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Charcoal Oven

4/68 Marina Boulevard | Cullen Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8941 3433
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“mud crab” (8 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Australian, Seafood, International
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
4/68 Marina Boulevard | Cullen Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem this place is! My family enjoyed the wet season special of mud crab and barramundi as well as the dim sim platter (dumplings). Everything was sensational! Cathy is a sweetie and all of the staff were lovely. They have a great wine...More

Thank ikatiemcc
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch. Initially it wasn’t open for the set time but she was just i am running late sorry but i will be there soon late. Chef was there but doesn’t open door as doesn’t speak English. We came for. Crab and the...More

Thank kmy3
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! I Googled the best place for Singaporean Chilli Mud Crab in Darwin & the Charcoal Oven now known as Cathy’s Place & run by Cathy herself, who is just delightful. Background music playing from our era (Cathy must be similar age - mid-late fifties...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Charcoal Oven is no more and is now known as Kathy's Place (same owner). The place is not that inviting from the outside but we were ushered outside to a lovely lit deck overlooking the water. My partner and I shared freshly shucked oysters,...More

Thank Lorena F
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant also known as Cathy's Place is not inviting from the entrance but rather nice over looking the water. We were quoted $70 for the large mud crab. Expensive but decided to treat ourselves. $70 we later found out didn't cover the cooking cost...More

Thank Loub52
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Came up to Darwin for a business trip and decided to give this place a try for chilli crab. I have travelled to many places around the world for work and have had more than my fair share of chilli crab I thought There was...More

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The deck was very dark with steps, which was dangerous in the dim light. The waitress brought a torch with menus. Thought the seafood was over priced at $79.00 per kg for crab or prawns, as in Perth you would pay $25.09 per kilo. The...More

Thank KayleneMV
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Recently had a change of name to Cathys Place. Fantastic view of the marina and great food. Cheap drinks and great service. Live crabs in the tank ! Great prawns too.

Thank Jojoviv
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great food and service, beers were so cheap 5$ for any beer including imported. Later in the evening they had karaoke it was so much fun. I will definitely go back again.

1  Thank josephpinter
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Cooked up our straight off the boat. Best meal we had in darwin. Cathy will cook up your fish any style you like. We had jewfish with blackbean sauce and spicy thai. Lovely

2  Thank Leane L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Australian, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/68 Marina Boulevard | Cullen Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8941 3433
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