We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
About
Centrally located on the famous Mitchell Street, Wisdom Bar and Cafe, Ashton Lodge is set in an ideal location to explore all Darwin City has to offer. Our light blue facade and decor is a taste of the serene ambience you will find inside this stylish venue. Boasting award winning cuisine served from the open kitchen to be enjoyed from our open air dining options. Our broad appeal welcomes all, from local residents to the most distant traveller with an exquisite choice of beverages from all over the world, allowing you a relaxing getaway in Darwin's premier tourist strip. We open from 10.00Am until late every day during the Dry Season with alcohol licensed from 10.00Am, Wet season timings can
PRICE RANGE
USD 6 - USD 31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music
Reviews (222)
Filter reviews
217 results
Traveller rating
110
60
29
8
10
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveller rating
110
60
29
8
10
Show reviews that mention
All reviews steak caesar salad surf and turf pizza oysters cooked to perfection great atmosphere mitchell st eye fillet friday night chips dips specials australia
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 30 October 2020

Too expensive for what it is, much better places around it. $25 for two beers is ridiculous. Bartenders unable to pour beer... No live music

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

Went here on the weekend, bar staff great, food is good. Went to the DJ booth to request a song, patiently waited, was completely ignored until he asked the bouncer to "get rid of me"!! A sign saying no requests, would be great, if this...is the case! You are a DJ, not a god!! Be more professional, if you want return business!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 18 October 2020

Great place to chill and relax with a drink or two. Live music in the early evening on Fridays and Saturdays.

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 17 July 2020 via mobile

Drinks are great, the salt and pepper squid is really good for a snack. Breakfast doesn’t have very good vege/gluten free options though but good if you like the normal basic brekkie stuff.

Date of visit: July 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 9 April 2020

Well set out for dining outside and the food here was well worth it, especially the kilo of chicken wings night. What a tasty, big feed for $10. Loved it.

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner on a Saturday night. Staff were really friendly and attentive. I ordered the oyster kilpatrick eye fillet and my partner had the rump. Both cooked to perfection. This place cooks steak better than Char Restaurant and you get better value for...money. My only criticism MORE SAUCE please!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 5 February 2020

Amazing venue, great customer service. A big thank you to lovely Ross the bar man for been so hospitable. Will definitely return :)

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 25 January 2020

This bar was in the main street, great location, we sat under the beautiful big trees. They have the best ever chips and gravy, and cheap. So, so good. The drinks are good too, as well as the bands they have playing there.

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 4 November 2019

Hubby and I called into the bar for a drink. The drinks were cheap. The staff were were friendly. We didn't get to try the meals. If we come back to Darwin we will definitely return to the Wisdom to try their meals.

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed 13 October 2019

we were a group of four of which two had special food requirements .The staff and chief were great .The food was exceptional we ate there several times Also live music most nights very GOOD

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Value Inn Darwin
422 reviews
.03 km away
Darwin City Hotel
151 reviews
.10 km away
Rydges Darwin Central
2,285 reviews
.10 km away
Mantra on the Esplanade Darwin
2,293 reviews
.15 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Alfonsino's
179 reviews
.10 km away
The Tap on Mitchell
323 reviews
.11 km away
Monsoons
534 reviews
.02 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Parliament House
331 reviews
.17 km away
Darwin Cenotaph
87 reviews
.22 km away
Tropical Light
15 reviews
.15 km away
Survivors’ Lookout
13 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Johnse123
14 July 2019|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Belleamie63 | Reviewed this property |
Never had an issue with management.They did the best they could with tourists, fifo, & backpackers over long hours of trading which isn’t easy.😊
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing