Top Choice Thai in Alice Springs

Hanuman Restaurant

You won't believe you're in the outback when you try the incredible Thai- and Indian-influenced cuisine at this stylish restaurant. The delicate Thai entrees are a real triumph as are the seafood dishes, particularl…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Alice Springs


Travelling circus meets outback homestead. It's family friendly with a play area for kids, and the food ranges from gourmet burgers, pizzas and tapas to curries and seafood. Sit in the leafy beer garden (with a rang…
Top Choice Cafe in Alice Springs


This modern cafe is popular with locals for its excellent food and probably Alice's best coffee. Try the toasties or one of the breakfast rolls.
Tapas in Alice Springs

Epilogue Lounge

This urban, retro delight is definitely the coolest place to hang in town. With a decent wine list, food served all day and service with a smile, it is a real Alice Springs standout. Expect dishes like haloumi burge…
Italian in Alice Springs

Casa Nostra

Step across the Todd River and into 1970s Italy at this old-school pizza and pasta joint – it's as good an outback pizza as you're likely to eat, just like Papa used to make. It's popular and wonderfully cosy with r…
Steak in Alice Springs

Overlanders Steakhouse

The place for steaks, big succulent cuts of beef – and crocodile, camel, kangaroo or emu. Amid the cattle station decor you can try Stuart's Tucker Bag: a combo of croc, kangaroo, emu and camel.
Modern Australian in Alice Springs

Red Ochre Grill

Offering innovative fusion dishes with a focus on outback cuisine, the menu here usually features traditional meats plus locally bred proteins, such as kangaroo and emu, matched with native herbs such as lemon myrtl…
Indian in Alice Springs

Flavours of India

There’s no Bollywood drama in the decor of this humble family restaurant. While covering ubiquitous curries and tandoori favourites, the menu includes a smattering of non-Indian meals. There are several vegetarian d…
Cafe in Alice Springs

Bean Tree Cafe

Breakfast with the birds at this superb outdoor cafe tucked away in the Olive Pink Botanic Garden. It's a relaxing place to sit and the wholesome, home-style dishes, such as the roo burger or kangaroo salad in a smo…
Cafe in Alice Springs

Red Dog Cafe

With tables and chairs strewn out over Todd Mall, this place is good for people watching, hearty breakfasts and fresh, well-brewed coffee. Lunch is all about burgers, with a few veggie options thrown in. We enjoyed …