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Sunaraas Gourmet Bistro & Bar

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46 Stephens Rd, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
08 89 526 100
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Alice Springs, Australia
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Went to Sunaraas with some friends from work, fantastic location, great views out of the big windows.. Get a table by the window! Food was great! I had the lamb rack which was cooked perfectly, price a little high but still quite good for Alice. I must say our waitress is in need some some customer service lessons, she was... More 

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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

For the remoteness of Alice Springs, this restaurant serves very fresh seafood and vegetables. Not sure if the food would win any awards in Sydney, but in Alice, Sunaraas is a must stop in for a nice meal in Alice Springs.

Thank Mike C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

My work mates and I chose the Christmas buffet for our Christmas breakup. The staff weren't great, they forgot to bring out the cheese platters until after we had all eaten. The food was okay, I was very surprised that there was no gravy to go with the roast meats. The desserts were fantastic!! The restaurant is quite beautiful.

Thank Britt797
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Great views, good food, a little disorganised and flustered staff. Nice spot for pre dinner drink and wind down.

Thank Heather M
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Went here for a birthday dinner. The service is reasonable although a little slow for how dead it was. There were six of us on my table and only 2 other couples dining, I think we waited about 30minutes or so for our food. However the drinks and food were good. I enjoyed the pork chop but the pork was... More 

Thank Leticia A
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Hadn't been to the restaurant for a number of years and was pleasantly surprised. The meal was cooked to perfection, the staff were helpful and the atmosphere was great. This was helped with the live music, not a regular occurrence, they had been hired for a birthday party. Apart from the fact they had no coffee the experience very nice,... More 

Thank Susan S
Fremantle, Australia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Dined here with work colleagues. 5 of 7 meals were extremely salty and when a polite comment was made to management we had a very rude response. After tasting one of the meals she said that she yes it was salty but palatable... and surely all our meals weren't salty and that we were'feeding off each other'. Worst restaurant experience... More 

Thank Salza_gal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

I have just had the most bizarre experience. 5 out of the seven meals we ordered were not edible as they were extremely salty. When we spoke politely to the manager she said she would taste it and if it was to her liking it would be deemed fine. Terrible food. We were basically told it was our problem. Don't... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This restaurant has got a bit of a dubious reputation among locals in Alice. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the meal, presentation and service, when we went for dinner this week. To top it off, the view is great looking across to the ranges as the sun goes down. At $106 for two including drinks it wasnt... More 

Thank conatus
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Sunaaras is a great restaurant with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere right beside the MacDonnall Ranges. The food is a mixture from indonesian and australian cuisine and is absolutely delicous. My all time favorite is the lamb curry. It is the best curry I ever had. I would totally recommend Sunaraas. Lovely Staff as well as super delicious food.

Thank HannahAX7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $32
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Stephens Rd, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
  • Phone Number: 08 89 526 100
Sunaraas Gourmet Bistro & Bar

Nestled against the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges, experience the rugged beauty of the outback while dining in the relaxing air conditioned Lounge bar and Gourmet bistro of Sunaraas. Offering a fusion of east and west Sunaraas combines the tastes of Asia and Indonesia with contempary Australian cuisine. Local produce and Australian seafood highlight many of the dishes and the delicate homemade sauces and jams will make your taste buds dance. Sunaraas can cater for the lone traveler or a group of 100. Bookings recommended. The extensive menu caters for all needs and budgets and is on offer 7 days a week.

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