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Blue Ginger

$$ - $$$, Asian, Thai
1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-867 1777
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (32 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
“smoked fish” (13 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Polynesian, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The most delicious won ton soup i have ha in new Zealand after 11 years living here. Great service and quality only a little expensive.

Thank hrvbop
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the food here. Fresh and vibrant flavours for very reasonable prices. Service is no frills (you go up and order at the counter) but friendly. Would go back.

Thank indahNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mix of Vietnamese and Malay cuisines. The menu is an interesting read and the hardest part is choosing what to try first.

Thank NZtraveller02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are real foodies and love Asian and this is one of the best restaurants we have visited for flavor and freshness. Done cafe style with stool seating it’s very funky. Quick service order from the counter and to keep Buddha happy there is no...More

Thank nzkiwi491
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called here for a takeway and got the Thai Green Chicken Curry and the Red Duck Curry. Both very spicy and delicious, though a bit too much sauce for our liking.

Thank coopsnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The reason we decided to go to Blue Ginger was the pretty lanterns outside - I had the chicken and spring onion dumplings these were served in a chicken broth and the chicken and pork dumplings in a spicy sauce. They were absolutely delicious and...More

Thank Mel K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I have just enjoyed a lovely take away from this restaurant. There was lots of duck flesh (and not only fat and skin as in other take always). I asked for it Hot and it was perfect. Loved it! Very good quality. I'd come back...More

Thank Nimonemo
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a very yummy dinner at Blue Ginger. We were met by an extremely friendly young waitress who got us seated and took our order very efficiently. The food was delicious with the Smoked Fish Won tons living up to their...More

Thank K1MEEE
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Blue Ginger had been recommend by a friend who is friends with the owners. We were not disappointed, the food was delicious. Nice cosy little restaurant with great food. Good menu and good prices. The curries are hot. The seafood sizzler I gad was great,...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I really liked the food and reasonably priced. Nice healthy options .Only downer was I got my main before I was half way through my entree. Meant my main was a bit cold by the time I got to it. I will try it again...More

Thank Rhys H
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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$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 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
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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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