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Under A Desert Moon

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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King's Canyon Resort, Kings Canyon, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tallangatta
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

A beautifully presented & intimate evening with absolutely delicious food 6 individual couples sat at tables around a small fire under the stars, our meal was prepared in an open air kitchen near us . Food & Wine complimented each other.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We dined in the restaurant and had a lovely meal. It was nice to see native ingredients in the meals. Service was efficient, if a little too fast.

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Thank Shannynsteel
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We had a great night. The desert moon dinner was amazing and the staff were great. Definitely a must if you are travelling to the red centre

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Tacoma, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Fantastic value for money. Amazing 5 course meal served with matching wines. The incorporation of Australian bush foods into all of the dishes helped make this a great dinning experience. The explanation/description of each course provided by Shelley was very detailed and presented to each table individually. The chefs came out at the end of the meal and were very... More 

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Illawarra
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Vegetarian option request made a week before did not get passed on to the chef, which was disappointing. However, chef did quite well for last minute notification. We only had 4 people, so truly an intimate experience. There was a bit too much music and light to truly appreciate the stars (better from our little verandah), but we had a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We swagged at the campground and had experienced average to poor food at the resorts other eating venues and had set our expections accordingly. We were totally blown away by the quality of the food, the attentive chef and the lovely waitress who looked after us. The set is beautiful with an open fire, torches flickering in the dark and... More 

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Sydney
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94 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Worth a try we thought on our visit to Kings Canyon and this well and truly exceeded our expectations. Shelley our hostess was excellent. Attentive, friendly and explained the dishes well. While not many stars on the night we were there it didn't matter. The ambiance was intimate and the food was excellent. One of us did the wine matching... More 

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Thank Helot
Singapore, Singapore
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

It was dark, there was no moon but the stars did their "darnedest" to add sparkle to the dark skies. It was getting a tad cold and what we thought was a pre selected menu sent to us by email, got changed without notice. In our group there was a lady who had a food problem and her husband was... More 

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Thank JeanWN
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Superb meal, outstanding service. We're it not for the minimally talented 'musician' playing his usual stuff in the Dingo Bar, this would have been a 5-star experience. Sound carries far in the desert. I complained about the noise, especially the base, to the waiter, but he could do nothing about it. I complained the next day to Reception, they felt... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

16 people enjoyed the canapés, while sipping a complimentary sparkling wine. Our 2 hosts explained the menu to us...a 6 course degustation delight. Some of the courses included barramundi, pork belly, wagyu beef and lemon tart. All were served with tasty accompaniments. The service was friendly and very attentive without being intrusive. Give yourself a treat. At $99 it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King's Canyon Resort, Kings Canyon, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Kings Canyon

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?