Eating and Drinking at Darwin Airport
Located in the domestic departure and arrivals lounge, Aromas Cafe is the place for a quick caffeine hit or a more leisurely meal. The “Chicago Dark” coffee is an award winning roast. Hope that your barista fires it up with due reverence. Alongside cakes and pastries, find the backbone of Australian airport dining: foccacia, sandwiches and wraps.
Similar fare is the go at Velluto's Café, which has two outlets, one near domestic baggage claim and another in the international departures area.
Those wanting to avoid the gluten-fest have Red Rooster on hand for a BBQ chicken fix; rather arguably one of the nation's better fast food franchises. The Fannie Bay Ale House delivers bar snacks and booze.
Adjacent to the airport is an option for a more demanding appetite or a delayed flight. Loong Fong Seafood Restaurant at the Darwin Airport Inn takes us back in time with its Aussie-Chinese menu. Here, sweet and sour pork and fish 'n' chips sharing equal billing. The real star here is seafood, with Territory mainstay barramundi served in a variety of ways. The humble prawn, or shrimp, experiences over 30 different treatments.
At the Darwin Airport Resort, you'll find Essence restaurant where chef Neil Saronga offers all-day dining in the fusion style for which the northern capital has become justifiably known.
SM King, Citysearch