Festival Dining

Complete your Festival experience with a selection of Darwin’s finest multicultural cuisine. Gather with friends and family in our relaxing outdoor venues, grab refreshments from the Coopers Garden Bar and enjoy your hot August nights. You’ll find the following vendors at our Festival hubs Festival Park and The Victoria Spiegeltent.

CUCINA SOTTO LE STELLE

Cucina sotto le Stelle has been bringing a little slice of Italy to the Territory since 2013. Authentic woodfired pizza is handmade from the finest local seafood and fresh produce.

BAMBOO LOUNGE

Bamboo Lounge bring their take on the traditional Taiwanese street food, gua bao. This mouth-watering Asian version of a taco features a fluffy, light rice flour bun stuffed with meat or veggies and fresh herbs.

TRAMPOLINE GELATO

What better way to cool of than with a scoop of Trampoline Gelato, made fresh instore at Darwin Waterfront daily.

This year Trampoline Gelato is introducing special flavours Birthday Cake and Naughty Forty to celebrate the Festival's 40th anniversary!

NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK

Starting three years ago as a pop-up restaurant, Needle in a Haystack provides a high-end dining experience at an affordable price. Sample contemporary Australian food heavily influenced by local seasonal produce and incorporating tasty native flavours.

DAMASQUINO CAFE AND RESTAURANT

Serving up delicious kibbeh, kebabs, shish tawook and salad since starting as a family business in Damascus in 1949, the Damasquino Family now serves the best of traditional Syrian food right here in Darwin.

HANUMAN

Hanuman restaurant has become something of a Darwin institution. Treat yourself to a scrumptious meal from a diverse menu inspired by the flavours of Thailand, India and Malaysia.

JERRY'S SMOKEHOUSE

Jerry's custom-built smokehouse delivers mouth-watering slow-roasted, smokey flavoured meats. Everything from the sauces, salads, pickles, rubs and hand-cut chips are made from scratch - and with love.

LITTLE MISS KOREA AT THE VICTORIA SPIEGELTENT

Seeing Blanc de Blanc Encore at The Victoria Spiegeltent? Then make a night of it with some Korean-inspired delights served up by Little Miss Korea. Discover lotus chips, Asian pancakes, chargrilled chicken and rice, choo chee prawns and dumplings with, of course, kimchi.

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