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Bistro Zum Kaiser

4 Sam Nujoma Avenue, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 64 417 136
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crepe suzette” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4 Sam Nujoma Avenue, Swakopmund, Namibia
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11 - 20 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We have visited this on our last trip 5 years back and this was our favorite restaurant in Swakop. So this was our first stop. Wow has it changed. Set up different. The restaurant now is set up for breakfast and the entrance area is...More

Thank sigzag
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Sigzag, We are very sorry to hear you were disappointed during your return visit. Our staff have undergone intensive training after your date of review and we are positive you will receive a much better dining experience in future. Best wishes, The Hotel Zum...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We used the bistro for breakfast when we stayed at the Zum Kaiser Hotel and it provided a good selection of hot and cold options. We also ate here one evening and the menu offered a good choice at a reasonable price. We can recommend...More

Thank Kev-Julie
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Dear Kev & Julie, Thank you for the excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the good selection at breakfast, the evening menu as well as the efficient service you received from our staff. We are looking forward to have you back!...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Quite a good menu and very good service. Nice atmosphere and great oysters. Some of my guests reckon it was the best oysters that they have ever tasted.

Thank ben g
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Thanks Ben for the fantastic rating and review! Happy to hear your guests enjoyed the oysters so much! Looking forward to have you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team

Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a nice lunch.Place is friendly and you have free Wifi. You have the feeling that time stayed still and you are under German mandatory.

Thank kenda11
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Dear Kenda, Thank you for the great rating and review! Happy to hear you enjoyed the lunch! We are looking forward to have you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Generally good german food. Service excellent. Breakfast good. Has nice ambiance. Private and semi stylish. Close to the village

Thank susandph
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Dear Susan, Thanks for the excellent review! Glad you enjoyed the service, good breakfast and nice ambiance of our Bistro. We are looking forward to have you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team

Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stayed in the Zum Kaiser Hotel in the middle of our 2-week camping trip to celebrate my wife's birthday. We were the only diners in the bistro and received outstanding service. Beyerskloof Pinotage accompanied the meal and we were pampered without being crowded, so...More

Thank johannviljoen
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Dear Johann, Thank you for the fantastic rating and review! Delighted that you enjoyed the private dining experience as well as the delicious food and wine! We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Hotel Zum Kaiser Team

Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

A clean place . Delicious food. The best oysters ever. We would like to revisit and revisit. A clean place with pleasant service and quick service.

Thank abut0ma
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

Dear Abut)ma, Thank you for your excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the oysters and the service you received! Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Bistro Zum Kaiser Team

Reviewed 10 March 2016

We visited during a fairly quiet time so had terrific attention. Breakfast with an array of breads and rolls, fresh fruit, cooked food. We also had a take away breakfast on the day we did our amazing kayaking tour. They gave us a fabulous spread.

Thank ausgiraffe
TaleniAfrica, Manager at Bistro Zum Kaiser, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

Dear Ausgiraffe, Thank you so much for the fabulous review! Glad you enjoyed the breakfast and the take away spread! Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Bistro Zum Kaiser Team

Reviewed 15 December 2015

We dropped in here for a quiet dinner and were the only customers in (we were early) for most of our dinner. Service was pretty good and the food was reasonably priced and well cooked. My wife found the Calamari basket too much (the waiter...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Nice lunch well served and good value. Had Lamb chops and the Calamares also looked OK. This is not fine dining like Hansa Hotel but good to average food. No other diners so lacked atmosphere but convenient for the sea front area.

Thank Mike V
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Sam Nujoma Avenue, Swakopmund, Namibia (Formerly Zum Kaiser)
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Erongo Region  >  Swakopmund
  • Phone Number: +264 64 417 136
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Description
Bistro Zum Kaiser offers a unique culinary experience combining the finest German-Namibian flavours with award-winning wines in a warm and relaxed environment.Be spoiled for choice from the superb breakfast feast, indulging sweet treats, outstanding light meals to our exquisite main menu. These mouth-watering dishes will please even the most discerning taste buds and will leave a lasting memory to your visit.For those exploring the vibrant streets of Swakopmund, Bistro Zum Kaiser is the perfect place to rest your feet and enjoy a delicious cup of freshly ground coffee.
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