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Arnguli Grill

Yulara Drive | Desert Gardens Hotel, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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Ranked #2 of 11 Restaurants in Yulara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $71
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Arnguli is the local Indigenous name for the bush plum. The plum flourishes even in the driest areas. Its importance in desert life is immortalised in dreaming stories and artwork.A gem of Australia’s rugged heart, the bush plum is a fitting name for a restaurant that celebrates its stunning surroundings. Executive Chef Kellie Quazi selects and transforms the finest produce from around Australia into a modern culinary experience. Quality products from every corner of the country are enlivened by local Indigenous flora, spices, grains and seeds
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

My husband and I dined her for our Anniversary dinner. The menu has a good selection, and the hostess that initially served us was very friendly and warm. Overall the food was very good, hot, fresh and cooked perfectly. Our only disappointment was that the service declined as the night went on. We ended up being served by 3 different... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

To have an excellent restaurant meal anywhere in the world is a real pleasure, and to find dining excellence in the remote, inhospitable Red Centre of Australia was a genuine surprise and a wonderful experience. Service was impeccable too. In my seasoned opinion, there are many restaurants in Sydney or Melbourne serving average, overpriced meals could take a lesson in... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Just returned from a holiday to Alice Springs and Uluru. During our stay at the Desert Sands Hotel, my wife and I dined out one night at the Arnguli Restaurant. I am a serious steak lover, so for me to say that this was the best steak of my life is a big call ( I'm a young 69 )... More

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Houston, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We stopped by for a quick dinner without reservations and were turned away until the manager intervened. Definitely recommend reservations. We started with the watermelon soup which was quite good. Then we enjoyed the tasting platter with kangaroo, wallaby, crocodile and emu. All good. Finally, the lamb chops which were served with lentils, really worth the price. I would recommend... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

After a very bad time at the Desert Gardens hotel ,This was a great surprise Presentation was fantastic ,Staff where fantastic And the food was simply "WOW" I look forward to going back there I just wish our Melbourne restaurants could give us such a great surprise Thank you guys A great Final night

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I ate here twice and enjoyed both meals - I had the Chicken Mignon and the Duck Tortellini. They provided wine match suggestions with the meals which was helpful.

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

When we booked our accommodation and tours with Voyages we asked for recommendations for places to eat. We really enjoyed our meal at the Arnguli Grill. The presentation was excellent and so was the service.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for good quality dinner especially if you enjoy a steak then I would recommend this restaurant above alternatives at Ayres Rock Resort. Eye fillet is excellent.

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Food was excellent, service was relaxed and friendly, prices pretty hood considering the quality and the logistics of getting everything into the muddle of the desert.

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london
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

You need to book in advance to be sure of a table. The food is excellent if a little on the pricey side.

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