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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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Today
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 56
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Little bit of magic

Well it maybe hard to find but it is worth looking for. Tucked away this is a great place to eat what you want and choose. The food is fresh and cooked infant of you with the noodles and sauce of your selection. Get there early to avoid the possible crowds, but the whole process goes off without a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Tony R
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Well it maybe hard to find but it is worth looking for. Tucked away this is a great place to eat what you want and choose. The food is fresh and cooked infant of you with the noodles and sauce of your selection. Get there early to avoid the possible crowds, but the whole process goes off without a hitch.... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

So at magic wok, you pick what you want and they cook it infront of you. We take a lot of guests here because it is an experience! You can also cater for vegos, gluten free and picky eaters. Try the toffee strawberry desert - it is soooooo good :)

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Nt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

you get to choose what you want to be included in the meal and the sauce you want it to go with, but you have to pay a minimum price (think it's about $26 or 28). Service is quick but the place is a little hard to find.

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Nhulunbuy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

What a fantatic idea. Select your vegies, meat/fish, sauce noodles and watch it cooked in front of you. Well worth the experience of different dining experience.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

A good place to go if you don't know whether you like these foods and just want to sample them. It isn't super cheap but you choose how much of each ingredient you put into your dish - meat & vegetables - sauce, toppings and rice/noodles are extras included in the price. The waitress was very helpful, the service was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our meals at The Magic Wok and would happily eat here again. Grab a tray and make your way around the buffet, filling one side of your tray with veggies and the other side with meat (all the ‘usual suspects’ plus different choices such as camel, crocodile, kangaroo and emu). There is a $22.50... More 

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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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Additional Information about The Magic Wok Restaurant

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

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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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