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Jew Town Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
+91 484 221 1145
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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Welcome to the Ginger House Restaurant!The Ginger House Restaurant is...
Welcome to the Ginger House Restaurant!The Ginger House Restaurant is India’s first and only museum restaurant which offers you a meal in the setting of history! The restaurant is an architectural marvel, completely made up of antique furniture – including the tables, chairs, counters, pillars, door frames, etc. The Ginger House Restaurant gives great views of olden treasures housed in the Heritage Arts museum showroom and offers the chance for customers to explore Indian heritage along with their meal.The Ginger House Restaurant’s specialities range from a wide range of ginger products to authentic Kerala cuisine! Great food, great ambiance and a wonderful feeling of being a part of a rich legacy – That is the Ginger House Restaurant!The Ginger House Restaurant is an extension of the Heritage Arts antique showroom, located in Jew Town, Mattancheri in Kochi. The restaurant is owned by Mr. N.B. Majnu and his family. Mr. N.B. Majnu started this restaurant in the year (please insert correct year of restaurant starting) and has since been pioneering new and innovative concepts with antiques and its legacies.The Ginger House Restaurant is a unique restaurant, built in the lap of history. It is an antique restaurant, designed tastefully with furniture belonging to the old ages. The Ginger House Restaurant gives the customers a wonderful feel of being surrounded by temple Gods, bronze bulls and other pieces of Indian history, lending an other-worldly charm to their dining experience. The restaurant stands out on account of the way in which it is designed, giving the customers great views of the Kochi baywaters and the antique marvels of the Heritage Art showroom. Every bit of the restaurant is built with antique material, including the chairs, the royal counters, dining areas, decorated ceiling, etc. The wood going into making these are sourced from old tharavadus and Kerala houses. All the furniture is designed in the production house of Heritage Arts. The best part of this is that all of the antique furniture in the restaurant and the museum showroom are for sale!!
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 2
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice experience.

Nice experience.. These based on ginger was unique and that itself made it different from other places... View from the restaurant was nice..

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Nice experience.. These based on ginger was unique and that itself made it different from other places... View from the restaurant was nice..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Mostly it is the lake side view which capsize the person. So many inner rooms with numerous antique pieces are really interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great service, meals spiced and cooked to order a great view of the passing boats and wonderful hospitality. I had the Ginger prawns, served with roti , samba a ginger soda and the house specialty Ginger Ice cream. All delicious. Vishnu was so personable and chatted with me about the business. The hotel will be pretty spectacular when finished but... More 

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Kerala
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Tis place is bundle of surprise and has a water front, must say lovely food and hospitality, I have been here several times to buy antiques and for a good lunch, best place to buy Antiques in India, also do try their ginger prawns

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

this place is the best place to buy antiques and for food. this place has a wonderful water front to relax with a cold special ginger lime soda. i was able to also buy antiques worth 4 lacs and got delivered and must say its at very resonable prices. a truly must visit place in kochi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Rainy afternoon spent at ginger..tried their ginger icecream and ginger lassi..both great...the boat at the store..a big wow

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The restaurant is right on the river and away from the street. An excellent respite from the shopping battle outside. The Pakoda and Ginger Lime Soda are a must for a snack with a twist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is one of the best restaurant in kochi,there special very interesting we had ginger prawns and ginger lime soda,very awesome.......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is lovely spot in Cochin,they serve everything ginger especially ginger lassie we loved and good refreshing.good service............:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Fantastic stop off point in the heat of the day. Ginger ice cream like a dream and we loved the beautiful view. It was great to be surrounded by interesting antiques too and we took lots of photos.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jew Town Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 484 221 1145

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Welcome to the Ginger House Restaurant!The Ginger House Restaurant is India’s first and only museum restaurant which offers you a meal in the setting of history! The restaurant is an architectural marvel, completely made up of antique furniture – including the tables, chairs, counters, pillars, door frames, etc. The Ginger House Restaurant gives great views of olden treasures housed in the Heritage Arts museum showroom and offers the chance for customers to explore Indian heritage along with their meal.The Ginger House Restaurant’s specialities range from a wide range of ginger products to authentic Kerala cuisine! Great food, great ambiance and a wonderful feeling of being a part of a rich legacy – That is the Ginger House Restaurant!The Ginger House Restaurant is an extension of the Heritage Arts antique showroom, located in Jew Town, Mattancheri in Kochi. The restaurant is owned by Mr. N.B. Majnu and his family. Mr. N.B. Majnu started this restaurant in the year (please insert correct year of restaurant starting) and has since been pioneering new and innovative concepts with antiques and its legacies.The Ginger House Restaurant is a unique restaurant, built in the lap of history. It is an antique restaurant, designed tastefully with furniture belonging to the old ages. The Ginger House Restaurant gives the customers a wonderful feel of being surrounded by temple Gods, bronze bulls and other pieces of Indian history, lending an other-worldly charm to their dining experience. The restaurant stands out on account of the way in which it is designed, giving the customers great views of the Kochi baywaters and the antique marvels of the Heritage Art showroom. Every bit of the restaurant is built with antique material, including the chairs, the royal counters, dining areas, decorated ceiling, etc. The wood going into making these are sourced from old tharavadus and Kerala houses. All the furniture is designed in the production house of Heritage Arts. The best part of this is that all of the antique furniture in the restaurant and the museum showroom are for sale!!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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