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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 good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
Asian, Chinese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Shop 20, West Lane Arcade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

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 31 March 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
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...More

Thank mbatenburg
Reviewed 5 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...More

Thank Marilyn R
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....More

2  Thank Savs0
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...More

1  Thank SandieGee_10
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...More

Thank ZEA777
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kylee-Anne G
Hi guys, we are heading there for dinner tonight (7pm), 5 of us - do we need to reserve a table?
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
Bring your own wine?
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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 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
  • E-mail
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