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Madam Woo

38 Giles Street, Canberra, Australia
+61 2 6232 6932
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“laksa” (12 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Giles Street, Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monday night in Canberra is a bit quiet on the eating front! Staying at an hotel nearby we passed Madam Wu’s where there were a number of people dining. Greeted by a pleasant young girl we then enjoyed a meal. Food was freshly cooked and...More

Thank keyword2016
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I ate here on a very quiet, cold and inhospitable Sunday night. Fortunately the welcome was very warm. The interior of the restaurant is functional but comfortable. Ambiance is average, at best. That's hardly a criticism because this is the type of restaurant judged mostly,...More

Thank LongReefHacker
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Was excited to see the coconut and lime chicken still on the menu having had it more than 5 years ago. I asked for it spicy unfortunately it was anything but. Not only was it bland but very small serve. Container was less than 2/3rds...More

Thank Jacalyn Leah M
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Tried this restaurant with my 2 teenage son's after a quick search on the internet. Tried all their specialties on the first night then returned the next day for lunch. I don't usually order fried rice for myself but trying my son's dish I could...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Six of us came here one evening because one of us recommended it ! We had the chicken in pandan leaves, the anchovies, satay, and spring rolls as starters. Followed by basil/chilli duck, some beef, chicken, a veg pad thai, and a few other dishes....More

Thank MJD013
Reviewed March 26, 2018

My friends and I are regular diners here because the food is excellent - and the service is fast & efficient. It is a small place that can become crowded because of its popularity. There is a great deal of variety on the menu and...More

Thank KymBergmann
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We've often eaten here, generally at the last minute. Super-friendly, very good food, cold beer, not expensive.

Thank NeilInOz51
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We impressed upon the waiter that we had lived 10 years in Asia and could handle the spice. We were not disappointed- our Ma Po Tofu (served with minced chicken so not strictly vegetarian as listed) and Ayam Goreng (Malaysian fried chicken) were yummy and...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

While all the beautiful people were out lunching at trendy cafes in old Kingston, they were missing out on some of Canberra's best yum cha. We were the only ones there, on a Saturday, on a perfect summer's day. This yum cha (weekends only) is...More

Thank jude d
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited Madam Woo with great expectations and came away very disappointed. On arriving we were given a bottle of water that was very warm and did not have a fresh taste, water straight from the tap would have been colder and fresher. We shared...More

Thank Dave S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Giles Street, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6232 6932
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