Hours: 9am to 10pm Monday to Sunday

Gourmet Lunch and Gourmet Dinner Tours:
Enjoy a wide range of tasting plates at three of Darwin’s top restaurants for a 3.5 hour tour. There’s an emphasis on fresh local ingredients including Aboriginal bush foods, and chefs and staff who talk about their creations. It’s an easy, escorted walk between top spots that feature different kinds of food. There’s lots to eat and all non-alcoholic drinks are included. And along the way you’ll see cultural and historic landmarks and Darwin’s fabulous street artworks, many that jump off the walls with futuristic augmented reality.

What’s on the menu?
The following are the kinds of gourmet dishes you can expect on a typical tour. You’ll get to try at least 12 different dishes. Below, the text in bold indicates NT-sourced produce or Aboriginal bush foods.

Menu Samples
Paperbark-smoked Humpty Doo barramundi with roasted bush tomato salsa and local beer damper bruschetta
Gin-cured Spanish mackerel, radish, herbs, grapefruit, mango vinaigrette
Rum Jungle buffalo carpaccio with river mint salsa verde, pickled Spanish onion and taro
Slow cooked pork belly with charred leak, saffron infused pear with a chilli ginger Kakadu plum caramel, topped with wattle seed and peanut crumble
Green papaya salad
Berber spiced kangaroo with tomato jam
Whole chargrilled snapper with cashew sauce
Meen moolie, barramundi fillets in turmeric, lemongrass, fresh curry leaves, coconut
Char grilled beef in local betel leaf
Garlic mango prawn beetroot salad
Salt and pepper marinated crocodile
Garlic kai lan stir fried with oyster sauce
Native pepperberry loaf with saltbush spiced dukkah
Kangaroo fillet, lemon myrtle, beetroot relish, yogurt mousse and dukkah crumb
Chargrilled NT banana prawns
Eggplant with a sweet and sour dressing
Black rice brulee, pandan-infused custard with black rice, brown sugar crumble and sesame meringue
Mango vanilla bean cheesecake, rosella and strawberry gum coulis, toasted coconut

Darwin Gourmet Tours guides you to the best of the Darwin food scene. Join us and unwind as we sample a wide variety of gourmet delights on a relaxed walk between restaurants. We have a genuine passion for our tours, and believe that our unique and constantly-changing itineraries offer what gourmet travellers want in food tours. Our food tours offer some of the most diverse dining in Australia, with numerous degustation (tasting) plates and a strong emphasis on fresh local ingredients. We also provide heaps of social media interaction and photo opportunities with chefs, and their culinary creations. Staff will chat with us about the food and culinary influences. Appetising inspiration comes from native spices and ingredients used by Aboriginal people and a range of world cultures. As you walk short distances between venues, your guide will also tell you about cultural and historic landmarks and rich multicultural heritage and its influence on our food scene.

Map & Directions

Darwin, NT, 0800 Australia


Downtown Darwin.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel or amend a booking 72 hours or more before the start of your tour you will receive a full refund. If you cancel or amend a booking fewer than 72 hours before the start of your tour you will be charged 50% of your total cost. If you book a tour but we cancel the tour due to insufficient bookings or for any other reason you will receive a full refund and the option to book another tour at a discount. If you cancel a tour due to Covid-19 you will receive a full refund.

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