5 Darwin bars & eateries you must take your friends

Darwin has come of age!  Trend setting Bars & Eateries are popping up throughout Darwin City.  It’s time to visit this tropical hot-spot for a sophisticated night on the town.

Renowned for its magical sunsets, the city of Darwin comes to life as the sun goes down.  With it’s cluster of trendy eateries and bars, Darwin offers choice when catching up with friends for a few drinks and casual dining.

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Stone House Winebar & Kitchen

Stone House DarwinIt’s said that there’s a little of Melbourne in Darwin with this trendy wine bar in the heart of Darwin city.  Located in one of the oldest stone buildings on Cavenagh Street, Stone House is Darwin’s first wine bar and boasts an extensive wine cellar.  Ask for a glass of Philippe Fourrier Champagne – you will love it!  Monthly tasting events are a sell-out with some magnificent wines showcased.

Sandbar at Sky City

SandBar Sky City

Sandbar’s lounge bar at the Sky City Casino offers a relaxed atmosphere, live music and enviable views over the Arafura Sea.  Feel like something different?  Talented mixologists are there mix up something ‘just a little bit fancy’ for that special night – and let me share with you; they whipped up the best Whisky Sour in Darwin!  The Sandbar is the perfect destination for a fun night out or a pre-dinner cocktail.

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Darwin Sailing Club

Mojito

There’s no better place to experience a perfect Darwin sunset!  Overlooking stunning Fannie Bay, the Darwin Sailing Club has a beautiful ambiance and turns on a spectacular, tropical sunset every night.

Grab yourself a deckchair, listen to the waves roll in and sip your afternoon away with a mojito as you watch the sun sink into the Arafura Sea. The restaurant has a diverse menu featuring dishes from around the world and it the perfect opportunity to taste some of Australia’s best seafood or try one of their flame grilled steaks.

Darwin Oyster Bar

Darwin Oyster Bar

The Oyster Bar has one of the best locations in Darwin’s Waterfront Precinct.   Enjoy a great menu of delicious fresh chilled or grilled oysters, share-food and platters with an extensive selection of Australian wines and beer, while soaking up the beautiful waterfront views.  The perfect place for a relaxing afternoon with friends.  The Oyster Bar will keep you entertained with fantastic live soloists and duos.  A fine way to enjoy Darwin’s tropical lifestyle!

Cavenagh Hotel

Nam Jim Oyster Shots @ the Cav

We love the Cavenagh Hotel!   
It’s the city pub to hang out with friends and catch up over an icy cold beer or your favourite glass of wine.  Known for it’s great steaks, the Cav is a great place to pop into after a busy day at work.   
Tip of the day … order yourself some of their Nam Jim Oyster Shots!  They really are amazing!

6 Tanks Brew Co

The newest bar in town, 6 Tanks Brew Co is a funky new bar & restaurant to meet friends in downtown Mitchell Street.  You can’t miss the 6 large polished brewing tanks used for the hand crafted beers.  Funky decor completes the modern image for this bar, setting the scene for Darwin’s newest craft beer adventure.  They have a varied range of craft beers available, five of their own blends and twelve from other Australian and International craft brewers.  Sample every one of them .. go on, you know you want to!

6 Tanks for craft beers

With so many trendy eateries and great bars opening in the inner city, each taking their specialty to the next level we are being spoiled for choice.  Darwin really has the best lifestyle in Australia!

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These bars are some of my favourite haunts around the city.  Is there somewhere else you think should be included?  Drop me a line in the comments below and let me know what you think.