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Blue Ginger

1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-867 1777
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (33 reviews)
“chicken” (33 reviews)
“smoked fish” (14 reviews)
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 1 week ago

They had very innovative and creative menus, and the food was of a very high standard. Very happy with the portion size as well, which we weren't able to finish! Will gladly come back!

Thank Prasadfam
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third visit to Blue Ginger and their Vietnamese Noodle Bowl is one of the best meals I have ever eaten - AMAZING! Love the food and atmosphere, staff are super friendly and welcoming. It was very busy, but I could order then...More

Thank 01SalesRep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food with matching happy atmosphere. As the kitchen is open you can see the passion going into your meal. Not a quiet place, but gives a more authentic feel.

Thank DaveS-JT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guy greeted us with a shout out to look at specials board. Then told we couldn't sit in window seats as it was a 6 seater table and chairs. No one else in the restaurant and the music was blaring that loud you couldn't hear...More

Thank TrailBlazer820754
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very, very, tasty and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We shared a selection of the meals and enjoyed all of them. Would have been better if the owner was a bit friendlier.

Thank yeomanfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent dining experience lives here! Tasty Asian street-food in a relaxed atmosphere, cruisy music and a very entertaining host. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Blue Ginger and would return in a flash!

Thank HamiltonHills
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place! We go every two weeks for dinner. Never had a bad experience or meal. Lots of variety, yummy food sensations, quick service, casual and vibrant atmosphere.

1  Thank WildNZCherry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was so tasty and just so enjoyable. The staff were good, although we did have to wait a while as they catered for the takeaways, but overall it was worth the experience. Very good food.

Thank 015Maddie015
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

4 of us dined here for dinner. The menu had good choices & there was a specials board too. You order your food at the counter & they do not serve alcohol. Unfortunately the night we dined there was a large group booking who appeared...More

Thank Justjo07
Reviewed 14 August 2018

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

Thank Marina Park Apa... P
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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