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Monkey Magic

86 Josephson Street, Belconnen 2617, Australia
(02) 6251 9888
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Ranked #20 of 44 restaurants in Belconnen
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jan 2, 2014
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60% Recommend
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English first
Belconnen, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Named Hong fa's Palace (Asian Cuisine) now, The new owner kept the settings of the restaurant simple, pleasant and clean (not sure whether its from the previous restaurant owners). There are a wide range of dishes to choose from. We tried the Mongolian combination and the Squid, chicken and tofu stir fry and they were delicious! Their portions were reasonable... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Growing up I've always loved watching the TV show 'Monkey Magic', but I digress. The namesake restaurant was anything but magic when I dined there last month. Firstly, the waitress was rude and impatient. That attitude won't get you far lady! Looking around, sure enoug, nobody else was in the restaurant on a Saturday busy night. At this point I... More

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Canberra, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Worst restaurant in Canberra. Dry and reconstituted food and awful service. They gave us the wrong food and refused to do anything about it. Instead they were rude and patronising about our ethnicity and intelligence. Ruined our evening.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is our local cheap and cheerful and is always reliable. It is not fine dining but the food is always excellent with very fresh vegetables and sauces. The Peking duck pancakes are excellent value.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

We found this restaurant through the Privileges Card scheme and have since been back several times. Service is fast and friendly and they are very good with kids; providing decent, clean high chairs and special kids bowls and cutlery. The menu offers a good variety of food and there is also a blackboard offering seasonal specials. There is nothing overly... More

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