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Ilkari Restaurant

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (48 reviews)
“lamb cutlets” (32 reviews)
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Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed at Sails on the Desert and had dinner at Ilkari Resaurant on our first night. Though it is reasonably expensive all food is at Uluru as it has to be shipped in from great distances. It is a buffet but with beautiful food...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We dined at this restaurant during our 3 night stay at the Sails in the Desert Hotel. It was the buffet dinner and cost in the range of $70 to $75 per person which is rather on the high side if you don't eat very...More

Thank Villamarie888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to have a meal . A small menu . Meal presented very well. Alcohol on the expensive side. An enjoyable light meal. Staff friendly

Thank Jules592014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here each day, and dinner one night (as part of our accommodation package). The buffet is exceptional, so many options (I am vegetarian, and was very impressed) for both breakfast and dinner. We really enjoyed the interactive dining as part of the...More

Thank Skeglady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant and while there was plenty of choice it is relatively expensive. I understand that you are miles from anywhere and everything has to be bought in but the hotel has a captive clientele, and makes the most of this....More

Thank RG02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised to find that the top hotel at the resort only offer average quality buffet dining. The food was ok but unless you love prawns and oysters the fixed price seating was a bit rich for what was available (we only eat there...More

Thank matthewgF4444JI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pricey but worth it for a special dinner. We went as a group of 3 to celebrate being in Uluru. The restaurant is a buffet style which was great and the food was amazing. I did however think that the 4 choices for main...More

Thank cakeAuckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not stay at this hotel only went to main restaurant for dinner. This was amazing place to go for special dinner. We opted for buffet in the very nice restaurant. The selection was amazing except for the 4 options for mains. I think...More

Thank cakeAuckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only ate here once, for our final breakfast, as the restaurant is expensive! A$43 full buffet breakfast / A$38 continental breakfast. Yes you can eat as much as you like but wow!

Thank hellonwheels1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the price they charged this venue and it’s food was very very disappointing. To order pork belly you would expect crispy crackling and a decent side dish but no, such it was not. It was rubbery, lacked inspiration and was cold. As it was...More

Thank Stephanie R
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Questions & Answers
Arlene D
17 March 2017|
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Response from Pamela B | Reviewed this property |
Can be booked on arrival at Hotel.
Jing Y
14 March 2017|
Response from Robsdav | Reviewed this property |
We booked on arrival the same day so I am unsure but know the reception would be pleased to assist.
25 February 2017|
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Response from Kym B | Reviewed this property |
They have different sittings,think it starts at 6pm. Buffet is $75pp But well worth. The variety of food is amazing & so fresh. Seafood is so fresh.Service is excellent & a must do when visiting Uluru.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Yulara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8296 8010
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