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Ilkari Restaurant

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Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent and Yummy Buffet Dinner - Oysters and Prawns were delicious. Had a Buffet Dinner. Our waitress was very friendly.

Thank Glenda S
Mollymook, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We (a group of 3) had our last of our 5 nights that we spent at the Emu Walk Apartments at Ilkari restaurant which is part of Sails in the Desert and 5 mins walk from the Emu Walk. We went there for the buffet dinner. We were very happy with the quality of food and service. We had an... More 

Thank Helen N
Melbourne, Australia
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155 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had buffet breakfast and dinner here. The food is fresh and delicious. Better variety than other restaurant's. Very spacious. Staff fantastic - Amber, Saga, Kat, Amy. Dinner was amazing. More kids choices would have been great. Bookings for dinner. Discount with Accor card.

Thank luckykids5
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112 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The buffet breakfast was extensive and catered for many cuisines. The star were friendly and efficient and well worth the experience.

Thank Ian L
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate two nights here, each was an amazing array of perfectly cooked and presented foods; from superb artichoke hearts, grilled salmon, and roast lamb to perfect coconut macaroons with passion-fruit filling. Faultless.

Thank Tracysarn
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was all excellent with some very nice variations. Staff were very good although mostly it ia a help yourself dining experience. The menu is limited if you don't want to eat a lot so its either the full buffet price or try elsewhere, either in the hotel, room service or other restaurants in the village or other hotels.

Thank Trevor W
Caves Beach, Australia
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reputed to be the best in town, and it definitely is. The slant towards Australian produce was very enjoyable. The range of wines catered for most budgets, and the many steak cuts available were mouth watering and costly.

Thank davenstacey
Sydney, Australia
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130 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very fresh and well presented. The oysters and prawns were excellent as were the salads and roasts. Dining here is highly recommended.

Thank Mmm M
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much food available to suit all taste buds, cooked to your taste! The buffet was divine!

Thank John S
Sydney, Australia
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great variety in the buffet and most was tasty, however the cook to order section was a bit disappointing, my husband ordered the kangaroo which was over cooked and i ordered the pork and crackling but the crackling didn't crackle. Love the bite size desserts which mean you could try one of everything plus the ice-cream bar. Big extensive drinks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sails in the Desert | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Yulara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8296 8010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?