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The Purple Mango Cafe and Brewery

$$ - $$$Pizza, Cafe,
294 Stephen Road, Marrakai, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
+61 407 739 738
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Pizza, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
294 Stephen Road, Marrakai, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a true hidden gem - definitely worth a call if you go along the Arnheim Road to see the Spectcular Jumping Crocs and the Wetlands. A good day out. The restaurant is off the main road and you have to watch out for...More

Thank colleen r
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A little bit of a hike from Darwin but if you are up for a nice days drive then this isnt a bad destination. Pretty good food but the mango beer is a little "out there"! But overall worth a visit.

Thank 175phild
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

An amazing little place tucked away in the bush surrounded by mango orchards. Reservations only so it is not crowded and noisy. The food is really tasty. I had the antipasto pizza and a mango smoothy and the flavours were amazing. There is also a...More

Thank Sheryl A
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Geniune Aussie tucker Lovely wood fired pizza Awesome flavours on the Antipasto pizza Range of beers wine cocktails Bush setting Made a lunch booking & friendly helpful staff advised suitable time to avoid tour groups Informative staff A nice way to celebrate our 1 week...More

Thank carolyn g
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Quaint little cafe tuck away in the bush land. Great wood fire pizzas and decent home brew beers. Was highly recommended to us by the staff at Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We dropped in one day after the lunch rush hoping that they could manage coffee and cake(because we had heard that you had to book for lunch). In 3 months we have had trouble getting decent coffee in Darwin so oh what joy this was....More

1  Thank hbrisbane
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

As a Darwin local I have heard a lot of this little gem in the middle of nowhere. I had been so very excited to experience what lots have raved to me about. I only wish I had have read this page before hand, as...More

Thank Darwinite28
Gay P, Owner at The Purple Mango Cafe and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Being a long weekend, we had been booked out several days in advance. We are only a small cafe and stress on our Facebook and website to please book!! I am surprised that anyone who told you about The Purple Mango did not mention that...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

So I arrived with my partner at the Purple Mango. When we got there, there were heaps of free tables. Nonetheless the woman behind the counter told us she wouldn't serve us as we hadn't made a booking ahead. Telling us that was the only...More

Thank Darwin_L0cal
Gay P, Owner at The Purple Mango Cafe and Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

It is a shame you got this so wrong. I apologised profusely because we only had two tables spare and three groups arriving in the next 10 minutes. I said we couldn't serve you -not won't!! If there were more tables that looked empty then...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were on our way to Jabiru, but got waylaid at Fogg Dam enjoying the wetlands there; so we were expecting to buy snacks at the service station for lunch. I checked TA to see if there were any other options, and the Purple Mango...More

Thank JClare62
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Terrific location, quiet and very peaceful. We were very lucky to drop in on a quiet weekday for lunch and a beer. The owners are very welcoming and friendly and we enjoyed a tour of the little brewery. Pizzas are AWESOME! Best dough we've ever...More

Thank kingpe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 Stephen Road, Marrakai, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Marrakai
  • Phone Number: +61 407 739 738
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The Purple Mango Cafe - the best little cafe in the bush. With the biggest wood fired pizza oven in the Territory, The Purple Mango Cafe can produce mouth-watering pizzas in no time at all. Fully licensed so complement your meal with a cold bottle of wine or craft beer. Along with a premium coffee blend and home-made cakes and desserts, The Purple Mango Cafe can provide refreshment to the traveller. The fresh Mango Smoothies are a delight. The Purple Mango Brewery - hand crafted beer in the bush. Tasting paddles, beer on tap and take away. View the workings of the brewery and enjoy your brew in the bush setting. Taste our home made conserve made with love and local mangoes. Tickle your tastebuds with a sweet mustard pickle with mango and cauliflower or our marmalades, jams and chutneys to try and take home. A perfect stop for birdwatchers and those travellers going between Darwin and Kakadu.
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