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Waterfront Bistro

€€ - €€€, , Seafood
Atkins Drive, off East Point Road, Fannie Bay | Darwin Sailing Club, Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 8 8981 1700
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good54%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 - 14:00All hours
Bar, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Atkins Drive, off East Point Road, Fannie Bay | Darwin Sailing Club, Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't say anything about the price as this was our first diner in Australia, but prices are comparable to average western prices. It's a club which means you have to sign in if just write your name down on the booklet. There's free jugs if...More

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we can't comment on the food as we came here for some drinks and to watch the famous sunset and both did not disappoint. crisp cold beer only surpassed by the amazing sunset. very romantic and beautiful. go here!

Thank denim f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the sailing club for Dinner with our family. We decided to treat ourselves and so ordered the seafood platter for two. At $99 we expected good quality food and to be full. The platter was stingy at best. The squid was old tough...More

Thank kivi16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot to watch the sunset and have a few beers. Food is good and they have a huge menu to choose from.

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went to the Sailing Club after we finished at the military museum about an hour or so before sunset. We secured a table, relaxed and had a few drinks. The sunset itself was gorgeous. The patrons were a nice mix of locals and tourists...More

Thank kd2226
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A visit to Darwin is hardly complete without watching a brilliant tip end sunset. This is the place. The setting is just wonderful overlooking the bay and the food is excellent quality and of generous portions. This place is the stuff of legend so don't...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Five of us enjoyed lunch overlooking the Bay with a cold beer and excellent food. The fresh Barra and salad and the garlic prawns with rice were very nice but the seafood platter for 2 at only $99 was the "bomb" ! Prawns, oysters, fish,...More

Thank Mick R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We arrived just in time to enjoy a magnificent view of the setting sun. Although the dining area on the front lawn was crowded, we experienced excellent service. The food order came much earlier than expected considering the crowd and the food was excellent.

Thank rick_81_au
Reviewed 18 July 2017

For our last night in Darwi we thought we'd have dinner where we could watch the sunset. The setting was magic, a simple menu, good quality food and very generous portions. Not a lot of parking and plan to order before sunset if you want...More

Thank Lucasmill1977
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Every trip we have made over the years to Darwin, NT, we have visited the Waterfront Bistro at the Darwin Sailing Club. Meals are nice, ambience is excellent, staff friendly and the Sunsets spectacular. A range of good meals to choose at reasonable prices for...More

Thank rednedbj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atkins Drive, off East Point Road, Fannie Bay | Darwin Sailing Club, Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 1700
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Big Meals. Cold Beer. Awesome relaxed waterfront views. Playground for the kids. Part of the Darwin community for over 50 years. Interstate and Overseas visitors always welcome.
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