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Monsoons

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
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46 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8941 7171
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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169 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Monsoons has one of the best value lunches in town as the $15 includes a soft drink. However, my most recent lunch wasn't the best. I was deciding between the Chicken Schnitzel and the Lamb Keftas and decided to choose the Chicken Schnitzel with mushroom sauce for an extra $1 because the salad was a fennel and coriander salad and... More 

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Thank Graham L
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was delicious and very fairly priced. The staff were really friendly and the place had a great atmosphere.

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Thank Hannah W
Bundaberg, Australia
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great meal, live entertainment on the night we visited. Good value for money and excellent service. Will be back

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Thank Roy4670
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77 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real nice bar in the middle of Darwin. You'll get a lot of backpackers or over night cruise workers. A lot of fun with great djs, the price is where it hurts. Beer is $12 a pop but it's pretty big so you could get nice and tipsy off of 3!

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Thank Danny B
Monsoons M, Public Relations Manager at Monsoons, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, We really appreciate it. We have a wide variety of beers and spirits ranging from $7 to $11 depending on if they are Australian or imported products, we hope this has not affected your time at Monsoons and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend's and I had lunch here on friday, this place rocks, great atmosphere and friendly staff. I had the waygu burger with pickles its was really tasty almost like hungry jack but but better it had a really good chargrilled taste. The girls had the spiced chicken burger and protein bowl , they said it was good too, nicely... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Monsoons M, Public Relations Manager at Monsoons, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The wagyu burger is also one of our favourites! I agree the $15 lunch deal with a drink is great. We would love for Monsoons to become your new hang out spot, hope to see you again soon! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big group of us walked in at lunchtime, service was good and the food was great, particularly the burgers, very nice

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Thank npcp4
Monsoons M, Public Relations Manager at Monsoons, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, we really appreciate it. The burgers are one of our favorite's too! Hope to see you again soon at Monsoons. More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I just rated on the club not the restaurant and the club was really bad. The club is a normal club, nothing special and actually perfekt to have fun with a group of friends(that's why I gave two stars not one) if there wouldn't be the security people. We came really early to the club, of course we had some... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Good cheap drinks, friendly service, a strange mixture of dance music and a wandering guitarist playing downbeat 80's ballads... Crowd on a Sunday night was a blend of drunk FIFO workers and locals on the tail end of a Sunday session - not the place for a quiet beer but if you're up for a party it's the place to... More 

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Thank NatWSW
Monsoons M, Public Relations Manager at Monsoons, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hoped you enjoyed your time at Monsoons. If you are ever wanting a more relaxing experience, our happy hours are 4-6pm every day and is a great way to enjoy drinks at a discounted price with a relaxing atmosphere. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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903 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a very busy and popular pub on Mitchell Street. It also is a restaurant! We went early but is was slowly building up fot the evening. The beer was OK, cold as you'd expect. Prices were OK. Believe the bar can get crazy at times!

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Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Monsoons M, Public Relations Manager at Monsoons, responded to this review

Thank you for your leaving review, we really appreciate your feedback. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were looking for a Barramundi meal and a chap at he hotel said this was the place.We observed it on a Friday night and it was wild as this is also a large bar .So we went Saturday night. We told the greeter, a good guy why we were there , he said sit here, stay away from the... More 

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Thank mrsthoughtful
Monsoons M, Public Relations Manager at Monsoons, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review. We pride ourselves on the customer experience, so we have definitely taken this feedback on board and have spoken to the relevant managers to ensure that we don't receive feedback like this again. We hope that you give us another go when in town next so you get to experience the true... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8941 7171
Description
Perfectly located on Mitchell Street, Monsoons, Darwin’s original cinema building, has been restored and remodeled into a vibrant city venue abundant in community cool and party atmosphere while holding on to traditional pub values. Think fun, relaxation and style. Claiming Darwin's longest bar - our focus is on great beer, distinctive wines at an affordable price, fresh easy food, and outstanding service and true to our Northern territory Lifestyle: a large outdoor area.With live entertainment seven nights a week, it's not just the beer or our award winning menu that's worth stopping for. Monsoons is fast becoming Darwin's entertainment ‘gem' with local & interstate acts. Add to that an award winning gaming room and Keno and you'll understand why we really are Darwin's biggest ‘party' bar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?