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15 Flinders Way, Canberra 2603, Australia
(02) 6260 8346
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: @Hellenic Club, Woden.
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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Tasting Chinese Food

I like eating here, especially in the summer. The food is tasty, the restaurant has great views to the street, and you can linger and enjoy the night and each others company OR have a quick meal and get out of there. The last time we dined here we had white bait (which I love), duck san choi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
Kerry H
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Canberra, Australia
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I like eating here, especially in the summer. The food is tasty, the restaurant has great views to the street, and you can linger and enjoy the night and each others company OR have a quick meal and get out of there. The last time we dined here we had white bait (which I love), duck san choi boy, hand... More 

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Albury, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have eaten at Ginseng twice now about 5 years apart and both times the quality of the food was exceptional. Service was also excellent and timely. I will eat here next time I am in Canberra.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We recently visited this restaurant based on the great reviews. It seems to be a family run business and they are very accommodating and the food is very nice and fresh. Servings were a decent size except for a Thai prawn hotpot type dish which was very small and therefore not good value. I was also suprised to see honey... More 

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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The menu is still good variety fantastic Taste , great service Plus good value for money .fully recommend the Duck pancakes ,plus the Honey glazed prawns .

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Four of us shared an entree (duck spring rolls - small but very tasty), and three main dishes with steamed rice. Ginseng does a very good version of my old favourite, shentung (not sure of the spelling) chicken, and we also enjoyed the lamb with mint and mirin sauce - very tender pieces of lamb with a subtle favour. We... More 

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Adelaide
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We came to this restaurant to celebrate my husbands birthday. While the restaurant is small it is very cosy. The waiter was very attentive to our needs. The food was hot and delicious. I can say it was the best Mongolian Beef I have had to date. I would definitely come here again. This restaurant has also won several awards... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The food here is OK Yum Cha, with the usual selections. The first time I went there it was OK, on this occasion (Father's Day lunch) it was very different. The service was appalling, the Yum Cha trolleys did not circulate adequately and despite repeated requests the trolleys did not come around often enough with enough variety. This problem occurred... More 

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Canberra, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

After reading good reviews from people`s past experience with this restaurant I decided to go there for a Sunday lunch and was disappointed with the quality of food served. At the price that they charge I expected more and this is based on passed experiences that I have had from the Chinese cuisine.

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Googong NSW
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138 reviews 138 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We are never disappointed when eating at Ginseng. It may be an unpretentious and quite small venue, but the food is always great, and the service is usually very helpful. We shared duck spring rolls for entree: more costly than than the usual spring rolls, but worth it occasionally if you do enjoy the flavour of duck. The shantung lamb... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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271 reviews 271 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Good authentic Chinese food and a safe (inexpensive) option for lunch. The restaurant is no frills but comfortable with reasonable service. We ate well and the food was full of flavour (we had noodles, sizzling chicken and chlli eggplant).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Flinders Way, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: (02) 6260 8346

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Description

@Hellenic Club, Woden.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?