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La Beach

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51 Marina Blvd, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
(08) 8941 7400
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 3
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointing food

We ordered takeaway barra & chips for 3 last week just before sunset, from this well-known fish and chip cafe with many great reviews. We collected it as soon as it was ready, ate 10 minutes later. Our chips were dried out, soggy and very ordinary, fish OK, batter average. Service good. Location... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Shirley H
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Darwin, Australia
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Darwin, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We ordered takeaway barra & chips for 3 last week just before sunset, from this well-known fish and chip cafe with many great reviews. We collected it as soon as it was ready, ate 10 minutes later. Our chips were dried out, soggy and very ordinary, fish OK, batter average. Service good. Location great leading onto a public green area... More 

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Canberra
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53 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The views of the sunset over the beach is fantastic. The seating is all outside. So no air conditioning. The food is fish and chips as it should be served in paper. There is seafood as well. There is a good family atmosphere and kids are welcome. It is an enjoyable experience looking at the sunset eating fish and chips.... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place is great , fresh seafood large portions of the best chips all consumed with a cold beer or wine overlooking La Beach hard to beat if you love fish n chips

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

La beach is a different sort of restaurant. Not quite open air, it has an array of casual tables where you can take your paper-wrapped fish and chips and bottles of drink, one you bring a picnic rig, and/or folding chairs, and picnic on the grass overlooking the beach and harbour. Lovely at sunset but don't forget the insect repellent... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Love to meet my friends and family here and sit on the open covered area or on the lawns with our fish and chips. Food cooked fresh on ordering.

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Perth, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Fish and Chips at Cullen Bay as the sun goes down - they;re not cheap but they're good - licensed, but in the bounds of the restaurant, so you don't get the best views there. But in a quirk of Top End licensing you can buy your fish and chips at La Beach and set up a picnic table on... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stumbled across La Beach about a year ago. It is in the most wonderful beachfront setting looking out over the ocean on Cullen Bay and the fish and chips are freshly cooked to order on arrival with fresh fish arriving and being filleted every day. Ask what has just arrived and order that, you won't be disappointed. Jew-fish or... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Just spent time at La Beach. Had 1/2 chips $3, calamari $5 and 2 scollops which were yummy. Total of $12 very reasonable. Lovely sea breeze. Man serving is one of the kindest people I have ever met. You can't beat the view of Darwin harbour and walk along the promenade is cool and refreshing. Great location and service, cooking... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We go quite regularly, but this was a reunion weekend 20 or so people sitting on the beautiful lawns outside, sun setting great fish and chips, old style wrapped in paper crumbed,battered or grilled several choices of local fish or Australian fish, you can also eat in they have a licence to serve alcohol on the premises, great Sunday lunch... More 

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Jervis Bay, Australia
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242 reviews 242 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

What a gem of a restaurant. Casual fish and chips sitting on a balcony with views of Darwin Harbour. Excellent value and large portions quickly served. Worth a revisit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 Marina Blvd, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: (08) 8941 7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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