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Blue Ginger

1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-867 1777
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (34 reviews)
“pad thai” (20 reviews)
“chicken” (32 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Whitianga for work and then stayed on for a few extra days. I wasn't too sure where to eat, so I used Trip Advisor to suggest some good places. Blue Ginger ranked the top, so I thought "why not give it a...More

Thank BiancaTravelLover13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On holiday and looking for takeaways and drove down Blacksmith Lane, stopped at another and then saw the packed Vietnamese place with a que outside. Other places we had passed only had one or two people in them. So, so glad we found Blue Ginger...More

1  Thank maurice e
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We got a take away from here on our recent holiday. I'm relieved we ordered a take away as firstly... The place was closing at 8pm and secondly was packed! It took a bit longer then we were told but we weren't in a rush...More

Thank Suzy M
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal at blue ginger. The smoked fish wong ton’s were amazing. A bir sad they don’t serve alcohol but can look past that with the great food.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This place has made to order food and does not serve alcohol. My fiancé ordered the dumplings and loved them! I ordered the bang bang chicken salad, which was full of flavor and beautifully plated. The server was very friendly and quick to recommend local...More

Thank acspeicher1
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Blue Ginger offers a brilliant relaxed atmosphetel and has to rely on service and quality as it has a no alcohol policy. This was one of the best eating experiences in Whitianga. The Buddhist infusion is in both the menu and the friendly and hospitable...More

Thank David 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$25
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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