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Essenzeit

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PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$300
CUISINES
Seafood, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
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Updated 20/09/13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/09/13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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All reviews oysters friendly service nice view in town waterfront platter
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made a booking in advance and there were not many people when we arrived. We ordered our food early as the menu stated that the wait might be up to 50 minutes. If only it stayed at 50min. We waited for 2 hours for...our food. The food was good,but the service was lacking. Maybe it would be better during the week? I will give this restaurant the benefit of the doubt and will probably return to verify. I will be happy to amend this rating if the restuarant improves its service and the wait on food.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 28 March 2022

Friendly service, good meals (quite big portions), tasty fish platter and a very nice location with a view across the harbour and Waterfront.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 16 February 2022 via mobile

Amazing view over the harbour, lobster tails and oysters are amazingly delicious and the staff is just great. Don’t miss it when in town

Date of visit: February 2022
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AnriB3, Marketinf Management at Essenzeit, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2022

Thanks so much for your review! We greatly appreciate it. Thank you for choosing Essenzeit!

Reviewed 2 February 2022

Excellent service nice view weather on point, service excellent, Mocktails quench every thirsty throat. Highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2022
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AnriB3, Marketing Management at Essenzeit, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2022

Thank you so much for your review! We very much appreciate it. Thank you for visiting Essenzeit!

Reviewed 15 November 2021

lovely breakfast , early morning, friendly staff, clean and safe, the owner was also very helpful when it got a bit to windily for me outside

Date of visit: November 2021
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AnriB3, Marketing Management at Essenzeit, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2021

Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate it and are glad to hear you had a good experience. Thank you for visiting Essenzeit!

Reviewed 27 September 2021 via mobile

Upmarket restaurant on the quay at Luderitz. Despite the German name, the seafood stole the show. Try the platters to taste a variety. Busy, so book ahead if you would like a table with a view.

Date of visit: September 2021
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AnriB3, Marketing Management at Essenzeit, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2021

Thank you very mich for your review! We appreciate it!

Reviewed 25 September 2021

Very pleasant restaurant on the waterfront at Lüderitz. We had lunch and supper there, the service was prompt and friendly. Lunch was OK (not great) but our seafood platter for dinner made up for this, it was delicious.

Date of visit: August 2021
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AnriB3, Marketing Management at Essenzeit, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2021

Thank your for your review! Your reviews help us do better every day! Thank you for visiting Essenzeit.

Reviewed 18 May 2021

Sadly went there on recommendation but it was cold and not very friendly. I ordered the crayfish tails - but it seemed they were frozen and very overcooked - not what I had wanted for my special annerversary treat. The mushroom soup was out of...tin I think and bland and cold with dry hard bread on the side with no butter. My husbands hake was very tiny although not too badly cooked, but like a child's portion. Our friends were also disappointed with their meals - but alas we will not return. The staff were friendly but we waited for over an hour for our first course and by then did not even feel like eating.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 18 December 2020

We enjoyed the atmosphere and the people so much. The food was excellent. I would recommend their seafood.

Date of visit: December 2020
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AnriB3, Marketing Management at Essenzeit, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2021

Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate it. Thank you for visiting Essenzeit!

Reviewed 24 October 2020

We had our dinner here, simple and good food. Nice interior with view on the waterside. Attentive staff.

Date of visit: November 2019
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AnriB3, Marketing Management at Essenzeit, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2020

Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate it and we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Yes, Essenzeit offers takeaway services.

Yes, Essenzeit is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Essenzeit is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5