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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (20 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 1 week ago

Whenever I am in Darwin this is the first place I go to for dinner or lunch. The variety of ingredients and sauces offered is exceptional. You choose your own ingredients to make a wok dish favourite or experiment. The amount you pay depends on...More

Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful tasting experience. First time here and loved it. You choose your selection of meats including camel, crocodile, emu, buffalo etc including the traditional like lamb, beef and chicken. You then select your different herbs vegetables etc which are all super fresh. Then...More

Thank Joey60_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say, it is an unique dining experience, you have 11 meats to choice from and a huge range of vegies, once you have done that there are about 10 different sauces to choice from, give it to the kitchen and watch the...More

Thank Z150UEcherylp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner well worth the visit the staff we very helpful showing us how to organize our dinner

Thank Shireen E
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A unique resturant, where you can pick your own food and watch it cook. We were greeted and seated by the lovely owner who expained how the system works and assisted us with our choices. Food was all fresh and our meal was just delicious....More

Thank 255100Disappointed
Reviewed 12 May 2017

You select and they cook your meal and you pay by weight. We tried all the local meats, croc, buffalo, roo, camel, duck etc and the fresh veggies. You select your sauce and in 3 minutes your meal is on the table, hot and steaming...More

Thank kerryjohn2014
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great experience with fabulous friends and family, amazing fresh food, awesome that you get to pick what you want & then watch it being cooked for you..

Thank raquelapthorpe
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love the Magic Wok, its run by Jill and she runs a tight ship with fantastic food that you have all the control of the content, and the staff are super friendly and I never fail to have a brilliant time be it with...More

1  Thank Sylvia T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You chose your own food and compliments and watch it be cooked right in front of you. My friend loved the deep fired icecream

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Me, my mate and his girlfriend are obsessed with this place. I grew up in Darwin and I remember this place from my youth. Same owners who are really cool. I can honestly say that nothing else tastes quite like the Magic Wok. The flavours...More

Thank JackJohnstone100
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Kylee-Anne G
14 September 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
10 May 2015|
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Response from Mitchsan | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember...no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
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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