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Cafe Anton

Hotel Schweizerhaus | Bismarck Strasse 1, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
+264 64 400 331
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (42 reviews)
“apple strudel” (14 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
German, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hotel Schweizerhaus | Bismarck Strasse 1, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit outdated by 1 or 2 decades. My parents visited this establishment some 36 years ago, & came highly recommended but we were disappointed. We ordered Goulash Soup which was tasty but lacked a few more basic ingredients besides the chunky pieces of carrots...More

Thank Yougotnoguts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The manager of this Restuarant Johann, is incredibly unfriendly and rude. The lovely waiters seem to be afraid of him, which is horrible working conditions. Furthermore, Johann is stuck up and simply rude & would not advise anyone to go there until the manager goes...More

Thank Chloe nuelle K
Hotel Scweizerh... C, Owner at Cafe Anton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very sorry for what had happened! This should not happen at all! We are very sorry and have taken the matter up! We actually have a nice working environment with all the staff, that is why we have staff working for us for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Anton is a meeting point for elderly white colonialists and senior german tourist that like to have German style cakes, pies and tarts for their afternoon session. Mostly one can sit outside, close to the sea shore. The staff works efficient, some understand german....More

Thank Dietmar M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 2 ice coffees and 2 pieces of lemon meringue pie. The pie arrived with 2 black coffees, but the waitress quickly sorted out her mistake, and 2 iced coffees arrived which were really affogato - a lot of ice cream, topped with whipped...More

Thank WelshPharmacist
Hotel Scweizerh... C, Manager at Cafe Anton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and will look at the point Please email us direct at reservations@schweizerhaus.net to sort out the waiter problem

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swakopmund is a town with a lot of great restaurants. Perhaps Cafe Anton is a better choice for dessert and coffee or another meal, but the breakfast buffet was unimpressive. We were staying at the Swakopund Luxury Suites which offers vouchers to four different breakfast...More

Thank Fantajan
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Neat cafe offering delicious lunch and cake at fair prices. Enjoyed strong German coffee. Can only recommend!

Thank shen_online
Hotel S, Manager at Cafe Anton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

thank you for the review

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is set in an ugly modern building which took us by surprise. We were looking for an old building! We had good coffee here and ok pastries. The apple pastry was lacking in apple, but has lots of pastry! Pleasant enough area to sit...More

Thank Shanghailiz
Reviewed 22 January 2018

On a Sunday afternoon, it is always nice to have the traditional coffee and cake at this age old restaurant. Local Swakopmunder usually have something small to eat to reload the "batteries" with something sweet to take on the next working week.

Thank Theresa S
Shaheed A, Manager at Cafe Anton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

thank you Theresa for the review we hope to see you soon again

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We heard all the hype, we went and had cake, which was fine, but nothing incredible. if you're close, itll be fine, but i wouldnt go out of my way

Thank aguyfromjhb
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Cafe Anton is an institution in Swakopmund (by which I mean it is 'famous'). However the the proof of the pudding is in its eating...well we have been to cafe Anton a number of times in the past few years but after a number of...More

Thank RanLet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Schweizerhaus | Bismarck Strasse 1, Swakopmund 9000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Erongo Region  >  Swakopmund
  • Phone Number: +264 64 400 331
  • E-mail
We boast with Namibia's most famous coffee shop. Cafe Anton, with its traditional German confectionary, such as the Black Forest Cream Cake, Florentiners, "Bee Sting" and lots of other cakes. Enjoy the sun and fresh sea air while we spoil you with freshly brewed coffee, tea or other drinks of your choice on our terrace or come on inside for a more warm and cozy environment. More delights to offer, are our delicious a la Carte lunch and a healthy breakfast. Breakfast and Lunches for groups can be arranged as well as birthday functions. Please contact reception for details.
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