Be part of a one-of-a-kind culinary journey through Namibia, where vibrant flavours and rich traditions converge to tantalise your taste buds. From the wilds of the savanna to the shores of the Atlantic, Namibia offers a diverse array of mouthwatering delicacies that reflect its cultural heritage and natural abundance.

Game Meat

Experience the essence of Namibia’s wilderness with a taste of game meat. Indulge in succulent cuts of springbok, oryx, kudu, and even crocodiles, served in lodges and restaurants across the country. Not only is game meat delicious, but it’s also a sustainable alternative to traditional meats, reflecting the harmony between humans and wildlife in Namibia’s ecosystem.


Delight in the bounty of the Atlantic Ocean with fresh seafood dishes along Namibia’s coastline. From flaky hake to flavourful galjoen and kingklip, seafood aficionados will be in paradise. For the freshest catch, head to coastal restaurants in towns like Swakopmund or Lüderitz, where you can savour the ocean’s treasures straight from the source. You can discover a range of seafood dishes at restaurants in Windhoek, including those located within establishments like Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino.


Experience the time-honoured tradition of potjiekos, a savoury stew meticulously cooked in a cast-iron pot over an open flame. Made with tender meats or fish and an array of vegetables, herbs, and spices, potjiekos is a hearty and comforting dish that embodies the warmth of Namibian hospitality.


Sample Namibia’s take on dried meat with biltong, a beloved snack found throughout the country. Indulge in strips of air-dried beef or game meat, seasoned to perfection and packed with savoury flavour. For an extra kick, try the spicy chili bites or indulge in droëwors, a delicious dried sausage made from beef or game meat.

Delia du Plessis, Sliced Biltong, CC BY-SA 3.0


Dive into the vibrant street food culture of Namibia with kapana, a beloved snack enjoyed in townships across the country. Watch as cooks barbecue tender red meat in the open air, then serve it up with a tantalising array of peppers, onions, chilies, and sauces. Experience the bustling energy of Namibian markets as you indulge in this flavourful street food sensation.

From the rugged landscapes of the Kalahari to the bustling streets of Windhoek, Namibia’s culinary delights promise a feast for the senses. Embark on a gastronomic adventure and discover the diverse flavors that define this captivating country.