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Arnguli Grill & Restaurant

Yulara Drive | Desert Gardens Hotel, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (86 reviews)
“salmon” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Yulara Drive | Desert Gardens Hotel, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All four of our party loved their meals. I had the salmon and it was delicious. The wine list was good and the service was great. Nice atmosphere and view out over the pool and grass.

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Our last night in Yulara, we decided to take the kids out for a special meal. It was excellent in both food execution & service from our friendly Yet professional waiter Marion. It was expensive, however the quality delivered and were very happy to...More

Thank jp2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

High class straight through from food to staff. Good value too considering the quality of food and wine provided. They do close early by European standard (2100) so come early. Reservations essential!

Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a disappointing meal at the hotel's other restaurant, we were pleasantly surprised here. The staff were professional, knowledgeable and friendly. The food was excellent

Thank Vernon J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great selection of beautiful local food, we enjoyed our meal and the service was great. There were 6 which included 2 kids and they catered for all.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and food at this half-empty restaurant were excellent and deserving of a rating of "excellent" but we almost missed out on a fine dining experience because of your ridiculous booking system! It took 8 minutes of button pushing and transferred calls just to...More

Thank Chris U
Georgia R, Customer Relations at Arnguli Grill & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris U We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your dining experience at Arnguli Grill however I was most concerned to read of the problems you experienced in making your booking. We are delighted to accept guests from any of our hotels...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at Arnguli on our first night at Desert Gardens. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Waitress was an american doing work experience. Very pleasant, polite and helpful. We shared an entree which was good. For mains I had kangaroo and my wife had a steak. Both...More

Thank RobandCarmen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Choice and delivery of menu was high standard, and waiter v helpful an attentive, offering alternatives. Meals well received and tasty.

Thank Phillip V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very classy venue with good range of options available - pricey but brilliant food & extremely attentive service

Thank irenen35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by another guest and it certainly did not disappoint. Our waitress (I think it was Nicole) was outstanding and made the evening what it was. She was knowledgeable, attentive, funny and just a genuinely wonderful person. The food was...More

Thank JJTales
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Response from Christine B | Reviewed this property |
The dress code is neat casual. Long pants are suitable but no jacket is required. In summer even dress shorts may be ok. As a woman I wore long pants, blouse and sandals. I asked about flip flops and the hostess said they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$63
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yulara Drive | Desert Gardens Hotel, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Yulara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8296 8010
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Arnguli is the local Indigenous name for the bush plum. The plum flourishes even in the driest areas. Its importance in desert life is immortalised in dreaming stories and artwork.A gem of Australia’s rugged heart, the bush plum is a fitting name for a restaurant that celebrates its stunning surroundings. Executive Chef Kellie Quazi selects and transforms the finest produce from around Australia into a modern culinary experience. Quality products from every corner of the country are enlivened by local Indigenous flora, spices, grains and seeds
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