For years, the land down under has been catering to both local and foreign travelers who seek relaxation and fun. The economy has long changed and today, the land down under is passing through the stock market with flying colors. Amazing infrastructures, great tasting food, amazing sceneries and wonderful wildlife continue to push the country higher.
Today, Australia is known for its intense and wonderful nightlife, specifically bars. Majority of people who visit it go to Darwin, one of Australia’s premier cities, and capital of Northern Territory. Famous for it’s beautiful scenery and beaches, it’s almost impossible not to experience what the city offers at night. Below are the top bars in Darwin. They offer a wide variety of drinks and food and unique services that will satisfy even the toughest of critics.
With a classic Darwin style venue, the Tap has proved itself as one of the best places to hang out at night. Having no inside seats, guests can dine under the moon and stars and enjoy Darwin’s warm weather. Big sail shaded areas and tables with umbrellas provide a more tropical feel and maximize comfort so that you can just sit back, relax and enjoy your drinks. It also has an alfresco beer garden that is situated under a huge melaleuca tree which is perfect for lazy drinks with friends.
The Tap is also open for lunch and dinner and offers a light set of food choices in between snack times, serving fish and chips, steaks, and calamari. Also it lives up to its name through plenty of available tap beers. Tooheys, Cascade, Carlton and VB are among the classic choices, plus some cocktail and other delicious mixes for the ladies that is served up in a fish bowl.
The Fox and Fiddle
The Fox and the Fiddle has an appearance of an old British style pub and features trademark British pub accessories like a tiled fronted bar, sound muffling carpet and cozy dark shades. A mounted deer’s head and leather banquettes add to the old hunting lodge look and clearly gives a tavern feel. 15 classes of tap beer are available and are kept on unsubstantiated temperatures. It offers classic British favorites like mash beef and Guinness pie for that old London feel.
In terms of entertainment, the bar breaks British tradition by holding a few Darwin traditional past times like hermit crab races which are held nightly during the dry season. Regular Monday nights feature trivia games while Wednesday provides an opportunity for amateur karaoke singers.
Perhaps one of Darwin’s most unique and truly memorable bars is The Aqua Bar .standing up to its name, the bar walls are splashed with a vibrant blue color making an impression that you are surrounded by water. Plus it is also child friendly because of the large salt water aquariums that houses different kinds of fish.
Pure Blonde, Stella Artois and Cascade Premium Light are among the choices of tap beer,13 kinds of bottled beer, including the ever-popular Crown Lager and Coopers and off shore brands like Millers, Corona, Kilkenny and Guinness are ready to be served. A collection of 14 kinds of wine are also available and are served by the glass.
There are 14 wines available by the bottle and each of these is also poured by the glass.
The bar is located in the non-smoking Aqua Gaming Room of the Skycity Casino Complex and can be reached bytaking the escalator down one level.
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Rome Beley is a travel ambassador and blogger from Deck Chair Cruising. They offer campervan rentals usa and other services. Despite of her busy schedule, she never forgets to indulge in her wanderlust.