Winter time in Namibia can be very cruel, that is why you need to cater to your soul and nourish yourself with a good plate of food, the cafe I eat bread of Life will suit you very well if you ever need something to eat.
Lydia Heelu the owner of I Eat the Bread of Life coffee shop says the shop is christian shop and a safe haven where believers and non-believers of the christian religion can come and experience the love of God. “We welcome everybody and we want this place to be a free place where people can come to enjoy themselves,” she said.
The shop is a seasonal place that sells food based on the season of the year they are operating in. Since it is winter at the moment, the shop specialises in selling various soups and stews on the menu such as beef stew with rice, potato soup, butternut and cream soup, bacon, cheese and cream soup, chicken and vegetable soup and hot beverages such as coffee, cappuccinos and tea. The shop also sells savoury and wholesome foods such as muffins, fat cakes and Wamboe bread.
There are plans to switch the menu for the summer season and make it much more vibrant. “We are going to change our menu according to the seasons and it is going to be like that all the time,” she said.
The shop is at Tal Street’s Stern Building has been in operation for little over two months and has received a great reception from members of the public. “Our most popular dish at the moment is the beef stew and rice dish, people love it. The reception has been really good and we get new people everyday from different work of life and the customers usually bring someone else through when they come to buy our food,” said Heelu.
Heelu believes in being adopting her business to an agile environment and making sure her business adopts to rapidly changing business economy. “We want to be known for outstanding service and we work on our service delivery everyday,” said Heelu.
The place has a minimal and great design concept with bible scriptures on wall posters. The shop is clean and the hygiene is of high standard. Besides food, they also sell T-shirts at the shop.
Unwrap.online tried out the shops most popular dish, the beef stew and rice meal and were impressed by the quality of food. The meal was packed with flavour, with an enjoyable taste.
The shop is open weekdays from 07H30 am untill 18H00 pm. On Saturdays the coffee shop is open 09H00 am untill 13H00 pm.