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Penguin Restaurant

820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
+264 63 204 000
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (2 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2018

We were booked into this hotel as part of a small group tour and used this restaurant twice for dinner and breakfast. Our meals were buffet style and the food was generally very good. The restaurant does get very busy and noisy, with congestion at...More

Thank Travelexperience12
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Dear Patron, Thank you very much for posting your positive and informative feedback on your dining experience in our popular PENGUIN RESTAURANT. IMPORTANT: We offer an extensive dinner buffet on certain evenings only and an À la carte menu is always available. You are correct...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Although we were not staying at the Nest hotel, to which this restaurant belongs to, we booked a table for New Year's Eve given that most other places in town were closed. What a mistake. We were brought into a large dining room where we...More

Thank irena p
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your feedback on your New Year's evening experience in our EVENTS CENTRE. Please accept my sincerest apologies that your expectations were not met. Normally, we would host our patrons in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT but due to lack of dancing...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The food from the buffet was delicious and the staff super friendly. My friend had to wait for his a la carte order quite a while but they even came to apologise for this, because it was such a busy night. We had time enough...More

Thank bjdendekker
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you so much for taking your time to post your positive review on your recent dining experience in our popular Penguin Restaurant. I am delighted that you loved our seafood and buffet. I am pleased that you found my team friendly as...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We walked here to enjoy sea food lunch with sea view. We got it - and it was quite a lunch. Fish of the day was kabeljou. It was perfect, as all other ingredients: fries, tartar, salad and bread. This would have been place for...More

Thank ettelbruck
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Patron, I thank you very much for posting your positive feedback on your lunch experience at our popular Penguin Restaurant. I am delighted that you liked your meal and your maximum 5/5 score says it all. PS. I am pleased that my staff took...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We got the lobsters for dinner and they were pretty bad for the price. We got served two halves from different lobsters and one of the them was mushy and tasted fishy. Also the side of rice served with the lobster was undercooked and tasted...More

Thank Gokul S
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your feedback on your recent dining experience in our full-service Penguin Restaurant. Please accept my sincerest apologies that our highly-sought after lobster platter dish was not to our usual high standards. Had you brought your concerns to our immediate...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

The staff is OK but the restaurant is bad and expensive (the manager should take into account comments instead of accusing staff in answer) As other comments, the beef is bad quality and COLD. The staff has proposed to heat it but as the meat...More

Thank david d
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your feedback on your dining experience at our restaurant right on the sea. Kindly accept my sincerest apologies that your needs were not satisfied. I can assure you that we take action on all guest feedback and I have...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

this is certainly a Restaurant to visit. Serves excellent food and wine. The staff is well trained, helpful and friendly.More

Thank alwyn1_12
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive feedback on your recent dining experience at our full-service PENGUIN RESTAURANT. I am delighted that we satisfied all your needs. Your support is highly appreciated and we look forward to your future visit. Best regards, Ulf Gruenewald...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

The food was very good and the staff friendly and helpful. The day was very windy and it was lovely to sit inside and have a meal with the family.More

Thank JurieJohannesJacobs
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Dear Patron, I want to thank you for taking your time to post your positive review on your recent dining experience in our full-service PENGUIN RESTAURANT. I am delighted that we satisfied all your needs. Your support is appreciated and we look forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Didn't quite want to splurge on the buffet so opted for a la carte. Fish and chips are good but not worth the price tag.More

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LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear Guest, I thank you for posting your feedback on your recent dining experience in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. I am pleased that you found our fish and chips good. IMPORTANT; Kindly take note that our full-service PENGUIN RESTAURANT menu/s prices are highly competitive when compared...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

When by the sea eat seafood 😉 we tried the restaurant as the options in luderitz is VERY limited and it did not disappoint. We went for the 'safe' option fish and chips and wow it was great. Fried to perfection; fish was moist and...More

Thank Ben B
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive review on your recent dining experience in our restaurant. I am pleased that we satisfied all your needs. Your support is truly valued and please do come again Kind regards, Ulf Grünewald GM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Karas Region  >  Luderitz
  • Phone Number: +264 63 204 000
  • E-mail
Description
The Penguin Restaurant with direct sea-views is the only full service restaurant in Lüderitz. It is open throughout the year and delicious local Lüderitz lobster, oyster and abalone, and Namibian dishes are served. Vegetarian and children's menus are also available. Lavazza coffees with fresh patisseries are available the whole day. Lunches can be enjoyed on the outside terraces with direct sea views. In-house guests are treated to one of the best full buffet breakfasts in Namibia (FREE for in-house guests).
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