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“AMAZING food, great restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hanuman Restaurant

Hanuman Restaurant
93 Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
(08) 8941 3500
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Ranked #8 of 234 Restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $89
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Hanuman Darwin first opened its doors in 1992. Originally located at the Bennet Street end of Mitchell Street, the restaurant moved to its current location late 2007.We are delighted with the new setting. As part of the Holiday Inn Esplanade complex the restaurant incorporates a beautiful deck dining area and stylish cocktail bar.With seating for 90 people outside and a further 90 inside, be prepared to immerse yourself in a truly exotic experience. The furnishings, tableware and artworks have been sourced from around the world and the lighting will take your breath away.
Adelaide
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“AMAZING food, great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

The food here is incredible!!! So SO impressed with the beautiful flavours- loved all of the food. Duck salad, pork belly, Sri Lankan Love cake...!! They obviously had a few new staff members BUT they were all still absolutely lovely and went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. And the food...!!! The best part was hearing they're opening a Hanumans back home in Adelaide so I don't have to wait to come back to darwin to experience this amazing food :)

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manager_Hanuman_DRW, General Manager at Hanuman Restaurant, responded to this review, December 8, 2013
Dear Jls8,

Thank you for your comments and commendation.

We are pleased that you have enjoyed your overall dining experience with us.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Hanuman!
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Darwin, Australia
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“Outstanding for the 22nd year in a row!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Thank you to the team again for a wonderful experience!! Food exceeded expecations again for our guest. Beautiful food.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manager_Hanuman_DRW, General Manager at Hanuman Restaurant, responded to this review, December 8, 2013
Dear FandB105,

We are delighted that you continue to enjoy the food and service that we provide.

It is always very encouraging to learn that we have exceeded our guests' expectations whilst dining with us.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Hanuman!
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Townsville, Australia
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

Could not fault the service or food last night. The menu was great, shared little plates as a entree, and 3 mains in the middle of the table with rice for mains, just perfect. The pork belly was simply delish. Well done.

Visited November 2013
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Manager_Hanuman_DRW, General Manager at Hanuman Restaurant, responded to this review, December 8, 2013
Dear matt094,

Thank you for taking time to post your review.

We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your overall dining experience with us.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Hanuman.
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“Loved the food, could not fault it.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Took my husband here for his birthday based on several recommendations. As we haven't been here before we didn't know how to go about being seated so we waited at the top of the ramp at the entrance to the outside area. Stood there for a few minutes before one of the waiters told us we had to go to the front counter - perhaps a sign directing people where to go would be useful as we saw many people do the same thing while we were there. After being seated at our table it was all positive for the rest of the evening. The menu is awesome and it was difficult to choose. Highly recommend the tasting plate for entrée, everything on it was delicious. Mains of butter chicken and lamb korma were also very tasty. Wine prices a bit on the expensive side but I guess that's just darwin. Will definitely be back to try some of the other dishes. Definitely recommend it.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manager_Hanuman_DRW, General Manager at Hanuman Restaurant, responded to this review, November 28, 2013
Dear jolee6210,

Thank you for passing on your feedback.

We are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Hanuman!
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Jabiru, Australia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Poor Service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I arrived early two friends for dinner. I sat in a most empty restaurant and waited for a waiter to come and ask me if I wanted a drink. Eventually I have to get up and ask someone to get me a drink. My friends arrived, and from the service was just poor. We had to ask for menu's so we could order food. One friend ordered another glass of wine that never arrived. The food is average, and the venue is really not that great. Too many tables very close together. At one time we could hardly have a conversation as there was so much noise. I cannot say that the food is all that special, and I would not go back there again, and would not recommend the place to anyone. Do yourself a favour and eat somewhere else.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Manager_Hanuman_DRW, Manager at Hanuman Restaurant, responded to this review, November 28, 2013
Dear Jabiru3828,

Thank you for your informative feedback and comments.

We sincerely apologise that your experience with us has been an unpleasant one. Please be assured that this has been addressed to ensure that this type of incident does not happen again.

We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again to Hanuman.
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