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US$7 - US$26
Asian, Vietnamese, Healthy, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. This is fresh, authentic and good quality Asian cuisine. Such an unexpected treat and we would’ve visited two nights in a row had it been open on a Sunday!

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 20 January 2021 via mobile

Little bistro like eatery that does the most amazing food. We shared a starter and 2 mains, each dish was delicious. So much food we now lunch too. Will be recommending this to all our friends when they visit Whitianga.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Highly recommended. Tastiest food in Whitianga Coming back soon :) If it’s a hot night take away meal to the beach 😉

Date of visit: January 2021
blairmu, Owner at Blue Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2021

Glad you enjoyed the experience Lee. :)

Reviewed 23 December 2020

I opted for the Beef Rendang. The flavor was excellent but the quality & quantity of food unfortunately was not. I found myself looking for something else to eat shortly afterwards. The beef was a little fatty for my liking and the dish was annoyingly...full of whole spices which I had to keep removing. Probably just a bad choice of dish!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2020

Was an incredibly hot night so we opted for takeaway. They were insanely busy and had sold out of my first choice but we weren’t disappointed - best dumplings we have ever tasted and the Asian greens, karaage chicken and pork belly were absolutely divine...- the best we’ve ever had in Whitianga. Oh and the staff are lovely too.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 29 November 2020

What a great place. The food was absolutely amazing, we had quite a selection and everything was delicious, especially the Prawn and Pork Dumplings. Also the Chicken Pad Thai, often the chicken is dry but not at Blue Ginger. I wish we had one in...our neighborhood. The same goes for the service, very friendly.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 29 November 2020 via mobile

What a fantastic meal! We had the pea and edamame dumplings to start, and then the tofu kapow bowl. Loved it! Generous size, lots of veggies like zucchini, green beans, asparagus, red pepper, over rice with a spicy sauce. Will return next time in Whitianga....Service was friendly, casual. Greeted and seated with menus but order and pay at the counter.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020

Opted for delivery service. Amazing food arrived fresh & hot. Fantastic flavours & quality. We were all very impressed. Thank you

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

This little place rocks. Best Vietnamese food I’ve had in NZ. Great atmosphere, chilled music and all dishes were superb (best pork (black) bao bun with crackling ever) Would absolutely go back again.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

The staff were nice and easy, nice menu but be prepared to wait for your food if there are busy. I believed there was a lot of takeaways that night we went as I could see people coming in and out... lucky we ordered our...kids food first as our main came very late, by that time the kids had finished and we weren’t really hungry. My partner had a really good main but mine I ordered a special was a bit dissapointed, it was very blend but there was lots of fresh veges. The portions are really good so you won’t get hungry after your main! I heard the table not far from us complained about how long they waited and also the kitchen runned out of ingredients.... maybe takeaway or go early if you want to make sure you eat on time and have what you want!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from morbidrook | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm pretty sure it wasn't licensed but their is a pub straight across the road if you need to grab a bottle of wine or some beer, cheers.
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