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Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night

363 Gorge Road | grounds of Top Didj, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
+61 427 112 806
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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$$ - $$$
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363 Gorge Road | grounds of Top Didj, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible 4 course meal, made special and unique by the explanation of where all the ingredients were sourced and topped off with the remarkable service.

Thank kobischooley101
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Fantastic, thank you Kobi for the wonderful review. Glad you had a good time, and hope you come back again. Was a good night with a diverse group of people, and our new staff are doing a great job. thanks again. Cheers.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marksie gets to know his guests and introduces all to each other. He explains how he got into this work and how he has developed it into todays "show" with the help of indigenous women. The result is a beautiful meal of several little bites...More

Thank moniek_zijdemans
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you guys, for wonderful review, thrilled you were able to come back again, a few years later! Great to see you. We had a great night, for the start of our new season, and lots of new tastes with the NT flavours and bush...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This place is a must, everything cooked on fire and in bush ovens, great experience but the services aren’t very big and everything tastes a little bland but worth a look. Tourists would like it.More

Thank Fiona M
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Fiona for taking the time to review us. We try not to make the tastes bland, by using 14 different fruits, foods, herbs and spices from our own native bush...not overwhelming flavours, but subtle, so to ensure the flavours of the foods are...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience, amazingly cooked food, even for the non-adventurous eater. Great ambience, loved the stories. It is certainly a must thing to do in Katherine.More

Thank Bethechange17
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you for you review, glad you plucked up the courage and ate foods you hadn't tried before. Shame it isn't a 12 month venue, so we don't open for another couple of months...Hopefully the rain stops at Easter. We have a simpler meal planned...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Arriving at Marksie’s we were advised that the rest of the guests had cancelled and we had the night to ourselves and it was an excellent anniversary celebration. Incredible food, great introduction to bush tucker and stories that had us laughing all night made the...More

Thank amberg747
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Happy Anniversary....was truely a lovely night and we were honoured to share your celebration and make it a night to remember fondly. Love to have you back again. I can't find baby Matthew...have you got him.. :)

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We booked this expecting some good old Aussie Yarns, well we got that and more, feeding some wile wallabies sweetpotatoe was just the start. Buffalo and croc were on the menu but the star were the bush tucker spices. The stories told by Marksie were...More

Thank ward19612016
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you guys, for the fantastic review....we have had a great season, and lots of fantastic guests. Still haven't run out of stories...and our wallaby family is growing and growing up. Glad you liked the food too.. we enjoyed having you. Cheers

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Initially thought it was a bit pricey, but had heard from both visitors and locals not to miss this icon. We were greeted with a smile and a chat, and boy, can Marksie talk! He is great! To listen and learn of the way he...More

Thank Mark S
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review, and comments. Yes, I guess it sounds pricey until you factor in all that you get on the night. I'm thankful you were highly recommended, and still came to the night. We are unique in Australia, and way...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We spent a fun evening at Marksie's place listening to stories of the indigenous people and how they forage for their food and spices. Had fun spinning the Billy and getting a certificate for doing so was a nice touch. Also got a copy of...More

Thank Munro1984
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your review, and yes I talk too much, but I have so much I want to tell you...about the wealth of knowledge the Aboriginal Women honoured me by imparting some of their tips and tricks. Glad you enjoyed the food, and still...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had the best time at Marksies! Such a fun night with the family, we could've listened to Marskie's stories all night long! He's such a welcoming and friendly chap! The food was so tasty and delicious. A must visit if you're passing this way!

Thank lisabw
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and recommendation. Great to have you all to the Camp Night, under the stars...and the stories....I have so many more...I can go on, and on, and on....I'm told I can even talk under water.

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Marksie's Stockmans Camp Tucker Night was such a great dining experience, he went into such dept explaining the origins of the food and the native and indigenous influence so we learnt a lot as well as laughing all night! I love that be supports local...More

Thank Jaylie M
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for the awesome review, glad you enjoyed the night. We enjoy experimenting with the flavours making the tastes uniquely Australian. Our aim is to encourage a positive "marriage" of the Black and White cultures we are lucky to have in this...More

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NT_Drive
16 February 2018|
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Response from Marksies | Property representative |
Hi....We are open every Monday in June...please send me an email with proposed date and I can give you availability on your preferred Monday. Many thanks
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jpktrk
24 January 2018|
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Response from Marksies | Property representative |
I am so sorry jpktrk, but we can't really start till the ground dries out and we can get access to the site. Hopefully by April, as we have to then set up and collect firewood etc. The camp oven all need cooking up to season... More
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Marksies
26 May 2016|
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Response from Marksies | Property representative |
Check our facebook for our peanut allergy satay recipe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$61
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 363 Gorge Road | grounds of Top Didj, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Katherine
  • Phone Number: +61 427 112 806
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Description
Dine under the stars in the tranquil surroundings of TOP DIDJ GROUNDS Watch the wallabies and hear the local wildlife in the surroundings reminiscent of an outback stockman's camp. In this wonderful atmosphere,enjoy your award winning camp oven meal (set menu) by the camp fire, with Aborigine bush tucker flavours. New Product- Go back 100years to a traditional Stockmans Camp for a Traditional Stew and Flash Damper and Billy Tea. Earlier start, and cheaper night. Be entertained by great Aussie humour, true and not so true yarns, the good, the bad & some a little bawdy. Billy spinning competition for little and the grown up kids. We cook to bookings so phone first.
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