Eat & Drink

Like its people, its attractions and its character, the dining and entertainment options available in Central Australia are as unique, as they are unforgettable.

Let’s start with dining: from fast food to elegant dining, to a meal enjoyed under a thousand stars, there’s a style to suit any taste and budget in Central Australia.

Hear you can enjoy everything from bush foods to barramundi, to sizzling steak and spicy Szechaun, Central Australia serves up all your favourites and everything in between, including: Thai, Indian, Chinese, Malaysian and Mediterranean.

As for Central Australia’s entertainment, well, it can be paired with your evening meal for a unique cultural and culinary experience, or it can be enjoyed live and al fresco at Alice Spring’s Todd Mall Markets.

For more information on dining and entertainment, please see below.

  • DJ’s Bistro

    DJ’s Bistro, inside the Todd Tavern, gives you the best of both worlds, they’ve got everything you want from a good pub meal as well as an a la carte menu for those who are after something different. Sit inside in the air-conditioning to escape the heat in summer or warm up beside the fire in […]

  • Ti Tree Roadhouse

    Ti Tree Roadhouse covers all your travelling needs. Fill your tank with gas/petrol or diesel, takeaway and light meals are available, or enjoy the bar/restaurant. Stay overnight in the newly refurbished motel rooms with ensuite, budget room, caravan park or camp. Full amenities with pool and playground. Contact Details Address Stuart Highway (200km North of […]

  • Tennant Creek Memorial Club

    Looking for a dining venue with great live entertainment and a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere? Then visit the Tennant Creek Memorial Club, winner of the Northern Territory Tourism Award for the “Friendliest Club in Town” 2010. The Tennant Creek Memorial Club has everything you need for an exciting night out or leisurely lunch with friends […]

  • Standley Chasm

    Standley Chasm (Angkerle Atwatye) is an inspiration regardless of either the weather or the time of the day, but the Chasm is at its most dramatic an hour either side of noon on a sunny day. Then the sheer walls glow from reflected sunlight to create a breath-taking display of stark form and rich colour. […]

  • Kulgera Roadhouse

    Welcome to the Kulgera Roadhouse, the closest hotel, and pub to the geographical centre of Australia. If you’re traveling to Alice Springs, Uluru or Kings Canyon, make sure you stop at Kulgera roadhouse for an ice-cold beer or stay the night and enjoy a delicious meal at their bistro. If you’re sick of driving, stay the night at […]

  • Barra on Todd Restaurant

    Barra on Todd Restaurant (located at Mercure Alice Springs Resort). Relax in the stylish surroundings and experience sumptuous full-buffet breakfast, a la carte lunches, and contemporary cuisine dinners. Located adjacent to the restaurant, the Barra Bar guests can use free Wi-Fi resort wide while enjoying the fine selection of beers, wines, and cocktails. Contact Details […]

  • Jump Inn – Alice Springs

    The Jump Inn is a colourful and friendly hostel in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre. Only located 15 minutes’ walk to Alice Springs’ city centre where you will find everything you need – close to restaurants, supermarkets, and liquor stores. The Inn also carries a high reputation as a member of Hostels Australia – […]

  • Lasseters Hotel Casino

    Crowne Plaza Lasseters is the centre of entertainment in Alice Springs. You’re spoilt for choice with six dining options, including the Juicy Rump Bar and Grill, with a covered deck that has the best views in Alice Springs; Tali serving contemporary Australian and Asian cuisine with a hint of the Outback; Tempo, offering gourmet tapas […]

  • Todd Tavern

    Right in the heart of Alice Springs, Todd Tavern is the longest standing hotel in town. Its heritage status and central location make it a perfect place to experience the laid-back lifestyle and great hospitality that Alice has to offer. Pop in for a cold drink and a hot meal at DJ’s Bistro, book a […]