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“Great Night Out”

Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night
Ranked #1 of 30 Restaurants in Katherine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 23 - USD 50
Cuisines: Australian
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Description: Dine under the stars in the tranquil surroundings of TOP DIDJ GROUNDS Watch the wallabies and hear the local wildlife in the surroundings reminiscent of an outback stockman's camp. In this wonderful atmosphere, enjoy your award winning camp oven meal by the camp fire, with Aborigine bush tucker flavours. This year, is a tribute to all Station Cooks- Past, present and future, and step back 100 years to a traditional Stockmans Camp for a Traditional Stew and Flash Damper and Billy Tea, polished off with Gem scones, native jam and fresh cream. Be entertained by great Aussie humour, true and not so true yarns, the good, the bad & some a little bawdy. Billy spinning competition for little and the grown up kids. Some diets can be catered, if booked in advance. We cook to bookings, so phone first. Open April until October each year, though restricted to Thursday and Saturday nights with Pandemic in Australia. BYO Alcohol.
Reviewed 30 September 2019

What a wonderful night's entertainment with an excellent dinner, good fun and the company of some very friendly wallaroos. Thanks Marksie and Penny, especially for the special meal for my wife. This is a must do event if you are visiting Katherine but you need to book and do it soon as Marksie is threatening to retire.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2019

Wow, thank you for your wonderful review. Glad your wife enjoyed the Vegetarian lasagne. This also have 6 special flavours in the layers, so very tasty. We love to eat it ourselves. We enjoyed having you guys here too, and hope you can come again. We close on the 11th October as the heat and humidity makes it too hard to cook in the sun, so we will be back for start in April 2020. Cheers.

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Reviewed 25 September 2019

The humour is very old-style but this was a fun night out. The bush stew was wonderful (most of us went up for a second serve)! Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2019

Thank you Rochelle, great review. Appreciate you taking the time. Yeah, guess you could say cheesy, but definitely old fashioned fun as they did back on the stations round the camp fires. Dry (no alcohol) so stories became long winded and the truth stretched a bit to make a funny story. Our stew is way tastier than those days as we have learnt so much from the Aboriginal ladies who taught me a bit of their bush tucker. I feel honoured to share some of these tips with our guests. And yes, we ensure you can come up for seconds....and sometimes more! Thanks again, hope you come back again some day. Cheers.

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Reviewed 24 September 2019

Thanks Penny and Marksie , we had a great night remember times at nan's as a kid, closing our eyes as per your instructions and smelling the open fire! Dinner was wholesome and a great night was had by all-We were even luck even to be taken home-all our friends now know where to go when they are in Katherine-keep up the good work

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank maw334
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Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2019

Wow thank you very much for the wonderful review. Yes an old fashioned Aussie night, of comfort food with a very tasty camp Oven meal and beside a campfire. Live a bit of history that will soon be lost in these modern times. The stories are chosen by our guests, and what they want on the night. A bit of Aussie history on the Stations, a bit of bush culture, or a bit of Aboriginal culture. We try to fit in a bit of fun so you go home laughing. Hope to see you again sometime. Cheers.

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Reviewed 20 September 2019

Great fun night out under the stars, lots of laughs and good old yarns from Marksie, delicious campfire fare and billy brewed tea to wash it down. Highly recommend if you're looking for the real deal.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2019

Wow thank you Lesley, for the great review. Appreciate it. We try and give you a mix of some good old history and some funny yarns to go with the best stew and Dampers flavoured from our own Aussie bush tucker. We try to give an authentic Aussie Camp oven meal just like the original Stockman's camps albeit with more comfort. Great to have you. Hope you can come again sometime. Cheers.

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Reviewed 17 September 2019

Marksie and Penny are great hosts second only on the night to the camp oven cooking. Great tastes, and use of local bush ingredients. Night was topped off by Marksies story telling. You'll never get another delicious meal like this cooked in a more simpler way.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2019

Thank you Michael, for the great review. very much appreciate you taking the time. We aim to take your taste buds on a ride with all the flavours, and offer a taste tray so you can try these out individually. It is a simple menu but to do it right takes all day. Thank you for coming, and hope we see you again some day soon. Cheers.

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