10 best restaurants windhoek

Namibia’s capital city Windhoek offers a variety of great restaurants to choose from.
We’ve visited different restaurants in the city and listed our 10 favorites below.

Spoiler Alert!

Here are the best places to eat in Windhoek:

10. The Fisher

Food
4.5/5
Service
4/5
Value for money
4/5
For the love of seafood

If you’re a fan of seafood the Fisher is one of the best restaurants to visit in Windhoek.

The restaurant is located in the 1st floor of the Hidas Centre in the Klein Windhoek suburb with a parking area right below.

What's on the menu

A big selection of fresh seafood is served including fish, prawns, lobsters, oysters, and more!
In addition, they have dishes with meat like beef, goat and lamb as well as chicken.

The Fisher Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Saturday OPEN

    11:30 AM to 10 PM

  • Sundays OPEN

    11:30 AM to 4 PM

9. Daisho Sushi & Wine Bar

Food
5/5
Service
4/5
Value for money
3.5/5
If you're reading this, bring me sushi.

Daisho Sushi & Wine Bar offers the most exotic sushi dishes in Windhoek – a dream for all sushi lovers! Located in the prestige Ludwigsdorf area, the restaurant is just a 7-minute drive away from the CBD.

What's on the menu

Sushi and wasabi – better together!
Visitors can choose between a huge variety of sushi dishes that are served with an exquisite touch of decoration and garnish.

Items on the menu include California Rolls, Hand Rolls, Fashion Sandwich, Hosomaki Sashimi, Nighiri, Roses Starters & Tempura.

Daisho Sushi Bar Opening Hours:
  • Mondays OPEN

    5 PM to 10 PM

  • Tuesday to Saturday OPEN

    12 PM to 10 PM

  • Sundays CLOSED

    This business is closed on sundays

8. Sardinia Blue Olive

Food
4.5/5
Service
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Italian style food in Windhoek

The Sardinia Blue Olive restaurant offers something for everyone with a big variety of Italian-based dishes. An Italian family opened the restaurant initially and crafted all of the delicious dishes that are still on the menu today.

You can conveniently park your car on the public parking area right in front of the restaurant. The popular Andy’s Bar is a short walking distance away which is a good option for a drink after the meal at Sardinia.

What's on the menu

There’s a big selection of Pizza and Pasta as well as Salads, Meat & Fish that guests can choose from. When the desert is calling, we recommend going with homemade ice cream with a choice of different flavours.

Sardinia Blue Olive Opening Hours:
  • Mondays CLOSED

    This business is closed on Mondays

  • Tuesday to Sunday OPEN

    09 AM to 09 PM

7. Schnitzel King

Food
5/5
Service
4.5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
It's all about the Schnitzel

Schnitzel King is a one-of-a-kind restaurant in Windhoek that is focused solely on Schnitzel meals prepared in many exotic ways. If you don’t know what Schnitzel is: It’s a German dish with a boneless cut of meat that is crumbed.

The bar has a stunning German pub alike design which makes it a good spot to have a draught beer with good company. Beer of course, is the preferred drink to have with a Schnitzel.

In 2021 Schnitzel King expanded and opened an additional outlet in the Klein Windhoek suburb at the Woerman & Brock Supermarket which only offers takeaway meals.

What's on the menu

Beef Schnitzel, Pork Schnitzel, Cordon Bleu, Hawaai Schnitzel, Pizza Schnitzel and many other delicious meals based on German tradition are prepared. Furthermore, Eisbein (pork knuckle) is also served as well as meals for the kids.

Whilst the majority of the dishes are crumbed, the restaurant offers 5 different meals without breadcrumbs.

Schnitzel King Opening Hours:
  • Mondays CLOSED

    This business is closed on Mondays

  • Tuesday to Sunday OPEN

    09 AM to 09 PM

6. Goodfellas Pizza & Pub

Food
4.5/5
Service
5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Never rat on your friends.

The interior decoration, menu and food at the Goodfellas Pizza & Pub are inspired by the Martin Scorsese blockbuster from the ’90s. Mafia-inspired art on the walls and creative matching dish names on the menu create a matching atmosphere.

Goodfellas is managed by a young couple that previously managed the first 100% vegan restaurant in Windhoek called “Plant’d”. The owner’s passion for food is certainly demonstrated with the dining experience at Goodfellas.

What's on the menu

Delicious pizza with a thin base is served fresh from the wood fire oven. A selection of burgers, steaks and other dishes is also available.

There’s a vast choice of vegetarian and vegan options which were previously offered at the Plant’d restaurant.

Goodfellas Pizza & Pub Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Saturday OPEN

    12 PM to 10 PM

  • Sundays CLOSED

    This restaurant is closed on Sundays

5. Col'Cacchio Windhoek

Food
5/5
Service
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Exotic and vibrant cuisine

Col’Cacchio is a restaurant chain from South-African that offers an exotic Italian style of cuisine.
Elegant and vibrant interior decoration provides a cozy atmosphere.

Located in the Grove Mall, the view of the restaurant is not so great, the food and service are excellent. There are plenty of shops around Col’Cacchio which are open until 07 PM daily.

What's on the menu

Artisan pizza, gourmet pasta, and freshly prepared salads are on the menu which offers a very big selection of Italian-style food.

A decent selection of cocktails in addition to the non-alcoholic version, referred to as mocktails is available to your disposal.

Col'Cacchio Grove Mall Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Sunday OPEN

    09 AM to 09 PM

4. Joe's Beerhouse

Food
5/5
Service
4.5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
A unique Namibian experience

Joe’s Beerhouse is arguably the most popular restaurant in Windhoek amongst tourists and locals in the last decade. The restaurant is styled with rustic decoration and a touch of Namibian history.

You’ll feel like a local when you visit Joe’s and indulge the social and friendly atmosphere.
During busy days, guests may at times share their dinner tables with other strangers (unless the tables have been reserved).

What's on the menu

A Namibian cuisine with a German twist: The menu mainly consists of local specialties including game steak as well as German dishes like Eisbein and Schnitzel.

Furthermore, there’s also more dishes to choose from including pasta, pizza, salads and more.

Joe's Beerhouse Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Sunday OPEN

    12 PM to 12 AM

3. Olivia's Kitchen

Food
5/5
Service
5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
The perfect spot for a cozy meeting

Olivia’s Kitchen is located at the foot of Windhoek’s historical “Weinberg” in the Ludwigsdrof area. It’s a prestige restaurant that mainly caters for light meals which are served for breakfast or lunch.

Most of the food prepared is locally sourced, freshly prepared and well presented. There’s a big variety of coffee available as well as healthy and delicious smoothies.

The restaurant has a very welcoming environment with friendly service from the waiters.

What's on the menu

In addition to a huge breakfast selection, there’s a big variety of light meals including sandwiches, toasts, pasta, meat, fish and more on the menu. You definitely have to try the smoothies, our favorite is the Mango-Mint Smoothie.

Olivia’s also offers a variety of vegan and vegetarian dishes with different types of bread to choose from for your meal.

Olivia's Kitchen Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Friday OPEN

    07 AM to 06:30 PM

  • Saturdays OPEN

    08 AM to 05:30 PM

  • Sundays OPEN

    08 AM to 04 PM

2. Isabel's Table

Food
5/5
Service
5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Delicious steak on a cozy terrace

Isabel’s Table values the tradition of sharing time, company and food around a dinner table in a relaxing environment. An Italian lady is owning and managing the restaurant that welcomes guests with a big smile and passion.

Expect delicious steak, a nice wine selection and tip-top service from the waiters.
Overall it’s a lovely spot for a date or meetup with friends

What's on the menu

The menu is very diverse and offers a wide selection of dishes from all around the world. There are very limited vegetarian and vegan dishes though.

Choose from an exotic selection of steaks and meat cuts as well as chicken and seafood. Our favorite dish is the Portuguese Steak served with pepper sauce, parma ham, and chips.

Isabel's Table Opening Hours:
  • Mondays OPEN

    1PM to 11PM

  • Tuesdays OPEN

    12PM to 11PM

  • Wednesdays CLOSED

    This Business is closed on Wednesdays

  • Thursday to Saturday OPEN

    12PM to 12AM

  • Sundays CLOSED

    This Business is closed on Sundays

1. Stellenbosch Tasting Room

Food
5/5
Service
5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
A unqiue experience

As the name says, the exterior and interior areas of the restaurant are inspired by the infamous Winelands of Stellenbosch. The decoration and architecture of the building produce a unique atmosphere that makes you feel like you’re in the heart of South Africa’s famous wine region.

Stellenbosch Tasting Room is the ideal venue for a romantic date or a business meeting in an inspirational environment.

What's on the menu

A unique menu with exclusive wine and artisan cuisine based around fresh produce from private wine estates. The majority of the wine originates from the Stellenbosch vineyards which is known worldwide for the exquisite quality of the produce.

Different tasty dishes are offered including pasta, fish, chicken, game meat as well as a variety of Pizza. All dishes are prepared and styled in elegant fashion.

Stellenbosch Tasting Room Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Saturday OPEN

    07 AM to 10 PM

  • Sundays OPEN

    07 AM to 09:30 PM

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