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Jew Town Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
+91 484 221 1145
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Ranked #29 of 527 Restaurants in Kochi (Cochin)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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!!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

In he historic district of Jew Town, this place is a bit more expensive than nearby rivals but worth it. One enters through a long emporium of artifacts for sale before reaching the restaurant which is open to views across the harbour. We found ourselves a table by the water's edge and chose from a menu heavily featuring dishes with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

As featured in Rick Stein's programme this wonderful restaurant is well worth the trouble. I sat by the water's edge and ate the most delicious ginger prawns, washed down with ginger soda and lime. There's definitely a ginger theme going on here! It's pricier than other places but well worth it.

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Rawatbhata, India
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This restaurant is at Heritage Arts, Jew Town Road, Mattancherry, Kochi. Cold drink, Fruit juice, Tea, coffee and food is available here. You can enjoy these things by viewing activity in the Vembdam Lake at Outdoor Seating area. The food and service are good but it is overpriced. Artifacts are sold here. Huge collections of Artifacts are available here. The... More

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Gurgaon, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Trip of Fort Kochi is not complete unless you eat at Gingers or Crafters. We end up choosing Ginger for the view.. and it was not a disappointment ... food was great and service was good Food for two cost us around Rs 1500 without drinks.. so a bit pricey..

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Enjoyed a lunch here whilst visiting Jew Town (which is beautiful by the way). The food and service are good but it is very overpriced for the food you get. The view of the river is ok - but industrial. Overall a good place to eat if you do not mind the expense.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had read reviews about this restaurant but was put off by the ginger (I dont like it!) but on reading the menu and chatting to staff there is far more then just the ginger dishes!. I had a delicious Mushroom Masala and comes with rice and breads. They made my little one a cheese and tomato sandwich and my... More

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Earlier this month, my family decided to visit Jew Town road while on a vacation at Cherai Beach. The first thing we wanted to do was visit the Jewish Synagogue, but it was closed in the afternoon. There are a few other restaurants on Jew Town road, but we happened to be at an antique shop next door, and so... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

what an amazing place - antiques ....large warehouses full of them , a lovely view while sitting at antique tables, delicious food ,and yes you pay a little over the average for all of this but its a lovely relaxing way to spend an afternoon watching the world go by

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This place was a great find. You enter at the front of a rather long store selling Indian goods and teas. There's a rather long Kerala row boat that stretches from front to rear of the store. When you walk to the back there's a small glass door at the stern of the boat that you pass through to get... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Ginger House Restaurant is an extension of the massive and impressive Heritage Arts Museum. It is located right on the waterfront and you have to walk through awe inspiring antiques to get to the restaurant. We reached there at 3 pm and the staff was happy to serve us lunch at that hour. Ginger is the mainstay of there menu... More

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

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