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Nirvana Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Here at Nirvana have specialised in bringing South East Asian style Street Food to your table with vibrant colours and aromas that include a mixture of Indian, Thai, Malaysian and Vietnamese Street Cuisine spliced together to make our own unique recipes & style. These are all hearty and filling dishes, made to be shared with friends and family alike. Nirvana is made up of 4 unique sections allowing us to cater for romantic private tables of 2, to large group functions up to 100+. Front Bar with live music every weekend and Darwin's longest running Jam Sessions celebrating its 20th year in 2019! Our Open air Courtyard and Alfresco Deck. Finally our beautiful Restaurant of tucked away rabbit warrens
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Indian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vietnamese
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music, Jazz Bar
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Reviewed November 7, 2019

The atmosphere in this restaurant is Indian but urban. There are small tables, a seating area with pillows, and a large table for larger groups. There is a tropical type bar and a small stage which is used for live entertainment. The food was Indian...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank WorldwideRover007
NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi WorldwideRover, Thank you so much for this amazing review and we are over the moon that you had such a fantastic time with us here at Nirvana and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed October 29, 2019

Based on the strength of the reviews here, we went to Nirvana without reservations on a recent Saturday night. We walked into live music in a largish room, but we knew in advance that we weren't really there for music or the large room...they have...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank honu-rangi
NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Hi Honu-rangi, Thank you so much for your lovely and thorough review. It really is very much appreciated and means the world to all of the staff here at Nirvana. It was a pleasure so serve you both and we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed October 24, 2019 via mobile

I'm a Darwin local and I have travelled throughout South East Asia regularly and I always love going to Nirvana for the delicious food the Thai Fried fish is delishes along with the Lamb Korma and every other dish on the menu I recommend a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Hi BrianC, Thank you so much for your amazing review it really means a lot to us and we especially take pride in making our locals happy. We look forward to seeing you again soon. :)

Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

Just one of the best places in Darwin and it keeps getting better. Recent upgrades and additions in the jazz bar have refreshed the place and opened it up even more. If you go to Darwin then you MUST take a trip to NirvanaMore

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank bmacca74
NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Hi bmacca74, Thank you so much for your amazing review it really means a lot to us and we really do enjoy making our locals happy! :) So glad you like the new changes to the Jazz Bar, there will be more in the new...More

Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

I recently went for dinner with two girlfriends. We didn’t book but had no trouble getting a table. The service was excellent with bubbly and attentive staff. We all enjoyed different meals- which were incredibly delicious. The white wine sangria was also super yummy. We...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank cbnelly
NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Hi cbnelly, We are over the moon that you and your friends really enjoyed your experience here with us at Nirvana. Thank you so much for your review and so glad you enjoyed the White Wine Sangria! Its one of our cheeky favourites too :P...More

Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

We won a voucher for Nirvana so decided to use it. Originally booked for Friday night & had to change to Saturday night due to illness. This wasn't a problem for the restaurant & they followed up with a confirmation via phone call as well...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Hi Susanw, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are all so glad that you both had a fantastic evening and we look forward to having you dine with us again at Nirvana :)

Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

I was lucky enough to hold my 50th birthday celebration at Nirvana last Saturday night in the front jazz bar. From the first email, Tristram was outstanding in the detail given and any last minute changes and dietary requirements were easily accommodated. Josh, the bar...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Helen W
NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

Hi Helen, It was an absolute please to have you all with us again and we are so happy that we could be apart of your special night. Once again many happy returns from all of us here at Nirvana :) regards, Tristram Winter General...More

Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

The staff service was Awesome, the food Amazing. Our waiter Josh was humorous & exceptional, thank you for making our night Josh.

Date of visit: August 2019
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NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

Hi D4189JYsheilab, Thank you so much for your lovely review and we look forward to having you dine with us again here at Nirvana :)

Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

Great food for just a casual and Cruisy night with friends, check on their website for jam nights or when they have bands on too. Have been loads of times and keep going back! Some great nights had there!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Roara74
NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

Hi Roara74, Thank you so much for this amazing review and we look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

We came for a dinner and where totally surprised how nice it was. From the outside it looks more like a night club. But inside it is cozy, and great food makes it to a super restaurant and later the music and and the friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Skrallinger
NirvanaManagment, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

Hi Skrallinger, It was an absolute pleasure to have you both dine with us and we are so pleased that you had such a lovely evening. We look forward to seeing you again. :)

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