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Barrels - Restaurant and Bar

No. 5 Nachtigal street, Luderitz, Namibia
+264 81 315 5259
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“eisbein” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“crawfish” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
No. 5 Nachtigal street, Luderitz, Namibia
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 30 October 2017

As we had eaten so much fishes of the season, we wanted to come here to taste their buffet. Couple of the dishes were really not what those words on some other places mean, but we liked everything we took (only two untouched). After eating...More

Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have read the reviews and they are so mixed, it depends on what you are looking for. If you want an a la carte meal then this is 1 star, but if you want a great cosy pub atmosphere with a hot buffet then I...More

Thank yzat181
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were informed by friends that this was the only place to eat in Luderitz - and happy to confirm that it lived up to its reputation. A tiny quirky bar - which does not take bookings (be there at 6pm to avoid disappointment) with...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Got there opening time as we were told we were unable to book but not necessary. Tables did fill up quickly and we shared which was not a problem. Food choices excellent. I had grilled kingklip nicely cooked and it included soup and salad. Delicious....More

Thank Daffodilyellow
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of place that gets a lot of traction on tripadvisor due to the likable atmosphere in the restaurant, but unfortunately it doesn't meet the expectations. We took the buffet and found ourselves eating overcooked stuff. We ate in the back side...More

Thank Dutchitaliansandwich
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We came here primarily to eat Crayfish (based on many great reviews) but were sadly disappointed when they told us that they had none in stock (it was just before start of the season). After initial "shock", we decided to stay and took the buffet...More

Thank mensinka
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stumbled upon Barrels in the mid afternoon and went in for a drink and stayed for dinner. The atmosphere is great, the staff were friendly and attentive and the food was delicious - try the eisbein. I was wishing we had a dreary day...More

Thank leisurelymonkey
Reviewed 12 August 2017

felt we had left the tourist route when we stepped into Barrels. the place feels nice and local and real. staff were friendly and food was great. definitely worth a meal or two if you are in town.

Thank Philippad
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Barrels is probably the best place to have a meal in Luderitz. Great food and a good atmosphere. The experience is is ruined a bit by the pushing and shoving as the doors open. Even if you get there early you could end up without...More

Thank Chris5630
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Attentive staff, nice cozy place. Small and intimate so get in literally at 6 if you want a spot. We shared a pizza and had some wine, was worth a visit overall.

Thank KirstinWindhoek
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1 March 2016|
Response from scotman100 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not quite sure how often the management of Barrels read Tripadvisor - I'd suggest getting hold of Kratzplatz Guesthouse (+264 63 202 458) and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 5 Nachtigal street, Luderitz, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Karas Region  >  Luderitz
  • Phone Number: +264 81 315 5259
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