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Penguin Restaurant

820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
+264 63 204 000
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Seafood, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got the lobsters for dinner and they were pretty bad for the price. We got served two halves from different lobsters and one of the them was mushy and tasted fishy. Also the side of rice served with the lobster was undercooked and tasted...More

Thank Gokul S
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your feedback on your recent dining experience in our full-service Penguin Restaurant. Please accept my sincerest apologies that our highly-sought after lobster platter dish was not to our usual high standards. Had you brought your concerns to our immediate...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

The staff is OK but the restaurant is bad and expensive (the manager should take into account comments instead of accusing staff in answer) As other comments, the beef is bad quality and COLD. The staff has proposed to heat it but as the meat...More

Thank david d
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your feedback on your dining experience at our restaurant right on the sea. Kindly accept my sincerest apologies that your needs were not satisfied. I can assure you that we take action on all guest feedback and I have...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

this is certainly a Restaurant to visit. Serves excellent food and wine. The staff is well trained, helpful and friendly.More

Thank alwyn1_12
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive feedback on your recent dining experience at our full-service PENGUIN RESTAURANT. I am delighted that we satisfied all your needs. Your support is highly appreciated and we look forward to your future visit. Best regards, Ulf Gruenewald...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

The food was very good and the staff friendly and helpful. The day was very windy and it was lovely to sit inside and have a meal with the family.More

Thank JurieJohannesJacobs
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Dear Patron, I want to thank you for taking your time to post your positive review on your recent dining experience in our full-service PENGUIN RESTAURANT. I am delighted that we satisfied all your needs. Your support is appreciated and we look forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Didn't quite want to splurge on the buffet so opted for a la carte. Fish and chips are good but not worth the price tag.More

Thank jonesem92
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear Guest, I thank you for posting your feedback on your recent dining experience in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. I am pleased that you found our fish and chips good. IMPORTANT; Kindly take note that our full-service PENGUIN RESTAURANT menu/s prices are highly competitive when compared...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

When by the sea eat seafood 😉 we tried the restaurant as the options in luderitz is VERY limited and it did not disappoint. We went for the 'safe' option fish and chips and wow it was great. Fried to perfection; fish was moist and...More

Thank Ben B
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive review on your recent dining experience in our restaurant. I am pleased that we satisfied all your needs. Your support is truly valued and please do come again Kind regards, Ulf Grünewald GM

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We had a set dinner, which included soup, main and ice cream. Soup was ok, but not better than ok, pretty tasteless. For main we both had a Rumpsteak, we ordered one medium and the other medium-rare. Both came out of the kitchen pretty much...More

Thank Karlh
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Patron, DANKE for taking your time to post your feedback on your recent dining experience in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. Kindly accept my sincerest apologies that my staff failed you. Due to your feedback, my Restaurant Manager has reminded her team that they MUST take...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We enjoyed two evening meals here in the four days we were in Luderitz. The service was friendly and efficient, the food was some of the best of our trip and the view over the water and the occasional dolphin was entertaining. We would recommend...More

Thank CorrieChristiaan
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you so much for taking your time to post your highly positive feedback on your recent dining experiences in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. It pleases me to read that our food was "...some of the best of our trip..." To be recommended is...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Well kept stylish and upmarket restaurant. Lovely view over ocean. Friendly service and well prepared food.More

Thank biancal811
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for posting your positive feedback on your recent dining experience in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT, the only full-service restaurant in Lüderitz. I am pleased that you liked our location overlooking the sea. I am also delighted that our service was friendly and...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Pretty average buffet dinner but not a lot of choice. Everything else seemed to be closed. It is also pricey. I am not sure it is worth trying the alacarte menu either.More

Thank janet_skilton
LNHGM, General Manager at Penguin Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Patron, Thank you for taking your time to post your feedback on your recent Sunday evening in our PENGUIN RESTAURANT. You are correct in saying that our full service restaurant is the only restaurant open 365 days a year. I am sorry to hear...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Diaz Street | Lüderitz Nest Hotel, Luderitz, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Karas Region  >  Luderitz
  • Phone Number: +264 63 204 000
  • E-mail
Description
The Penguin Restaurant with direct sea-views is the only full service restaurant in Lüderitz. It is open throughout the year and delicious local Lüderitz lobster, oyster and abalone, and Namibian dishes are served. Vegetarian and children's menus are also available.

Lavazza coffees with fresh patisseries are available the whole day. Lunches can be enjoyed on the outside terraces with direct sea views. In-house guests are treated to one of the best full buffet breakfasts in Namibia (FREE for in-house guests).
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