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Namibia Institute of Culinary Education

2 Mozart St, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 300 710
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Mozart St, Windhoek, Namibia
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been in four of the top ten restaurants in Windhoek and NICE is for me the best! You are welcomed in a quite, clean and modern local by smiling faces that take you to one of the different elegant rooms. Everything happens smoothly, the...More

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a mixture of all three elements with a great bar space with lots of sitting options, in almost a bistro/cafe setting type, whilst formal sitting and reservations for a fine dining experience are also available. Service is relative, but its a great place for drinks...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Having just spent a week with first and second year culinary students in Namibia it was great to have a change to dine at the NICE to see the where things go from there. It was a great pleasure and just terrific good. The service...More

Thank moglow71603
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a very nice establishment to visit. The staff are helpful and friendly, the food is excellent and the atmosphere is truly Namibian. Thank you NICE team.

Thank Xander S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was a lovely experience. More generally known by its acronym NICE, it is - as its name suggests - a training restaurant. But trainees are well supervised. The restaurant itself is spacious and comfortable with modern decor. The food and wine were delicious -...More

Thank ctmlondon
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great service and have lots of space for people to hangout, wether you want a quite dinner or party with friends there is space for you. I enjoyed the atmosphere greatly

Thank Loide N
Reviewed 22 May 2017

As we were told that this was a restaurant where waiters and chefs are trained, we were not sure what to expected. However, it was such a pleasant surprise that we came back when we returned for our flight home. The restaurant is quite big,...More

1  Thank Proefkonijn
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A nice change to have experience mixed with trainees who are "on the job" and able to admit flaws or shortcomings and correct them. We enjoyed good service from a new and young waiter and quality food. The atmosphere of fine dining is a good...More

Thank Toff_Hill
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

N.I.C.E is a treat to all your sensations. I recommend getting there early to enjoy the bar or staying on for a few drinks.

Thank Phillipa P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is feel good atmospheric dining at its finest. Beautifully designed from floor to ceiling; even the bathrooms are photo-worthy. The menu is enticing and, depending on your luck, anything you order has the potential to be delicious. I've been here several times and have...More

Thank TheMarys
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Fabianus B
13 August 2015|
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Response from MoosemanCardiff | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be better contacting NICE directly. I don't have this information I'm sorry. I would recommend the restaurant however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mozart St, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 300 710
  • E-mail
the Namibian institute of culinary education (nice) is a restaurant and bar with a subtle sophisticated boutique atmosphere, modern yet stylish and comfortable. Besides being a commercial restaurant and functions venue, nice also serves as an active training ground for trainees honing their skills in the culinary arts and food & beverage service.
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