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Ilkari Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Would have to be the best pesto pasta I have eaten. Yummo. We had had a curry the previous day, perfect blend of spices and not expensive at all. Told some other guests of our experience there, they went there for dinner that night, they too thoroughly enjoyed their meal.

Thank julieannlawler
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has undergone a renovation and has a beautiful, nice new decor vibe. Make sure you enjoy the tasty breakfast buffet--with a made-to-order Pancake Station!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently went to Ilkara at Sails Resort for the buffet dinner. It was great. Plenty of choices and the meats were cooked to order. The prawns and lamb cutlets in particular were yum! The desserts were also delicious. Overall plenty of different cuisines and dishes to choose from to suit everyone. The service was also great. A lovely experience which... More 

Thank Nicki1766
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Sails in the Desert for 4 nights and the included buffet breakfasts were incredible. The quality of the food is amazing, including having a chef preparing meals such as french toast (yum) and omelettes (yum) to order. Nothing was scrimped on - lovely big bowls of macadamias, greek yoghurts, yummy porridges. It was just all so good,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The perfect spot for breakfast before a local tour. The selection of foods is excellent... for many cultures appetites.

Thank Maroon31877
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can't go past this place for the buffet breakfast. Fantastic range of cuisines and everything was great quality. For dinner though, 80% of the entree options were all seafood (or at least it seemed that way...). The BBQ pork belly was great though. The mains were all great as well with the ability to mostly accommodate 2 young children... More 

Thank Paul R
Main Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Ilkari Restaurant is where you also have breakfast. We didn’t eat dinner so I can’t comment on that. My wife and I had a full breakfast included in the price of our room. The restaurant is a large rectangular room, one long side faces east(?) and looks onto gardens, but the windows have blinds because of the morning sun.... More 

Thank Kenaohp
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I ate the buffet at night. I loved the cooking station of hot food. I ate lamb cutlets and veges. The variety of food was good for all tastes. The full buffet breakfast was a delight, especially the home made donuts! I hope to eat here again one day!

Thank Veronica J
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

loved the tapas food and quick service and presentation. Well done. Stuart thanks for loking after us.

Thank Medium2017
Houston, texas, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it is over priced and the food is not fit for a king but the staff had a good attitude. It is well run and given the location that can't be taken for granted.

Thank jsthouston

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 46
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0870, 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?