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175 Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 223 853
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Moffat, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

We enjoyed the special wine tasting night on 8 April which was awesome... The food was just incredible even for a vegetarian. The Meat for the non vegetarians was fantastic with the springbok the favourite. Service was lovely, if a little slow on this night which was very busy. We had a great night and would definitely return when we... More 

2 Thank Carol and Keith W
Windhoek, Namibia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

We recently dined at Gathemann and were very impressed with the service and the quality of food. The surroundings were elegant and very comfortable.

2 Thank Rebecca M
Windhoek, Namibia
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

Gathemann is still one of the best dinner places in Windhoek, however, our recent experience is not what the restaurant used to be. Service was very slow (waited 1.5 hours for our starters) and the food in general was average; e.g. three steaks ordered, any none of them was cooked as ordered (medium rather than med-rare, rare rather than medium... More 

Thank Ernst38
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

What was special about Gathemann's was the menu, which really made use of the products Namibia has to offer, such as sea food from Walvis Bay and veggies from other parts of Namibia, also the delicious game meat such as Oryx, that Namibia has aplenty. The restaurant has a refined atmosphere in the most lovely old colonial building. Service was... More 

Thank Caroline P
Bloubergstrand, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

From entering the restaurant I was impressed. A lovely German waitress welcomed me at the door and allow me to choose a table. As it was a lovely day I choose a table outside. Once my guests arrived we were served quickly. The food was tasty and well prepared, portions generous. No complaints at all and definitely will recommend the... More 

Thank Jeandre1972
Noordhoek, South Africa
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

We have enjoyed dinners/meals at Gatheman for many years, whenever we have visited Windhoek, and have also recommended it to friends from overseas, but our recent dinner in March 2015 will most probably have been our last one there. Service is friendly, but very slow and not very professional. The menu has become very expensive. A portion of linefish, which... More 

3 Thank Brigitte H
Amman, Jordan
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

Excellent selection of food to choose from, large portions and everything was fresh. I loved to view from the balcony and the restaurant was nicely decorated. I would certainly make it a point to go back

1 Thank Zamtricia
Johannesburg, South Africa
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265 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

Gathemans has a lovely quiet feel to it despite overlooking the busiest street in Windhoek. A beautiful balcony and a relaxed atmosphere with the street buzzing below. The food is excellent, I have never had a bad meal here. Great for business lunches and dinners. Staff are attentive and efficient. Keep going back.

Thank T-Africa2000
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

The balcony is a haven above the streets of Windhoek. The food was fresh and well-prepared and the wine was cold. Our server even called a cab for us when we were done. This was the nicest meal we had during our weekend in Windhoek.

Thank TaniaDLK
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

if you are intrested qood quality dinner your choice is Gathemans restaurant. Kind services and exellent menu.

Thank Mika P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?