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Tim's Surf & Turf Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8981 1024
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“surf and turf” (49 reviews)
“steak” (75 reviews)
“seafood platter” (27 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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1 - 10 of 558 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tracey wss our host and we thoroughly enjoyed the seafood platter. We will definitely be back again.

Thank Rick W
Reviewed yesterday

We were pleasantly surprised to find this hidden oasis while on a family holiday recently. Great meals, family friendly, amazing service and reasonably priced. We liked it so much we went back a second time.

Thank rockriva
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been going to Tim's Surf and Turf for many decades, including his initial restaurant. However, hadn't been for about 4 years, so wasn't sure if it would still be as good. Silly me! Of course it was. We took friends to celebrate their 50th...More

Thank LudmillaDragonLady
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've tried to go here a number of times, however they're closed on Monday (at the moment). You need to update the open hours on this webpage

Thank SouthEastWesterner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a great atmosphere, and seeing the pet crocodile at the bar (Schntizel) was really cool, staff and service were all good, it was on the expensive side, which is fair enough given the size of the meals, but my husband had the...More

Thank sarah0136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the family enjoyed the experience. Friendly staff and a "magician " ( of sorts ).lots of fun.Great atmosphere and a great menu.

Thank wisey49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warmly welcomed at the door by Tim, the owner who seated us & explained the order process while performing impromptu magic tricks! The wagu steak is to die for. Service is attentive, meals came out in a timely manner with lots of extras....More

Thank Poppy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been visiting Darwin for years and had not known it was there but what a great surprise excellent food and service highly recommend.

Thank Jodyparker2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

so me an my husband are foodies new to darwin. we have tried manier top end and high class resturants. and we are always dissapointed. tonight was ABSLOUTEY FANTASTIC. the service by tim & tracy were 10/10 the menu was amazing my only fault was...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit set back from the main toiurist areas, this restaurant is worth seeking out. We were recommended by a local shop keeper and were very pleased we made the walk. Excellent choice of food served in a lovely courtyard setting. You order and pqy...More

Thank Brian L
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Response from Heather V | Reviewed this property |
It's licensed - reasonable prices too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 1024
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Tims Surf and Turf restaurant opened March 24th 1994, 24 years later and still a local favourite. specialize in Wagyu Steak, seafood and the biggest chicken parmy in the universe, we are open 6 days for 3 and a half hours a day and feeds over 1,000 people a week with that kind of patronage you are guaranteed fresh produce delivered daily. dress code; have a shower smell nice and dress like you are going to a mates place for dinner. Biggest response from customers are;- 1. Excellent food and value for money! 2. best steak I have ever had! 3. meals to big, can I have a takeaway container? 4. wonderful happy staff you have. 5. I wish we found you guys sooner. 6. See you again!
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