Ayers Rock Resort

Dining - Restaurants & Bars

From relaxed dining under a desert sky, to grilling a barramundi steak on the BBQ, you can choose from 15 dining experiences. No matter which hotel you've chosen to stay at, the dining options at Voyages Ayers Rock Resort cater for every taste and budget.

Opening hours vary season to season. Confirm opening times with your hotel reception on arrival. Reservations are essential for some restaurants, make reservations on arrival with your hotel reception. Dine at any of the Resort's restaurants and outlets and charge back to your room.


Unique Dining Experiences

Sounds of Silence

An award-winning dining experience under the stars, "Sounds of Silence" is a unique event, offering the best of the Red Centre distilled into four unforgettable hours. The event includes transfers, entertainment, canaps, beer, wines and non-alcoholic beverages, BBQ buffet (vegetarian arrangements made with prior notice), dessert, tea, coffee, port, star talk and stargazing. Departs daily, one hour before sunset, and bookings are essential.
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Tali Wiru

'Tali Wiru', meaning beautiful dune in local Anangu language, encapsulates the magic of fine dining under the Southern Desert sky. Limited to an intimate group of 20 people, the Tali Wiru experience begins with French Champagne and canaps around a firepit and progresses to the dune top for a Table d'hote four-course dinner, matched with premium Australian wine. Be seated with your partner or with your party of up to six people and experience a night you will remember for the rest of your life.
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Sails in the Desert

Mayu a la Carte

Sails in the Desert's premier dining experience, Mayu takes the traditional and ancient Pitjantjatjara name for flavour and serves up a truly innovative and modern a la carte menu. The finest ingredients are transformed into inspired dishes before being served with your choice of Australia’s foremost wines.
Open Wednesday to Sunday seasonally for dinner - reservations are essential.

Ilkari Restaurant

Situated at the premium Sails in the Desert Hotel, a personalised breakfast experience begins with an international menu and is completed by an egg and pancake station that allows the guest to define their very own signature dish. Ilkari continues to offer a tantalising menu of international flavours at dinner. An array of salads, vegetables, antipasto delights, pastas, Asian favourites, roasts and a grill selection abound with our chef’s signature dishes enlivened by Indigenous flavours.
Children’s menu available.
Open daily for buffet breakfast and dinner.

Walpa Lobby Bar

For centuries travel has been defined by the wind. Taking on the Pitjantjatjara name for wind, Walpa Lobby Bar instead provides a sense that your journey is complete – a sense of arrival. A relaxed setting for coffee and cake, casual lunch or dinner, a pre-dinner drink or night cap after a sunset tour, Walpa Lobby Bar is contemporary and welcoming. The menu features a selection of Mediterranean tapas style dishes, salads, sandwiches, steaks, pastas, burgers and fish and chips.
Children's menu available.
Open from sunrise to late (seasonal).
All day menu available from 11am – 10pm.

Pira Pool Bar

For the Anangu people the moon or, pira, is a guide through the seasons. At Sails in the Desert Pira is a sun-kissed, poolside setting for casual dining or a relaxed holiday cocktail. A menu of Mediterranean, tapas style dishes and classic Australian steaks, burgers and fish and chips delights. Children’s menu available. Open for light meals or drinks from 10am – 7pm and seasonally for dinner.

Desert Gardens Hotel

White Gums

Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is home to the popular White Gums restaurant which offers a hot and cold buffet breakfast in an open and relaxed setting. Open daily for breakfast

Arnguli Grill

A gem of Australia's rugged heart, Arnguli, the local Indigenous word for bush plum, is a fitting name for a restaurant that celebrates its stunning surroundings.
Quality Australian produce are enlivened by local Indigenous spices, grains and seeds. Signature tasting plates, a premium selection of Australian wines and a revolving art space all feature in this modern formal dining room.
Children's menu available.
Open daily for dinner - reservations are essential.

Bunya Bar

Bunya Bar offers an indoor alfresco cafe experience and a wide range of light meals. The bar is also great for an afternoon tea or early evening cocktail. Children's menu available. Open daily from mid-morning.

Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge

Bough House Restaurant

Located at the Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge, the Bough House offers a traditional Australian breakfast. Dinner is served a la carte for entrees and mains. Our house made desserts are served buffet style and included with the purchase of your main meal. The dessert buffet is also available for individual purchase should you be looking for a sweet treat to end the night.
Children's menu available.
Open daily for breakfast. Closed for dinner until 30 June 2014 (open for Easter Long Weekend 18-21 April 2014)

Pioneer BBQ and Bar

A popular dining option at Ayers Rock Resort, Outback Pioneer BBQ is a do-it-yourself BBQ with traditional Aussie charm. Select your preferred cut of meat or fish including steaks, kangaroo, emu sausages and barramundi and then cook it yourself. Serve yourself to accompanying side dishes including a salad bar, jacket potatoes and dessert. Open daily for dinner.

Meet up with your fellow travellers and enjoy live entertainment and an ice cold drink at the Outback Pioneer Bar. Open midday until late.

Outback Pioneer Kitchen

A low-priced alternative to restaurant dining with pizzas, burgers, salads, wraps and sandwiches on the menu. The Outback Pioneer Kitchen offers picnic table style dining with quick and friendly service. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Resort Town Square

Ayers Wok Noodle Bar

Ayers Rock Resort's quick and tasty dining option boasts oriental flare with classic Asian cuisine. Enjoy take-away stir fries, Pad Thai, Singapore Noodles and fresh curries.
Open for lunch 11.30am - 3pm and dinner 6pm - 9pm.
Closed seasonally for lunch and dinner.

Gecko's Caf

Kick back with gourmet pizzas, pasta and Mediterranean style dishes, in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy a coffee, cocktail or snack outdoors on the terrace. Open daily for lunch and dinner, take-away also available. Children's menu available.

Kulata Academy Caf

The Kulata Academy caf menu includes a wide range of freshly prepared sandwiches along with salads and breakfast classics like fresh yoghurt, smoothies and fruit options. An array of cakes and pastries from the Resort bakery are complemented by Grinders espresso coffee and a selection of T2 tea. Open daily morning and afternoon.

The caf is staffed by the trainees of Ayers Rock Resort's National Indigenous Training Academy under the guidance of supervisory trainers and offers trainees a comprehensive food and beverage training facility empowering them in a safe learning environment.

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