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spicy ginger

25 Childers Street | canberra city, Canberra, Australia
02-6162-1708
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Ranked #403 of 799 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Szechuan
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: near australian national university
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English first
Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Sichuan restaurant we used to go to closed a few years back. It was a huge regret because I thought I would never again have the sichuan green beans I used to eat there. Spicy Ginger comes up trumps with this dish and their deep-fried eggplant too. I can't remember the other dishes we ordered, but I'll be back... More

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, New South Wales, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Joined 3 friends for mid week catch up. Food was ok,nothing exceptional and most dishes seemed quite oily but that may have been our choices. 2 mains arrived, after 10 minutes we had to ask for rice. Remaining 2 mains 10 minutes later. No service from staff after we put our order in. Wasn't busy, even getting staff attention was... More

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Australia
Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I had a working lunch for two here on a Saturday, and had the yum cha. I can say that despite previous reviews, it wasn't a "salt fest". Instead the quality was quite good, and there was a tasty selection for sure. Service was a bit slow at first but after that I had no problem at all. Being a... More

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canberra
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went for a Sunday lunch, got a table at the back, which meant we had people lining up for the toilts behind us. This couldn't be helped, but we made a bad choice in deciding on the yum cha. No choices, just stodgy dumplings heaped on our table. Everything tasted the same and we couldn't tell the difference between... More

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I ordered the runner beans with szechuan chilli, it was crazy salty, the chillis were off the richter but this is a good thing. We also had the cucumber salad which was quite good. My boyfriend had barramundi which he said was cooked very well, it came with bok choy, silken tofu and black fungus. Szechuan wise, I would recommend... More

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Entree, Two main courses, rice and a bottle of wine all for less then $100. Very quick service and meals were full of flavour

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Canberra, Australia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We cannot work out why people have written bad reviews? This place has the nicest staff who come out and directly look after you! The staff are so friendly and the food plentiful, I really don't get why people write this place down. We have been here twice in two weeks, both times just as good! The waitress came to... More

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Canberra
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We didn't go for about a year, as the so-called "spicy" food of Sichuan appeared to have been dumbed down. The front-of-house staff certainly have changed and we believe the food has improved - are there new owners ?. We've now recently been twice in 2 months and were impressed that someone actually walked around, asking our opinion. We've found... More

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Rockhampton, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We had a group here to celebrate a birthday. Easy going, quick and friendly service. BYO. The cumin lamb and the green beans were unlike anything we have tasted before - outstanding! This is near the ANU and you might expect a 'cheapie' place, but this is not the case. However, the quality of all the dishes we had was... More

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Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I've had yum cha many times (starting Hong Kong 1974....) and this definitely rates as the worst ever. No communication about the yum cha banquet nor how to get what we wanted. What did we get - mushy dumplings, stodgy friend things, and when we had to ask about dessert, no egg tarts! Quite frankly the staff couldn't have given... More

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Address: 25 Childers Street | canberra city, Canberra, Australia
Phone Number: 02-6162-1708
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
Cuisine: Szechuan

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