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“UNESPECTED!”
Review of Lyon des sable - CLOSED

Lyon des sable
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Paris, France
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“UNESPECTED!”
Reviewed August 15, 2014

you cannot imagine to find a French restaurant oin Namibia, even less in Walvis Bay, even less on the waterfront, yet ...
local cooking with the french touch and a really special attention to quality.
the best orix ever!!!
go, go, go!!!

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank ninopoliti
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Windhoek
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Brilliant location, brilliant service, brilliant food!”
Reviewed August 15, 2014

Wow! What a great place. This restaurant is set at the waterfront overlooking the boats and the seals. We sat on the deck and really enjoyed the experience. The waitress was friendly and really efficient, the food was delicious and the chef even came around to check on us which was a nice personal touch. Recommend the baked oysters as a starter - we wanted fresh ones but our waitress twisted our arm to try the baked, absolutely delicious!! Namibia's top restaurant for sure!

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank KirstinWindhoek
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Miami Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best French food outside of a Michelin Star restaurant in Paris”
Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food was an inventive twist on classic french cuisine. Service and views was superb and you cannot beat the price!!

Visited August 2014
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Thank slaskowski
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Windhoek, Namibia
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Namibia's Best”
Reviewed August 13, 2014

Well, Namibia's best is with my wife at home, but the second best is Lyon de Sable. It was phenomenal totally out of the box when inside a de-commissioned church in town, but now it has the addition of sea view to it. There is a reason that the chef has won various " Best of..." in a row, but he would be nothing without his superb management and service team. A MUST when on the coast.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Cpt_Dynamite
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Level Contributor
38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A must experience when in Walvis!”
Reviewed July 28, 2014

This restaurant is by far my favourite restaurant in Namibia, and a must visit when you are in the coast. The food is nothing less then outstanding. Once you taste it, you will always find an excuse to go back to Walvis. Try the baked oyster as starter. It is simply delicious!!! Enjoy every bite of this restaurant.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank CarolinaMedeiros
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