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70 Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Streak steak steak it's all good. For an entree share a few of them though my favourite is the thinly shaved beef ( sorry cannot remember what is was exactly called). It's always great here

Thank Andrew P
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I chose to have a diner with a few people after our wedding. We all loved the food ! The waiters take time to explain to you how to choose and cook each piece of meat, the barramundi is to die for, and the sides are definitely worth it. A bonus to the Pinot Grigio that was... More 

Thank Meko J
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has been raved about a fair bit around this one horse town , but I have to say i found it really mediocre. Of the two courses I had I would have rated both below 5/10. The starter of scallops were not only tiny , I could barely tell if I had even put it in my mouth...... More 

Thank Desifriend
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being a vegetarian, I love coming here as the options for myself are varied and taste great. Very unlike most places here in town which are convinced us vegetarians can't live without veggie stacks or risotto. The great wine selection, surroundings and services also makes for a great time.

Thank Dylan S
Barranquilla, Colombia
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From fish to meats, and even simple things as a salad or a smashed potato, carry some magic that bring their flavours to balance and harmonise perfectly. Its hard to describe how good this place is. If you are in Darwin put it on your checklist.

Thank Fjimenez00
Darwin, Australia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely position where inside or outside dining is available. Great wine selection and excellent, modern food served by knowledgeable staff who go out of their way to ensure an enjoyable dining experience. I have also eaten here on my own and have been well looked after

Thank Elizabeth B
Tokyo, Japan
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168 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food with good meat and fish. A lovely location with great views. Both indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank WiltshireLassAbroad
Canberra, Australia
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101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great venue for an evening meal. Get there early to watch the sunset and catch a cool breeze. There's a counter for drinks, and a separate one for meals. You order the meal, get given a buzzer, and come back when it goes off. This is some of the best value, and best atmosphere, in Darwin. Seafood... More 

Thank Southtrack
Darwin, Australia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family was given a gift voucher by friends to eat at Char Restaurant in Darwin. We had eaten there once previously. The previous visit was in the Dry Season and we sat outside under a beautiful big tree at night with the lights hanging from the tree casting a lovely glow. For this visit we sat in the air... More 

1 Thank leez6666
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48 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Very good quality food and a lovely atmosphere outside as the sun goes down (flies a bit of a hassle, but they depart quickly when its dark). Contemporary food and atmosphere

Thank BiztravellerSydney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: 0889814544

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