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“Not bad in an out of the way place” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Desert Oaks Bistro

Desert Oaks Bistro
Luritja Road | Kings Canyon Resort, Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
1300 863 248
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Cuisines: Australian
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Canberra, Australia
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“Not bad in an out of the way place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you're staying at Kings Canyon resort, or go to Kings Canyon with AAT Kings you'll end up here for a meal. Basically a simple cafe. Plenty of seats inside, some also outside.

There are a few choices for lunch, the special of the day when we visited was an all you can eat salad bar. Unfortunately it didn't look that appetising, and at $19 didn't look worth it. However they do a range of burgers and fries; we tried one of the specialties - camel burger (about $20) and it was great, very tasty and didn't taste gamey at all. Recommended. Chips were excellent - nice and crunchy too, and the meal sizes were very good too.

Service was OK, they seemed a little disinterested, but they've a pretty captive market. Worth a visit if you're there.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
“C+”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great food but poor lighting...... Hard to see and "fake" candles not good light...... I knew there was only one bar but do they really have to hike up the prices that much????

Visited May 2014
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Dapto, Australia
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Fresh & Quick”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The entree platter for 2 was delicious, the Outback Pizza (meat lovers choice) lacked topping content, mostly covered with cheese,

Visited May 2014
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Bendigo
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“Good service and meals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We had a full buffet breakfast , which was good value and plenty of it. Service by staff was great. No dislikes .

Visited May 2014
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Sydney Austalia
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“Good restaurant at the Resort”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Good restauant with a varied menu that catered for all. Bar service available so that it was an enjoyable evening.

Visited May 2014
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