List of some recommended restaurants and nightspots in Windhoek

[Please use metred taxis if travelling in Windhoek at night. Your restaurant or club can order a metered taxi for you on request.]

Acacia Restaurant (Safari Court Hotel)
Location: Congress venue

Situated at the Congress venue, the Acacia Restaurant is convenient and offers an à la carte menu and upmarket carvery buffet for dinner.

Welwitschia Restaurant (Hotel Safari)
Location: Congress venue

Situated at the Congress venue, the Welwitschia Restaurant serves a superb carvery buffet as well as an à la carte menu.

Joe’s Beer House
Location: 160 Nelson Mandela Avenue, Eros, Windhoek

The most popular tourist haunt in Windhoek, serving local game and other dishes. You should book a table in advance and can book through their website.

Kubata Restaurant (Portuguese cuisine)
Location: 151 Nelson Mandela Avenue, Eros, Windhoek

Close to Joe’s this restaurant offers a wide selection of Portuguese dishes, steaks, chicken and fish.

Sicilia Ristorante (Italian cuisine and pizzeria)
Location: Corner of Garten Street and Independence Ave, Windhoek

Good food and wine and the best pizzas in Windhoek.

Garnish Indian Restaurant
Location: City Plaza, Sam Nujoma Drive, Klein Windhoek

Authentic Indian cuisine served in a traditional way. Garnish serves the finest traditional Indian cuisine and the celebration of this exotic and colourful culture.

Bauern Stube Family Restaurant (local fusion cuisine)
Location: Thorpe Street, Windhoek

One of Windhoek’s more established dinning venues, serving a unique blend of African Fusion cuisine, mixing traditional Namibian, Afrikaans and German with some western influences.

Bodega pizzeria
Location: Lolo Park, Reginald Walker Street, Olympia, Windhoek

A pizzeria situated in the heart of Olympia that specialises in thin based Pizza’s. What makes it special is that you can create your own pizza as you like.

Xwama Traditional Restaurant (local Oshiwambo cuisine)
Location: Corner of Independence Ave and Omongo Street, Windhoek

Serving the most mouth-watering Namibian traditional food.

La Marmite Restaurant (Ethiopian cuisine)
Location: 383 Independence Avenue

A popular restaurant serving traditional Ethiopian dishes.

The Stellenbosch Wine Bar and Bistro
Location: Shop 25, Bougain Villas 320, Sam Nujoma Drive, Windhoek

The emphasis is on Prime Namibian meat cuts, flame grilled to perfection with a choice of delicious homemade sauces and sides.

Nimms Restaurant (Independence Memorial Museum)
Location: 4th Floor, Independence Memorial Museum, Robert Mugabe Avenue, Windhoek.

Situated on the fourth floor of the independence Museum in the city centre, with a beautiful 360 panoramic view of Windhoek, the highest view point. An exclusive restaurant that serves African and European cuisine.

Windhoek nightspots

Warehouse theatre (bars and performing arts)
Location: Tal Street, Windhoek 

Pharaohs Lounge and night club
Location: 22 Nelson Mandela Avenue, Windhoek

 Cappello (bars and performing arts)
Location: Maerua Mall, Corner of Jan Jonker Road and Robert Mugabe Ave, Windhoek