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Zest Restaurant and Terrace

100 The Esplanade, Darwin, Australia, 0800
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Opening Information

Breakfast
Daily
06:00 - 10:00

Dinner
Daily
18:00 - 21:30

All Day Dining available through Jabiru Cocktail Lounge

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Alfresco Dining
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About Zest Restaurant and Terrace

Our latest menu has been created with an emphasis on the very best of the seasonal produce available here in the Northern Territory and form our neighbouring states.
Our menu has evolved from its original, classical roots to a lighter handed, more natural approach. Where in the past we looked to Europe for ingredients and to the masters of classical cuisines, today we celebrate what is on our door step, choosing beautiful, heirloom and organic vegetables and fruits and allowing them to shine and stand proudly on their own.
Our meat and seafood is local and sustainable. Our relationships are directly with growers and farmers and our inspiration is driven by simple ingredients produced with care and dictated by the seasons.
Our dessert selection is an opportunity to indulge in some traditional and modern selections.

Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Monday, 11 March 2019

My husband and I were celebrating his Birthday, we had exceptional service from Kirsty and the other staff. Our meals were delicious, particularly the scallops and Barramundi, which was the best we have tasted in Darwin. We enjoyed it so much, we returned the following week to celebrate our Anniversary with family. We will definitely be back again. The ambience in the restaurant is not great but the bar area Atrium is lovely.

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Visited On Monday, 11 March 2019

Meals were true to menu description and well prepared staff knew the menu well and were able to give good information. A very enjoyable experience.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

We have been told that our meal will be done around 30 to 40 mins but we have waited over 1 hour ! The service people are too less to give service ,it’s hard to call a waiter/waitress for service.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

The building is great, unfortunately restaurant guests are seated to the side. In our case we were seated with a view of kitchen door as staff set up for breakfast the next day

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Visited On Sunday, 30 December 2018

The service was a bit slow but overall friendly staff and food delicious.

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Visited On Monday, 17 December 2018

The sea food dishes including the fried Barra, barra spring rolls, and the prawn salad, were really good. International style dishes and the desserts were average. In general the food was good and all of us enjoyed it.

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

The 2 waitress we had were very new and not very confident and did not explain things very well. Food was nice though.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

The food was very very good, the service was very very ordinary, only one staff member, Angie who was doing her best but run off her feet, but could not forget all the staff that showed up there around 8.30pm to put all the breakfast cereals etc out, very moody not happy and made us feel like we were no welcome. No mention of desert or coffee also the toilets, one was out of order and the other absolutely disgusting, which I told reception staff about

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

No complaints at all from any of the five of us. Food was good. Service was good. Prices were good. And can use Accor card for a discount. Enjoyable dinner.

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Visited On Monday, 01 October 2018

Excellent service and food cooked to perfection.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

A really enjoyable experience. Scallops and Barramundi were superb. Will visit again before we leave.

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Visited On Monday, 18 June 2018

Dinner was superb

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Visited On Monday, 21 May 2018

Great service and one of the best Chicken Curries I'ved had.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 March 2018

Second time we have been there in just over a week and again, very happy with everything

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Visited On Thursday, 08 March 2018

The whole night was very good. However, we did not appreciate another customer approaching us to do some form of survey/selling. We felt it was intrusion, other than that, could not fault.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 February 2018

We enjoyed our dinner so much and the service was excellent 😍

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Went for dinner on Valentines day here and the food & service were both exceptional. I had the 300g scotch fillet, was cooked to perfection, melted in my mouth. My fiancée had the curry of the day, (butter chicken)I must admit I was a little jealous as it was delicious. The staff were absolutely lovely. The tables were set quite romantic, with a huge lovely rose and a cute candle. Will definitely be coming back for dinner, as menu is great!

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Visited On Monday, 12 February 2018

Great all round

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Visited On Saturday, 21 October 2017

Excellent setting with an appealing menu

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Visited On Thursday, 05 October 2017

Good variety on menu. Nice food in a relaxed setting.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 October 2017

As an Accor member the value for money at this restaurant is first class. Have eaten here a number of times now, and the food on this occasion was magnificent.

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Visited On Thursday, 21 September 2017

Great food and service

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Visited On Sunday, 10 September 2017

My wife really enjoyed her 1st time dining at zest

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Nice food, reasonably priced. We'll definitely come back one day.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 August 2017

My wife and I dine for dinner to celebrate our 26th wedding anniversary. The waitress who looked after us was attentive and friendly. Food was delicious and well presented. Thank you very much for a lovely evening.

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