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Chinese Big Wok

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33 Marlborough Street, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6391 1288
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Melbourne, Australia
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162 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the big wok on the good reviews it had on the internet. l guess that's always a problem, as if you have excellent reviews you must continue to live up to those reviews. We found every thing about this place from service to food quality, just average.

Thank MelbourneRod
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This place had mixed reviews but we were tired of 'pub meals' so decided to give it a go. We got the usual standard fare - sweet and sour pork, beef in black bean sauce, chicken with cashews, prawn crackers, fried rice and a couple of homemade spring rolls. It was just your average meal, nothing special but not as... More 

Thank 71Kellie
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Reading other people's reviews, I wasn't sure if I wanted to try. On our way back from Mole Creek, we decided to do Chinese take away. This place is really designed for s take away although you can eat there if you wish. A chief seem to be, not Chinese but a local Australian person. However, elderly Chinese lady was... More 

Thank Jiro O
Launceston, Australia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

These ladies are so funny and charismatic, but the food (slaps the palm of her hand to her forehead), oh dear. Look... we didn't get sick, so that was a bonus, but I think we'll travel the extra few kms back into town for our local, or just cook a toasted cheese sanga next time. Honey Chicken: Battered, deep fried... More 

Thank FO0D13
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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263 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

On our way from airport, we were yearning for a chinese meal and found this restaurant. It was just fabulous to sit down to have a hearty meal with various hot dishes and a pot of chinese tea. The owner was very friendly and we have a good time of getting to know each other.

1 Thank DorothyCheong
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

The Chinese Wok has been trading for years with the same family. The food which is mostly take out (with only one or two tables for eating in) Is always constantly good.

Thank islandboi6
Miranda, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Don't even think of getting any food from here. The owner is friendly but the food I couldn't eat one thing as it was all so terrible.

1 Thank Jenny P
Hobart, Australia
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198 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

The building is one of those horrible besser block constructions so popular in in the 80s and 90s. Maybe they're still popular for all I know. They speak to a certain aesthetic that I fervently wish would die a miserable death. Inside, and if it is aesthetics that you are seeking, then this is so not going to give you... More 

Thank Steve K
Longford, Australia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

I have been to this restaurant one four occasions but I will not return again. I find the service good but food poor and often the quality of the food is second rate. One occasion our order was totally missed up and not what we ordered. Often young people are working in the kitchen and I am concerned about the... More 

Thank Maggie W
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

Living in the area, it is a very special treat to have the odd take-away meal. Great to be able to phone in the order and know that at pick-up time there will be a good meal waiting. We prefer to take our meal home, but there is always the possibility of taking advantage of the eat in facilities.

Thank Marcia T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Marlborough Street, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Longford
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6391 1288

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?