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All 247 Darwin Restaurants

The Magic Wok Restaurant

Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
(08) 8981 3332
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Ranked #16 of 247 Restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

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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39 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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3 restaurant reviews
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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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Perth, Australia
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56 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Pick your stiry fry food and leave the chef to decide what sauce is best. This place is regularly packed out for good reason. Authentic chinese experience at Darwin expensive prices. Great thing to do with friends.

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Adelaide, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had heard a lot about this place, and it is, apparently, always busy. We thought a Monday would be perfect, but the wait was a long one. It's an unusual process for getting your food: you select what you want, and then present it to one of the 2 chefs to cook it. The variety of food and sauces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Magic wok in Darwin is truly a dinning out experience I don't believe there is another Resturant in Australia which is as individual as the Magic Wok . The food is fresh the range is unbelievable There is every type of vegetable available and the range of meats and seafood is to die for its all fresh ,you select... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Hot, fresh delicious stir fry; chosen by you, cooked in front of you and ready in minutes. A minimum charge for 300 grams ($16.90) of meat and veg with free noodles of your choice. A scale is provided to weigh your order and make sure you only pay for what you want. Some people seem confused about this as 300... More 

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Top Contributor
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82 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a very popular place. You choose all your own ingredients and a sauce. Hand it over to be cooked, by a not so friendly cook. Then find out that your Stirfry has cost you $25. I find it is too expensive for what you get.

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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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