The Tug Restaurant

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

SEASONAL TIMES
10th Dec to 6th Jan
Mon to Sun 10AM to 11PM

INSIDE - RESERVATION RECOMMENDED
LUNCH

Fri/Sat/Sun 12PM to 3PM
All public holidays 12PM to 3PM
Mon to Sun 10AM to 11PM (10th Dec to 6th Jan)


DINNER

Mon to Sun 5PM to 10PM
Mon to Sun 10AM to 11PM (10th Dec to 11th 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 (10th Dec to 11th 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 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.


Shuttle service:
For your convenience the Tug Restaurant now offers a shuttle service from and to your home. For pickup reservations call our reception on +264 64 40 2356 - pickup reservations close at 16:00 for the day. For drop off inform your server or reception in the restaurant.

Cuisine: Seafood, Fish, Fresh Salads, International, Locally Sourced, Steak, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Very great food. Lovely view over the jetty and very freindly staff. A place where you have to eat when you stay at Swakopmund

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

We were visiting from the UK and both love seafood. We found the Tug was excellent. The Tug seafood platter was really good - the local fish and squid was the best we’d had!

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Visited On Monday, 06 May 2019

It was a pleasure having dinner in your amazing Restaurant. We very much enjoyed our evening in this romantic atmosphere - thank you very much!

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Servicd was somewhat slow, hence only 4 stars

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Best restaurant of Namibia!

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

The best restaurant in Swacopmund

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Wonderful food and excellent service, so good we visited twice!

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

Perfect organization. Very nice location with Ozean view.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Alles war wirklich gut!! Insbesondere das Schokoladenmousse;) Und gefreut haben wir uns auch über das sehr gut funktionierende WLAN. Aber das nur am Rande.. Und obwohl ich bereits ein halbes Jahr vorher per Mail reserviert hatte, lief alles reibungslos. Gute Organisation. Essen lecker.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

Posto molto caratteristico, un po’ rumoroso ma nel complesso una piacevole esperiamo con un servizio decisamente cortese e cibo di buon livello.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Great service from Simpson.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Fantastic place, good food&wine, great people! Hope to come back one day!

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Very efficient and friendly team.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Service, food and location was exceptional. Cannot rate the restaurant highly enough. Have brought small groups previously and will continue to do so in the future.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Essen, Getränke und Service sind sehr gut. Leider hatten wir einen Tisch mitten im Raum - dadurch war es recht unruhig und laut.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Still the number one restaurant in Swakopmund

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Amazing!!!

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Visited On Thursday, 21 March 2019

We were 2 families and had a wonderful meal! Food was delicious! Wine was great and service was really good! Stanislau helped us and he was really attentive! Thank you for a great evening

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Visited On Friday, 22 March 2019

Very nice restaurant on the Swakopmund sea front. Delicious food and extremely good service, our waiter Marius was awesome. Also very nice and efficient booking system.

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Visited On Friday, 22 March 2019

It was a nice evening as always. The light above our table was not working and we had Ronald for a candle. This could have been sorted out before we arrived.

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Visited On Thursday, 21 March 2019

Everything is amazing:)

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Visited On Monday, 18 March 2019

Great service from Collin and fantastic table - thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Fantastic venue with great food and service, what more can one ask for!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

I booked a table many months prior to our visit and as a request asked for a table with a view. I am delighted to say we had a table with a fantastic view - thank you. Furthermore the food was gorgeous (fillet steak) and the service outstanding.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

The online reservation is quick and simple. We got a table at the windows, so we can enjoy the atmosphere during the sunset . The food was incredible good and the service excellent. Thank you for this great evening.

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