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“Our best meal in Darwin!”
Review of Golden Orchid

Golden Orchid
Ranked #131 of 383 Restaurants in Darwin
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 17, 2013

We went to Cullen Bay looking for a delicious seafood lunch. After walking past all the water front restaurants, this one was the most welcoming and offered us a waterfront table immediately. One other restaurant we tried to go to had closed off its water front section and offered us a table at the back of the restaurant!! Bizarre!!

The food at the Golden Orchid was delicious and the service friendly and efficient. We had stuffed prawns, spicy barramundi and a fresh, spicy paw paw salad. Every mouthful was FANTASTIC!
The meal was far better than our dinner at the Char the night before ( which was also double the cost)
If you get a chance to visit Cullen Bay, then don't miss the Golden Orchid! We will return!

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Reviewed July 28, 2013

We visited this restaurant after enjoying the Pearl Lugger sunset cruise which leaves from the jetty at Cullen Bay. We were delighted to be seated on the deck over the bay with its wonderful water view. Huge fish swam below and enjoyed copious amounts of bread that we fed them from baskets provided by the restaurant .The chilli barramundi and chilli bugs were absolutely beautiful and although being ones for only visiting a restaurant once while on holiday we returned with our friends and had the same meals!

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

This restaurant just opened for breakfast recently and was a great experience, happy and obliging staff,
Fresh juices, freshly cooked eggs, bacon, etc and also foods to suit an Asian palate, we all had the usual aussie brekky and also had some fried rice, which my daughter said was the best she had ever had. Will be making this a once a week occasion now. This was all very reasonably
priced at $16 a head.

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Reviewed July 7, 2013

The lunch specials were reasonably priced and quite good. Service was excellent, friendly and welcoming. Terrace overlooks entrance to Cullen Bay Marina. Wouldn't go out of your way to eat here but if you're in Cullen Bay, it's a good choice.

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Reviewed June 11, 2013

We asked the restaurant to cook my salmon I caught on a fishing trip. We were thrilled when we arrived and were seated outside on the decking, where we could feed the large fish swimming below. They did a fantastic job of cooking my salmon! It was in a light chilli sauce and really tasted delicious! We have never had fish that tasted so good! The view is also beautiful! The staff were very friendly and obliging. Thank you!

Thank Lyn F
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