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The Wok Box

8-12 Mackeurtan Avenue | Shop 10D, Durban 4051, South Africa
+27 31 564 2939
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8-12 Mackeurtan Avenue | Shop 10D, Durban 4051, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A spur of the moment meal that was surprisingly good made by a Thai born chef. The crispy pork belly was absolutely amazing. The red thai prawn curry was creamy with more than enough prawns to really enjoy the taste. Well done.

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great tasty food, with loads of variety, amazing portions and cool vibe, but really terrible service with waiters that don't show much interest.

Thank Maegen V
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

What a shocker! Arrived to preview the menu at 20:20, was told kitchen closes at 21:00, pre ordered and went across the road for 20 minutes. Arrived back at 20:45 to be told by a smirking and unapologetic manager that they had indeed closed. What...More

Thank crunchie2016
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Not the best seating layout or atmosphere - bit like a takeaway place but food still good especially the yom tum soup but the pork belly was a letdown being very dry and little in way of veg mentioned as accompaniment besides bokchoi - OK...More

Thank Ibbee
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Some dishes are good and some are not to my taste. It is not authentic Thai food but more fusion cuisine to suit the Durban palate (maybe).There is a lot of sugar added into the dishes. Flavours really not balanced and I don't get the...More

Thank Leru S
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Gave The Wok Box a second try after a disappointing first meal and the rave reviews but it still wasn't up to scratch after last night's takeaway. We had the chilli with cashew nuts, one with beef and noodles and one with rice and chicken....More

Thank pauljonnash
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Good and quick service. Excellent food.It is a relaxed setting with good ambience. The waiter wasa atrainee but was doing well in understanding the menu.

Thank Tankiso M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The service and food is very good. The seating is rather dated and rickety. This need to be upgraded as this is a popular venue in a upmarket area.

Thank Uttam G
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The freshest most delicious food consistently! Fresh crisp veg and please try the crispy spinach on the side. The desserts are tempting too

Thank artwisedurban
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We dropped in for a quick bite after a function. Service was average. My food was tasty and very pleasant. However my guests food was cold. Things need to be tweaked here.

Thank Peter F
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-12 Mackeurtan Avenue | Shop 10D, Durban 4051, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 564 2939
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