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, 22 August 2019

prfect tabel, perfect dinner, perfect service - family pfleger

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Visited On Monday, 19 August 2019

Great food and service, plus we love listening to the a cappella group sing as we ate and watched the sun set.

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Visited On Monday, 19 August 2019

Please avoid too quick service. Let people join the dinner instead of trying to sell the table several times per evening. It should not become a fast food restaurant! For the rest we enjoyed the dinner at this special place!

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Repas délicieux dans un cadre agréable et original

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Es war sehr gut und ein schöner Abend. Vielen Dank

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Ristorante molto turistico, qualità scadente, cibi non sempre freschi, molta confusione, prezzo altissimo per lo standard della Namibia e per la qualità dei prodotti proposta

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Das Essen kam so schnell wie in einem Fast Food Restaurant. Der Kabeljau war trocken. Das Preis - Leistungs - Verhältnis war weder bei Speisen noch bei Getränken gerechtfertigt. Die Atmosphäre im Restaurant hatte Bahnhofscharakter- ein ständiges Kommen und Gehen, laut und ungemütlich. Wir würden das „ The Tug“ definitiv nicht weiterempfehlen.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Lovely drinks.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

consigliatissimo!!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

Our preference for a table directly at the waterfront was perfect arranged. A shuttle transfer back to our hotel could organised directly in the restaurant. Really perfect.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Everything goes smoothly even though there are a lot of customers.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

This is a fantastic restaurant! Great location and superb views! Excellent value for money. Loved it!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Great restaurant with first class food and service. Had a great table with fabulous views over the sea and sunset. Strongly recommended

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Great food, great service, lovely view.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

After 13 years we came back to Namibia and we really wanted to eat here again. Food is still great. If we ever come back to Swakopmund we will try to eat here again!

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

a really nice place to eat, fantastic food

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

Food and service was first class! The staff are super friendly and thanks to the great recommendations we all left with a smile on our faces! (A big bonus when dining with children was that the food arrived in what seemed like an impossibly short space of time! Simply amazing!)

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Très bien. Tout était parfait

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Visited On Monday, 05 August 2019

It was a great dinner with sundown, friendly stuff and meals of good quality. We surely come back again

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Es war ziemlich laut im Restaurant. Preis für Namibia etwas hoch!

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

We had a nice evening. The service was very engaged. We had one vegetarian in the group, for him the choice was very limited, only one main dish was vegetarian. The rest of us had great food.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

The best restaurant of Swakopmund!

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Visited On Monday, 29 July 2019

Obwohl wir bereits hatten eine Woche vorher reserviert hatten, bekamen aber einen Tisch im 1. Stock, wo man auf Barhockern sitzen muss. Das finde ich für ein Dinner, auf das man sich lange gefreut hat, nicht angemessen. Man hätte uns bei der Reservierung darauf hinweisen sollen. Speisen und Service waren wie immer prima.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

It was a great evening. Thanks for all

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Thank you for excellent service, superb knowledge of the wine list and delicious, high quality food served with a smile.

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