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Solitaire bakery

Solitaire, Solitaire, Namibia
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (39 reviews)
“cakes” (28 reviews)
“apple cake” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Solitaire, Solitaire, Namibia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really off the beaten track, as it's a mostly-obligatory stop en route from the Coast to Sossusvlei or vice versa, but it sure feels like the middle of nowhere. And to have decent espresso drinks and a wide range of baked goods (we had...More

Thank Clairek K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always made a point of stopping in Solitaire for the famous Apple pie. Despite the sad loss of the founder "Moose" (Percy) McGregor we still call in as a form of homage to him and his bakery. The new operators appear to be...More

Thank mfuwe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though Mr McGregor is not with us anymore his legacy lives on. His apple strudel is the best ever and recommend this stop to anyone travelling through Solitaire

Thank johnnyn303
Reviewed 1 week ago

Solitaire is in the middle of the Namib desert so chances are you will stop there if you are on a road trip through Namibia. The bakery has good coffee and excellent pastries. We stopped here twice and had the apple crumble every time. It...More

Thank chantalgmarx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to have a tasty pastry and a great cup of coffee! This all in the middle of nowhere! Thanks to Ton van der Lee who started all this with his friends Peter and Moose. Suggestion: read his book solitaire!

Thank ellyinlisse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a pleasure to stop there for a break. The coffee and the apple pie was awesome! The staff behind the counter was very friendly and very experienced! The area itself was very clean and everything seams to be perfect organized.

Thank XSExxl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Solitaire is a return to civilization after a long nice trip from Windhoek. We arrived for lunch and had a very good apple pie that we ate on the tables outside the bakery. The public toilets behind the shop are very clean. A must in...More

Thank rapemila
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Following recommendations and logic (it’s the only place for miles) we stopped here for a bite to eat and to stretch our legs. The staff were friendly, and the choice of baked goods was almost too much to choose from! The apple pie was really...More

Thank Emma O
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a nice,clean place to halt , relax and eat when you are driving by. The apple pie was really good.

Thank shoma65
Reviewed 12 December 2017

While some of the staff obviously have a better feeling for what is required to work in the tourism industry, others are just plain rude and impolite – teach your staff to deal with guests or replace them with those who can. It creates a...More

Thank Marita W
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Solitaire, Solitaire, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Solitaire
  • Phone Number: 2640632936212
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