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Darwin's Signature Dishes

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

For the second year, Hospitality NT partnered with Tourism NT to launch a bigger and better ‘Signature Dish Series’ – a Territory wide promotion of great dishes in our venues that hero local produce and talent.

The most recent Signature Dish series featured 50 dishes made by talented Territorians in the hospitality industy.

Discover Darwin's epic eateries below…


Venue: Hilton Darwin

Dishes:

Penang Crocodile Curry

Smoked Crocodile Salad

Territory Tasting Plate


Venue: Hotel Darwin

Dish: Local NT Singapore Chili Mud Crab


Venue: Little Miss Korea

Dish: Barramundi Bibimbap


Venue: Rydges Palmeston

Dish: Pan Fried Baby Humpty Doo Barramundi Fillet


Venue: Saffron

Dish: Local Snake Beans Poriyal


Venue: Mindil Beach Casino Resort

Dishes:

Crisy Skin Barrabundi (Cove)

Stir Fried Crocodile (Dragon Court)

Bourbon Smoked Barramundi (Banquets)


Venue: Char

Dish: Crispy Local Baby Barramundi with Bonito Soy and Spring Onion


Venue: Snapper Rocks

Dishes:

Wild Caught Local Snapper

House Cured Crocodile Jerky

Reef Fish Tartar, Kimichi, Coriander, Shallot and Pickles

Salt and Pepper Crocodile, Green Onion, Roast Garlic and Mayo

Local Prawns, Lime, Garlic Butter, House Baked Bread, Prawn Mayo

Reef Fish Croquettes, Crackling, Slaw and Wasabi Mayo

Fried Local Loligo Squid, Aioli, Cabbage, Sprouts and Leaves

Crocodile Bao Buns


Venue: Darwin Trailer Boat Club

Dishes: 

Wild Caught Barramundi with Paw Paw Salad and Mango, Lime and Chili Dressing

‘Bun Thit Nuon’ - Chargrilled Lemongrass Pork Skewers served with Vermicelli Noodles, Asian Herb Salad and Pickles


Venue: Hanuman

Dish: Hanuman Prawns, Coconut, Ginger and Curry Paste


Venue: Wharf One

Dishes:

Slow Cooked Barhman Beef Pot

Whole Local Snapper


Venue: Hibiscus Tavern

Dish: Barramundi with Lemon Sauce


Venue: Lizards - H Hotel on Mitchel

Dish: Wild Crispy Skin NT Barramundi, Humpty Doo Chili and Mango Sambal, Urap-Urap Snake Bean and Water Cress with a Kohlrabi Pure


Venue: D Bar - H Hotel on Smith

Dishes: 

Thai Fried Rice with Pineapple and Darwin Endeavour Prawns

Mango Panna Cotta, Toasted Coconut Crumble and Mango Salsa


Venue: Hot Tamale

Dishes:

Spicy Tropical Aguachile

Achiote Pescado


Venue: Pee Wee's at the Point

Dishes:

Pearl Meat

Kidman Beef

Salmon Wings


Venue: Needle in a Haystack

Dishes:

Local Eva Valley Beef Shoulder, Bone Marrow Fritter, Potato Cream, Fennel Gremolata and Labneh

Local Wild Caught Barramundi in Banana Leaf, Burnt Eshallot Cream, Fennel and Orange with Lobster and Local Radish

Local Eggplant with Miso, Tempura Eggplant, Fresh and Fermented Cucumber, Cashew Cream and XO Sauce

Local Tempura Zucchini Flowers


Venue: Beachfront Hotel

Dishes: 

'Smashed' Beef Burger

Local Smoothie Bowl


Venue: Moorish Cafe

Dish: Seared Local Spanish Mackerel


Venue: PM Eat and Drink

Dishes:

Local Caught Prawns, Prawn Butter and Truffle Soy

Whole Local Snapper

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