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Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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62 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Yulara is not the cheapest of places to eat. This is a cafe with an 'order at the bar' system. It's not cheap but reasonable and the food is OK. We had 2 meals and 3 of the 4 dishes were fine; just the pasta was overcooked and pretty small. Service was friendly. A bit odd that it shuts at... More 

Thank ianf22
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun café where we had breakfast and dinner. the buffet breakfast is fantastic. One advice order a specialised coffee instead of the coffee being served part of the buffet. Other than that the food was great. the dinner menu is fantastic and there are daily specials which offer great deals. Especially the Thursday night $10 sangria jug night. Overall great... More 

Thank petervlahos
Paris, France
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Found out AFTER we arrived at Desert Gardens that all restaurants closed for renovations and breakfast was supplied at Gecko's 10 min walk from hotel and closed before the shuttle started at 10.30 but excellent buffet, good service and great coffee

Thank BarbaraMWB
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gecko's Cafe is great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We dined here 2 times whilst in Ayres Rock and both times found the food to be fresh and tasty. Prices are reasonable for Ayres Rock and you can find unusual things like emu strips and kangaroo on a pizza. Portion sizes are generous. They have a good menu to choose... More 

Thank Gianna1958
Sydney, Australia
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126 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I ate 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners at Geckos in February. The Desert Gardens hotel dining facilities are under renovation and they are using Geckos for their breakfasts. Buffet breakfast was very good each morning. Poaches figs, fruit, yogurts to choose from and the regular array of bacon, sausage, eggs and mushrooms prepared beautifully. Congi available as well. Table service... More 

Thank Ken2234
Lismore, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was fresh and tasty. The breakfast buffett was a bit cold every morning for the 5 days we ate there. Staff are warm and friendly. The toilets need a little maintenance.

Thank BobnKath361
Edmonton, Canada
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715 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant has inside and outside seating. It looks almost cafeteria style but you need to wait to be seated. The menu is small but there is something for everybody. The service was fast. The food was good and portions were generous. We ate lunch and dinner here.

Thank woodmister
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good quality and reasonable prices, varied menu to choose from and it is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Thank Anglez15
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffet was very good, however coffee was terrible each day including from the Espresso machine even with a $4.50 charge for the latter. Staff really helpful.

Thank David D
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast here daily on our recent visit and they provided a great buffet breakfast with good choices.

Thank Paul M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Yulara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8296 8010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?