274 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

7.5
274 reviews
Recommended
(7.3)
Food
(7.5)
Service
(8.0)
Value for money
(6.3)
Atmosphere
(8.4)
maddison Chapman

dined on Wed, 2 Oct 2019

(9)
All the staff were so friendly and the atmosphere was amazing and perfwct for my romantic date.
We were delighted to read that your night went well and that you enjoyed all aspects of your romantic visit. We look forward to welcoming you back to Char Restaurant Darwin in the future. Kind regards,
Restaurant Char Restaurant responded on Thu, 3 Oct 2019

dined on Thu, 25 Jul 2019

(9)
Loved it!! Service was wonderful as was the food.
Thanks for the great review Kris! Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to seeing you again.
Restaurant Char Restaurant responded on Mon, 29 Jul 2019

dined on Mon, 21 Oct 2019

(9)
Knowledge from sommelier was very good indeed. Service from waiting staff and behind the counter was of high quality!

dined on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

(8)
Very attentive and friendly service

dined on Wed, 9 Oct 2019

(9)
The only issue I had the entire night was the heat inside, which is understandable in Darwin during the wet season. Other than that we loved everything and would highly recommend.

dined on Mon, 30 Sep 2019

(10)
A must-visit restaurant in Darwin!
Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant. Its indeed a pleasure to read succinct, to-the-point comments such as these and the team was delighted to receive them. We look forward to welcoming you back to Char Restaurant in the not too distant future. Kind regards,
Restaurant Char Restaurant responded on Tue, 1 Oct 2019

dined on Sat, 28 Sep 2019

(8)
Really enjoyed the food and the service was good. Didn't appreciate being charged $10 for water.
Many thanks for taking the time to review our Restaurant and we apologize for not making it clear that we charge for bottled, imported water. Antipodes Mineral water - sourced from high quality NZ aquifer, is considered one of the world's purest waters and we sell it in 1 liter bottles as do many 5 star restaurants. You should have also been given the choice for local tap water and again, I apologize if this was not clear to you. We are however delighted that you enjoyed the food and the service and we look forward to looking after you when next you dine with us at Char Restaurant Darwin. Kind regards, Michael
Restaurant Char Restaurant responded on Tue, 1 Oct 2019

dined on Fri, 20 Sep 2019

(10)
Wonderful venue with a wine list to applaud & very friendly service

dined on Sun, 15 Sep 2019

(5)
Beautiful location for a sunset but the food was overpriced and very average. Even the waiter was laughing at our $199 bill for one starter 2 mains one dessert a half bottle of wine and a cocktail.

dined on Sat, 14 Sep 2019

(8)
Each person enjoyed their meal flavours but really the portion sizes could be a bit bigger. The ravioli was quite small in serving. The steak with lentils needed something like a bed of mash. The risotto could have been slightly larger. Steaks were really nice but the potato bake lacked richness. Can’t believe the banoffee pie is off the menu, it was the main reason I chose the restaurant for my birthday dinner. Sticky date just could not match it.
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About Char Restaurant

Nice to meat you... Be it an intimate meal for two, a formal business lunch or a night out with friends, Char Restaurant is the place to be seen. This unique and contemporary venue is truly one of a kind, delivering fresh local produce and innovative cuisine coupled with exceptional service and style. The restaurant itself is set in the grounds of the beautiful Admiralty House making it a stunning tranquil location for all occasions. The obvious thing to order is steak or seafood - both are prepared and presented to absolute perfection - chosen by esteemed restaurateur John Kilroy. Although the a la carte menu is very enticing desserts are also worth saving room for… there’s chocolate indulgence, creme brulee, banoffee pie plus a selection of cheeses! Best dish: steak of course !

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