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The Cav

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Bar, Pub, Australian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews steak beef wellington salad taco arancini balls snapper pork oysters cooked to perfection pub food thursday night great pub cold beer on tap chips bbq beers
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Reviewed yesterday

As Airline Crew, I cannot recommend the Cav more highly for both their excellent food - all kinds of options and great prices- and the staff (Lance and Maisy especially) are beyond awesome in their customer service and genuine care that you are enjoying your...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Helen M
Reviewed yesterday

Best cold beer in town with a very good food choice& taco Tuesdays. Good staff helpful & friendly. One of the best steak choices with table service

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kerry A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love everything about the Cav. Food was sensational ,must try is the pork belly scallops. Recommend to anyone Lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 868lorig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the 500g Rib Eye for dinner tonight and WOW it was one of the best I’ve ever eaten. Fat rendered beautifully with crunch and the rest of the steak was medium rare to perfection. Tip for this place is to book ahead as tables...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank danielsweet2018
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

First time I came here, had great steak, good service left feeling warm. Second time, steaks overcooked, undersized, with sauce when ordered without, salads mediocre not matching order. Today... steak undersized, overcooked, salads dud not match order. Very little (1) grassfed option. Won't try again....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AndreSnox
Reviewed 28 December 2018

had a few beers on a previous trip earlier this year and was impressed with the meals that I saw going to tables...this trip we were keen to have a steak and boy we were not disappointed !! all 4 at our table including 2...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TraineeGreyNomad
Reviewed 13 December 2018

If you like a Territory steak you cant go past the Cav.. Great out side bar and friendly staff. Great selection of steaks cook to order.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Graham C
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I stay here every trip now. It has to be the best value hotel in Darwin City. The rooms are small but nice and clean. (There are some internal rooms without windows so make sure you avoid these if you’re claustrophobic.) The staff are always...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JeffS758
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We use to love the Cav but went a few nights ago after about a year. The service was so slow we waited 50 minutes to get our meal. My meal was ok I had a pie the meat was lovely and tender but the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank amazons4peace
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Great food good portions well cooked. Steak night is very reasonable. Food arrived very quickly with very friendly staff. The food is served in the bar area which has a good selection of beers wines and spirits

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard G
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2 September 2017|
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Response from RossF806 | Reviewed this property |
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23 March 2016|
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Response from Jojoviv | Reviewed this property |
Hi - don't think they have one. Minday is $15 night, Tuesday us Taco night, Thursday 2 4 1 rump. I think its just the menu - but lm sure they would have some deal on the board.
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