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Barrel and Cruse Bistro

50 Giles St | Near Katherine River., Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
+61 8 8905 8451
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
10 May 2018
“Enjoyable meals”
7 Feb 2018
“Nice home cook style ”
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CUISINES
International, Asian, Australian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
50 Giles St | Near Katherine River., Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family of 17 ate here on Saturday night. The staff were lovely. All our meals came out reasonably close together and everyone was satisfied with their meal. I’m a celiac so I was very happy to see several gluten free options on the menu....More

Thank Leighann84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Word of advice. Don't train someone when you have a lineup of people waiting to order. 3 meals arrived together. 4th meal incorrect. Took three times to get it right!! Shame as food good.More

Thank Wendy G
MIchael Jean J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are truly sorry for the experience you had as we were down 2 people that night. Thank you for your advice and we will remember that for the next customers. I also would like to thank you for dining in our restaurant. Cheers, Barrel...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after being recommended by Beagle Motor Inn. It has to be one of the best meals we’ve had on our travels. My husbands steak melted like butter & my Barramundi was the best I’ve eaten anywhere. Great service, great guy singing & playing...More

Thank Linford F
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Really nice food, big serves and enjoyable live music. Clean toilets. Very helpful staff. Recommended!

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent oysters and chilli chips and dip. Main course served and very nice waiter and waitress. Bar service very good. Unfortunately when the very loud musical entertainment began we could no longer continue our conversation. Advise going when no live music or just go for...More

Thank Philpin752
Jean Mike J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hi Philpin, Thanks for excellent review for our food. Unfortunately there was a big group that night and it was a friend of a performer. Anyway we will sort it out next time. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 18 May 2018

The staff were lovely here and we didn't have the heart to tell them the food was average but it was. My steak was thin and fatty and not very enjoyable. If you are looking for basic, then this would be fine.More

Thank Danni F
Jean Mike J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Hi Danni, Thank you for dining with us, Sorry for your experienced, You should approach our friendly staff to sort the issue, We were happy to replace it or refund your money with free meals if you just approach us, We are easy to approach....More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Came early Thursday for pre dinner drinks-lots of choice. Very friendly helpful staff - spent quite some time chatting to the owner manager - gave us a taste test of his crispy chicken - very nice. Limited choices on the menu but very well cooked...More

Thank Mike C
MIchael Jean J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your very good review. I was the one who talked to you in the restaurant. It was a pleasure to meet you and had a chat with you. Thank you once again. Regards, Michael

Reviewed 28 April 2018

The food is simply brilliant and excellent quality, the staff is professional and helpful. Big choice of spirits, beer soft drink. The live music hit the spot. We really had good time and for sure will return. The owner are wonderful, thank you for a...More

Thank mamakoa
MIchael Jean J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Hi! We are so thankful for your excellent comment. It was our pleasure to give our best to our valued guest. Once again we appreciate your comment. Regards, Owner of Barrel & Cruse bistro

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I have been here a few times and they have done such a good job in revamping the bar.. there are 12 beers on tap, live music and an enclosed area for the kids to play.. food is amazing too.. Meals are a really good...More

Thank singhstar29
MIchael Jean J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

I personally as the owner appreciated for dining into our restaurant. Thank you for the positive comment. We will continue to give our best. Regards, Barrel & Cruse Management

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I ordered the lamb shank. Moist, tender, lots of veggies and grest mash. Yum. Friendly service. Plenty of parking. Good atmosphere.

Thank DarwinSuzanne
MIchael Jean J, Owner at Barrel and Cruse Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you very much for your positive comment.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Cuisine
International, Asian, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Giles St | Near Katherine River., Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Katherine
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8905 8451
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Description
Relaxed bistro style restaurant with Glycol Beer Tap system, Kids Playground, Daily Specials and Live music.
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