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Daan Viljoen

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Khomas Hochland area, outside Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia
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Monrovia, Liberia
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Dana Viljoen formed part of our Namibia /Botswana camping tour . Dana Viljoen was a pleasure , the private sites well managed and maintained , the front desk staff were pleasant and efficient with the exception of an old lady who seemed to be a forced appointment , such a nice place and atmosphere . Well worth... More 

Thank Kevin B
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Revamped to 5 star status, a great room (if not the best) with game on your porch, great walks, a stunning pool, Draught on tap, and the obvious choice if you have to stay over in Windhoek. No crime! Safe! Small enough to make you feel at home and the best best campsite facility in Namibia!

Thank Bokwagter
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came for a lunch where we heard on the radio that this is the place to try! We were only approached after half an hour where we were seated. The drinks took forever and when we placed our food order, after 45min the waiter came and said she lost our food order. We re ordered and waited another hour... More 

Thank angechef
Windhoek, Namibia
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We selected Daan Viljoen for our mid-year departmental lunch. The drive is relatively near to Windhoek and is ideal to be out of the big city but near enough to sleep at home. Our arrival at the reception was a bit uncomfortable. The lady at reception who was taking our details seemed to be in her own world, was constantly... More 

Thank 922kudan
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We visited Daan Viljoen with friends and family for a day trip from Windhoek, we reached around 10 am the place was quite,besides us there were two other families in the restaurant by the pool side. Kids dashed to the pool while we ordered few drinks, it took the staff 30 min to get us our first 5 drinks and... More 

Thank Boston_123456
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We decided to go out for lunch away from the city, to be in the middle of Nature, but what a disappointment when after paying 225$ per person we thought, well why did we come here? To be honest I was the one who instigated the visit to Daan Viljoen as last year I did a 24 hour mTb relay... More 

Thank ruiafonso
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I went there on Sunday and I was informed at the gate that it was a buffet and its price. When I got there there was no chicken, because it has finished. Food is not supposed to finish in a buffet. It was a buffet with salads and then rice, veggies that were supposed to be cooked but instead they... More 

Thank Angelina C
Yankee in the South
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213 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

I took a group of 20 people to this game reserve to see wildlife and for lunch. Everyone raved about the lunch. We had people from about 10 different countries who all said that the food was tasty and of excellent quality. We were the only customers and had great service from 3 waitresses. The curries were especially good and... More 

Thank divezuzu
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

We visited The Boma Restaurant 4 times since July 14. We enjoy the outdoors and therefore enjoy an outing to Daan Viljoen. We did the hiking trail a few times, well maintained and a pleasant activity. The 6.5km "game drive" is also alway rewarding. We can unfortunately not say the same about the restaurant, the service and quality of the... More 

Thank 60morris
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

The refurbishing of Daan Viljoen was well done. The restaurant provides a nice relaxed atmosphere, with average to good food. It's a nice outing for the family to get out of town and away to a bit of nature. The service is good; and the prices for the meals are acceptable for Windhoek-area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khomas Hochland area, outside Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek

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