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Xwama Traditional Restaurant

€€ - €€€African
Indepentent Avenue | 2411 Omongo Street, Windhoek, Namibia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
17 Apr 2018
“Needs Revamping”
10 Jun 2017
“Disappointing and not what it used to be”
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€€ - €€€
Indepentent Avenue | 2411 Omongo Street, Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Xwama used to be the go to place in Windhoek for traditional cuisine and it was always busy for lunch and dinner. Recently its lost some of its appeal. The food has always taken a bit long, but because the place was busy, one could...More

Thank amainailoke
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Most of the items listed on the menu were out of stock. WiFi wasn't working. The food was luke warm and the waitress served us cold water to wash hands. Very disappointing.

Thank Ndinao
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We ate all kinds of traditional food . Great service and hospitality. Namibia on another level. This is international standards of service in namibia. Thank you meme xwama for introducing such services in the land.

Thank Fishman U
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We hosted our delegation of 25 people at this restaurant. Our delegates were from different countries in the continent. We were hoping for a true traditional experience in the Katutura township. There was no background music, the food platters were below average, and the waiters...More

Thank Mamodise M
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to get real traditional food. Menu included goats head, mopane worms, bean soup and even cultural stories and dances. Price was cheap, and it is in an economically deprived area, though great places like this will certainly help. (The owners both grew...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This restaurant offers the best of Namibian traditional cuisine. I have hosted a number of local and international corporate clients at Xwama and it proved to be a great experience every time. I definitely recommend this eatery.

1  Thank Mia1971
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We just spent a few weeks traveling around Namibia, and this was easily the best meal we ate. Restaurants in the touristy areas of Namibia basically serve European food -- meat and potatoes, with maybe a small Namibian twist. That's delicious, but not all that...More

1  Thank WildBoarNYC
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I love Xwama. The atmosphere is great, i love how the lights don't go so bright.The staff are always friendly sometimes bringing out drinks can take longer than usual. The food is simply delicious. I love the Oshingali and the Ombidi. Love the bread as...More

Thank Cheroldine
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I like the traditional chicken and traditional spinach. Once you eat their chicken you will keep going back, this is one restaurant in Windhoek I can recommend to tourists. The food is value for money, good security and the service is tops.

Thank hps2015
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This place was recommended to my friend and I every time we asked where we could find local dishes. We went there and were not disappointed, Lovely staff (extremely friendly), and very good food too.

Thank Winnie_Chep
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Indepentent Avenue | 2411 Omongo Street, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
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