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Blue Ginger Restaurant

) #5 of 43 Restaurants in Whitianga $$ - $$$ , 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” (29 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
“smoked fish” (11 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Asian fusion restaurant. The kapow chicken, pad Thai and dumpling are phenomenal. The poke bowl is also a must try with an array of beautiful fresh ingredients, however so watch for the large amount of wasabi on this dish, can catch you unawares. Regardless...More

Thank food_killer96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to blue ginger for diner tonight. Pork and fenel dumplings pork and prawn dumplings pork belly and beef rendang.A truely grest meal with the rendang the best I have eaten.We have travelled malaysia and indonesia extensively and this is the best rendang I have...More

Thank V2791FLtonyf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our host at our B & B recommended this restaurant and we certainly not disappointed.Even though this is not a BYO and alcohol is not allowed it didn't matter. If you like a curry then you should try Blue Ginger

Thank Bruce_Lorraine
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here on TripAdvisor recommendations as craving some flavours of Asia. Pros: tasty authentic meals, chilled casual dining, funky decor, easy and friendly service. Dumplings were delish, as was the kapow chicken but the highlight was the red duck curry from the specials board!...More

Thank BeanCase T
Reviewed 18 April 2017

lovely casual place to eat, good coffee and the food is really interesting, very fresh, not heavy. Service is great. went back a 2nd time!

Thank J P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The menu is wholesome and large plates of well cooked and presented food. We loved the Asian theme and left very happy. No alcohol just to warn you but don't let that stop you going for a night off.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What a lovely suprise in Whitianga. There is quite a range of dishes from different se asian countries and the quality of food was great. Lots of fresh ingredients & mouthwatering flavours! My wife had Banh xeo & i had a Pad Thai and both...More

Thank LUXE_Aus
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I recently dined here and the food was great. I had dumplings and San choi bow and both were great. Some of the best fusion food I have ever had. Service was friendly and prompt. Highly recommended.

Thank Morbidrook
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Wow.... I heard it was good but didn't expect such an amazing textural , flavorsome meal as we experienced tonight . This is the hidden gem in whitianga and if you don't stop here to eat while you are staying here you are crazy. It...More

Thank NatFrequentTraveller
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to Blue Ginger many times and I love it. Each time I have had something different and I have never been disappointed. I raved to a friend about how good their Pad Thai was as it tastes so fresh and so I...More

Thank TJThomasPWhite
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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
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
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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