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“Lovely relaxing lunch experience”
Review of Cafe Balalaika

Cafe Balalaika
Ranked #74 of 137 Restaurants in Windhoek
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 9 July 2012

I enjoyed the relax atmosphere. Sitting under the tree was a little cold, so bring warm clothes if visiting in winter!

Thank Laurie R
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

The restaurant is set in a beautiful garden under a magnificent tree, just a stone's throw from the main pedestrian street and hotels in the city center. They serve sushi and various local dishes. Excellent place for lunch or dinner!

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Thank PhiavG
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Reviewed 25 May 2011

Had coffee and cake (tasty), prices were the same as everywhere in Windhoek, sitting on the terrace was very pleasant as there were lots of plants and trees which gave the whole place a very exclusive and laid back atmosphere. Service was extremely friendly, they COULD work on the details though (table cloths were a bit scruffy). There is free WiFi available on request (couldn't find ANYWHERE else in Windhoek), I called in earlier to ask about the possibility of printing as well and was welcomed by the landlord who was very kind and helpful and let me print out my flight ticket as it was an emergency :).

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1  Thank giadalina
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Reviewed 30 January 2011

We stopped in for an afternoon drink and with the service we received decided to go for dinner. It was the middle of a thunderstorm so it was very quiet however we found the food and service excellent. Our waitress, Angelique, made our night with her friendly approach and knowledge of the menu. Of the 4 restaurants we ate in whilst in Windhoek this was by far the best.

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Thank MandynJohn
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Reviewed 2 April 2010

They are currently advertising themselves as "Balalaika at the Zoo," and have added sushi platters to their menu. I have been going there for lunch in recent weeks, and have found the service to be consistently good. The waiters and waitresses have clearly been trained to try for a European level of service. They have good salads, good fish, and while prehaps not world-class, the sushi has generally been quite fresh and satisfying.

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Thank tilda54
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