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Hanuman Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Hanuman Darwin first opened its doors in 1992. Originally located at the Bennet Street end of Mitchell Street, the restaurant moved to its current location late 2007.We are delighted with the new setting. As part of the Holiday Inn Esplanade complex the restaurant incorporates a beautiful deck dining area and stylish cocktail bar.With seating for 90 people outside and a further 90 inside, be prepared to immerse yourself in a truly exotic experience. The furnishings, tableware and artworks have been sourced from around the world and the lighting will take your breath away.
$15 - $60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Indian, Thai
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was fantastic. What a wonderful restaurant serving up a mix of Indian and Thai food. Servings are generous, the service is great, really nice ambience and it’s a big, busy restaurant too. Highly recommended

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Macca_MJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and flavours. Lots of choices of Indian and Thai dishes. Went back for takeaways the next day it was so good. Really handy if staying at any of the CBD hotels.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Ann D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place, my fav was the butter chicken, will def return Staff all very friendly and great, great atmosphere, quick service.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Blinkev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit the Hanuman and love its variety of Thai and Indian food. The Meen Moolie made with NT barramundi is our favourite. It is deservedly a very popular restaurant in Darwin.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank DenisB1734
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to May and her team. What a fantastic night, the first time here where everything has been 5 star. From the food (thank you Chef) to the service, I really hope this experience is here to stay. Thank you again to May for...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Lotusnt66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be a frequent visitor at Hanuman and have also been to the Alice Springs venue but had not been for 12 months or so, so decided to take my new partner and a friend visiting from interstate there for a meal and a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Iamacunt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food & service, for entree we shared the satay chicken kebabs, nice and moist/tender with yummy sauce, not some some dry ones we seem to get served up. For main we had their signature dish Butter Chicken and it was excellent, as was the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quality south-east Asian dining restaurant. Suits formal or casual dining for large groups or an intimate meal for two. My wife and I love this restaurant - we walked along the Esplanade for a meal out tonight. Excellent service with a choice of aircon or...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

We couldn't get in without a booking. Very large and noisy place. Food might be good but we don't know. Didn't bother going back as plenty of other places around

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CarinAustralia
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Been here quite a few number of times, amazing food specially chicken chitanad. Good food and always worth it.

Date of visit: December 2019
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September 10, 2019|
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Response from stuartm548 | Reviewed this property |
No idea - I don’t ask
March 12, 2019|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a dessert menu but I would contact the restsurant and ask about bringing your own cake...enjoy your celebration.
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Danielle C | Reviewed this property |
We were waited on hand and foot I thought it was great service
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