank you for your kind review ! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Your Cordes & Co Team

Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

Saw this cosy little coffee shop on someone’s Facebook-page and decided to give it a try - It exceeded all expectations! I were so impressed with the food & drinks that I forgot to snap some photos for the books; although their schnitzel was a...bit dry the cheese sauce made up for the “blooper”. If you would like someone healthy, but tasty try the Black Cherry smoothie - more than just tasty, it was indulgent. ❤️More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 19, 2019

We bumped into Cordes accidentally for a late lunch. We were caught by the 'best coffee' claim, which btw was also lovely, but more than that- we had a super delicious Budha bowl. Great combination of beetroute, punpkin and quinoa- done in a super tasteful...way. We were impressed! Definitely worth a visit for a bit out of the ordinary namibian menu 😊More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

The best coffee in town. A variety of breakfast options in reasonable prices. Very modern, quiet and nice atmosphere

Date of visit: October 2019
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  • Cordes & Co. is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4