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Arnguli Grill

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Yulara Drive | Desert Gardens Hotel, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 2 8296 8010
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Lyndoch, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a two week drive through Central Australia and it was our wedding anniversary - the Sounds of Silence experience was cancelled (due to death of one of the performers) so Arnguli Grill was suggested by staff. It was a very average experience - on a night when they did not appear busy we waited a reasonably long... More 

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Arnguli Grill, responded to this review

Hi KimBarossaValley We are disappointed to read that your dining experience at Arnguli Grill did not meet expectations and while I would like to reassure you that all meals are cooked fresh to order your feedback will be shared with the kitchen. The National Indigenous Training Academy here at Uluru welcomes Indigenous trainees from all around Australia. The trainees complete... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't get into the "Sounds of Silence" dinner by the rock so we opted for here for our anniversary dinner. My prawn entrée was small for the price and a bit dry but my pork cutlet main course was excellent. My husband's entrée was fine but his roo main course was overcooked maybe even re - heated. The waiting... More 

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Kununurra, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant at 7.30pm with no booking. The staff were extremely accommodating & found us a table by 8pm. It was a set Xmas menu - Adult $145 & children $18. (This included unlimited beer/wine) The service was fantastic & the food was amazing!! Well worth the $$. Would definitely recommend & return!

Thank Leish77
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Another fine restaurant, good variety of food, and waiter most helpful with selection. Excellent service and waiter very friendly

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We arrived at Uluru on Christmas Day and had booked dinner at the Arnguli grill, for which they had a special Christmas menu. Choice was very good and the food of a high quality, equal to city fine dining standard. The Christmas day package was $145 per adult and included 4 courses and unlimited beer and wine and we perused... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had dinner at the Arnguli Grill and the service was fantastic. We were waited on attentively and great attention to detail was taken. The food was fabulous and great value for money.

Thank Carol C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Went here after reading the various reviews. The decor is a little dated but they are about to have some renovations so forget that. Food and service was really great. Happily recommend to any readers.

Thank Graham W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I bookended my five days in Yulara with a trip here. Located in the Desert Gardens Hotel, "arunguli" is actually the aboriginal word for "bush plum." The white linen dining tables are well-spaced, overlooking a small garden and adjoining pool. Reservations here are essential, and both evenings were booked solid when I went. The menu is fairly conservative with, thankfully,... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Real steakhouse in the desert with excellent steaks, beef, kangaroo, pork, lamb ... very well cooked and great deserts for the sweet tooth after. Plus, super great service by Sandi, well done mate!

Thank joergayrle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Because of Christmas and to treat ourselves we decided to book the dinner menu at Arnguli Grill. It was a 4 course menu with most drinks included. Price but very delicious. All the food was cooked on point. I had a softshell crab soup with a crab bisque, the Wallabytartar on bluecheese risotto, the Black Angus beef filet steak and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$61
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yulara Drive | Desert Gardens Hotel, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Yulara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8296 8010
Arnguli is the local Indigenous name for the bush plum. The plum flourishes even in the driest areas. Its importance in desert life is immortalised in dreaming stories and artwork.A gem of Australia’s rugged heart, the bush plum is a fitting name for a restaurant that celebrates its stunning surroundings. Executive Chef Kellie Quazi selects and transforms the finest produce from around Australia into a modern culinary experience. Quality products from every corner of the country are enlivened by local Indigenous flora, spices, grains and seeds

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?