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“Splendid setting”
Review of The Raft

The Raft
Ranked #2 of 30 Restaurants in Walvis Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $39
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Raft has a unique location, and is arguably one of the best in Namibia. Built on stilts in the Walvis Bay lagoon, you will be entertained while enjoying lunch, dinner or a relaxing drink in the bar, by seals, dolphins, flamingos, pelicans, jackals and also the acrobatic antics of the kite surfing fraternity on windy days. The Raft is also widely regarded as the very best location for experiencing outstanding sunsets.
Reviewed November 27, 2012

The location of the restaurant could not be better, set as it is at the end of a jetty once used by the fishing industry. There is a 270 degree view of the Bay, with the inevitable seabirds and flamingos. The staff are friendly and the service good. The food was good, too, and we enjoyed the Portuguese Seafood Curry. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Very good restaurant for food, service and location. Right on the water on stilts. The service is a very personal experience with a very accomodating staff. Menu is varied with reasonable prices. The oysters, calamari and Tiger prawns are superb.

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

We were staying at the Sand Castle Apartments in Sawkopmund and the owners recommended this restaurant. We found it and had lunch. The is food was excellent. We had an assortment of seafood from calamari and tiger prawns. It was enough to feed both of us. The staff was friendly and service was very good. I would recommend this restaurant if your in Walvis Bay.

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Reviewed October 21, 2012

We found this place by chance and had not read any reviews, we just liked the look of it from the outside. It looks like something from a Lemony Snicket story on the outside but is suprisingly cheeful inside! The wine was great and the food (fish) was delicious. The combination of fantastic setting in the middle of the bay, good food and wine make it well worth five stars.

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Thank KeemBay
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Maybe it was because we were a large group so we had a set menu but the choice was calamari or pork schnitzel. Both meals were really not good and most of the people in the group felt the same way.

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Thank TabithaTwitchet
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