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Golden Orchid

#101 of 280 Restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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62 Marina Blvd | Cullen Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8981 8833
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tue 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Golden Orchid will cook your catch to perfection! We took a mud crab, some Barra and 2kgs of blue swimmers which were all prepared to perfection for $25 per dish. Great quality Thai food that is excellent value for money. The ambience sitting outside on the marina can't be beaten in Darwin and the staff are friendly and attentive. We're... More 

1 Thank SydneyLuxury_lover
Darwin, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2015

Pork buns were cold and soggy, gyoza was under cooked, fresh fruit had little flavour but the fried rice and poached eggs were acceptable. The venue has a nice view of Cullen Bay.

Thank 57Michele
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere that had a bit everything for our family. This place delivers. Miss 4 had the kids seafood platter Dad had the steak n calamari and some oysters Kilpatrick. I had massaman curry. All the dishes were generous size and extremely tasty. We will be back. Staff are so friendly.

1 Thank Holly G
Darwin, Australia
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Talking about customer service, they are very attentive to customer's needs that is why me and my family are happy with their service. With regards to food, for $18.00 per head, I think it is value for money. They serve omelette, crispy bacon (my favourite), sausages, fried rice, gyoza and the like. They even have pork buns. Coffee, juices and... More 

1 Thank Wednesday D
Darwin, Australia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2015

We had dinner at the venue to celebrate the birthdays of 3 of our friends. There were 17 of us all in one table which was very hard to achieve when we last book at different venues. Everyone loved the marina view, delicious food and the excellent service. We will be back and we highly recommend the place☺

2 Thank Liza L
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

I found this restaurant while looking for somewhere to cook our mud crabs we caught that day, they cooked the crabs chilli style and omg it was so nice and the staff were so nice and helpful, can't recommend this restaurant highly enough. You won't be disappointed

6 Thank Sunbury_mick
Victor Harbor, Australia
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334 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015

This Restaurant offers an all you can eat breakfast for $18.50. In fact all of the breakfast joints along this strip make the same offer. The food is reasonable but the view is great. The only drawback about the place is the fact no one knows how to make a coffee. They use an automated machine so if you just... More 

Thank Peter D
Wichita, Kansas
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122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Value for money, cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Excellent staff service. Place for family and corporate celebration eg; Corporate Christmas event, birthdays, anniversaries or romantic dinner for two with marina view.

Thank Z3bhSmith
Coolangatta, Australia
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67 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

For $18 this is the best value breakfast in town. You get your usual bacon & eggs type breakfast, but as a bonus, there is a bunch of Asian foods to select from. Also included is bottomless cups of real made coffee, so who can complain? Great surrounds and view, yummy food, friendly staff, no complaints

Thank Stella G
Colchester England
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2015

While staying a week in Cullen Bay I chanced upon the Golden Orchid for an evening meal. The menu is varied and extensive with not only Thai food but also traditional English too. There is also a very good wine and beer menu to accompany the meal. The staff are very friendly and very efficient, the service and the food... More 

2 Thank 2800trucker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Chinese, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Marina Blvd | Cullen Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 8833

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