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Madam Woo

#129 of 1,014 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence
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38 Giles Street, Canberra, Australia
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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time - blown away. Exceptional food, great service. We eat this Kind of food often --- but this was a cut above the rest!

Thank Pritam S
Sydney, Australia
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195 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting from Sydney, went along with in a group of six which was great as it gave us a chance to order lots of dishes. Every dish was good. The price was reasonable and the service was attentive and friendly. I will visit again the next time I am in Canberra.

Thank MarkF54
Gold Coast
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Madam Woo is my favourite Asian restaurant! I have been enjoying their lunch specials, which are exceptional value @ $13. Great choices, but it is hard to try everything when the laksa is so good! (My colleagues are also obsessed with the beef rang dang curry). I got takeaway on Friday night and again food was delicious. I had crispy... More 

Thank Sarah H
Canberra, Australia
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we found out that this restaurant recently undergone renovation, we had to check it out. They didn't disappoint. The service was great and the food was surprisingly tasty. Will go back here again at some point.

Thank Wings0328
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Madam woo has without a doubt the best laksa I've ever had! King laksa is the best dish on the menu. Coconut and lime chicken also very good and the duck spring rolls are a must. One of my favourite restaurants in Canberra. 10/10

Thank Ryan F
Canberra, Australia
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

New tables and chairs. New rice buckets. New wall decorations. Still the same delicious meals. Had d Chicken dumplings as starters. Plump and tasty. Prawn with coconut and we asked for chilli. 10 chunky prawns. Wow powwow great value for the price. Service always polite. House Shiraz at 5.50 a glass good value. Just the place for warming food and... More 

Thank Loi J
Sydney, Australia
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123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and it was very good. Service was great. Nothing was a problem even changing the type of chicken curry I wanted on the lunch special menu. Go for the chicken with coconut and lime just beautiful. Restaurant is clean and looks new. Well worth a visit.

Thank Parisian1950s
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has just reopened after a facelift and decor revamp. It looks pretty trendy now. The menu is new also with many dishes to choose from. The staff are on the ball and very attentive. I had the Kungpo prawns and mixed vegetables in garlic sauce. The food was excellent. Malaysian Chinese with modern influences. The have one of... More 

Thank Ian L
Canberra, Australia
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123 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

I promised a second review following my initial quick drop in for lunch. My wife and I had dinner at Madam Woo's a couple of time since then, and we have been impressed by the friendly (if sometime slightly haphazard) service, the quality of the food on offer, and the genuine value for money. If you go, the lime abc... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Kingston is one of main foodie destinations in Canberra, and for good reason. That also usually means a meal here will set you back quite a bit more than one in the less fashionable parts of Canberra. So it is handy that Madam Woo's adds a touch of the real world to this high-priced environment. It is a bit of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Chinese, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Giles Street, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 0262326932

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?