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Hingston Chinese Restaurant & Take Away

53 Yanyula Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
+61 8 8927 8088
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“salty fish” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
53 Yanyula Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Read the reviews and ordered 4 dishes. We were visiting a relative at the hospital at the time from interstate. I've eaten Chinese food all over Australia and I'm pleased to say I've found the rock bottom from which all other experiences will be rated....More

Thank Warren H
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Just don't waste your money!! We order honey chilli chicken and crispy salty beef.....there was practically no meat in the chicken, just a ball of batter saturated in grease!!! Awful!!

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is one of our "locals" and the food is always good. Crispy Beef in Chilli Plum Sauce is our fave. However, this time we tried Sizzling Lamb, which was tender and flavoursome.

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Salt and pepper calamari perfection. Dont let the shopfront fool you! This place has been the bees knees for years with good reason.

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had heard the food was good but we've heard that before and have yet to find a decent Chinese place in Darwin that doesn't leave us with that MSG 'drier than the dry season' feeling. Hingston was great, it's just a joint sort of...More

Thank ontheroad181
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Love this little local. Their takeaway is consistent and enjoyable. Have never dined in but not much atmosphere other than hole in the wall style Chinese.

Thank Nathaniel K
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have been regular customers since moving to Darwin, over 10 years …. Consistently excellent food and decent customer service has kept taking me back to Hingston’s on a regular basis. However, last Saturday, I went there as usual and ordered $100 worth of take...More

Thank Stingergal
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Having eaten at Hingston's for years I would be bold enough to say that they serve the best Chinese food in all of Darwin.

Thank caltamura
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got a takeaway from Hingston chineses this evening and I was sorely disappointed and will never order from there again. First of all we ordered one plain rice between the 2 of us and we were given special fried rice. I...More

Thank noelleoreilly
Reviewed 6 July 2016

An old but good favorite. Chinese meals are always tasty and original whilst still at a reasonable price. Just like the Chinese restaraunts I grew up with. Simple restaraunt for eat in, small but always full. Great for takeaways. Can't go wrong.

Thank Eve S
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Yanyula Dr, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8927 8088
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