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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Indian, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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6 Dashwood Crescent | entrance via Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good live music and a great vibe gets everyone in a good mood. Fresh food and great service on top of that - outstanding. Our first trip to Nirvana tonight and like it. Will be back again soon

Thank andosindarwin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the front door fool you! This was a great place to eat with awesome staff and a lovely atmosphere. Was able to cater for about 14 of us with minimal notice. Food was A LOT better than some of the other more expensive...More

Thank Jennifer_Leah13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Nirvana a couple of times and enjoy the ambience in the back restaurant. The first time we came, it was almost like being taken on a magical mystery tour to get to our table! The cocktail list always presents interesting options...More

Thank Taryn R
Reviewed 24 December 2017

There were 15 of us and we were forced to have the banquet as there were more than 14, we weren’t advised of this when booking. We had vegetarians and someone allergic to nuts so they wanted individual meals but we weren’t allowed, so some...More

1  Thank NTtravellerz
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I have gone here many times, the food, service and overall experience is always fantastic. It is a gem on the Darwin foodie scene.

1  Thank thekakoii
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Thank you Tristram and staff for a great night for our staff Xmas Party. We had a banquet and everyone commented on how great the food was. Service too was spot on. Cheers

1  Thank Loz946
Reviewed 18 November 2017

One of the few restaurant still full considering it was a quarter to 9. Great first impression, then it went a bit down after that. We meant to go there so many times since we arrived in Darwin that the occasion presented itself finally. I...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nirvana is on my top list for fabulous drinks (gin tonic, sloe gin, zoombies) made by talented Callum and Jake, yummy Asian food (entrees, Pad Thai, curries, sautee beef, Thai fried fish, nasi) and vibrant belly dance every Saturday night. You gonna miss a part...More

1  Thank linhvu9x
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have been going to this restaurant/bar for over 20 years, and go a few times a year as I have been living away from Darwin, hence I feel I really have a feel for this place and the memorable eating and musical experience you...More

1  Thank strewth
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, great atmosphere and a top notch live music venue - service was great too ... reasonably priced and wide drinks menu - recommend

Thank Cameron J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, 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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