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“It is an amazing Museum Restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
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Ginger House
Jew Town Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
+91 484 221 1145
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Ranked #35 of 537 Restaurants in Kochi (Cochin)
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!!
Cochin, Kerala, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“It is an amazing Museum Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Paintings, statues, sculptures, carving, mural, handicrafts and many other antique collections greet us in all the four sections of Ginger House Restaurant.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Cool down by the waterside”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Three things make this a must in Mattancherry. The food is very good, it is cool as you sit by the waterside to eat and you have to walk through a go down crammed with interesting antiques.

Visited March 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
“A fabulous place to while away an afternoon in Cochin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

What a lovely find this was! Hidden away behind a huge antiques warehouse and overlooking the water, this cafe/restaurant has a great atmosphere and nice food. The perfect place to chill out!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful view by the lake and great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Beautiful view by the lake and great food for this Indian traditional restaurant set amid an antique curio shop. Great atmosphere! Thanks!

Visited February 2012
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great place to relax and eat good food. Make sure to order the local drinks and juices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012 via mobile

we tried the cashew Paneer and the fresh pineapple juice, they were both excellent. it's a place for tourists, and the prices are a bit higher than other restaurants in the area, but it's worth it

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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