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Tim's Surf & Turf Restaurant

10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8981 1024
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“surf and turf” (49 reviews)
“steak” (70 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tim's was recommended by many and for good reason. My sister and I had great meals and loved the atmosphere of the place. All around us were families and friends obviously enjoying themselves. Tim is a charmer, his staff are all friendly and obliging and...More

Thank kathrynpoole22
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We asked our tour guide for a suggestion as we wanted to try crocodile. And he didn't hesitate recommending this place, so we walked in off the street on a Sunday night to find a little palm tree oasis half full. We tried a crocodile...More

Thank Phil-Joel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been a frequent visitor to Tim's in Townsville and previously in Cullen Bay, so was really looking forward to some excellent quality seafood and steak at the Darwin City restaurant. We arrived at opening time which allowed us to go straight to a...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were fortunate guests here where our hosts fished and provided Tim with their lovely barramundi and mud crabs catch that morning. Tim and his team prepared the food in several different ways -something for everyone and along with fresh oysters and beautiful salads we...More

Thank SaltwaterSchelly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tim's receives great reviews on Trip Adviser, so I thought I would try it. Obviously a case of mixed expectations. The potions are large, hearty if you like. I had Barra and prawns with salad. Be aware this is pub food, simple, fried and over-cooked,...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tim was recommended to us by Rohan, our fishing guide. We had been fishing with Rohan and caught some great barramundi and mud crabs. As we were staying in a Hotel, we weren't sure how to 'cook them'. I called Tim on the day and...More

1  Thank JuliRush
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place. You come in and order what you'd like, regular portions (huge) or small portions. I had barramundi was very happy. The fish was fresh and prepared well, and did not disappoint. Go up to the bar and get a generous pour of your...More

Thank Harletta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok location with a good atmosphere. Great food with fun and friendly staff. Will definitely return. Thanks for a great night.

Thank ssr42212
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended and can see why. Great atmosphere and wonderful service. Seafood was fresh and beautifully prepared. Even got a magic trick towards the end of the evening. Would not hesitate going back and recommending to family and friends

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 1 week ago

some of the reviews on here are hit and miss but for us it was a definite hit! food was delicious and the place had a nice water feature. if you're in darwin definitely go here!

Thank denim f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 1024
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Tims Surf and Turf restaurant opened March 24th 1994, 24 years later and still a local favourite. specialize in Wagyu Steak, seafood and the biggest chicken parmy in the universe, we are open 6 days for 3 and a half hours a day and feeds over 1,000 people a week with that kind of patronage you are guaranteed fresh produce delivered daily. dress code; have a shower smell nice and dress like you are going to a mates place for dinner.
Biggest response from customers are;-
1. Excellent food and value for money!
2. best steak I have ever had!
3. meals to big, can I have a takeaway container?
4. wonderful happy staff you have.
5. I wish we found you guys sooner.
6. See you again!
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