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Blue Ginger

1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-867 1777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (33 reviews)
“chicken” (33 reviews)
“smoked fish” (14 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Fusion, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such an exciting ever changing menu. Something for everyone. Seafood to vegan! Highly recommended!!!

Thank Marina Park Apa... P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely food. Had a great meal after a wonderful family day. They don’t serve alcohol, but there are ways round that! Waiter really friendly, food awesome, authentic. My wife is SE Asian, and she loved it!

Thank dmc1002
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Excellent service, great atmosphere, and the freshest cuisine in town. Asian fusion at its best!! owned and operated by Stu and Bex since ages ago :)

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you dont mind spending the money, you will get a very tasty meal. Not too keen on the plastic cups and was told by the waiter that it "was not his problem"... rude. Haven't been back since. But like I said... food was tasty.

Thank E2671BNliz
Reviewed 25 June 2018

very cool vibe. You may end up sitting with other people, but that isn't a problem, in fact part of the charm. The food is so delicious I would have sat with anyone. Flavours were asian street food inspired, and plenty of it.

Thank Deirdre38
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Ordered the Indonesian curry dish and the flavour was beautiful, the spice was like eating fresh lava. The gf had a poke bowl and she said it was an amazing dish. Mine though was super hot for my delicate mouth though which was no fault...More

Thank DrKiwiNZ
Reviewed 21 June 2018

lunch or dinner the food is always A1 plus the flavour's presentation and staff do an amazing job of making your visit a memorable one

Thank lorraine c
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Went into Blue Ginger expecting to have dinner. What we had was a great experience. Sebastian the waiter was amazing answering and advising about the food with great personality and attitude, then the food arrived and it was superb, everything was fresh,tastie and really wel...More

Thank QtPhil
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Went to Blue Ginger on Saturday night and had Pad Thai (very adventurous, I know). It was absolutely delicious and a big portion. It had small pieces of broccoli and beans in it which is not normal but it all tasted great. It would have...More

Thank HilsNZ
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Asian influences with home cooking style. Chicken kung pow was so very tasty. All their ingredients are fresh.

Thank Melanie G
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Karen M
4 July 2017|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-867 1777
  • E-mail
Blue Ginger Kitchen is a casual eatery featuring fresh, vibrant Polynesian Asian Flavours cooked by a small team of passionate chefs. Dine-in or Takeout in our Blacksmith Lane Kitchen. Blue Ginger Catering are wedding & event specialists, catering in the greater Mercury Bay area for 12 years.
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