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Lot 1900 heffernan rd, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
08-8952-8396
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 12
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Don't be concerned about venturing 15 kms out of town to this Vietnamese Restaurant - it is clearly signposted off the route to the airport. This is an opportunity to enjoy an evening of cool desert air and tables groaning with freshly prepared dishes. Our choices were the deep fried prawns with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
BVOS99
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Brisbane, Australia
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Alice Springs, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Located about 8 km south of the town in a lovely bush garden setting. You have a choice of open air dining in a shady arbour or inside in an air conditioned environment. We love the outside atmosphere listening to the birds, the tinkle of the water into the goldfish pond and the wonderful fresh air. The food is delicious... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Don't be concerned about venturing 15 kms out of town to this Vietnamese Restaurant - it is clearly signposted off the route to the airport. This is an opportunity to enjoy an evening of cool desert air and tables groaning with freshly prepared dishes. Our choices were the deep fried prawns with sesame seeds for starters followed by the whole... More 

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Linz, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The food, ambience and service are delightful. It´s worth a visit anytime but the evenings are particularly wonderful, sitting outside in the quirky gazebo.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Who would have thought a high-quality Vietnamese restaurant could exist in the desert, 15km from Alice Springs in the middle of nowhere? Well, it does. Vietnamese gates and a Buddhist shrine greet the visitor, who has a choice of indoor or outdoor dining. The table settings are basic, but well spaced and comfortable. We were lucky enough to dine here... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It is well worth the trip out to the restaurant. The owners started by establishing a market garden when they arrived in Alice. Since then they have set up a Vietnamese restaurant which is about 20 minute from the town centre. The food was so fresh and delicious - they have done a great job you would think you were... More 

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Adelaide
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We'd heard great things about this quirky restaurant from locals and we're really looking forward to the experience. The location, although out of town, is brilliant. A shrine - brilliantly lit greets guests as they walk from the car park. The out- door area looks brilliant for a warm evening. The in-side area looked very tired. Our young male waiter... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Although the restaurant is a distance from town and you need either a designated driver or to catch a taxi ($35-40) each way. The food and service make up for this. Try the steamboat its amazing!! with the smells wafting through the dining area of lemongrass and other spices you close your eyes you could be in Vietnam. With so... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This restaurant was a huge surprise. About 10km out of town on the road to the airport is this fabulous Vietnamese restaurant. They grow a large selection of fresh vegetables on their land that they obviously use in their food. Not the cheapest place but well worth it in our opinion. We had entree, 2 mains, fried rice, 3 glasses... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Was told about this restaurant by a friend and decided to seek it out, even though a fair way out of town (almost back to the airport!). We really enjoyed our meal - fresh and crunchy vegetables with a lovely mix of flavours. We had fresh rice paper rolls, tofu with lemongrass and vegetables and a fabulous Vietnamese style salad... More 

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Hobart
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We hired a car to travel out of Alice Springs to visit this restaurant. We checked the open times for lunch - 12:00 to 2:00, we arrived at 1:15 and was told the kitchen was closed. We had to get a Devonshire tea to see us through at The Ghan Museum, which was delightful. If you plan to visit the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lot 1900 heffernan rd, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
  • Phone Number: 08-8952-8396

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

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