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Blue Ginger Restaurant

) #5 of 44 Restaurants in Whitianga $$ - $$$ , Asian, Thai
1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-867 1777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (29 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
“pad thai” (16 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 5 days ago via mobile

EXCELLENT throughtly recommended. We have smoked fish wontons the dumplings spring rolls and spicy chicken wings... was amazing. I'd go back to get more smoked fish wontons. The girl serving was really nice. See you again soon.

Thank Renee I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ok but not amazing. It was also very expensive - if it was cheap I may have given three stars. But I can goto nearly any sushi restaurant back home and pay half the price for a meal that's larger and most...More

Thank Anthony C
BecksMu, Owner at Blue Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Anthony, Sorry you had such a mediocre experience, but I don't think you dined with us! We don't have sushi on our menu. The sushi restaurant in Whitianga is called Umino Hoshi. We serve Vietnamese/SEAsian fusion food in very generous portions.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pad Thai and Korean sizzling beef more than enough for two hungry diners. Nice to have an alcohol-free experience for a change. We'll be back!

Thank Jerzei B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 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 1 June 2017 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 25 May 2017

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
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Karen M
4 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
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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