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Moorish Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Moorish Café is adorned with exotic aromas, local artistry, banquette seating and a new modern look with exquisite tables and comfy chairs to truly savour the ambience. Darwin's ten-time Gold Plate Awards winner is also playing with more vivacious flavours from Spain and North Africa. The fascinating menu, features fresh local ingredients, hosts over 30 different tapas with edgy additions like the Grilled sumac spiced NT barramundi with bloodless bloody Mary and the King Salmon and Sichuan pepper pâté with fennel confit. To compliment a drop from the acclaimed cellar of older vintages try the Baharat spiced kangaroo fillet with pickled beetroot, smoked chat potatoes and goat cheese sauce, grilled
US$11 - US$39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Spanish
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended this gem for an impromptu dinner as we were walking past, ee hadn't booked. As soon as we entered we were graciously welcomed with a huge smile and a table was found for us. As soon as we were seated anoth very ENTERING...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank 1956pa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit if you're not sure what to eat tonight. A varied and interesting menu with a lot of items to choose from, though a bit overpriced. We had the seafood hotpot and it was a little stingy on the seafood for $39....More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Squakyduck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st time visiting and definitely won’t be my last. Had a feed from the tapas menu and wasn’t disappointed in any way. Pita bread was pita bread but then the calamari came out and was so tender and fresh I could of just ate that....More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank danielsweet2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here rwo nights in a row which is something we would rarely do when we have other options. The menu was extensive with some interesting and tasty dishes.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank KathyM_and_PeteT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came with 2 friends. Place was busy but we were lucky enough to get a table for 3 . We all shared tapas meals and had enough room to order desserts. I had the Turkish delight ice cream . Food and service all top notch...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Baileyjrobson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our last night in Darwin was capped off with a great tapas meal at Moorish Café which I found out on the night has been there for 15 years. Not a bad achievement for Darwin they tell me, and its no wonder why, because the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Adam F
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

After a busy day moving house following night shifts and realising we had no power, it was dinner out for Saturday night! Moorish was Devine! Having just moved to Darwin, we are always looking for good places to dine and this will be on repeat!...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank R6554VAjessicam
Reviewed 24 December 2018

Hubby ordered the seafood hotpot, NT prawns, scallops & NT barra. Interesting method of serving the hotpot saw the prawns completely in their entirety still fully shelled. Now the hotpot was basically a tomato soup and the difficulty was trying to shell the prawns without...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LyndaPW
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Over the past 3 years I have been to Moorish more times then I could remember. The food here is absolutely delicious, I have only had one bad meal here. Keep in mind I've eaten here well over 50 times. The regular staff here are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank lukemM8254IC
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

We had our work Christmas lunch at Moorish and tried the banquet. Moorish were very accommodating and provided me with a non-prawn option and another staff member ordered a la carte. The food was absolutely delicious. Service wise I liked the waitress giving me a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Graham L
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9 January 2019|
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Response from Marc W | Property representative |
Moorish does not offer a printed kid's menu as such, but we do have grilled wild caught barramundi with shoestring fries and garden salad or calamari with the shoe string fries and garden salad. All of our food is made in... More
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