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Darwin Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens | SKYCITY Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 8 8943 8940
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With fine dining, the expectation is very high with food and service to first rate. We came here with that expectation. Our two friends were regulars here, every week, at least. They warned us though that service is something to change. We found that out. And I for myself has travelled a bit so I have some reference points. I... More 

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Thank Rea901
Katherine, NT
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had our work Christmas dinner at Il Piatto for 25 people. Their service was phenomenal all through the booking stage and on the night. The staff are very friendly and offer great service, soon learning who everyone was and what they were drinking! The food was great and at a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend Il Piatto for... More 

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1 Thank Kylie M
avrilvaughan2016, SKYCITY Darwin at il Piatto, responded to this review

Dear Kylie, Thank you for choosing il Piatto for your work function and for taking the time to review your experience. We are pleased you enjoyed everything and would recommned us to others. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, SKYCITY Darwin More 

Mornington, Australia
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined with friends and had the delicious fresh Barramundi served with handout chips, broccolini and lemon. Fabulous! They have an excellent range of gluten free items on the menu and the staff were right on the ball with ensuring that my husband's meal was gluten free. We finished our meal with a very nice Pannacotta. Excellent venue and food... More 

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1 Thank 825Judyr
avrilvaughan2016, SKYCITy Darwin at il Piatto, responded to this review

Dear Diner, Thank you for taking the time give such an excellent reveiw your meal at Il Piatto. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience and hope you return again soon. Sincerely, SKYCITY Darwin More 

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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has improved over the past year. The service is excellent and the food great. I believe they have the best oysters in Darwin. Very good wine list. Relaxing atmosphere. Good sea view. Would like to see the outside decking open on good nights in the wet season.

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1 Thank Shaun S
avrilvaughan2016, SKYCITY Darwin at il Piatto, responded to this review

Dear Shaun, Thank you for taking the time to reveiw your meal at Il Piatto. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the expereince and hope you return again soon. Sincerely, SKYCITY Darwin More 

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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for dinner as it's our favorite restaurant. We have always had delicious food and service here. This time however, we were disappointed. My wife had veal Scallopini with mash and spinach. The mash was delicious and that's where it stopped. The veal was tasteless and oh so dry and the spinach was very bitter.... More 

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2 Thank 1956pa
Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time provide a candid review of your recent meal in il Piatto. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to improve upon the product and service we provide to our valued guests. We are now reviewing the menu offerings to ensure consistency so that our guests do not... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Went with mom to this restaurant just for a treat. Did not make a reservation but was very kindly escorted to a lovely table with a view of the sea. We had bruschetta for entree which was lovely. And the main course (pasta x2) was just beautiful. Absolutely enjoyed our meal Definitely recommend this place to anyone who's coming to... More 

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1 Thank ChiaYee H
Management response:

Dear ChiaYee, Thank you for your great feedback. I am glad to hear yor enjoyed your experince at il Piatto and that you would recommend us to others. We hope to welcome you back to SKYCITY Darwin in the near future. Sincerely, Avril Vaughan Executive Manager, Food and Beverage More 

Darwin Australia
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259 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

First time back since May & did not disappoint. Table of 4 all had great meals,a lovely drawn out lunch with good food & wine. Service was excellent which is often a challenge in Darwin, well done to all, thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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1 Thank StewyNT
Management response:

Dear Stewy, Thank for your positive comments. I'm sure the il Piatto staff enjoyed looking after you and I will pass on your feedback regarding the food and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Avril Vaughan Executive Manager, Food & Beverage and HR More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 6pm to a locked door - a lot of restaurant patrons then started to arrive and were milling around waiting. First time i have seen a restaurant not concerned about opening and keeping people waiting outside after opening time. Eventually it opened - without any apology even after another said about the wait to maitre-d. I had... More 

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2 Thank KitMac
Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I apologise that your first impression of il Piatto was less than our usual high standard. I have addressed the issue of restaurant not being ready with the Restaurant Manager with the staff to ensure they will always ready and eager to welcome and seat our diners from 6pm. I have passed on... More 

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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Ok so we're a table of 6 on a Saturday night. No oysters available, not a good start. So we tried the tasting platter with salami, olives etc it was very tasty. The mains of steaks raised a few eyebrows again. The rocket salad, ceased salads were great. The Nutella tiramisu desserts made up for it all. What does it... More 

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1 Thank Nramsey72
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Nice good pizza, not so many wood fire oven in darwin so it's great to have one close to the CBD. A bit pricy but not excessive considering the view and the location. Service is nice Will be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darwin Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens | SKYCITY Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8943 8940

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