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Namibia Institute of Culinary Education

2 Mozart St, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 300 710
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brie” (3 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“sushi” (12 reviews)
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International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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2 Mozart St, Windhoek, Namibia
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101 - 110 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 3 August 2015

We chose to eat here on our first night in Windhoek and it was a good choice, The place is nicely arranged and catered for all comers. Service was attentive if a little reserved and you can watch food being prepared. The menu offers plenty...More

Thank MoosemanCardiff
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2015

Dear Guest Your wonderful description of the Namibia Institute of Culinary Education (NICE) is sincerely appreciated. Your attention to the details of service cuisine and setting is well noted. Thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. Kind regards Magdalena

Reviewed 30 July 2015

We started with a signatory Sushi platter. As the Sushi was freshly made for us, we had quite some time to wait for it. Quality was very good but variety too much salmon focused. Starters were then in General an excellent experience and have been...More

Thank Martin L
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for your review of the Namibia Institute of Culinary Education (NICE). The trainees and staff always welcome an opportunity to learn about the industry and refine their knowledge of food preparation, wine pairing and service delivery. At this stage, no one...More

Reviewed 29 July 2015

We chose this place due to several recommendations, both from friends who had been there and from two German travel magazines who featured this place in articles. We were not disappointed to take the shot... Best service we had in Windhoek during our stay. Although...More

1  Thank Holgi E
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2015

Dear Guest We're thrilled that you had a wonderful time at the Namibia Institute of Culinary Education (NICE) during your most recent visit. The students and staff are always overjoyed whenever they receive positive feedback on a patron's dining experience. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Expected better from this establishment, I asked for fillet steak and got sirloin. Totally disappointing , service was satisfactory though and the staff was friendly. This is supposed to be a top training facility but it did not have me convinced at all.More

Thank WesselSierraLeone
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Dear Guest The Management was rather saddened by the news of your "disappointing" experience at the Namibia Institute of Culinary Education (NICE). From your review, it would seem that you were rather pleased with the service and general atmosphere at the Restaurant. It is unfortunate...More

Reviewed 18 July 2015

We had dinner here as a family and we all enjoyed our respective meals. Thank you "Weg" magazine for the tip. Decor is lovely and the personnel very friendly and helpful. It is admirable to see that staff are being trained for the hospitality industry...More

Thank SusanFPaarl
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Dear Guest We're delighted that you had a wonderful time at the Namibia Institute of Culinary Education. The students and staff always appreciate positive feedback. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor Community. Kind regards Magdalena

Reviewed 13 July 2015

Everything from the service to the food to the decor - and event the toilets were noteworthy. We hadn't booked ahead and ended up sitting at a table near the bar, but even the busy barman served on us as efficiently as the waiters themselves....More

Thank Kerryann C
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for your glowing review of NICE. Your excellent rating certainly serves as an encouragement to the team. Kind regards Magdalena

Reviewed 9 July 2015

We've been here for lunch some days ago, and it was delicious. We got to sit outside, which was very pleasant. The restaurant is beautifully designed. The service is really good, the staff is very kind. I had the veggie burger, which was really delicious....More

Thank JuVK
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2015

Dear Guest Your splendid review of NICE is sincerely appreciated. Thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor Community. Our trainees were particularly pleased with your comments relating to service. We would be delighted to have you as a guest again in the future,...More

Reviewed 7 July 2015

We had a great time, lots of memories to share from this place. The homemade butternut soup with a swirl of honey and croutons was nicely presented and warmed, as we were looking something hot. The chargrilled oryx loin with poached pear, rocket pilaf flavoured...More

Thank yaralopes
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing such a positive review of the Namibian Institute of Culinary Education (NICE). The Team really appreciated your detailed description of every aspect of your visit. It is unfortunate that the cheesecake was not on par with the other courses...More

Reviewed 3 July 2015

This was my second time to dine at NICE. The food and service were both wonderful, and the setting lovely. We had a private room for a party of about a dozen.

Thank RJSJr1954
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2015

Dear Guest We appreciate your positive and helpful feedback. Kind regards Magdalena

Reviewed 29 June 2015

The building is lovely with lots of different areas so although the restaurant was busy it felt very peaceful. This was our first meal in Namibia and it set the scene for the rest of the trip. Seafood ragout was delicious as was the Springbok...More

Thank barobson
Magdalena W, Public Relations Manager at Namibia Institute of Culinary Education, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2015

Dear Guest The frank manner in which you described your experience of NICE is rather refreshing to read. Our chef took kindly to your praise of the various meals prepared and the Management was pleased to note that you considered our prices to be good...More

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Enricho K
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Response from Klaas S | Reviewed this property |
Give them a phone call to make a reservation.
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Fabianus B
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Response from MoosemanCardiff | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be better contacting NICE directly. I don't have this information I'm sorry. I would recommend the restaurant however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mozart St, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 300 710
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Description
the Namibian institute of culinary education (nice) is a restaurant and bar with a subtle sophisticated boutique atmosphere, modern yet stylish and comfortable. Besides being a commercial restaurant and functions venue, nice also serves as an active training ground for trainees honing their skills in the culinary arts and food & beverage service.
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