Food with a View in Darwin
Catch of the day please!
During your stay in Darwin you will be treated to some of the freshest seafood on the planet. There are lots of restaurants serving up gourmet fish and chips, seafood platters with all the trimmings, chilli mud crab, grilled Barramundi, Pearl meat and the list goes on. Of course, if seafood isn’t your thing there are lots of other dishes on the menu too like local beef, crocodile and kangaroo. Wine and dine at one of Darwin’s seaside restaurants for an absolute treat.
Here are our picks of restaurants with a view...
Address: Bullocky Point, Conacher Street, Fannie Bay
Phone: 08 8981 1002
Cornucopia means ‘the horn of plenty’ or ‘harvest cone’ which is pretty relevant if you think of the abundance of fresh food this cafe is serving up. Located on Bullocky Point this cafe offers great food along with a beautiful outlook over the sea. Even on those rainy evenings the view is still spectacular with lightning storms dazzling the night sky.
Address: Shop 6, 51 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay
Phone: 08 8941 7400
La Beach Restaurant has a great balcony area where you can sit back, relax with your meal and watch the sun disappear over the bay. You’ll find super fresh seafood with a French twist on this menu. The restaurant serves up Top End specialities like pearl meat, barramundi, crocodile and buffalo and the wine list is pretty great too. It’s the perfect place for a romantic night out!
Address: Alec Fong Lim Drive, East Point Reserve, Darwin
Phone: 08 8981 6868
With commanding views of Fannie Bay sunsets and tables nestled amongst the tropical palms of the East Point Nature Reserve it is no wonder that Pee Wee’s offers diner's an unforgettable experience. Here you will find a wonderful mix of relaxed Darwin hospitality and superb fine dining which is evident in the menus, staff and French Champagne by the glass. Pee Wee’s does seafood really well, we recommend the tempura fried bug tails.
Address: Atkins Drive, Fannie Bay
Phone: 08 8981 1700
The Waterfront Bistro is part of the renowned, world class Darwin Sailing Club. With their great seafood, wine list and good prices it is a favourite spot for a casual night out. Pop in for an afternoon drink while the sunsets and we can assure you, you’ll want to stay for the main meal.
Address: Shop 4, Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay
Phone: 08 8981 4433
Yots offers diners a truly unique dining experience, from the lovely man who shucks your oysters to order nightly, to the grand views of Darwin Harbour and its multimillion dollar boats, to the authentic Greek dishes which deliciously dominate the menu. Each table has a view of the marina so you can sit back with your vino, oysters and watch the sunset and the ships come in to port.
Address: Shop 51, Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay
Phone: 08 8941 3335
Aschara Thai serves up something a little different to the rest of the restaurants along Cullen Bay. Lotus blossoms adorn tables with their pinky hues picking up the remarkable setting sun over the bay. Aschara Thai offers classic Thai cuisine as well as Thai inspired salads if the thought of a hot curry is too much to handle. As you can imagine the seafood options are superb too!
Address: Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay
Phone: 08 8981 4988
What do you get when you cross a crocodile with a pizza? A snappy crocodile gourmet pizza from Bella Amore of course! Bella Amore is located on glitzy Cullen Bay and offers up Italian cuisine with a Top End twist. This restaurant is great one for the whole family to enjoy a night out.
Boardwalk Cafe Boatshed Coffee House
Address: 54-56 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay
Phone: 08 8981 0200
The Boardwalk Cafe Boatshed Coffee House is a great destination for the whole family. Actually you might want to extend lunch to dinner when you hear what is on offer – 5 star views, kids playroom, wireless internet and a terrific menu. Dine on beer battered barramundi and crunchy chips and let the kids choose something to delight them from the kiddies menu.
Restaurants with a View
|Aschara Thai||Shop 1, 52 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8941 3335||Thai|
|Bahn Thai||62 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8941 5111||Thai|
|Beachfront Hotel||342 Casuarina Drive, Rapid Creek||08 8985 3000||Modern Australian|
|Bella Amore||Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8981 4988||Italian|
|Boardwalk Cafe Boatshed Coffee House||54-56 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8981 0200||Cafe|
|Cee Cea's Bistro||Darwin Trailer Boat Club, Atkinds Drive, Fannie Bay||08 8941 6688||Modern Australian|
|Charcoal Oven||4/68 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8941 3433||Asian|
|Cool Spot Cafe||1 Keith Lane, Fannie Bay||08 8981 8428||Cafe|
|Cornucopia Museum Caafe||Conacher Street, Fannie Bay||08 8981 1002||International|
|Crustaceans||Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin||08 8981 8658||Seafood|
|La Beach Restaurant||shop 6, 51 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8941 7400||French|
|Lizards Outdoor Bar & Grill||Cnr Mitchel & Daly Streets, Darwin||08 8981 6511||International|
|Pee Wee's Beachfront Cafe||Alec Fong Lim Drive, East Point Reserve, Darwin||08 8981 6868||International|
|Rooftop Restaurant||Quality Hotel Frontier Darwin, 3 Buffalo Court, Darwin||08 8981 5333||Modern Australian|
|Seadogs Pizza and Pasta Bar||Shop 1, 57 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8941 2877||Italian|
|Seafood on Cullen||51 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8941 4070||Seafood|
|The Jetty Restaurant||Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin||08 8942 1500||International|
|The Racana||Shop 1, 52 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8941 3335||Thai|
|Waterfront Bistro||Darwin Sailing Club, Atkins Drive, Fannie Bay||08 8981 1700||Seafood|
|Yots||45 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay||08 8981 4433||Greek|