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The NT’s 20 Signature Dishesfor dining your way around the Territory


Who doesn’t love eating their way through a holiday? We’ve got the most drool-worthy food trail for a ravenous Territory traveller.

If you're looking for some of the finest Territory-inspired cuisine and iconic dishes you've come to the right place. Sharpen up your appetite, dust off your best dining attire and settle in for a feast of the Territory's signature dishes and best restaurants that you should not miss. From the Top End to the Red Centre, book a table and tuck into these restaurants for a delicious taste of the Territory.


Dish: House smoked local spanish mackerel spiced with pepper leaf, a local baby zucchini and button squash salad, saffron aioli and macadamia nuts.

Venue: Moorish Café


Dish: Tacos De Pescado & NeverNever – The Aussie Outback

Venue: Hot Tamale


Dish: Thai and Indian-influenced cuisine

Venue: Hanuman


Dish: Bahn Cuon

Venue: Chow!


Dish: Signature flavours and unique culinary experiences honouring Sri Lankan cuisine

Venue: Ella by Minoli


Dish: Greco Barramundi

Venue: Yots


Dish: BST "Croc” quettes

Venue: Berry Springs Tavern


Dish: Eva's Ploughman's Lunch

Venue: Eva's Botanic Gardens Cafe


Dish: Crispy Skin Humpty Doo Barramundi

Venue: Wharf One Food & Wine


Dish: Fresh local barramundi

Venue: Hotel Darwin


Dish: Mud Crab in Singapore Sauce

Venue: Noodle House


Dish: Humpty Doo Barramundi Mooli (Kerala Style)

Venue: Saffrron


Dish: Pan seared Humpty Doo Barramundi

Venue: Madame Za


Dish: Eva Valley Meats Braham Cattle reverse seared tomahawk steak

Venue: Beachfront Hotel


Dish: Taste of the Territory Platter

Venue: Charlie's of Darwin


Dish: Steamed NT Barramundi with ginger and shallots

Venue: Dragon Court – Mindil Beach Casino Resort


Dish: Precinct Buffalo Burger

Venue: The Precinct


Dish: Whole Local Caught Fish of the Day

Venue: Char


Alice Springs

Dish: Kidman & Co. Beef Tenderloin

Venue: Tali – Lasseters



Dish: Cocktails and canapes poolside at sunset

Venue: Cicada Lodge

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