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Tim's Surf & Turf Restaurant

10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8981 1024
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“surf and turf” (50 reviews)
“steak” (81 reviews)
“seafood platter” (30 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopping over in Darwin for a few days, we speed this place for a quick dinner and weren't disappointed. There were a few dumb reviews of Tims' but u can usually spot the morons and dismiss them. Tim himself took us in, seated us, and...More

1  Thank Drew F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner with the family and kids was absolutely brilliant ! My grilled Barra fillet was massive and flavoursome... The kids smashed the adult sized chicken schnitzel which was amazing to see ... But the best meal of the night was the wife’s steak! The eye...More

Thank Jimmyjoinin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The worst meal I have had in Darwin. I went here for dinner with my husband, I ordered the Chicken Kiev, it was drenched in some kind of thick white sauce, which ruined the entire meal. My husband ordered the seafood platter - overcooked, deep...More

Thank lorrainekelly122
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing such good reviews about the excellent food and large portions, we were pretty unimpressed by our meal last week. The kitchen seemed quite unorganised as we were served at different times and the portion sizes varied profusely. The Lasagne was a major disappointment...More

Thank Sophie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unable to book on a Saturday night we arrived at 7.30. The place was packed but we were seated almost immediately had a few drinks and ordered. Wagu beef, Thai salad, Wagu lasagne. All were delivered promptly and were delicious. Entertainment and friendly banter was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chicken parmy is huge as with most of the meals. It's great pub food and for a group is very good venue. There can be a longish line to place the order, although you are next to the bar and can order drinks while...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Overall ok , large menu but any chef that butterfly’s an eye fillet to cook it , in my book is not a chef I was mortified when I got my butchered eye fillet and it was so overdone and dry very dissatisfied

Thank Clint T
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Went to this long established restaurant for hubbies birthday. Greeted by Tim which gave it s personal feel. The meals are fresh, big and lots of choice. We won't go again though as it's pretty much what we class as pub food. Very good pub...More

Thank Pauly M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Friendly wait staff at tables, busy with Christmas but we came in after peak so not too busy. The lady taking orders was too bloody ornery and cranky, couldn’t tell us what credit card fees would be charged. Signature wagyu rib fillet at $55 for...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 12 December 2017

My work colleagues decided we would go here for dinner. As most of us had not been before we were keen to go. First off, I suggest that you book as it was very busy on the night we went. Secondly, the meals are big....More

Thank LiveCairns
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Response from Heather V | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Litchfield St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 1024
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Tims Surf and Turf restaurant opened March 24th 1994, 24 years later and still a local favourite. specialize in Wagyu Steak, seafood and the biggest chicken parmy in the universe, we are open 6 days for 3 and a half hours a day and feeds over 1,000 people a week with that kind of patronage you are guaranteed fresh produce delivered daily. dress code; have a shower smell nice and dress like you are going to a mates place for dinner. Biggest response from customers are;- 1. Excellent food and value for money! 2. best steak I have ever had! 3. meals to big, can I have a takeaway container? 4. wonderful happy staff you have. 5. I wish we found you guys sooner. 6. See you again!
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