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USD 7 - USD 32
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Seafood, Asian, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came to stay a couple of nights in Darwin with my husband and son who work away and this place was recommended to us. What a massive disappointment. Overpriced rubbish. Seafood was tasteless, crabs were empty, everything was cold. They were serving 2 dozen oysters...Kilpatrick at a time to serve 100 people. They were rubbish anyway. Wouldn’t recommend it. Very disappointedMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant delivers an all you can eat seafood buffet. It leans more towards Chinese with spring rolls and fried rice but the seafood is excellent. There is also duck and steak. My crab was a bit messy to eat as it was covered in...sauce but they do supply finger bowls. The prawns were big and fresh. They had a wonderful seafood casserole(?) in white sauce. They had battered fish and chips too. To me the best fish was poached in butter. Dessert was in the form of fresh fruit, cakes and ice cream. The banana flavour was very good. They even had a chocolate fountain. The real bonus was the sunset view from the outside tables. It was wonderful to watch the sunset into the sea.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

Brilliant customer service from my phone booking to our visit. Staff are friendly and professional which made our visit really special. Food was delicious and of course I ate far too much - oysters (fresh and kilpatrick), prawns, mussels, fresh fish, steak, sweet chilli crabs,...soups, heaps of dessert. Wow! Amazing value for money.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 14 June 2021

Extremely good value. $49 per head for a buffet, which included crab, prawns, oysters and a range of Chinese dishes. We sat outside, and saw the beautiful sunset. Unfortunately our table was near the staff gathering plates and cutlery so it was noisy. We arrived...at 5.30, which meant the sun was shining right on you. If you go book in to sit outside for 6.00pm.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 11 June 2021 via mobile

The seafood was lovely, the more popular items required people to queue, but this added to the camaraderie as you’d end up talking to those around you. The lychee mojito was great and the pina colada had by my companion was equally praised. Book early...to request an outside table to see the sunset. The staff were the biggest assets, working hard to keep up with drink orders and table clearing. Not to mention those behind the scenes cooking and bringing food out to the buffet area. Thank you for a lovely evening.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 June 2021 via mobile

We were recommended to visit here by ex-local. The website says seafood buffet but what it doesn’t tell u is that it’s your standard Chinese buffet touting seafood as it’s specialty. Sparsely provided food and so busy a lot of dishes were empty. No options...to purchase a standard meal just seafood. It’s saving grace was the sunset views!!!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 21 May 2021

This seafood buffet didn’t disappoint. Had read mixed reviews before so wasn’t expecting too much. I was very surprised. Everything was fresh, filled up constantly and tasted good. Shame that everyone hogged the scallops and oysters. Poor waiter didn’t even get them on the table...before the tray was empty Overall a lovely night, well priced drinks and at under $44 per adult, a well priced mealMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 15 April 2021 via mobile

All you can eat of course. Second visit here and still good value if you are hungry. I have advice for this place which I won’t share! Plenty of seafood and other options

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

We haven't been here for years and that's not due to anything bad, just Darwin's food scene is expanding. We enjoyed the food, it was all tasty and fresh. My only negative would be the chilli sand crab was cooked a bit too long. Staff...are friendly. We went on a Saturday night. As usual this place fills up. Worth a go. 9/10More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 10 March 2021 via mobile

Has a good selection of seafood for $43pp. Had fresh oysters, oysters kilpatrick, fresh prawns, scallop mornay, garlic prawns, chilli crab to name a few. There are also other non seafood options. Everything tasted nice and fresh. Oyster kilpatrick wasn't my favourite and the desert...wasn't the best but I was full from eating all the seafood anyway so I didn't mind.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Phill D
11 January 2020|
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Response from DeborahH572 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. They are controlled in this area as they have music and other things happening on the lawned area. There are many other places to go where you can experience the fireworks. We wen to Rapid Creek on the beach... More
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2 January 2020|
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Response from Lynda P | Reviewed this property |
Even though they are a seafood restaurant, some of their non seafood asian dishes are lovely, they usually have a selection of chicken, plus of course nuggets etc for the kids. I am not a big seafood eater, but really... More
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Seafood On Cullen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4