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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 Thursday, 14 February 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

Was very special to go back here after a 14yr gap. Food and service just as I remembered and a view to die for! A great evening. Keep up the good work.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

The Tug is sailing in the wrong direction. Much better before!

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

The noise in the bigger rooms, is sometimes very loud!

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

After previously good experiences arather disappointing evening starting with being given a table where the light was out and offered a candle.The waiter was then very pushy.No oysters.A feeling that we were being rushed.Staff stacking chairs at 9.45

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

Very good fish and meat. Big choice of good wines. Nice setting on the beach

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

Obe of the guessts had been strange... the restaurant was outstanding!!!! Just perfect

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Service to get drinks was very slow.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Great restaurant

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

We really enjoyed the evening, excellent service and food delicious, with a good view over the water and pier! Nice to see such good restaurants exist, and our company commented on this. Namibia has a lot to offer, and also many negatives, but all in all a really good destination!

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

one of the best in Swakop

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Visited On Sunday, 30 December 2018

Would have been happy if you had paid more attention to our needs and requests!

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Visited On Thursday, 10 January 2019

Great place to dine at.

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Visited On Monday, 07 January 2019

I was very excited for my family’s visit to the Tug after 10 days camping in the desert. Unfortunately the “courtesy bus” was 30 minutes late so when we arrived we were tucked away in the furthest back corner with no view and and light. The food was good and the service very friendly not the location and time to rectify issues was disappointing

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Visited On Saturday, 22 December 2018

We had a great time, the food came fast and it tasted very fresh and good! Service was good and very friendly but sometimes it was a bit difficult to get noticed by the waiter. The atmosphere is nice but a bit crowded, tables stand quite close. Besides that, completely recommendable. We´ll come back soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 January 2019

We had a lovely evening at the Tug. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 December 2018

I booked a table for my wife's birthday during our trip around Namibia. We were really well looked after and seated a prime table with an excellent view. The seafood dishes we had were 1st class and my wife was treated to a rendition of happy birthday with dessert! A really memorable meal - many thanks!

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 January 2019

Absolutely incredible food, amazing view, and very friendly and accommodating staff. International standard.

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

Stanley was brilliant. Very efficient and friendly. It was a pleasure to be served by him. The food was great and we wouldn’t have changed anything. Well done,

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

Excelent food and service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Dear Roswitha and Tug Team This was by far the BEST Christmas Lunch we've had in a very long time (even without the traditional fare). The service was impeccable - Edward our waiter was simply the BEST. The food was WORTH EVERY DOLLAR. A well-deserved 5star rating. Thank you! Wishing you all a Prosperous 2019.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 December 2018

Cucina eccellente in un ambiente caratteristico con servizio attento e cortese

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Your service was brilliant I will always recommend this restaurant The food was outstanding. The waitress was professional We hear some bad reviews but this was rubbish. Well done

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Visited On Saturday, 29 December 2018

We just love the Tug

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Visited On Friday, 28 December 2018

Excellent food, drinks and service. Beautiful view. We will definitely visit every time we are in Swakopmund!

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