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Nirvana Restaurant

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6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
08 8981 2025
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff who accommodated my young family so well on a busy Friday night . Food was excellent and we didn't have to wait long . We'll be back without the kids very soon to make the most of the great cocktail menu . Well done Nirvana !!!

Thank NTLoyal
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice place, very chill and great food. a bit expensive but they serve you large portions of food so it definitely worth it.

Thank candyman m
Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time last night to celebrate a birthday with friends. Decor is quirky and unusual but warm and welcoming. Meals were of a larger than expected size and very tasty. I enjoyed a won ton soup entrée and stir fried seafood main. Only one of our party didn't like their main and that was a... More 

Thank Mark H
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Weird welcome. First guy I saw said hello and then just stood there trying to avoid eye contact. A chick eventually came from out from back and looked after me. Friendly and had me seated in no time. Restaurant had just opened when I got there so I was the only one there for about ten minutes. Was able to... More 

Thank SarahMSydney
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently ate there with friends entree were ok nothing to write home about. Mains were average got chilli prawns that came out in a puddle of sauce that weren't very appetising to look at or taste. I ordered the red duck curry altho flavours were nice it was sweet curry with no heat..personally when I order curry I'm expecting heat.... More 

Thank Chelle B
Darwin, Australia
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377 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy Asian food and are always on the lookout for something different in Darwin (where we live). After 18 months of living here I am amazed we hadn't tried this before. Maybe we had seen the shop front and thought, 'doesn't look like much'. But it was a bit like walking into a tardus. Two bars and eating areas... More 

1 Thank conatus
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place. The Asian fusion food is so good, there are belly dancers and at the time we visited a great Jazz duo were playing we go back each year when we come to Darwin. The banquet is great value and the selection is fantastic.

1 Thank Julie B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Great for drinks or food. One of the coolest bars in the city. Fortunate that they have excellent food to boot. Great gado gado

Thank walkerwares
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I dont usually write bad reviews ! The staff were very nice and the restaurant had a good a feel about it. The food on the other hand was like eating from the food court.We were not happy at all!The Dahl was really over cooked. The panang chicken was heavy and just plain awful.The Garlic king prawns ;well my husband... More 

Thank _rosemarya61
Brisbane, Australia
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99 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This restaurant is well worth a visit. The food is superb and so is the atmosphere. There is a small bar and lounge area and on some nights the visitors create their own music with the instruments at the restaurant.

Thank 9lasseter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: 08 8981 2025

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