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The Magic Wok Restaurant

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Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
(08) 8981 3332
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
You choose the menu!

This is a great idea - a wok restaurant where you select the meat, veg, noodle, and sauce combination you feel like today and deliver it to the chefs to cook. Delicious, with a range of exotic meats to try like camel, crocodile, and emu,

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a great idea - a wok restaurant where you select the meat, veg, noodle, and sauce combination you feel like today and deliver it to the chefs to cook. Delicious, with a range of exotic meats to try like camel, crocodile, and emu,

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was a fun and interesting place to eat. You choose the food you want with sauce etc and then chef will cook it for you in front of your eyes. I cant wait for my Mum to come over as she will love it too. All the food looked fresh and newly prepped so no dodgy looking buffet to... More 

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Moama, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We have been coming here for years i rate it as one of the best places i have ever ate there is so much to pick from and they cook it right in front of u the staff are great and welcoming

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Have been coming here for years, I tend to fill up on seafood as you pay per kilo regardless of what it is. You pick what u want including type of noodle to add to your dish and cooking sauce. Can't go wrong

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

What a great place. So many different combinations of meals that you can make... Choose from different vegetables, different meats and seafood, and different choices of sauces... Cook in oil for taste, or water for health and taste.. Always busy, always full of LOCALS... A little hidden away from the main street but once found, a secret I certainly won't... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I had been told that the Magic Wok was good but until the chop sticks went to my lips the journey was over.Bit hard to find. I was shown the " ropes " by a charming lady and you pick tags for your sauce.Had to try kangaroo and emu, both tasted fantastic. Bill wasn't astronomical 22 AUD and I thought... More 

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Sun City, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Pick out your own exotic meats (I tried crocodile, emu, camel, and kangaroo) and your choice of noodle, plus all the vegetables you desire (you pay by weight, so take as much or as little as you like). The kitchen stir fries it and delivers it to your table piping hot in just a few minutes. And it is delicious!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I came here for lunch with a couple friends and had one of the best laksas i've ever had. It was interesting seeing a buffet where you get offered a dish to put all the meat and vegetables you want cooked. Its then weighed out. It might of cost $40 for a 750g dish but the taste and quality of... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The food was pretty good, depending on what sauce to choose though but i think the the that makes this place stand out is the concept! You get to pick everything from the ingredients to the sauce and then it is made right in front of you. Great experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The food was delicious but really expensive! Didn't think to weigh our dishes prior to cooking and end up paying almost $90 for 2 of us! The staff were lovely and very helpful! We will be back but next time we will not put so many veggies in!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: (08) 8981 3332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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