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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 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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Visited On Wednesday, 09 May 2018

Great venue!

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Wonderful evening !

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Visited On Sunday, 22 April 2018

It was a nice evening.

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Visited On Monday, 30 April 2018

The place is a joke!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 April 2018

It was a wonderful evening and Sonja our waitor was perfect. Dinner was delicious and our table beautiful near the Ocean.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 April 2018

Fantastique!

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Visited On Thursday, 19 April 2018

Lovely

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Visited On Thursday, 19 April 2018

Great place! Thanks.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Overall the restaurant was fine. The food was decent but the restaurant denied us to cut a cake for a friends birthday unless we bought extra deserts. We were a group of 13 people and it felt like they just wanted us to spend more and not enjoy the experience.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Great athmosphere and food, but also quite expensive for Namibia.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Great restaurant, I would highly recommend visiting the TUG!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 April 2018

It was a superb experience. Thanks for the good service and excellent atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 April 2018

Great place to have seafood for dinner! Meat also isn't bad! Excellent service! Always happy!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 April 2018

food was nice, service was perfect (Abigail) 😁👍🏼

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Visited On Sunday, 01 April 2018

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Visited On Thursday, 29 March 2018

My favourite and best restaurant in Namibia! There is no one like this.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 March 2018

The Group Totally loved their experience and want more yumminess!

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Visited On Friday, 02 March 2018

The restaurant has become extremely expensive. It seems like that you only want tourist to come to your place and no locals because us local can hardly afford those prices. The way the Menu is set up now is very confusing. Either include side for all meals or exclude them for all. some are and some are not makes thinks way to complicated since us local must also think of the bill at the end of the evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Our waitress Sophia was amazing and made our time very special!

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Visited On Friday, 23 March 2018

Wine list unreasonably expensive. Steaks are very average and bland.

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

Awsome

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Visited On Monday, 12 March 2018

In total a great experience with perfect food. Unfortunately our waiter was not very attentive and even brought the wrong food. The visit before was perfect though.

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