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Arnguli Grill & Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Arnguli is the local Indigenous name for the bush plum. The plum flourishes even in the driest areas. Its importance in desert life is immortalised in dreaming stories and artwork.A gem of Australia’s rugged heart, the bush plum is a fitting name for a restaurant that celebrates its stunning surroundings. Executive Chef Christian Meinhardt selects and transforms the finest produce from around Australia into a modern culinary experience. Quality products from every corner of the country are enlivened by local Indigenous flora, spices, grains and seeds.
$20 - $54
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a solo traveller I was a bit apprehensive about dining out alone, but the staff at Arnguli Grill & Restaurant were absolutely wonderful. My meal of chicken and vegetables (sidedish) with native herbs was so delicious I was tempted to return again the following...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Lvim
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We knew what we were signing up when we went to dine at the Arnguli restaurant but I still felt the cocktails were overpriced. Each cocktail was priced at $24.50. The food was delicious - we had the special market fish with cannellini beans and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 614remyar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Best tomahawk steak ever and great service by Gech. Chef personally came out to see us and talk about our meal.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Micksta79
Reviewed 3 days ago

So there isn't exactly a ton of competition, but if you are looking for the highest quality dining experience and food, Arnguli is your best bet. Not surprisingly it is pricey, but the food was mostly solidly good-some portion sizes were small and it wasn't...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank GoKnights14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night. We ordered 2 entrees that came out quickly but our 3 mains took about an hour to come out. This was despite a near empty restaurant at 9pm in the evening. The flavours had too much emphasis on wine...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Cecilia1896
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our dinner here. I had the poke bowl (which was delicious) as the entree and my partner had the emu was delicious. We also had a cocktail made with local ingredients which was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 480amandan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is just ok, considering you are out in the middle of nowhere. The food is hit and miss. Very expensive !!! However I would like to say a very big Thankyou to our wonderful sweet waitress tonight who went out of her way...More

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank Melinda0505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed beautifully presented delicious meals at this restaurant. Staff were attentive and helpful

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Carolel1947
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our group of four women felt the food was light on (not enough to satisfy)... it was an expensive food option where we felt we paid for more for the service than the food.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Leanda M
Reviewed September 5, 2019

We had the steak meal which was good, the side of vegetables was a nice fresh option. The $$ were not that high the menu had a good selection of local produce.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Response from gallitassi | Reviewed this property |
I ordered a birthday cake. From memory it was about $30 and delicious. By the way, I have been trying to change the name of this restaurant to the ilkari restaurant. I made a mistake. I dined at the ilkari - excellent. Sorry... More
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The dress code is neat casual. Long pants are suitable but no jacket is required. In summer even dress shorts may be ok. As a woman I wore long pants, blouse and sandals. I asked about flip flops and the hostess said they... More
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