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The Precinct Tavern

) #19 of 298 Restaurants in Darwin $$ - $$$ , ,
7 Kitchener Drive, | Darwin, NT. 0800, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8941 9000
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
7 Kitchener Drive, | Darwin, NT. 0800, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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1 - 10 of 374 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No food, just drinks. Noisey & upbeat. Not easy to get a seat. I wanted a cocktail but had to go to their restaurant next door as they didn't have the ingredients. It was fabulous 🍸More

Thank samrox5
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Samrox5 Thank you for your feed back. I am willing to guess it was one of our dessert cocktails (with ice-cream.) They are really good pink Russian is my favourite. You must have come over our very busy weekend seating is usually not to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great area to sit and relax, food was average, plenty of choice on offer for beers. Sat down at the restaurant for lunch and ordered at the bar area......,okay. Also ordered 2 beers at the same time but had to walk 25mts to the other...More

2  Thank David T
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi David T Thank you for your feed back. Just under a month ago we decided to adopt a new concept for our restaurant (customer paced ordering). We are still working on perfecting this and are taking all feed back on board. We would really...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the steak which was cooked to our liking. The wait staff where friendly, helpful and attentive. Great selection of beers and other drinks. Value for money.

2  Thank maydinaustralia
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello maydinaustralia. Thank you for your great review We here at the precinct are extremely glad you enjoyed your experience here and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Haylee

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great chill out pub to catch up with friends - look no further, this is the spot. It has great food and beverages at all reasonable prices. Surrounded by Darwin's lush greenery, you can't ask for a better setting....More

2  Thank Katherine C
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

G'day Katherine C So glad you had such a wonderful experience down here at the precinct. Thank you so much for you review. and hope to see you again soon Kind regards Haylee

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had lunch at the Precinct 4 times in 2 weeks it is that good. The vege parsel with chickpeas and goats cheese is to die for! The service has been great- very friendly, helpful and welcoming. The mussels are absolutely delicious- perfectly cooked...More

2  Thank jwalsh19772017
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi jwalsh19772017 Thank you so much for your review we really appreciate it. I am very happy to hear the service has been great and that you have been looking forward to coming back. On the note of mussels we now have a Friday night...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here for a few drinks before getting a taxi to the races. Great service and plenty of beers on tap, just what we needed to start our day. The waitress was from Wales and we really enjoyed our banter with her. Plenty...More

2  Thank David B
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David B Thanks for you review. Darwin dry season waterfront and races all in the one day sounds amazing. We are really glad Sarah looked after you guys she is hilarious. Well hopefully next time you get to head down for a meal. Look...More

Reviewed July 8, 2017

If you want a casual yet vibrant atmosphere then look no further... The Precinct Waterfront Darwin is not only set amongst the lush tropical palms of Darwin but also offers two different atmospheres. The casual pub vibe with live music, 44 beers on tap and...More

2  Thank TravellingF00die79
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey TravellingF00die79 Super pleased you love it down here at The Precinct. We do try very hard to accommodate for everyone lovely to see it appreciated. We have just updated the concept a little in the restaurant so hopefully you get a chance to come...More

Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. Value for money. My wife and i order oysters and it was the best entrèe we've had. I had medium well done steak and it was cooked perfect. Will surely come back.

1  Thank MMouzarakis
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Hi MMouzarakis, Thank you for visiting us at the Precinct Tavern and for your kind words. We were really pleased to read about your pleasant experience and hope that you will join us again one day really soon. Kind regards Andrew

Reviewed June 29, 2017

Went here for the a meal on Sunday. Would recommend the Sunday Roast it was great value and delicious. Its a great spot overlooking the water. The waitress was friendly and the service pretty good. Rated it a 4 but upped it to a 5...More

1  Thank 255100Disappointed
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Hi 255100Disappointed, It was really nice to hear that you enjoyed our Sunday roast and our service to your expectations. We have a great view and love the Matso's range. Like and follow us on our Facebook page for our up and coming special Matso's...More

Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

4 of us attended the Prancing Pony Brewery Beer Dinner last night at the Precinct. Great food with beer incorporated in every course, even desert! The host was very informative & it was a fantastic night, we look forward to the next event.

1  Thank Nugde
The Precinct T, Manager at The Precinct Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Hi Nudge, Thanks for coming to the Prancing Pony Beer Dinner we are pleased that you enjoyed your evening and we hope to see you back at the Precinct Tavern again really soon. Kind regards Andrew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Kitchener Drive, | Darwin, NT. 0800, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8941 9000
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