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Barra Bar & Bistro Restaurant

) #3 of 3 Restaurants in Kakadu National Park ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ Pizza, ,
Kakadu Highway Jim Jim, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
+61 89791500
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good41%
  • Average31%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“barramundi” (10 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Pizza, Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Kakadu Highway Jim Jim, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Initial impression of the bistro is not great! When the hotel restaurant is closed this is the only place for dinner, so the décor and food presentation need to step up a notch. We know this is the NT and remote, but we have visited...More

Thank sharonqueenstown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the bistro and were totally disappointed. The restaurant was deserted so we went for the bistro and opted for the tasting plate. That was a disaster. Stale bread, frozen pate, and a selection of other things which we couldn't figure out. Probably...More

Thank conatus
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Very rude and unhelpful staff in barra bar. Waitress was rude after she got our order incorrect then wanted us to pay for her error. Very disappointed. Paid top price for accommodation.

Thank tagray67
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Chips were undercooked and almost inedible. Angus burger was lacking flavour. A steak that was ordered medium rare was rare to blue. The chicken burger was ok except the chicken breast was tough and dry. Definitely not worth the prices we paid but with no...More

Thank Traveler_at_heart_11
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

This is the best value and best quality food we have experienced so far. Burgers were really good and unlike other places in Jabiru, it didn't cost an arm and a leg. Relaxed outdoor eating. Friendly service. Made use of the beautiful pool after our...More

Thank Danni F
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Cooinda Lodge is great, the Barra Bar and Bistro do simple but tasty meals. They also have a buffet lunch on offer which is great value. There is also a lovely resort pool which is a must in the NT weather!! Love this place.

Thank BuffaloJade
Reviewed October 10, 2016

You couldn't be blamed for thinking that if a restaurant was the only one for 60kms that the quality or service mightn't be up to standard... but in the case of the Barra Bar and Bistro, you would be wrong. I know I was. My...More

Thank ptk_from_dy
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We weren't expecting much as rooms are tired but food was fabulous both for dinner and breakfast. Small selection of meals but very tasty and diverse enough to eat for a few nights running. Great food!

1  Thank katie_272727
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Good if you like outdoor / alfresco drinks and eating, with gardens near and pool adjacent, overhead fans. Has a tropical feel which might be a bit warm for some. Food is average quality pub style, order at the bar and collect when buzzed, no...More

Thank NeilandRyoko
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Reasonably priced. We had an excellent platter of kangaroo, crocodile and buffalo sausages. Great to try local food. There is also food available for less adventurist people.

1  Thank Anne F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Pizza, Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kakadu Highway Jim Jim, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Kakadu National Park
  • Phone Number: +61 89791500
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The Barra Bistro offers a true outdoor Australian alfresco dining experience. Share a Taste of Kakadu Tasting Platter with inclusions such as barramundi, chargrilled buffalo sausages & kangaroo fillet, smoked & marinated crocodile, garden salad, plum chili sauce & bush tomato relish. The Barra Bar is open until late and offers a wide range of beers, wine, and soft drinks, along with snacks.
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