Smoke and Oak

Smoke and Oak

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Hours
Tue
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Ratings and reviews
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
$13.00 – $90.00
CUISINES
Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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About
Darwin's newest cocktail and whisky experience. Located next to local Darwin restaurant, NIRVANA on Smith Street, we specialise in dark spirits, bold wines, craft beers and of course cocktails! Enjoy table service and tasty Asian style small share plates in a dark, moody setting that just oozes character & vibe. If you're dining out somewhere else, visit us after your meal for the perfect after dinner cocktail or try our Absinthe fountains in the lounge!
PRICE RANGE
$13.00 – $90.00
CUISINES
Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Jazz Bar, Gift Cards Available
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles23 reviews
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Stuckey_Stuckey
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 friends
Tucked away as you stroll into Nirvana you might notice a lot up "Booze" sign. If that's enough to gain you're attention you're heading to the right place! Smoke and Oak has a classic weathered mid-western charm that just demands you take a look at their dark spirit list. Which is magnificent. Jam night Tuesday is a time and a half with local bands kicking things up a notch and as result gets a huge local turnout. If you're into boilermakers you're in luck I've never had better, Koval paired with Moon Dog Splice of Heaven is a match made in..... Then the food is yet another win, being connected to Nirvana means you can jump on all the Asian deliciousness they offer. Whiskey, beers, music and Asian food. I have no other boxes that need ticking!
Written 12 June 2021
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Tina G
Darwin River2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 solo
If you want to unwind with an authentic old style blues and whiskey feel, this is the best place to be in Darwin. You can catch live local music on jam night, get quality service, I mean the best service in Darwin, and feel at home. Seriously!! I’m not kidding Plus my favourite restaurant is adjacent. I believe Nirvana is the oldest Darwin restaurant still standing, for good reasons. The food never lets you down. It’s the best ! The toilets need an upgrade but they are clean and add to the ‘I’m at my old uncle’s house’ feels. You’ll love it !! I promise 😎
Written 12 June 2021
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SWahltinez
Sydney77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 none
WOW! What a fantastic cocktail bar in Darwin. Matt is truly a master at his craft and very passionate about the cocktails he creates. There are cocktails to suit any palate, including low alcohol options. I love that these are classic cocktails with a unique spin that really take it to the next level. For a real show, order a "blazer" and see the fire. Make sure you take pictures with any cocktails that arrive on fire, it's proper etiquette. The atmosphere is romantic, I'd say like a jazz bar. There's live music on Tuesdays but honestly, you're going to be so into your cocktails I doubt you'll notice! There is food available that looked and smelled good but we didn't partake as we had already eaten. I highly recommend coming here, even if you think you don't like cocktails - you really can't go wrong.
Written 9 July 2022
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Lola W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 friends
Hands down one of the best venues in Darwin. The cocktail list is just incredible and oozing information on what you're actually drinking which helps if you're indecisive like me! Plus the knowledge that comes from the folks behind the bar is incredible (and they make you feel warm and welcome - who doesn't like free popcorn?!) Just what Darwin needed - a late-night cocktail nook serving all of your favourites five nights a week. I'll be back again.
Written 13 May 2021
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Calmunro6
Darwin3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 friends
Had dinner and drinks with mates on a Saturday night recently. Really enjoyed the atmosphere of the place, with great live music that was at just the right volume to enhance the mood and not be overbearing. Excellent whiskey selection (among other things) and the sliders I ate were phenomenal. Everyone in my group of 16 commented on how good their food was, too. I’ve got nothing but positive things to say about the place.
Written 12 June 2021
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Nathan F
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 business
I visited smoke and oak while in a Darwin on a work trip and had a great time! The cocktails are perfect and the popcorn 🍿 snack is a great touch. The team are happy to help and guide you on your cocktails or whisky and were very knowledgeable. A must visit while in Darwin.
Written 12 June 2021
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Ruzi001
Darwin13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 family
Had the son’s 30 birthday at the Smoke and Oak. From the minute it was booked we had the best communication and help. Sen and the crew could not of been more helpful and pleasant. The night was amazing and they put up decorations that we supplied. We ordered some “finger foods” and it was very good, not one complaint, only lots of full bellies. Thank you to all the staff on the night - you all made it a fantastic night. Food, cocktails and family, teamed with great staff made for outstanding memories.
Written 12 May 2024
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Adventurer663501
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 couples
Fantastic atmosphere and vibe. Friendly table service and different way to experience night out if you’re looking for something other than a pub experience. Great live music offering an alternative to the acoustic solos and duos,
Written 12 June 2021
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Lorna S
Darwin1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 friends
Real artisian cocktails, great food. We love a long saturday night dinner with friends. The staff are fantastic and they always make us feel welcome. The space has an old school vibe where the owners actually want you to stay for long cozy dinner and drinks. They are always open to 12 pm on the weekends and have good musicians playing soulfull music.
Written 18 September 2022
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Frobbes
Darwin10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 none
We had a fantastic evening with friends at Smoke and Oak. The bar food is great! We loved that we could listen to live music while enjoying our dinner. It is a cozy place with a great atmosphere. The staff was attentive and the place was very busy. We will definitely come back soon.
Written 6 November 2022
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Jannine B
174 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 couples
Loved this bar, still a little busy on a Wednesday night. The barman was a highlight as he was very busy yet attentive. Knowledgeable about drinks and quick to serve. The room was dark and full of character. The band stage was tucked away in a corner. Certainly will be returning to hear some live music.
Written 11 May 2022
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3debw
Adelaide88 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 couples
Dropped in after dinner at Nirvana on Friday night for a cocktail. Quirky, fun ambience. The bar attendant was just great. He gave us a variety of options and knew his stuff. Nice to have this level of expertise and attentiveness by someone who clearly enjoys his job.
Written 31 July 2021
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Ashley M
Glasgow8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 none
This place very much has a southern USA Jazz Bar vibe. The bartender,Matt, was absolutely fantastic! Very helpful with a passion for what he does and it shows in the creative drinks. The bar food was delicious and our overall experience surpassed our expectations going in. Would recommend to anybody traveling to Darwin.
Written 12 November 2021
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Chels
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 friends
What a funky cool establishment with an array of cocktail options and variety. My tastebuds were tingling looking at what the cocktail menu had to offer. Staff are friendly and know their stuff. If you get on down over a weekend or keep an eye out on events pages you’ll be lucky enough to catch a cool band and or entertainment while your there. Was a real winner for us, we will be back.
Written 12 June 2021
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DeeMoore
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 friends
If you love your cocktails made with the finest of ingredients ever changing and evolving, look no further than the Smoke and Oak. With mixologists to envoke all your senses with their knowledge on the finest spirits. Not only that but the atmosphere is moody, afluent, captivating. There is nothing like it in Darwin and is a MUST visit!! You will not be disappointed.
Written 12 June 2021
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