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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
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Darwin, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just love this place. Staff are wonderful. Food is brilliant. You choose from raw ingredients ie seafood, beef, lamb chicken and just about any vegetables you could wish for. Sauces and noodles top it off. If you are in a hurry they can and will have your meal ready very quickly.if you want to kick back and enjoy the night... More 

Thank cmbf1953
Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You select fresh, raw ingredients from a buffet, tell the chefs what sauce(s) you want, and you watch it being cooked for you. Seriously good food! Doesn't have much ambiance, but who needs that when the food is so good!

Thank Rod D
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must be one of the best chinese restuarant concepts ever, you pick from 20 plus varieties of meats,seafood etc, and 20 plus varieties of vegies, 9 different sauces and 3 different noodles, put it in a seperated stainless plate , hand over to magic wok chef right in front of your eyes and wala, best meal you have tasted, if... More 

Thank Phill B
Darwin, Australia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Third time we've been here & never disappointing. Best service in Darwin, other restaurants should send their management/staff here to understand the meaning of outstanding customer service. I will not spoil the surprise of what makes the Magic Wok unique but trust me it is a dining experience in the true meaning of the word! You will not be disappointed,... More 

Thank Mark S
Darwin, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The ladies here are amazing, best service hands down. love being able to pick my own veggies, meat and sauces. Definitely a place to go even if you are wanting a healthy option as you can always ask for the soup! This would have to be my husbands go to place when he comes into town, although he does tend... More 

Thank Tara V
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is one of the best "fresh-food" places in Darwin. You can get a range of selection and it caters to all types of food lovers - veggies, all type of meats, sea food etc etc. The concept is very unique, you select what you want, you make your own meal (raw) and they cook it for you. So in... More 

Thank Hussain R
Darwin River, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Nice food, unique way of ordering and it is a shame that I have only found out about this place. Excellent and wonderful array of sauces, meats, vegies and noodles.

Thank Peter P
Darwin, Australia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

its a shame that a lot of people cant find or never seen this great little gem hidden away, it use to be at post office shop.. anyway,you cant go wrong, pick every bit of veg,meat etc that you want in your dish,then choose sauce, even the most fussiest of eaters have to like here, because you create what you... More 

Thank Food_Leigh
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My housemates had been telling me about the place and how amazing it was, so in my bday I decided to check it out with them. Their were five of us- we should have made a booking, seeing as I had never been here before I didn't realise how small and cute this place was! First of all I was... More 

Thank Easygoingmover
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have been going to Magic Wok for 10 years now and I love it. I will recommend it to EVERYONE! It really is my favorite in Darwin!

Thank Dave B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 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: (08) 8981 3332

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?