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Blue Ginger

$$ - $$$, Asian, Thai
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)
“pork” (19 reviews)
“smoked fish” (13 reviews)
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Polynesian, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone needs to go and experience Blue Ginger. Ticks every box... we walked in and were greeted by the most fabulous music, even more fabulous host and the atmosphere amongst the staff via see thru kitchen was delightful. Then came the food ... best food...More

Thank lsjb2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best beef rendang I’ve eaten.... Bang bang chicken was incredible Spring rolls very good too. Fresh and fragrant ingredients Maybe the best Asian fusion food I’ve had.

Thank jandlmackenzie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I got two of the pork noodle/ salad bowls to takeaway. It was $26 each which is ridiculous for takeaway and for a salad with pork. Once we got home we released there was no sauce on them so I phoned back...More

Thank Briar B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited due to good TripAdvisor reviews. The restaurant was very busy and we didn’t think we’d get a table, but they have a high churn and we were quickly seated. The menu has good variety, and I didn’t mind ordering the meal at the...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$24 for pretty much a box of white noodles and a few bits of belly, no good. I expected the noodle box to have a few more goodies than just that, might stick to the spring rolls next time.

Thank foodiekingcoolio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and the food was great but with hindsight I would not have chosen this place to eat. We were happy that the restaurant is a zero alcohol restaurant and it wasn't a problem to order food and pay at the counter....More

Thank Gary Vaughan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant: the waiter provided polite and cheerful service. He made some suggestions of alterations and alternatives to menu items that would suit my dietary needs. The chef’s totally scrumptious food made my day. The Pokey-bowl (poke-bowl?) was the tastiest meal I’ve had for some time....More

Thank LilMum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These guys are the bomb. 100% recommend. Had once had again and I think it is well recommended. Flavours, well cooked not over cooked. Wholesome bloody deliciousness

Thank Renee I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not usually a fan of vegetarian dishes but the eggplant and green veg curry here is superb. Apparently the bang bang chicken is pretty top notch too. Well worth a visit.

Thank GeordieKiwi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read reviews of this little unassuming place with a great vibe and fantastic flavours and that is exactly what it is. The. Open kitchen exudes smells of Asian delights and by 8 the place was packed with takeaway orders taken too. Seating is where...More

Thank DickieSC
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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$26
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
  • 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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