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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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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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1 - 10 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tom Yum was very small very salty very few mushrooms mainly lettuce. I would suggest order anything else avoid the Tom yum, it cost $9.50 for a cup size soup

Thank richardperth2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely one of the best in Darwin. A little funky and certainly unexpected when you see it from the outside. The staff are always knowledgeable and courteous. We haven't found a dish we don't like yet and recommend it to any travellers...More

Thank Brett M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for years. New owners now and appear more enthusiastic. Menu has been reduced dramatically however the old favorites have been kept. I have to say though very very stingy with the meat. Very disappointing had mabey 5 or 6 pieces of diced...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had dinner at Nirvana last night for my hubby's birthday with our 13 year old son. Dinner was wonderful and the open mic session that started just after 9 was FANTASTIC! It is so wonderful to have such a great venue in Darwin that supports...More

Thank Joanna_M_21
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Laid back vibe, friendly staff and the best Thai/Indian/Malaysian food around. Have been coming here on and off for 15 years and never leave disappointed. Servings are v generous and seriously yum. Located on the edge of the CBD, it's an easy...More

Thank itchyfeet6728
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Friendly service, good cocktails and the food was wonderful. In a bit of a dodgy part of town but worth the visit.

Thank BecciBird
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We used to love going to Nirvana - the food was always consistently good. Fast forward a few years, and although the same owner, it has gone downhill. Firstly, we were sat on bench chairs - so uncomfortable and my back hurt for the next...More

Thank DarwinGirl1973
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The meals are nice with quite a bit to choose from, The service was good the decor is a bit Boho which is really nice. If we didn't know how to find the place it could be a bit difficult as its off the street...More

Thank ges87
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Walking I to this place I immediately felt as if I was in an old school bar. It has a very warm, inviting, comfortable vibe. Was greeted by very friendly staff who knocked up a very good Mai Tai cocktail. The guys were very generous...More

1  Thank Snooper238
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I don't know what all the people are raving about here (on the Tripadvisor reviews) but the food in this place is very average. I had the Thai Penang Chicken Curry and it was not good at all - this is my favourite Thai meal....More

1  Thank Simon C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 02:00
Thursday
18:30 - 02:00
Friday
18:30 - 02:00
Saturday
18:30 - 02:00
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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