Gran Orendain || Tequila of the Week at Hot Tamale Darwin


What is Tequila of the Week?

Tequila of the Week is about showcasing a tequila we love and giving our guests an experience to learn about it & try it. This week it is Gran Orendain.


The tequila family legacy begins to consolidate with Eduardo Orendain Orendain, important figure in...

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Aguachile & Ceviche || Hot Tamale

Aguachile or Ceviche? We love both dishes here at Hot Tamale and want to tell you a bit more about them and why we love them.

Ceviche is a dish we have always had on our menu here. The fresh vibrancy of the dish is perfectly created for Darwin’s weather all year round. As the years have passed we have seen its popularity...

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Cinco de Mayo | Hot Tamale 2018

Tonight is the night! We will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo tonight with Corona & Milagro Tequila specials.

What is Cinco de Mayo?

During the Civil War in the USA there was a shortage of cotton supply to Europe. The French came across to collect the debt from Mexico and they invaded & occupied Puebla in Mexico. The Mexican...

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Southern Comfort State Finals

Hot Tamale’s David Robinson & Anneliese Grazioli made it through to the Southern Comfort state finals and presented their drinks to National Training Manager for SouthTrade Gee David yesterday at Hot Tamale.

Wishing them the best of luck in the results to see if they will represent SA/NT in the National Finals in Brisbane....

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Patron Perfectionists Global Final

Patron Perfectionists Global Final

As the dust final settles and I get back to reality, I wanted to recap on, what was without a doubt, the greatest highlight of my professional life.  Patron Perfectionists has been more than a dream come true for me.  My dream never included competing in a global final, of the biggest premium tequila cocktail competition....

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Best Tequila Bar Australia

Today, Australian Bartender Magazine has named Hot Tamale as a finalists for best tequila bar Australia, in the 2017 Phil Bayly Award for Tequila Bar of the Year.

“The award is named for industry legend Phil Bayly, who has been the standard-bearer for the category of tequila and mezcal in Australia for the best part of two...

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AHA NT Bartender of the Year

What an amazing few days for our bartending team.  We are proud to announce Anneliese Grazioli took out top honour, AHA NT Bartender of the Year.  Both Anneliese and Alex did an amazing job and we could not be prouder of the both of you.

To make the finalists for the AHA NT Bartender Of The Year competition, the competitors...

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Savour Australia Awards for Excellence

Savour Australia Awards for Excellence

It will be another huge night for Hot Tamale at the National, Savour Australia Awards for Excellence.    

The Savour Australia Hostplus Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that recognises exceptional service and culinary talent across Australia.

We are extremely honoured to...

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Bar Awards 2016

We are really excited to announce that Hot Tamale has picked up an amazing 4 nominations in this year’s Australian Bar Awards.

I couldn’t be prouder of the hard working team at Hot Tamale, for what we do everyday & night.

Nomination are;

  • 2016 Phil Bayly Award for Tequila Bar of the Year
  • 2016 Rookie of the Year – Anneliese...
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