Darwin’s foodie scene has been growing with cafes, bars and restaurants opening up and/or expanding in recent years. We’ve seen new cuisines, funky al fresco dining spaces, and more smashed avo options appear on menus daily. With so many options it can be hard to decide where to go, so here are some food highlights for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
1. Enjoy lunch on the Boardwalk
Located at Cullen Bay, this delicious café is one not to be missed! Freshly squeezed juices, big brekkies full of fried goodness, or a healthy poke bowl, no matter what your fave brekky is, the Boatshed Coffee House and Café has you covered. A great place to sit outside on the deck and take in the views of the Cullen Bay Marina.
2. Breakfast with a view
Serving yummy home made meals with nothing processed, you can fill your belly with goodness at Lime Cafe. Located at Darwin Waterfront your breakfast is served with stunning water views. Priding themselves on the fresh ingredients used in their meals, they will taste as vibrant as they look!
3. Join the Coffee Club at Darwin Waterfront
Serving all your favourites, the Coffee Club at the Waterfront opens its doors bright and early at 7am and the smell of coffee will wake you up as you enter the café. With a simple but well thought out menu that heroes local produce, you’ll find your favourite breakfast options are even better here.
4. Great coffee and home made food
A favourite meeting place for local business people, Roma Bar offers lots of seating options and a great menu with tropical, traditional and Asian influenced items. Most of their menu items are made in-house, and there are exotic daily specials to keep your tastebuds excited. Roma Bar is well known for its great coffee – give it a try, you won’t be disappointed.
5. Head down the Rabbit Hole
Don’t blink or you’ll miss it! The Rabbit Hole is just that – a hole in the wall café in bustling Smith Street Mall. With limited seating indoors, you can also grab a table outside in the mall to devour your coffee and breakfast. Serving amazing coffee and a limited but delicious menu, Rabbit Hole focuses quality over quantity.