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Ginger

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Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
+27 41 583 1229
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
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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    Very good
  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful service, interesting meals

As recommended by our hotel owner we went for dinner at ginger. Given that it's right next to the boardwalk, one can easily get some shopping done before dinner. There was quite some variety in the menu. We ordered the prawns with garlic butter and rice, Mediterranean kingklip with vegetables as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Priya J
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Ginger's is still my favourite restaurant in Port Elizabeth and somewhere I have been going to for 5 or 6 years. The food is top notch and the service is exemplary, however you do have to pay for such quality but it's worth it every now and then.

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Staunton, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I love this restaurant. Ginger is just top notch. Fresh ingredients, very well-prepared, excellent wine list, attentive service, and on the beach. If you are in PE, don't miss it!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2015

The venue is great and the setting really beautiful. It is a pity about the road noise, it will only bother you if you sit outside though. This establishment is very popular and it is important to make a reservation . There is an interesting variety on the menu and the food was delicious.

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Henderson, Nv.
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144 reviews 144 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Nine travelers sat down to dinner at Gingers. This is a busy place. The menu was varied with spicy Italian dishes, local meats and seafood. Service was fast and efficient. As usual in African restaurants, portions are large.

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Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding our property, the food and our staff. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that our guests expect. Thank... More 

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

As recommended by our hotel owner we went for dinner at ginger. Given that it's right next to the boardwalk, one can easily get some shopping done before dinner. There was quite some variety in the menu. We ordered the prawns with garlic butter and rice, Mediterranean kingklip with vegetables as well as some baked mushrooms with spinach and feta.... More 

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Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding our property, the food and our staff. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that our guests expect. Thank... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Probably the best restaurant in PE, imo, consistently good sometimes excelllent. We have visited every year for many years for both lunch and dnner with frends and as a couple. This time (May 2015) started with salt and pepper baby squid which were fine and then had kudu filet which was outstanding , best I have had for a long... More 

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OnlineMarketer, Online Marketing Coordinator at Ginger, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding our property, the food and our staff. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that our guests expect. Thank... More 

Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We ran across Ginger while just looking for dinner near the Boardwalk hotel near the beach. We were impressed. A great white-table-cloth meal for a price that (to Americans) was surprisingly low. We each had an interesting triple carpaccio (warthog, springbok, alligator) for an appetizer, a nice pasta (or risotto) for the entree, and a glass of local wine, all... More 

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Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding our triple carpaccio, wine and friendly staff. We are glad you found your experience at GInger, very pleasant. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day,... More 

Horst, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had a great dinner. The taste was absolutely fabulous. Also the people where nice. I can advice everybody to go for dinner overthere.

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OnlineMarketer, Online Marketing Coordinator at Ginger, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your compliments regarding our food and wonderful staff. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide the quality customer service that our guests expect. Thank you again,... More 

Paarl/Rsa
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It is a lovely restaurant with a wonderfull atmosphere and style. We were a group of 6 and our waiter served us well. I got the feeling the staff is very well trained and so is the quality of service and food. They have a good wine selection and menu. We had the best prawns and I could have orderd... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My favourite restaurant in Port Elizabeth, outstanding service, well priced and really good food. The seafood is fantastic and they have a really good selection of wine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, 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: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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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