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Ginger House

Anchor House Bazaar Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
+91 484 221 1145
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“ginger prawns” (28 reviews)
“ginger tea” (14 reviews)
“rice” (19 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Anchor House Bazaar Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! I happened to be strolling around the early morning hours in Kochi and stumbled across the Ginger House, located in Mattancherry, which is known for its spices. I was staying in Fort Cochi and the walk here was about 30 minutes, totally doable. A...More

Thank nomadicOne_13
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Very very bad customer relation ! They are not interested in customers. They do not want customers to eat or come here. No pictures can be taken here ! Not even in front of public back water!!! And they say don't sit here and don't...More

Thank Varun N
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Extremely good service, very professional. Like having dinner in a museum, overlooking the river, beautiful.

Thank Nick B
Reviewed April 24, 2018

This was my 2nd visit here as we were disappointed last year and thought we'd give it another go. Only had drinks here. Ginger lassi which was out of this world. Delicious. Wonderful setting by the water side. Glad to say the staff were far...More

Thank curlylynn
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Stopped by for lunch during a group tour of Southern India. Very unique place, billing itself as a museum restaurant. Nice decor with lots of antiques with an outdoor covered terrace overlooking the water. Started with a ginger lassi folllowed by cashew paneer and rice...More

Thank TOR_Diver
Reviewed April 12, 2018

After touring the wonderful antique centre - there was massive, beautiful and usual things with which you could furnish a chateau, we had cooling drinks with the quiet port in the background surrounded by exquisite statuary. Would highly recommend.

Thank harry w
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This aesthetically designed restaurant located by the side of the back water is something which is not to be missed.We spent an evening here, in fact it was a get together, five of my friends came down and we have a memorable evening sharing our...More

Thank JojijosephTDPA
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Food and drinks were average, a little overpriced, the staff were attentive and pleasant. The ambience was great, read while enjoying my alone-time.

Thank Darah C
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Found my chance in a walking tour of Cochin. Made reservation yo come back for dinner. Not very busy so didn't need reservation. No alcohol license so only soft drinks. Lime ginger soda really nice. Food really tasty - hotness made to order. I had...More

Thank j0j0105
Reviewed March 7, 2018

The setting is great- fantastic museum etc with lovely fountain. The food was distinctly average for India. I assume its because its attached to the hotel- it was a bit like I had made it myself from an Uncle Ben's jar from Sainsburys rather than...More

Thank CB1408
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anchor House Bazaar Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Ernakulam District  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 484 221 1145
  • E-mail
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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