The Tug Restaurant

Molen Road / A Schad Promenade, Jetty Area , Swakopmund, Namibia, 9000
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Opening Information

SEASONAL TIMES
12th Dec to 10th Jan each year
Mon to Sun 11AM to 10PM

INSIDE - RESERVATION RECOMMENDED
LUNCH
Sat/Sun 12:PM to 5PM
All public holidays 12:PM to 5PM
Mon to Sun 11AM to 10PM (12th Dec to 10th Jan)

DINNER
Tue to Sun 5PM to 10PM
Mon to Sun 11AM to 10PM (10th Dec to 11th Jan)
Closed for dinner 31st December from 3PM

OUTSIDE TERRACE - NO RESERVATION POSSIBLE (WEATHER PERMITTING)
LUNCH AND DINNER
Sat/Sun 12PM to 10PM
All public holidays 12PM to 10PM
Mon to Sun 11AM to 10PM (12th Dec to 10th Jan)

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Awesome View
  • Bar
  • No Disabled Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Beach
  • Baby Chairs
  • Age Restricted in Bar

About The Tug Restaurant

The Tug, a beachfront restaurant, is built around the original "Danie Hugo" Tug Boat in a setting with panoramic ocean views. Popular amongst both tourists and locals it has a reputation for providing meals prepared with fresh Namibian sourced products in a setting which creates an unforgettable ambience. Seating is available both indoors and outdoors on our terrace overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the historic Swakopmund Jetty.
The Tug offers authentically prepared cocktails, a selection of more than 140 South African wines, Spanish wines and French Champagne. Special delights from the Namibian ocean include wild caught West Coast Rock Lobster (seasonal), Kingklip, Kabeljou, Sole, Hake, Monk and John Dory as well as locally cultivated Oysters and fresh green seasonal Swakopmund Asparagus. For the carnivore, there are tasty cuts of Beef and grilled Springbok. Our Head Chef recommends the home-made Chocolate Fondant or a wide selection of home-made ice creams and desserts.

Cuisine: Seafood, Fish, Fresh Salads, International, Locally Sourced, Steak, Vegetarian, Cocktails, Dessert, Food Collection, Takeaway
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Always good food and service:)

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

I am a vegetarian and frequently find myself making suggestions on what dishes can be done for me.. Kind of like assisting the chef to make a meal for me when it ought to be the other way around. A vegetarian menu would be nice. Overall good experience. Thanks.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Everything was excellent, the only issue was the prawn dish (some undercooked & others mushy). Desserts and the service were incredible

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

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Visited On Thursday, 29 April 2021

Wie immer genial, danke für das tolle Essen. 10 sehr zufriedene Gäste. LG an das Super Team STEFAN

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Visited On Saturday, 24 April 2021

Lovely venue. Excellent food and service

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Visited On Friday, 23 April 2021

Service sehr freundlich, Speisen perfekt und Ambiente sehr schön, da passt auch der Preis

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Visited On Saturday, 10 April 2021

Remains the best, and our favourite restaurant at the coast. Food is excellent with a good selection of wines. The staff is friendly, and they have always been accommodating with special request.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Ich fand es schade, dass dem tollen Chor, der immer unten an der Treppe gesungen hat, das Singen verboten wurde. Ich bin selber Musiker und ich werde mit meinen Gruppen nicht mehr kommen. Ausserdem erschienen auf der Rechnung Sachen, die wir gar nicht bestellt hatten. Schade....... ich hoffe, Sie denken noch einmal über Musik in Ihrem Restaurant nach!!! Das wünscht Ihnen Johnny aus Germany

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Visited On Sunday, 04 April 2021

Sunday was fantastic. We really love your restaurant. The food was especially good on Sunday. Thank you also for the wonderful service.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 April 2021

Great food big portions. Maybe offer half portions. Taste really great

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Sehr gutes Rsservierungsmanagement. Wir sind bei unseren Besuchen im Tug immer sehr zufrieden gewesen. Das Tug ist ein fester Bestandteil unserer Aufenthalte in Swakopmund. Gerade jetzt in der schwierigen Zeit bietet das Tug wunderbares Essen bei freundlichem und kompetenten Service zu einem guten Preis.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 March 2021

The Tug Restaurant is still the exceptional restaurant as we have known it in the past. Very friendly staff, good service and value for money.

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Visited On Friday, 26 March 2021

Wir waren rundum zufrieden, der Service von Stanley war perfekt. Wir kommen beim nächsten Swakopmundbesuch sehr gerne wieder, liebe Grüße und bleiben Sie gesund! Gaby & Ted

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Visited On Saturday, 20 March 2021

We enjoy the food.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 March 2021

Outstanding food, service and atmosphere! 100% recommend

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 March 2021

The food was wonderful. We had a view of the pier and sunset for a birthday for one of our party. Truly amazing experience

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Visited On Thursday, 04 March 2021

I had some very bad experiences in the past with the Tug's services. I was very reluctant to take my friend here for his birthday dinner, but it was recommended by a very special friend of mine and because i trusted her judgment i decided to visit your establishment. It has been a long time since i have experience such a perfect dining experience. Our waiter Neville did a wonderful job. The food and service was of a very high class. i have been around the world and your restaurant can be compared to the best the world, like Felix of the Peninsula in Kowloon. Congratulations on perfecting a wining recipe

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Visited On Saturday, 27 February 2021

Excellent experience an Brett the owner was right there to assist, we have visited the Tug a few times now over the past weeks and it definitely rates amongst the very best. Well done

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Visited On Friday, 26 February 2021

Great service

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Visited On Saturday, 20 February 2021

Food was delicious!

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Visited On Thursday, 18 February 2021

Five star service and food with the best view in town! We loved our dinner and will be back

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 February 2021

I had a good experience, food was delicious, the cocktail was great and the service was super. the special on the lobster is unbelievable, great move. I enjoyed myself. Thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Had an outstanding time, waiter outstanding as well as food!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 January 2021

The Tug Restaurant ist ein kulinarisches Erlebnis. Dadurch ist das Restaurant isehr gefragt und die Abstände zwischen den Tischen sind immer kleiner geworden. Corona bedingt sind die Abstände zwischen den Tischen nun wieder größer. Kulinarisches Erlebnis und Atmosphäre im Restaurant passen jetzt wieder viel besser zusammen.

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