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The Wreck Restaurant

1 Stint street | Vogelstrand, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
+264 64 414 528
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (14 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Stint street | Vogelstrand, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

This place it a bit of a trek and the mock boat architecture may seem naff, but don't be put off. The food and wine is excellent. Some of the locals seem to get a bit too excited dressing to impress but even in our...More

2  Thank TravelLondon3000
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

It was a very nice restaurant to enjoy my ocean-food and wine from! I can't wait to go back there! The staff were extremely friendly and the food was top-notch!

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Swakopmund and planned to eat here. But unfortunately the website tells you it's closed, while tripadvisor doesn't. Therefor this message.

4  Thank IvLoon
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Amazing atmosphere, friendly staff, the most delicious food and an extraordinary view over the ocean.

Thank MajaCarstens
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This was one of the best restaurants in Swakopmund. Great food, exceptional service and stunning view. Unfortunately, they were forced to close their doors to the public, due to a frivolous law suit. I hope they win their battle and open again soon. Luckily, they...More

Thank Gerda-mari S
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Our hotel manager told us this week - July 2015 - that the Wreck is currently closed - at least for dinner - as part of a planning dispute. He suggested the Tug or the Jetty as alternatives.

1  Thank PhilippaT
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Walking distance from town center, guarded car park and we were escorted to our taxi at the end of the night. The atmosphere could no be any more nautical as the restaurant is over the water ! with waves crashing outside the window. The staff...More

1  Thank john h
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Nice comfortable area to sit whilst we waited for our table. Very friendly service. Excellent menu and the food was very nicely cooked and presented. Spacious dining area although it was very noisy due to an 80th birthday party!! I would advise a smart casual...More

Thank PamelaC561
Reviewed 8 May 2015

We dined during our stay in Swakopmund and were very happy with the quality of the food, price and service. A little too formal compared to our normal kind of restaurant but this was our only issue.

Thank Saminmilan
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Unfortunately visitors to Swakopmund will no longer be able to sample the delights of this wonderful place. The business had to close after a 7 year battle with a local developer, (who incidently has now decided not to build next to the restaurant), over the...More

3  Thank Belmikal
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Questions & Answers
28 June 2015|
Response from Andre v | Property representative |
Hi , Tahnk you very much for the interest shown in our restaurant. Unfortunately the restaurant had been temporarily closed due to an interdict obtained by a neighbour after a lengthy legal battle. We are however convinced... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Stint street | Vogelstrand, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Erongo Region  >  Swakopmund
  • Phone Number: +264 64 414 528
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Situated on the second floor of the Beach Lodge, with uninterrupted sea-views, beautifully presented delicious food with attentive service in an elegant environment, the Wreck Restaurant offers one of the best restaurant venues in Swakopmund.
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