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Ginger

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Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
+27 41 583 1229
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Where good food and good times meet... Ideal location adjacent to the...
Where good food and good times meet... Ideal location adjacent to the Beach Hotel and the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex. The atmosphere is friendly, airy and chic, with sufficient secure parking and spectacular views of the beach. The food is a combination of the finest, fresh ingredients that in turn create subtle dishes with distinctive flavours and Eastern Cape influence. Ginger is a fusion between elegant chic and contemporary fine fare... A fresh take on fine dining. The Service is top-rated and the food is a taste bud experience.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 110
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  • 77
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Upmarket Experience

Situated on the beachfront with a stunning view of The Bay this is one of PE'S premier restaurants. A limited but more than adequate menu of superb food with great service, ambiance and a view make this a "must" for any special occasion or if you just want to treat yourselves to a great dining... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
travellingspringbok
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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232 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Situated on the beachfront with a stunning view of The Bay this is one of PE'S premier restaurants. A limited but more than adequate menu of superb food with great service, ambiance and a view make this a "must" for any special occasion or if you just want to treat yourselves to a great dining experience

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Centurion
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Gorgeous food in an elegant setting. I was on a business trip and had dinner by myself. Felt very spoilt and pampered. I had the crumbed butterfly prawns to start which was one of the best things I have ever eaten - and I have had crumbed prawns all over the country. Rack of lamb for mains was devine. My... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The ideal classy beachfront restaurant. The selection of wine is superb and the staff knowledgeable and professional. The food is absolutely exquisite and the presentation fantastic - a world class dining experience - Ginger has thought of everything; the lighting, table arrangement and styling... all magical.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place came recommended to us and it was a good choice. The food was fabulous. The service wasn't perfect (sometimes we had to go looking for the waiter) but it was friendly. Great location.

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Port Elizabeth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Although Ginger is first and foremost a restaurant, the best part of it is the open porch facing the sea from where one can view the beachfront from the comfort of a couch (book - its popular). From this absolutely lovely venue we order wine per glass (their cab sauv. is particularly delectable) and nibble on little bites (we did... More 

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South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This was our first visit to Ginger and we were NOT disappointed! We enjoyed a very delicious lunch combo of calamari and fresh line fish served with home made tartar sauce, hand-made chips (to die for) and a very tasty side salad with dressing. Puddings were Creme Brulee (so creamy and just the right amount of vanilla) and Dom Pedro.... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My experience of ginger over all was good. I had phoned to tell them it was a family members birthday and therefore a special occasion. When we got there they had put Happy Birthday confetti on the table, I thought that was a nice touch. Although the waitress mixed up our drinks orders and swapped the two steaks around, the... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Good service and lovely food. Try the carpaccio of crocodile, kuda and water hogg, steaks excellent and icecream amazing - even if we did have to move inside to avoid the thunder storm

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Bledlow
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very disapointed with the quality of the food, and the service was sloppy and certainly not of the standard we have had before albeit some years back.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Was there yesterday. Starter Trio Carpaccio. Very good. Must be recommended. I had the graved salmon some time before which is also very good because it is very tied pressed with lot's of flavour. No salmon of the vacuum box. As a main I had a rump steak. Ordered it "rare" but got it "medium to done". That should not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 583 1229

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Where good food and good times meet... Ideal location adjacent to the Beach Hotel and the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex. The atmosphere is friendly, airy and chic, with sufficient secure parking and spectacular views of the beach. The food is a combination of the finest, fresh ingredients that in turn create subtle dishes with distinctive flavours and Eastern Cape influence. Ginger is a fusion between elegant chic and contemporary fine fare... A fresh take on fine dining. The Service is top-rated and the food is a taste bud experience.

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