Swap your suit for some sake this Friday
If you’re looking for a casual yet appealing dining experience after a busy working week, relax at Ruby Modern Asian Cuisine. Boasting traditional Vietnamese delights, Ruby Modern Asian Cuisine in Darwin will leave you impressed after every course. Start with a crispy serving of spring rolls accompanied by a zesty dipping sauce then try the marinated and perfectly cooked eggplant with pork mince and XO sauce. If you’re a meat lover you will appreciate the epic pork ribs, chargrilled with sweet and sour sauce beside a batch of pickled vegetables. The last thing you want to do is wait hours for a meal after a strenuous week in the office, so head to Ruby Modern Asian Cuisine where the staff are super friendly and the service is quick.
Where: 48-50 Smith Street Mall, Darwin, NT, 0800
The atmosphere at Q Bar & Brasserie is extremely chilled and will put you in a good mood after you have spent 10 hours in those high heels or suit jacket. This is the ideal location to have an icy cold beer with your mates or indulge in the sparkling wine menu with your significant other. They also have lavish desserts incorporating strawberries and cream and coffee to really start your engine. The menu is packed with local favourites including light options if you’re wanting a more liquid based evening, or hearty delights to fill you up. This is the perfect venue if there is an event coming up that you need a location for, or are just wanting to enjoy your Friday evening after a busy work week.
Where: 152 The Avenue, 12 Salonika Street, Parap, NT, 0804
Sometimes after a long day you would much rather grab a takeaway meal and spend some quality time on the couch watching a movie. If this is the case, an ideal and quality takeaway option is La Beach Fish & Chips in Darwin which has all the deep-fried favourites like calamari and battered local fish with thick cut chips and family size soft drinks. Grab a prawn salad or a dozen natural oysters with a big tub of cocktail sauce and just enjoy a night in. They even make a great steak sandwich and coleslaw for you to take home. Visit La Beach Fish & Chips to tantalise your tastebuds.
Where: Shop 6/51 Marina Boulevard, Cullen Bay, NT, 0820
If you work hard during the week, wind down with a well deserved elegant dining experience this weekend. Located in the prestigious Evolution building in downtown Darwin, Tramontana At Evolution sports a menu that is primarily Italian but also has strong international inroads for a nice twist. The chefs at Tramontana At Evolution pride themselves on using the freshest local ingredients at dinner time. The setting is very romantic at Tramontana At Evolution so if you’re looking to indulge in a romantic evening relaxing with your partner this is the ideal location. Pick your favourite wine off their lavish list and soak up the delectable decor at Tramontana At Evolution.
Where: 5/8 Gardiner Street, Darwin, NT, 0800
Looking for a great meal and the prime drinking spot? Essence Grill & Runway Bar located within Rydges Darwin Airport Resort & Hotel will be able to keep you full and well hydrated throughout the evening. The menu here is imaginative and gourmet, so if you’re wanting to send your week out with a bang, gather with your friends at this Darwin dining precinct. Their pizzas are topped with delicious ingredients and they have numerous vegetarian and gluten free options. Go gourmet with a ribeye fillet, sirloin or T Bone with signature roasted chats and an array of seasonal vegetables.
Where: 89 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT, 0800
What is your Friday evening ritual in Darwin? Enlighten us!