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The Magic Wok Restaurant

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Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8981 3332
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18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Wed 18:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 20:30
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Darwin, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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..

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Thank raquelapthorpe
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 a friend for lunch to a large group booking. Its located outside the Vic Archade... More 

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Gawler, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank Karen H
Palmerston, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 and how they cook the meat are so unique. It comes out hot and you... More 

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Thank JackJohnstone100
Darwin, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Make sure you have a starter... The BEST salt and pepper squid ever!!!! Main course is a select yourself! Choose your own veggies and meat! A large range of meats to tempt, crocodile, camel, buffalo lost of yummy seafood.... then choose a sauce and the cook it in a wok right in front of you! Then if you have room...... More 

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Thank mbatenburg
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a different way to have dinner. There is a very extensive range of meat, fish and vegetables from which you choose your meal. You make your selection, have it weighed and take it to the kitchen to be stir fried. There is a great range of sauces to choose from and you may have your meal with noodles... More 

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Thank Marilyn R
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here over 5 years ago. I decided to bring my wife here noting it was excellent food and a unique experience. Magic Wok did not disappoint. The concept is choose your vegetables, choose your meat (350grams), choose your sauce and choose your noodles. They will cook it in front of you and ready in minutes. Great flavours, good... More 

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1 Thank Savs0
Terranora
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A really novel experience. Choosing veg and meat you would like cooked for your meal, add sauces and noodles. Meat and veg are weighed - 350g = $24.00, then hand it to chefs and they cook it up for you. Sensational meal!! Basic restaurant very clean, cold wine and beer, bit stuck in the back blocks, next to carpark and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

It a place hidden in the corner of Darwin City. The setup is pretty basic, air-con and does have cold beer. The cost can be a cheap or expansive meal depend of the weight. Yes, the meal goes by weight! They had all different type of meats you can think of (Crocs, deer, kangaroo & etc.) The ingredients (meat, veg,... More 

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Thank ZEA777
Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great atmosphere and really huge variety of food to choose from all freshly cooked in front of you. Many sauces to select to have your food cooked in

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?