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Wok's Up - CLOSED

Paterson St, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8962 3888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
14 Jan 2017
“Best place in an otherwise bad place”
6 Aug 2016
“Now called Middle Earth”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
Paterson St, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Its like a mirage....a nice place with great food in the middle of the worst place we have been to. Well done to the owners of this beautiful place on not ripping off tourist who have no where else to go.

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

There is not much choice in Tenant Creek. They are shutters on all Windows and police outside every licensed premises. We decided on take away and reading in our hotel room. Middle Earth is a Chinese restaurant with other Asian dishes. We chose the steamed...More

Thank Brett J
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Business name is now Middle Earth, however, the food was bland and tasteless, we ordered 3 very different dishes and could not identify any of them.

Thank carlie1512
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Loved Woks up (middle earth as we knew it). It's a gasp of fresh breath in a bad town! Meal was awesome and reasonably priced. A must do we highly recommend it 😀

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had heard great things about Woks Up and were sorry to hear the restaurant was under new management under the new name Middle Earth but decided to give it a try anyway. We had a great night!! It is the usual Chinese fare with...More

1  Thank ladybuginalice
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It's like an oasis! Too good to be true huddled in this little outback town! The best Chinese I've ever tasted and the service is fabulous! Such a friendly bunch that made us feel very welcome.

1  Thank Beck B
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Great friendly service , clean and busy restaurant good selection great value and price no wonder it's no1 choice

Reviewed 23 April 2016

Very surprising to read the reviews of this place in TA and then go there and enjoy the food. These NT towns dont really have a reputation for good food and this is a great place

1  Thank Cynarina
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We had a mix of four Chinese dishes. Food was great flavour, generous portions with friendly service. BYO was a great feature too. Very enjoyable evening. I highly recommend this local Chinese Restaurant to everyone.

2  Thank strewth
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Still great meals, good service and friendly staff by new owners Tony and Heather Watson, who have taken over Woks Up Restaurant.

3  Thank Hometown88
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  • Address: Paterson St, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Tennant Creek
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8962 3888
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