Great Eating Close By

Restaurants Close By Beachlife Apartments

Bens Bakehouse & Cafe  – Woods/knuckey Street corner – delicious baked goods baked on the premises. Great for your morning coffee or scrumptious breakfast or lunch – 6am – 2.00pm weekdays only

Fiddlers Green – Irish Pub at Darwin Waterfront  10 minute walk (turn right out of driveway then right at  Bennett St. Walk up 2 blocks and left into Smith St.  Follow  Smith and walk onto the
Skywalk, take glass lift down to ground level)- all good Irish fare and they also have great breakfasts.  There is free 2 hour parking at Waterfront in the Vibe Hotel complex if you prefer to drive.

Darwin Wharf Precinct –  “Stokes Hill Wharf”.  Market Food alfresco dining on the Wharf, Barra Seafood & Asian Cuisine.

Darwin Waterfront – alfresco eating while enjoying the superb water views.    A wide variety of excellent restaurants that your can view here

The Precinct – Darwin Waterfront – fantastic for a great night out good food and live music most nights

Tims Surf & Turf – next street over in Litchfield Street – cut through Chinese Temple Grounds next door –  alfresco dining. The Tim the “Host” is a real wag and considers himself the best comedienne in Darwin! Foods good too!

The Cavenagh Hotel “The Cav” – Cavenagh Street – lovely Australian menu, food well priced and a nice  alfresco atmosphere or dine in with aircon.

RSL Club – Cavenagh Street – great home cooked food, very reasonably priced.  Cheap place to enjoy a drink or have a home cooked meal

The Thirsty Camel Bottle Shop – Litchfield Street – Back entrance across road from Tims Surf & Turf (open Sundays)

Chinese Takeaway – Yum Cha – Cavenagh Street (turn left into Cavenagh from Knuckey and then diagnally across the road)

Char Restaurant – corner The Esplanade & Knuckey Streets – Fine Dining – “our favourite for a special night out”  Fine Dining. 8981 4544.

Hanuman’s, Thai, Indian, Nonya cuisine –  Holiday inn esplanade. 93 mitchell street darwin phone: (08) 8941 3500 monday to friday noon to 3 pm, dinner seven days a week from 6 pm, take away menu available.

Roma Bar Cavenagh Street Darwin City. Infamous hangout for the who’s who of Darwin. Lots of local info about what’s on, excellent breakfasts and coffee. Open every day 6.30am – 4pm.


Good Restaurants/Eateries Further Afield

Fishermans Wharf Eatery – 1.8k/m in Frances Bay -PH 89811113 Best Fish & Chip shop in Darwin. Can also buy fresh seafood

The Darwin Sailing Boat Club 2.5 k/m Atkins Drive Fannie Bay – Alfresco Dining fabulous to watch the sunset. A Darwin icon, along with the two other boat clubs along the foreshore. Meals are reasonably priced and the ambience is friendly and relaxed          Ph (08) 8981 1700

Darwin Sky City Casino – 5 different restaurants to choose from (maybe 6 now Ive lost count!)

Cullen Bay Waterfront, huge range of cafes and restaurants, al-fresco or dine in. Check out the toilets in Buzz Café! Mid-priced to expensive.

Fannie Bay Super Pizza Italian Restaurant. A Darwin Institution. Wondeful Calzones (foldover pizzas) and truly traditional Italian food. Fannie Bay Shopping Centre, where Dick Ward Drive meets East Point Road. BYO wine. 8981 4544.

Pee Wees at East Point, great food and spectacular views over Fannie Bay and the city. Fine Dining. 8981 6868.

Dinah Beach Yacht club Frances Bay Road. A great place to chill out, listen to some local musicians, enjoy some very cold refreshments in a wonderfully typical rustic Darwin environment.


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