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Nirvana Restaurant

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6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
+61 8 8981 2025
18:30 - 02:00
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

After waiting g over 2 hours and asking several times how much longer before we could eat we had our very basic curry and garlic prawns. Never again.

Thank Scott R
Darwin, Australia
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always great at Nirvana. Unfortunately the service was slow and some of our table did not get their food until everyone else had finished. This aside, it was a good evening.

Thank Tessa C
Darwin, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sensational. Cannot fault the menu, staff or service. Take the opportunity to try something new from the drinks menu - always an experience and staff are happy to mix something new for you. Excellent choice for couples or groups- I often bring interstate colleagues in and Nirvana always delivers.

Thank AnnieStClair
Perth, Australia
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portions, whilst they don't look large are chock full of ingredients (as opposed to just a lot of sauce - which we've had a bit of lately). After entree, couldn't finish all our mains which we had with some jasmine rice to soak up the delicious juices. Good quality food, prompt and friendly service, unique decor and seating. If we... More 

Thank Cindy F
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Nirvana with a 3 friends and we had 3 meals between us and the portion sizes were extremely generous. We could not finish it all. The food came out quickly and the staff were really accommodating. The steamed veggies were to die for. I also had the zombie cocktail which is served in front of you on... More 

Thank Hannah T
Darwin, Australia
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103 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caught up with friends an Nirvana. I'd heard a lot of good things about this place and wasn't disappointed. The food was incredible! Very impressive cocktail menu and great service.

Thank Carol B
Darwin, Australia
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125 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with friends. It has lovely atmosphere and it's not overly noisy which made it a great place for conversation. We chose one of the five banquet meal choices but a la carte is available too. I'm not a big fan of hot and spicy stuff and was a little nervous about trying some of the dishes... More 

Thank Mark T
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We came here for a pre show dinner and were very happy with the food and service. The staff are super efficient and food excellent.

Thank A2351RZmarkk
Fremantle, Australia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great prices meals and the sangria was very refreshing with the heat outside. The Pad Thai was definitely my favourite.

Thank 716happytraveller5
Darwin, Australia
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Don't judge me. Wowsers was a really cool word in the 80's...Moving right along: We had a great night here. Very friendly staff. Very clean. Amazing tasting meals. Very large portion sizes. (We couldn't eat it all!) Really warm and friendly atmosphere - not really much more you could ask for!

Thank AussieCub80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 02:00
18:30 - 02:00
18:30 - 02:00
18:30 - 02:00
18:30 - 02:00
18:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 2025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?