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Darwin RSL Club

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1/27 Cavenagh St | Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
‎ +61 8 8981 5437
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 10
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A few quiet beers

The RSL is only very small, but is great for a quiet frink away from the noisy backpackers and other touristy places

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Peter E
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Newcastle, Australia
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Newcastle, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

The RSL is only very small, but is great for a quiet frink away from the noisy backpackers and other touristy places

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Sydney
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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

This is where the locals have a drink and punt and a meal. It is good value for money, unpretentious and working class Australia. Expect multiple TV screens simultaneously showing various race meetings for the punters and sport to fill in the gaps. The prices are good by Darwin standards and the steak I had was very good. It is... More 

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Essendon, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had my family visit the RSL yesterday for lunch. During the course of it my mother started choking. She was choking *and vomiting* at the table, struggling to breath for nearly 10 minutes and not a single person from the RSL even thought to offer assistance? My father had to beat her chest in an effort to dislodge the... More 

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Bianca S, Manager at Darwin RSL Club, responded to this review

It is with my sincerest apologies, that your mother had such a frightening experience whilst visiting the Darwin RSL. As you can imagine, after receiving such strongly worded letter of complaint attacking my loyal and hard working staff, I immediately reviewed the CCTV, what I found was that there were no visible signs of distress, certainly no beating of the... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I recently had dinner here and all I can say is amazing!! Staff were lovely, massive serving. very nice presentation and all at a reasonable price- catch of the day $20! Would definitely return here!

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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is not like the huge poker machine palaces you find in Sydney and is all the better for it. This small club in Cavanagh Street is accessible by stairs or lift and it welcomes visitors. It has a history dating back to the First World War and I was impressed by the memorabilia displayed, from the 25 pounder World... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Very popular RSL. Spacious and clean. Good service. Nice meals. Cold drinks on a very hot day is probably the most important item!

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Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Always like to support the RSL wherever we are. Disappointed in this one though. The food was average, overpriced, and had to wait a long time for it. The salt and pepper squid at $18 had a few pieces on the plate- I wouldn't rate that as a full serve.

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I went in with work mates being told it was good for lunch, i wasn't disappointed, great prices and meal size, cooked really well and club atmosphere. Good job guys

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Bianca S, Manager at Darwin RSL Club, responded to this review

We thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor and hope that you continue to enjoy visiting Darwin RSL club. More 

Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I love this place.....! The food, the service and the cheap drinks. When it comes to quality this is extremely hard to beat. The chef's will whip up and top notch restaurant culinary delight at the price of some cheap American fast food joint....! I know my choice every time!!! There are TV's positioned with various channels to cater for... More 

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Sydney
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Food was reasonably good and staff were very friendly. It is only a small club and the staff are very helpful, but as RSL clubs go, not one I would probably go back to.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/27 Cavenagh St | Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: ‎ +61 8 8981 5437

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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