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The Tug Restaurant

Molen Road / A Schad Promenade, Jetty Area , Swakopmund, Namibia, 9000
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INSIDE - RESERVATION RECOMMENDED
LUNCH
Fri/Sat/Sun 12PM to 3PM
All public holidays 12PM to 3PM
Mon to Sun 12PM to 3PM (7th Dec to 14th Jan)
DINNER
Mon to Sun 5PM to 10PM
Mon to Sun 5PM to 11PM (7th Dec to 14th Jan)
Closed for dinner 31st December from 3PM


OUTSIDE TERRACE - NO RESERVATION POSSIBLE (WEATHER PERMITTING)
LUNCH AND DINNER
Fri/Sat/Sun 12PM to 10PM
All public holidays 12PM to 10PM
Mon to Sun 11AM to 11PM (7th Dec to 14th Jan)

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Awesome View
  • Bar
  • No Disabled Access
  • Children's Menu available

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, Angel, 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, Lamb Shank and grilled Oryx steak. Our Head Chef recommends the home-made Chocolate Fondant, Ebony & Ivory mousse or a wide selection of home-made ice creams.

Cuisine: Seafood, Fish, Fresh Salads, International, Locally Sourced, Steak, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 18 July 2018

all perfect from seating arrangements at glass corner facing the ocean to the service and above all the excellent food.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 July 2018

About the food, it is a matter of choosing well... prefer seafood and fish...

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Visited On Thursday, 05 July 2018

We had a lovely early evening dinner there. We enjoyed the Seafood Platter for 2.

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Visited On Friday, 13 July 2018

Great wine list atmosphere and food. Will tell it to everyone!!

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Visited On Thursday, 12 July 2018

Lovely food in a beautiful location

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The food was great had the sea food curry. The decadent chocolate with mollten center was the best

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The starter was very good, nut the mail was disepointing.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 July 2018

Excellent restaurant. So pleased we had booked in advance. Great location, excellent food and service and friendly staff.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 July 2018

Great restaurant in a perfect location. Eating here is a must when visiting Swakopmund!

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Very good food but had to wait over an hour between starters and Mains being served. Kitchen was obviously over committed and no feedback was forthcoming on when meal would be served during our wait. Very disappointed as we had visited this restaurant for our 25th wedding anniversary 8 years ago and had a lovely meal with good service.

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Visited On Monday, 09 July 2018

Clients of us Fischreiher Guesthouse rate The Tug Restaurant and service very positive. Small things like helping clients to choose a whine make a big difference,

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Visited On Sunday, 08 July 2018

Just perfect thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 01 July 2018

Not the best table

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Visited On Thursday, 28 June 2018

Great ambiance.

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Visited On Monday, 04 June 2018

Super gutes Essen in wunderschönem Ambiente!!

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

La nourriture était très bonne mais malheureusement les plats étaient tous presque froids!!! On l'a signalé au serveur, mais cela ne l'a pas fait réagir plus que ça!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Good friendly service an enjoyable meal and well worth a visit

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Bestes Restaurant im Ort!

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Visited On Monday, 04 June 2018

Excellent food Excellent service Congratulations

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Excellent evening, best meal we had in Namibia

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Visited On Saturday, 02 June 2018

Really disappointed. Meals over priced and small. Just sort of 400ND for 4 lobster tails on a cantata. 55ND more corkage than any restaurant in Windhoek or Swakopmund DESPITE buying a bottle from your list too. Of course you have a history and a lovely view. But we can have the view from our suite too. Feel that we've been taken advantage of. Pity. Nothing g to do with the perfect service and pleasant demeanour of Franco. Thank goodness for him.

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Visited On Monday, 28 May 2018

Everything was wonderful!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

Slow service, food reasonable but not as refined as expected. Noisy guests alongside. Overall just a bit disappointing.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Good!

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

I have been to the Tug for dinner on multiple occasions and have enjoyed my experience. My family was visiting me from America, and i was so excited to bring them to the Tug. Our service was below poor, each wine that we selected was not available and even when I ordered a Sprite it was not available. Our waiter was rarely around and had to call on other wait staff around as we waited for our dinner. While our food was great tasting, the customer service experience is enough to not want me to return. Iunfortunately don't think I will find myself back at the Tug.

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