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Barrel and Cruse Bistro

€€ - €€€, , International
50 Giles St | Near Katherine River., Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
+61 8 8905 8451
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  • Average15%
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“barramundi” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Australian, Bar, International, Asian, Pub
€€ - €€€
50 Giles St | Near Katherine River., Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for a quick and casual dinner. There was a Christmas function on but we were offered a table in the side room which was really nice and comfortable. We were provided with menus and taken up to be shown the specials board. You...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jessjeanette
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

If you’re ever in Katherine go and check this place out!! Great food. Friendly staff and good ambience for lunch or dinner! Even just for drinks!!! They have good selection of drinks. Must see and visit. Was not disappointed and highly recommended!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 366marcandreg
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Last night in Katherine and went to the restaurant for dinner. Had the best range of simple food and great value. Very fresh and the beer was cold. Had the choice to eat outside in in the aircon restaurant. Will go again next time in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Troy W
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Went for quick dinner. Staff were friendly and the food was pretty good. I had the special of the beef brisket which I can recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TareeTim
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Enjoyed a delish lamb rack which was on special and a medium rare steak cooked to perfection. Instead of fries and salad which the meal we asked if mashed potato and hot veggies could substitute. Staff were very happy to oblige. There is a bar...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sam H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We both had the Humpty Doo barramundi which was cooked beautifully. Meals came out promptly and staff were very helpful.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Terry-ann C
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Our family of 17 ate here on Saturday night. The staff were lovely. All our meals came out reasonably close together and everyone was satisfied with their meal. I’m a celiac so I was very happy to see several gluten free options on the menu....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Leighann84
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Word of advice. Don't train someone when you have a lineup of people waiting to order. 3 meals arrived together. 4th meal incorrect. Took three times to get it right!! Shame as food good.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Wendy G
MIchael Jean J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

We are truly sorry for the experience you had as we were down 2 people that night. Thank you for your advice and we will remember that for the next customers. I also would like to thank you for dining in our restaurant. Cheers, Barrel...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Came here after being recommended by Beagle Motor Inn. It has to be one of the best meals we’ve had on our travels. My husbands steak melted like butter & my Barramundi was the best I’ve eaten anywhere. Great service, great guy singing & playing...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Really nice food, big serves and enjoyable live music. Clean toilets. Very helpful staff. Recommended!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Wendy F
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Australian, Bar, International, Asian, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
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Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Giles St | Near Katherine River., Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Katherine
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8905 8451
  • E-mail
Relaxed bistro style restaurant with Glycol Beer Tap system, Kids Playground, Daily Specials and Live music.
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