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Nirvana Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian, Thai
6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
+61 8 8981 2025
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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6:30 PM - 2:00 AM Hours
Indian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was great and service was fast. Great ambience and friendly staff. Extensive menu and the food was good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I shared a plate of deep dried baramandi wings and that was just okay for an entree. We ordered a jungle curry and kang kong vege dish and they're a disappointment. Decor, lighting and soft music were great and seating comfortable. Quite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our work Christmas Party here deciding on the $48 banquet for a group of 24. There was ample food of great quality. The seating and ambience is comfortable and very bohemian. The music was a great although a little loud. The only real...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NT_Pete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many people had told me good things about Nivana. We went on Monday night so it was quiet the interior is quirky and makes you feel comfortable. We shared 4 dishes between 3 people and they were all delicious with plenty of food for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Juanita1982
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

As visitors to Darwin I stumbled across this place in a google search, read reviews, checked out the menu and booked online. We all chose a dish and shared. Beef vindaloo, Penang chicken, curry roast duck & twice cooked pork belly. The meals were beautiful...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ouzo03
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

First up, there is nothing wrong with Nirvana but I was left disappointed with my experience after seeing so many ‘excellent’ reviews. Maybe I lucked out in my meal choice! Aside from the meal being ‘okay’ the staff are wonderfully welcoming and will frequently check...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NJY2012
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This review comes with a bit of a preamble. I was commenting / lamenting with my husband how remiss we’ve been by not reviewing places, especially as we have relied so heavily on Trip Advisor ourselves. With over 50 countries under my husband’s belt alone,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TopTravelReviews
Tristram W, General Manager at Nirvana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hello Top Travel Reviews, Firstly thank you to yourself and your husband for dining with us last Thursday night. Myself, Karan and Josh all commented on what a lovely table you where on the evening. May I express my lament at your average dining experience...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We went to Nirvana last night because we have always been curious whenever we stop by IGA next door to get some bit and pieces. From the outside the restaurant looked old and depleted. We arrived family of 5 and youngest is 7 around 7.30...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wakawakaishere
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We've been coming to Nirvana for about 15 years and the consistently beautiful food combined with the relaxing atmosphere will see us come back for hopefully another 15. This trip was notable for the friendly service by the staff and the renowned Beef Massaman.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank N7952RKcharlesm
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I went to Nirvana with my husband and mother on a Friday night. We hadn’t been for a few years due to my gluten free needs. However they now have a wide selection on their menu to suit gf, df etc We had three dishes:...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rebecca L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
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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