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Palm Beach | Mole Beachfront, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 64 400 935
Today
10:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
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birmingham
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138 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Sea view, opposite the museum, but the food isn't very good. The best thing about this cafe are the toilets.

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Thank jarvo2001
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Attached to the beautiful Strand hotel in Swakopmund, the Strand cafe is a great option for an ocean side meal. Reasonably priced, excellent service and top quality food. Try the fresh oysters!

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Thank Ibere L
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The service isn't spectacular but nowhere in Swakop is really. But the food is pretty good and good value for money. It's also got a sea view and is right next to the beach.

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Thank Erik S
Harare, Zimbabwe
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We waited aimlessly for at least 15 minutes before asking another family to share their table. Only after we were seated did the waiter notice us!! We waited another 20 minutes to get a drink and the food order took another 30 minutes! The food was delicious and excellent value for money, the location is great, its just the service... More 

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Thank BevyAbr
Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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115 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I will come again, love the music at the background, the food taste very good, nice combination. Liked the view and the staff were friendly. Clean toilets!!!!

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Thank Su u
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Intended having a light lunch at the Cafe having visited here 5 years ago. I walked up the steps where there was a sign stuck on A palm tree advising patrons to wait to be seated which I duly did. There were several tables open and two waitresses clearing tables within in 3 meters of where I was standing. After... More 

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Thank Bingorush
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196 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Spent lunch with partner here while in Swakop, will never come back )) if you pretend to be Europe style cafee, pls follw simlpe rules, if not, just sell fried Russians (((

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Thank Slava E. C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

I ordered a simple crumbed calamari, which, together with the self made chips were so delicious that they didn't need the dip into the also tasty lemon sauce. The ambience is great - you can enjoy the sea view under palm trees but dress warmly if cloudy. The service fast fast, friendly, witty and humorous. The waiter manager also came... More 

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Thank The Flying F
London
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

This place completely met expectations as a beachside cheap and casual eat. Our waiter was efficient and friendly and quickly recommended the special 'big burger' which is literally the biggest burger we have ever seen. The meat was not the best quality but sufficiently satisfied and the wine was cheap and cheerful.

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Thank kitesurferchick100
Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

We went to this Cafe for tea and a sweet treat. Their Bar One Cake was a winner and the Fudge Picasso a tea time heavenly treat. The service was quick.Their restroom was the best ever that I have seen at a restaurant - so clean, modern and beautiful! This was a good experience,

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Thank Charlotte P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, International, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Beach | Mole Beachfront, Swakopmund, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Erongo Region  >  Swakopmund
  • Phone Number: +264 64 400 935

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?