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Desert Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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Swakop Street, Swakopmund 0000, Namibia
+264 64 404 204
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Awesome place to go with friends and have a great night relishing good music and trying different shots or just a cold beer.

1 Thank Rodrigo S
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

GOOD cheer.Good food.Great friendly service.You will be garanteed that you will not be going home early.

Thank Michael S
Noosa Heads
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727 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Came here with my overland group and enjoyed a great evening at the bar and a really good T Bone steak ! Saturday night had live music which was pretty good and there was a reasonable amount of people even though it is at the edge of town.

1 Thank James H
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived late into swakopmund and struggled to find a table for dinner. We stumbled on this restaurant- following the signs. It's a bit out of the way but well worth it. There was a lovely fire lighting and blankets on all seats for extra comfort. The staff were friendly and the service was great. The food was hearty, plentiful... More 

1 Thank martina w
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If location, location, location is important this place is on the edge of town. It is a nice atmosphere with a lot of open outside space . Wheelchair accessible.

Thank Imani B
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Simply bad. Lack of flavor and the little it got is bad. Do not come here! Also, the waiting time is ridiculous, more than an hour.

Thank Roey S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We came here after an exhausting trip from the Sossusvlei (the roads are really bad). We were pretty late, but the staff was friendly and the food served quickly. They serve proper German beer and just nice food like pizza and hamburgers. Don't expect high class cuisine but just good food for a good price. The place is decorate with... More 

1 Thank maaikeandgerben
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing! Great food great atmosphere and super events. One of the best places to visit when in Swakopmund. They support our local musicians as well. Keep it up Desert Tavern! !

1 Thank Nightshade96
Brits, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stooped for a beer and ended up staying for 3. Very nice place will defiantly visit them again. Good service the bar lady named Natasha was very friendly.

Thank rohanrautenbach
Greater Perth, Australia
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Located very close to our accommodation, my friends and I Often ate or drank here. Always nice food, slow service but overall a positive experiences

Thank SharonOFla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swakop Street, Swakopmund 0000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Erongo Region  >  Swakopmund
  • Phone Number: +264 64 404 204

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?