Dining in Darwin

Looking for the best places to eat in Darwin? You won’t have to travel far. Guests of Mercure Darwin Airport Resort and Novotel Darwin Airport enjoy access to an exceptional trio of dining options. With their superb locally inspired cuisine and relaxing ambience, Loong Fong Chinese Seafood Restaurant and Cossies Poolside Bar and Bistro are consistently rated among the top restaurants in Darwin.

  • Cossies Poolside Bar and Bistro

    It's local- It's tropical- It’s a relaxed poolside bistro featuring local Top End produce served in a relaxed poolside atmosphere. Bring the kids, or not and don’t forget your cossies!

    With views of the landscaped gardens and lagoon pool, the relaxed atmosphere at the newly renovated and rebranded Cossies Poolside Bar and Bistro takes advantage of our tropical location with indoor and outdoor dining options.

    The brand new menu houses the best of local produce from wild-caught barramundi, delicious salads to mouth-watering burgers. We pride ourselves on being a family-friendly venue with a great atmosphere and the perfect destination for a catch up with friends. Cossies has something for everyone.


    Breakfast  0530 – 1000       All Day Dining 1000- 2300

    Private dining is available for groups of up to 120 guests

  • Loong Fong Chinese Seafood Restaurant

    A Darwin local favourite for over 20 years, this authentic Chinese restaurant features a locally sourced menu highlighted by seafood dishes including scallops, prawns, lobster, crab, bug tails, squid and more. Meals are served both a la carte and buffet style and vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.


    Lunch: 11.30am - 2.00pm | Monday to Saturday
    Dinner: 6:00pm - 9:30PM l Daily

    +61 8 8920 7813
    This restaurant is located at Novotel Darwin Airport.
    Chinese food