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Dining & entertainment

Dining & entertainment

Foodies and fun-seekers will love NT's quirky pubs, cosmopolitan cafes, and world-class restaurants, plus constant festivals and cultural events.

Leave your airs and graces behind for the relaxed pleasures of Northern Territory dining and feast on international flavours and tantalisingly fresh foods against the backdrop of Australia's breathtaking natural wonders.

Fresh flavours at outdoor markets

Indulge your tastebuds with fresh, exotic flavours at Darwin's famous foodie markets.

Sit on the sand and watch a Darwin sunset as you tuck into a plate of delectable Asian-inspired dishes from Mindil Beach Sunset Market. Get your weekend fill of distinctly Top End fresh foods at Parap and Nightcliff markets.

Eat your way around the Territory

Prop up bars in the Territory's outback pubs, scoff freshly caught barramundi, or discover bush tucker with Aboriginal landowners.

Darwin & Surrounds

The laidback atmosphere prevails in Darwin, though you'll still get exceptional service at Pee Wees, Jimmy Shu's Hanuman, or Char at Admiralty House.

Take the kids to Stokes Hill Wharf for relaxed meals, fish feeding and dolphin spotting, or enjoy the activity at the Waterfront Precinct.

Moorish will scratch that tapas itch. Choose from Thai, Indonesian, Malay, Indian, plus genuine Greek classics for inexpensive, authentic meals.

Good coffee can be had at Four Birds, Ducks Nuts, Chapel Lane Café, and Café 21.

Katherine & Surrounds

Dining at Cicada Lodge is about the total experience. Guests are invited to taste experience and enjoy native Australian foods, incorporated into a contemporary menu. Cicada lodge is a recognised Gold Plate winner and showcases the passion, creativity, and culture of the local Jawoyn people. Treat yourself to the Chef's Menu and savor the flavours.

Soak up the ambiance of a true Outback pub with a beer at the bar and enjoy famous beef and barramundi meals with damper alongside the characters in Katherine's historic Daly Waters Pub.

Tennant Creek & Barkly Region

Save room for international fare in the garden of Tennant Creek's Fernandas Café and Restaurante.

Alice Springs & Surrounds

Fill up on Jimmy Shu's South East Asian delights at Hanuman, or the crisp flavours of Alice Vietnamese Restaurant. Tackle mammoth steaks at the Juicy Rump or Overlanders Steakhouse. Share a plate and a bottle of wine in the carnival atmosphere of Montes.

Savour Todd River views and support Aboriginal training opportunities at Kwerralye Café. Get caffeinated over bumper brunches at Page 27 Café, Soma Café, and Watertank Café in Bloomin Deserts Nursery.

Uluru & Surrounds

Have the dinner of your life under the stars alongside Uluru and Kata Tjuta at Sounds of Silence or Table 131° Voyages Longitude 131°.

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