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Chow! A Taste of South East Asia

19 Kitchener Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8941 7625
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 2:30 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Kitchener Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped by here for lunch and were not disappointed. It is advertised as South East Asian but it does look more Vietnamese than anything else. It is in the Waterfront development but furtherest away, it is however a pleasant place to sit. We both...More

Thank DM S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was searching for something a little different for our last night in Darwin. Unfortunately, there are not a lot of options for food on the waterfront, restaurant style anyway, but this little gem is worth the visit. Friendly staff, prompt service, and more importantly, great...More

Thank bawdo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Situated at the Darwin Waterfront complex, Chow is a great place for cocktails and delicious Asian cuisine. Seating arrangements are spacious - not squeezed into the area - outdoor and indoor options available. Went on a Saturday night for a work function - booking made...More

1  Thank louise s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 11 people. Service was slow. Food poor. Food tasteless. Orders missed and did not arrive until all other had finished meals. Then missed orders served without all parts. Then missed part came another 15 minutes later. No offer of compensation...More

1  Thank Bryan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Darwin water front area is a nice place to go for dinner. We stopped in at Chow twice during our trip. The place gets busy so be sure to make a booking or come early. The place has a great atmosphere, a themed décor...More

1  Thank Jessica_nz2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food. Love it. Green spring rolls, DIY pork pancakes, the fish clay pot, bun bo xiao and its the BEST LAKSA IN TOWN!! There I said it haha.. It is!

1  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere was good with lots of visual information, service was good the girls could smile more.Food was delicious delivered to table by a smiling Asian woman.Fried rice and Pad Tye* to die for. Mocktail was jammed pack full of leaves,lucky the sun melted the ice....More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unable to decide what to eat and feeling kinda peckish, we decided to choose a variety of dishes from their extensive menu. We really appreciated the very friendly and knowledgeable waiting staff who helped us choose what to have, topping up our water when it...More

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The foods are so nice taste, people are so friendly. The price is so reasonable. Specially, I love green rice flake. I would like to go there again.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, wow, wow. So tasty and beautifully presented. The staff are lovely and friendly and made us feel most welcome. One even remembered us from the previous week.

Thank Ladidi2013
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30 September 2017|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant for a menu.
Carly N
18 August 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Reviewed this property |
There's a prominent sign saying 'no split bills' at the register.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Kitchener Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia (Formerly Chow)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8941 7625
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A taste of South East Asia with a focus on fresh, local produce. Think big steaming bowls of pho & laska's, whole coconuts, bubble teas cocktails, Asian beers, sake bombs, fresh colorful dishes, healthy and tasty, lighthearted and most of all FUN!
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