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175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 223 853
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, German, Gluten Free Options
175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Do you want to spoil your partner? A good restaurant for couples. Good quality food but small portions though, with excellent service

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

After we could not reach the Restaurant by phone we went up to the place just to find it deserted. All Furniture was removed. No signs indicating anything but permanent closure.

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2  Thank hskuehn
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Having very good food in a purely German venue in Africa is an experience which worthed our second trip to Namibia. We felt almost in Europe in front of the Christmas markets and while a brass orchestra was playing in the road just outside the...More

Thank Pietro B
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We had the duck breast.....absolutely divine. What a pity this restaurant has closed its doors. The attention to detail was impressive.

Thank nirupas2015
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Just to let everybody know. This Restaurant of Tradition has closed in the end of 2016. Unfortunately . .its always been one of the best adresses for fine dining in windhoek

1  Thank chimelu
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The service is excellent. Staff well trained. Food is very well prepared to taste. Good selection of wines. Owner personally controls everything!. Good place for business lunches and dinners. Book in advance. Go to Gathemans at least once a month.

Thank Theo S
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great ambience, fantastic food, over the top service. I'll recommend this restaurant any time. I liked the Oryx steak, medium done, but all the food on the menu is good. Reasonable cost when dinning at Gathemann's

Thank Alfred-Heinz N
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Superb cuisine very delicious on the palate. In a historical building overlooking the historical zoo garden in the centre of city of Windhoek which is quite relaxing . You must see the Christmas city light.

Thank eoo747
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

excellent place, always been a reference amongst the restaurant... We enjoy so much the food, ambiance and the service.... Very sad that it is closing....

Thank Manuel R
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here and I liked the food and the service I got. Definitely a place to go back to again. Keep up the standards. It's central location and easy to get to. The lady who served me was very pleasant.

Thank Munya K
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Chris C
I would like to know what the maximum seating/hosting capabilities are for a single large group for buffet and set menu...
20 July 2016|
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Response from LexGrizzly | Reviewed this property |
We were a group around 30 persons and were split up on different tables, but in the same area, which represented more or less 50% of the restaurant space. As far as I remember buffet is out of question in such a gourmet... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 223 853
  • E-mail
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