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88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8943 4333
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“room service” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Had dinner here last night with my partner and couldn't be more satisfied. The 2 waitresses who served us, Deianne and Sheryll if I remember correctly, were swift in attending to us as soon as we arrived. They ensured we didn't spend a moment at...More

Thank Kieran J
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The service was great. Wait staff explained the meal options and the menu included starters and comfort food.

Thank Margriet H
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal, the calamari was cooked to perfection. Staff were very friendly and the service was fast. Will defo visit again soon

Thank Ann-Marie D
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Had amazing buffet breakfasts everyday and also went there for dinner. Food was delicious but the service was outstanding. Such lovely staff that made our time there so good. Will definitely go back soon.

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stayed at the Mantra on the Esplanade and had breakfast and dinner in the restaurant 'Finz'. Good menu to choose from for dinner and good buffet breakfast. Good friendly service by all staff.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had my 2nd anniversary here with my wife and we had a lovely evening. It was quiet so it fit our romantic dinner. We had garlic prawns and lamb cutlets for entree. It was Delicious. Cooked to perfection. For main my wife had the...More

Thank Callem D
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Dinner menu is quite limited and just ordinary. Service was very disjointed with staff appearing to renovate the bar area rather than serve customers (multi skilling). Breakfast (contract mental) was Li tied with those awful small boxes of cereal, homemade musli or Bircher in sight....More

Thank 284Cathyreview
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were staying at the Matra and decided to have dinner at Finz the last night - booked a table and when arrived someone else was sitting in it - very disappointing the staff do not pay attention so your requests.

Thank car0lcaz
Reviewed 9 August 2016

On a lazy Sunday we decided to take a good friend - a long-time resident of Darwin - to lunch, but the question: where to go? In the end we decided to take her to the Mantra Esplanade (which we stayed at when it was...More

Thank mccorquinn
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Lovely buffet breakfast and the most beautiful setting for a meal, just what you dream about when you are getting through an Adelaide winter. Lunch and dinner menus are a bit limited, but served with grace and great kindness.

Thank Elderlytraveller
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Paulette K
17 January 2016|
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Response from aldavril | Reviewed this property |
I am sure if you had a group they would accommodate your request. The area is certainly big enough. I would contact them for a deal. It is a nice area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8943 4333
  • E-mail
Telegraph Eating House & Bar sets the standard for Darwin dining, with a creative Modern Australian menu and relaxed friendly atmosphere. With both tropical and Asian influences, Telegraph Eating House & Bar showcases a variety of seasonal dishes and local produce. Located within Mantra on the Esplanade, this popular venue offers a delicious dining experience seven days a week, and is open for breakfast lunch and dinner. If you'd like to check out some more of the Darwin dining scene, our hotel is situated adjacent to the Mitchell Street dining hub, offering plenty of dining options within easy walking distance.
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