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The Tug Restaurant

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

LUNCH:
All Areas
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
12pm-3pm

LATE AFTERNOON:
Outside Deck - Weather Permitting
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
3pm-6pm

DINNER:
All Areas
Monday to Friday: 5pm-10pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 6pm-10pm

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
Price point: $ $ $
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Visited On Monday, 11 September 2017

Excellent wine list!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 September 2017

Good views of sea from the majority of tables. The food was good, although I didnt like the taste of my starter which was breaded mussels. The rest of the meal was good and the wine was excellent.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Lovely table overlooking the ocean added to the atmosphere of the evening. Excellent fish, good wine selection and overall good service.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 September 2017

Beautiful location. Professional staff, wonderful service and food. Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 September 2017

Excellent!

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Fantastic meal and atmosphere. Thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Very enjoyable meal and restaurant.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Positive experience

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Visited On Friday, 08 September 2017

Great! Second Evening there, it has been a pleasure

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Visited On Thursday, 07 September 2017

Amazing Staff and amazing seafood. RACCOMENDED!

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Visited On Monday, 21 August 2017

Wonderful atmosphere! A bit rustic like on a tug. We took a drink at the cozy bar and enjoyed talking and having fun with the staff. After that we got our reserved table (exactly the one I tried to reserve!) and had a memorable evening with fantastic meals, Drinks and superb Service. My wife tried meat, me some fish - both were absolutely delicious. If you are somewhere in the middle of the room it's of course a bit loud, but that's not too bad. We're looking forward to our next evening in The Tug. For those who can't decide between the "typical two" in Swakopmund: This one is more rustic, cozy and "special", the "other one around the corner" is a bit more noble. Both offer a superb seaview, great meals and perfect service!

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Visited On Thursday, 24 August 2017

ristorante carino e caratteristico, pesce troppo pasticciato!

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 August 2017

It was nice to go to a restaurant during our trip in Namibia. Location is nice but you have to be lucky to have a table with sea view. Decoration was nice. It is a very busy restaurant because all tourist come and have their dinner here. This makes the resaurant somewhat crowdy. The different dishes were ready in 5-10 min, which is good if you are really hungry but we got the feeling that we had to leave asap so the next clients could have our table. In general, food was OKbut atmosphere was not relaxing.

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Visited On Monday, 07 August 2017

excellent food in a cozy atmosphere. Honest price /Performance

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Visited On Saturday, 26 August 2017

We had a fabulous birthday dinner at the Tug. The food was delicious and the service was great. The selection of dishes and drinks was wonderful as was the ambiance of the restaurant. What a great spot!

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Visited On Saturday, 26 August 2017

Sehr schöne Atmosphäre, super Service. Das Essen exzellent. Nicht billig für Namibia aber absolut seinen Preis wert

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Visited On Thursday, 24 August 2017

everything perfect see you again sept 4!

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Excellent food, good service and attention. My grouo enjoyed it very much

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Très sympa

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Visited On Monday, 21 August 2017

We had a very disappointing experience at the Tug. Our high expectations considering the high prices weren't met at all. Our seafood and fish was almost cold when served, and the taste was disappointing. The waitress' service was slow and all but motivated, and she didn't even ask if we enjoyed our food. Furthermore, we were freezing inside the restaurant. Won't book again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Perfect table overlooking the sunset for a special occasion. Thank you so much for doing this. Fish is superb - especially the John Dory! Great service too. Thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

Very good restaurant, a must stop in Swakopmund!

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Visited On Monday, 07 August 2017

Good!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

A very nice location, but a little bit noisy - i guese the table was not in the most comfortable place in the restaurant. The price was good fair considering the quality. The fish were well cooked but not as tasty as expected. A quantity was very satisfying.

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Visited On Friday, 18 August 2017

Leckeres Essen und schönes Ambiente.

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