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The Magic Wok Restaurant

Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8981 3332
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“noodles” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very fresh food, beautifully cooked, great service. Easy location to come. Can’t wait to come again.

Thank HannahJord
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love the Magic Wok. It's tucked away in West Lane. Dinner is dearer than lunch - approximately $25. minimum. You choose your own ingredients, vegetables, meat, noodles and then sauce, and get charged per gram. Always delicious.

Thank 0812cajary5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality food to suit your palette, choose your meat,seafood,vegetables and your favourite sauce with noodles or rice. Friendly staff small restaurant and you get fast service

Thank krishnamoorthy7259
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We frequent this venue. The idea is to grab a bowl and select what you want from the raw buffet. Any combo of meat and veg. You then select what sauces and noodke/ rice you want and pass it through the window and watch it...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love that it's such an unique experience. The have the freshest ingredients to choose from to make a lovely meal.

Thank GaMonash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most unique Chinese restaurants I have experienced. You choose the ingredients. They work a miracle. You enjoy a beautiful meal. Friendly efficient service with great food. Trifecta!

Thank Graeham K
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Despite living in Darwin a number of years I visited the Magic Wok for the first time earlier this week. What a pleasant surprise! A build it yourself style restaurant of choose your own ingredients, sauces and noodles - a fantastic range of vegetable choices...More

2  Thank TerritoryMob
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

You select the things you want in your food. Loved the end dish. Great concept and superb service. Highly recommended and would like to visit them again.

1  Thank Akhil D
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I'm always a little apprehensive about selecting the ingredients for my own meal (chefs are better qualified), but I have a feeling that they make whatever you choose taste amazing. There is an extremely wide range of ingredients to choose from (seafood, chicken, emu, kangaroo...More

1  Thank Courtney L
Reviewed April 10, 2018

If you're not happy here there is something wrong. You choose your own vegetables, meat, sauce and noodles. As much or as little as you like. There is a minimum charge and if your food is over a certain weight then you pay by the...More

2  Thank Leslee C
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Kylee-Anne G
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Easygoingmover | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry I didn't see this!!! Usually when you have a bigger group you should always book!!! Hopefully you had a great night their!! 😄
Colin H
May 10, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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: +61 8 8981 3332
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