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Nirvana Restaurant

6 Dashwood Crescent (entrance via Smith Street), Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
08 8981 2025
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Ranked #81 of 248 Restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Perth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We went to Nirvana for dinner and drinks on a Saturday night. The entertainment was great, with a reggae band playing and belly dancing too. The tandoori chicken was really tasty but the aloo gobi was a little too creamy, which overpowered any of the spices. All in all it was a good evening out away from Mitchell Street and... More 

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Northern Territory, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had our pre wedding get together with the family here in July, i was emailed the banquet menu and wanted to swap some dishes around, which was fine. In total we had 20 people dining on a Monday night so wasnt busy. We paid $40 per head and the food was not only fantastic but there was alot of it.... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

So disappointed. My husband and I used to frequent this restaurant 2 years ago frequently as we loved the rustic ambience and the food, at that time, was reasonable. Never the best indian, just ok, so we tended to stay away from that portion of the menu and instead found the Malaysian component of the menu quite tasty. Regrettably, over... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Read the mixed reviews and ignored them. Don't be put off by the front facade. Had a nice table at the back of the building. Had a great dining experience with a small group. Had a variety of dishes - try the massaman beef. Prices are reasonable and drink menu while not huge is more than adequate. Flavours for the... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Service is good, and food excellent and yum. Atmosphere is nice but can get a bit too cosy in there when a few people get in there. Did find that the drink prices are a little high but I think that is the way it is going everywhere now. Second time there now and will come back again for the... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Service was disappointingly poor, food very average, the music and atmosphere good. I would only continue go there for drinks at the bar as the bar staff is better than the waiting staff was not paying any attention to the guests' needs i.e no cutlery after entree and no water top up. We literally had to shout through the room... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Setting is unusual but comfortable. Service was very good. The food was excellent and very tasty. There was good live music. I would recommend this restaurant.

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nantes
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We went there last night. The setting is nice and comfy although it's certainly not the place for a long conversation as it gets very loud! The service was great, no problem with that at all. The cocktails are great (expensive though, but it's Darwin price I guess) and the live music was terrific, we really enjoyed it. BUT... The... More 

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Parap
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We went to Nirvana for dinner last Monday night. There were three of us and we decided to share dishes. We were seated in the front area which is looking fresher and more light than our last visit. Service was attentive without being over the top. Only complaint was that we did have a significant wait between starters and mains.... More 

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Darwin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

8 if us went for a birthday dinner. The service was very poor. Very bad mannered staff. Food was average large chunks of potatoes instead of fish to act as filler disguised under claggy sauces. There is a wide range of drinks to suit any taste thank goodness as it too the taste of the food away

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Additional Information about Nirvana Restaurant

Address: 6 Dashwood Crescent (entrance via Smith Street), Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8981 2025
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:30 pm - 2:00 am

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