This is some of the most exceptional Asian cuisine around not to mention the dining experience is second to none at Hanuman Restaurant. Owner and head chef Jimmy Shu’s love of Thai, Nonya and Tamil flavours is reflected in the dedication he shows toward creating a magnificent menu. He is always travelling throughout Thailand, Malaysia and Southeast Asia to keep his menu standing out from the crowd. His ability to create flavour explosions is astounding. The antique decor and colour scheme is a true reflection of Asian beauty. The furnishings, table wear and artworks have been sourced from around the world and the lighting which compliments these will take your dates breath away. Hanuman Restaurant is located next to the entertainment centre, so why not this date night have dinner then go see a show.
Where: 93 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
This is a fantastic and multi award-winning Spanish, North African and Mediterranean restaurant in Darwin City. Educate your date on the quality of vast international flavours. At Moorish Cafe, their tantalising exotic flavours are reasonably priced if you’re wanting to impress on a budget. Understandably this is considered one of Darwin’s best restaurants known as a food lover’s haven. The amazing chefs incorporate the finest local ingredients and produce artwork on the plate that your date will no doubt admire. There, wine, beer and dessert menus are extensive and will have your partner grinning from ear to ear.
Where: 37 Knuckey street, Darwin City, NT
Monsoons Restaurant and Party Bar
If you want a more playful option for date night and don’t mind a little rustic fun, Monsoons Restaurant and Party Bar are conveniently located on mitchell street for yourself and your partner. This quality gem has been restored and remodelled into a vibrant city dining/party destination. This is a Darwin community favourite and has an amazing party atmosphere with traditional pub values. They have great hearty food options and bartenders who can whip up anything you can imagine. This is bound to start your dates engine and set you two up for a night of laugher and good old fashioned fun. Home to Darwin’s longest bar, Monsoons Restaurant and Party Bar has a real relaxed vibe and vast space to move around and allow your date to feel comfortable in their surroundings. There is also a large outdoor area, so basically you can manoeuvre your way around the venue until you and your lover are at peak comfort. Hold onto your partners hand, have a Pinã Colada in the other and listen to some live music and just enjoy each others company at Monsoons Restaurant and Party Bar.
Where: 46 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
Saltnpeppa Cafe Ristorante
For another magnificent dining experience visit Saltnpeppa Cafe Ristorante and feast your eyes on their A La Carte menu jam packed with modern Australian cuisine and copious amounts of vegetarian and gluten-free options. If you have a picky eater on your hands Saltnpeppa Cafe Ristorante is the ideal location for date night because they have a large scope of different meat, seafood and vegetable dishes. Choose a bottle of their best sparkling wine and bask in the beauty of your significant other. To really top things off, make sure you order one of Saltnpeppa Cafe Ristorantes’ homemade desserts that will leave you both feeling completely satisfied.
Where: 6/6 Woodlake Blv, Durack, NT
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