mimi’s restaurant

mimi’s restaurant

Mimi's Restaurant outside the front area

Introducing Mimi’s Restaurant

Nestled in the heart of the enchanting Kakadu National Park, Mimi’s Restaurant beckons with a culinary experience that mirrors the region’s diverse natural beauty. Renowned for its fusion of Indigenous flavors and contemporary techniques, Mimi’s tantalizes taste buds with an exquisite menu inspired by traditional Aboriginal ingredients. From paperbark-wrapped barramundi to wattleseed-infused desserts, each dish tells a story of cultural richness. The warm ambiance, adorned with Indigenous art, creates a welcoming haven for guests. Mimi’s, a culinary gem in Kakadu, seamlessly marries tradition and innovation, inviting patrons to savor the essence of Australia’s captivating landscape on every plate.

As you explore the vast expanse of Kakadu, Cooinda stands as your perfect basecamp, strategically positioned to offer seamless access to iconic landmarks. Delight in the tranquility of Yellow Waters Billabong, where crocodiles silently glide through the water, or feel the pulse of ancient culture at nearby Nourlangie Rock Art Site.

At Cooinda, culinary excellence is an art form. Savor delectable dishes inspired by local flavors, crafted with precision and passion. The dining experiences are a gastronomic journey that complements the richness of the surrounding landscape.

Begin your journey here

What is Mimi's Restaurant ?

Mimis restaurant is the in-house restaurant which operates at Cooinda Lodge in Kakadu.

What does 'Mimi' mean ?

The restaurant is named after ‘Mimi Spirits’ who are both benevolent and malevolent ancestral beings which figure in the creation telling’s of the Binnig people.

Where is Mimi's ?

The restaurant is immediately in front of the main arrival area / car park for Cooinda Lodge.  It has both indoor and outdoor seating areas and also two serving areas.

Are there toilets at Mimi's ?

There are toilets both inside and outside the restaurant area.

What are serving times at Mimi's ?

The Lodge & Restaurant are open all year round although service areas will be restricted to the indoors area during slow periods.

Serving Times:

  • Breakfast is served form 7am to 10 am
  • Lunch is served from 11:30 am to 2 pm
  • Dinner is served from 5 to 8 pm.
What kind of food Does Mimi's serve ?

Mimi’s offers everything from salads, light meals right through to Pizza and wild game tasting platters.  For a look at the menu click here.

Does Mimi's have a dress code ?

The dress code at Mimi’s is very casual.  Clean clothing and foot wear of any type is required.

Does Mimi's serve alcohol ?

Mimis has a full bar which offers alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.  It is a licensed premises so there is NO scope to bring your own alcohol.


Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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