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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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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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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun fresh food cooked while you wait

A bit of a novelty. Food can't get any fresher as you choose your ingredients and they cook it up for you as you wait. The old lady is lovely and always provides great service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Albi H
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Darwin, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I don't like the concept of the pick your own. Take long time to get your food and too many to choose from. Very expensive as well. Not my style Sorry.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A bit of a novelty. Food can't get any fresher as you choose your ingredients and they cook it up for you as you wait. The old lady is lovely and always provides great service.

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Thornton, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great to choose exactly what you want to eat great choice of vege ,meats and sauces ,you pick ,they cook it fresh, you watch them cook ,and then you eat ,YUM

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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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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