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Todd Mall, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
8953 0935
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Todd Mall, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place may not look like much, but they have a wide selection of foods on the menu. The meals are among the best we’ve had in Australia. Servings are large and prices relatively low - certainly value for money. Compliments to the chef!

Thank Jacob J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came for a small lunch and the vegetarian nachos were great. The service was great and the place was nice and clean. The entire place had good cooling both inside and out. The only let down was the slice of caramel banana pie we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favourite local restaurant in Alice Springs! The food never disappoints. We have lived in the town 8 years and have never had a bad experience here. The staff, setting and the restaurant as a collective is brilliant and worth visiting. I would...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals who eat out a lot. Went to Sporties for dinner. Great service and our meals arrived quickly. The vegetarian risotto was fantastic. Huge servings. Very popular place so always a bit noisy but that’s ok when you know half of the diners....More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I went for dinner, but I was left disappointed. I had the fried calamari with chips and “salad”. I requested more salad than chips. The serving of calamari was huge! And reasonably tasty. However the chips weren’t nice at all, and the...More

Thank 977stepht
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Decided to go here for lunch as we had not been here for a while and it was lovely to see the new decor. Very modern, comfortable and inviting. Drink waiter was fast and efficient. Ordered oysters kilpatrick and this was over-cooked and not very...More

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Sporties is a great place to take friends. Great steak, try the Gambori. Can't wait for them to open up again after the Christmas break.

Thank jonnieash
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I went with my friend for his birthday and 4 others. I was late but had no trouble ordering a main course and dessert to arrive quickly as the others had started. I had schnitsel and spagetti. It was very good. Big serving as well....More

Thank grantbut
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

If you want a good variety of good food, a relaxed atmosphere and excellent service, Sporties cuts the mustard! Went twice with my wife while in town, and all 4 meals ordered were good, leaving us wanting to come back! Not overdone, its hard to...More

Thank JFTasmania
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The staff here are really helpful and friendly. We had called in for a beer at lunchtime and were impressed by the fact that they were happy to just serve chips for the kids. We returned in the evening and had our steaks - all...More

Thank Jasper1944
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1 February 2016|
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Response from NielsAndMary | Reviewed this property |
Desert Garden Hotel is a daytrip from Alice - return - not worth the travel for a meal. If you decide to stay in Alice for a few days, Sporties would be a good place for a meal - yes you can book and they will put some... More
28 November 2015|
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Response from Jo-anne B | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable cost, with good portion size & served from kind efficient staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Todd Mall, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
  • Phone Number: 8953 0935
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