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Bistro Zum Kaiser

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4 Sam Nujoma Avenue, Swakopmund, Namibia (Formerly Zum Kaiser)
+264 64 417 136
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Derby, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great food-well cooked and good choice-pleasent tables and good service from the staff-very enjoyable

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Thank Fiona H
Windhoek, Namibia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

The atmosphere is somewhat strange, but comfortable. The food is to my liking. Well prepared and fresh. Had some really good wine at the restaurant. The waiters, however, do need some more training. They don't quite understand what delivering good service actually means. The waiters also need to stop chatting about their private lives with other waiters in front of... More 

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cyprus
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571 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were so looking forward to this restaurant. This was our favourite restaurant on our visit in 2012. Then the service, presentation, atmosphere, quality if food was excellent. This time there is absolutely nothing worth recommending in this place. One arrives at an absolutely empty restaurant. Waiters, chefs hung around pretty much ignoring the customers. Eventually order is taken. It... More 

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Peyia, Cyprus
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599 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We have visited this on our last trip 5 years back and this was our favorite restaurant in Swakop. So this was our first stop. Wow has it changed. Set up different. The restaurant now is set up for breakfast and the entrance area is now the restaurant. Looks cheap. Then came the service. What service. We (3 guests) where... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We used the bistro for breakfast when we stayed at the Zum Kaiser Hotel and it provided a good selection of hot and cold options. We also ate here one evening and the menu offered a good choice at a reasonable price. We can recommend the homemade soup, the game fillet and vegetable stew plus also the Malva pudding. The... More 

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Thank Kev-Julie
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this review

Dear Kev & Julie, Thank you for the excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the good selection at breakfast, the evening menu as well as the efficient service you received from our staff. We are looking forward to have you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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206 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Quite a good menu and very good service. Nice atmosphere and great oysters. Some of my guests reckon it was the best oysters that they have ever tasted.

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Thank ben g
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this review

Thanks Ben for the fantastic rating and review! Happy to hear your guests enjoyed the oysters so much! Looking forward to have you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team More 

Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a nice lunch.Place is friendly and you have free Wifi. You have the feeling that time stayed still and you are under German mandatory.

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Thank kenda11
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this review

Dear Kenda, Thank you for the great rating and review! Happy to hear you enjoyed the lunch! We are looking forward to have you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Generally good german food. Service excellent. Breakfast good. Has nice ambiance. Private and semi stylish. Close to the village

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Thank susandph
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thanks for the excellent review! Glad you enjoyed the service, good breakfast and nice ambiance of our Bistro. We are looking forward to have you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team More 

Gobabis, Namibia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

We stayed in the Zum Kaiser Hotel in the middle of our 2-week camping trip to celebrate my wife's birthday. We were the only diners in the bistro and received outstanding service. Beyerskloof Pinotage accompanied the meal and we were pampered without being crowded, so we could have a decent conversation. The food was really delicious.

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Thank johannviljoen
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this review

Dear Johann, Thank you for the fantastic rating and review! Delighted that you enjoyed the private dining experience as well as the delicious food and wine! We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team More 

Oslo,
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

A clean place . Delicious food. The best oysters ever. We would like to revisit and revisit. A clean place with pleasant service and quick service.

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Thank abut0ma
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this review

Dear Abut)ma, Thank you for your excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the oysters and the service you received! Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Bistro Zum Kaiser Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Sam Nujoma Avenue, Swakopmund, Namibia (Formerly Zum Kaiser)
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Erongo Region  >  Swakopmund
  • Phone Number: +264 64 417 136
Description
Bistro Zum Kaiser offers a unique culinary experience combining the finest German-Namibian flavours with award-winning wines in a warm and relaxed environment.Be spoiled for choice from the superb breakfast feast, indulging sweet treats, outstanding light meals to our exquisite main menu. These mouth-watering dishes will please even the most discerning taste buds and will leave a lasting memory to your visit.For those exploring the vibrant streets of Swakopmund, Bistro Zum Kaiser is the perfect place to rest your feet and enjoy a delicious cup of freshly ground coffee.

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