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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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Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was really impressed. There are very few restaurants (if any) of this class in Port Elizabeth. Decor is comfortable and pleasant. Service was top class. The menu is fantastic and the food was great. I will be visiting more often.

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Thank Rob K
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your kind review and insight. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time here with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four of us went there snd had a delightful dinner. The beef was amazing and the lobster/crayfish was a very generous portion and very enjoyable. The service was friendly and attentive. Highly recommend it for a special evening.

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Thank HenryBl
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time with us here. Thank you for the review - Look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived for a late lunch on our way to catch a flight home. I ordered the fried chicken and my friend ordered penne arrabiata. Presentation was very good, the chicken was a little tough but good. Arrabiata was missing the chilies. Turns out the chefs weren't there. Monday afternoon, 3.30pm, no chefs, no surprise. Under the circumstances we had a... More 

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Thank Olga L
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greeting from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your review. Really appreciate you taking the time from your day and thank you for the support. Looking forward to welcoming you back when you are next in Port Elizabeth. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch during the week. The menu has a good selection, but not too big. I had grilled Kingklip which was very good. The steaks looked very appetizing and I would definitely try that next time. The starters also looked impressive and from the menu and dishes we had, you can see it's a step above the average... More 

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Thank Werner D
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from Ginger, Thank you for the review. So glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Looking forward to welcoming you and your wife back, thank you for the support. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With a group of seven, not pre-booked, they made our wait for the table to be set very pleasant . Fancy and yet relaxed atmosphere, with personel who made you feel welcome. Had a veg dish, a kind of bland sallad. Tasted the risotto, delicious! All fish dishes got high scores.

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Thank Mimi H
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and valued insight. I am so thrilled that you enjoyed your time and the atmosphere here at Ginger. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely lunch hangout, calamari, carpaccio and daiquiris... what more can you ask for ? Will be back soon

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Thank lindseyr449
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us here. Looking forward to welcoming you back. We are designing some new cocktails shortly but will be sure to leave the daiquiris on for you. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ginger is by far my favorite restaurant in Port Elizabeth!! Service, wine and food are exceptional. The ostrich steak is superb , and risotto starter is always amazing. The cream of the "Bay" is most definitely the salmon. Fresh, clean and cooked to perfection. A true culinary experience, 5 stars plus!!

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Thank Chris M
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for the kind review. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time with us here at Ginger and look forward to welcoming you back. Your support, as always is greatly appreciated. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a very enjoyable meal here with work friends. We had colleagues who would not stay because of a draft (it is not the warmest place, but those of us who stayed were not uncomfortable); I was very glad for that. The food was tasty, well presented and cooked to perfection. The service was attentive. And the peanut butter... More 

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Thank IanDogless
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your kind review and taking the time out of your day to post this. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service. Nice location if you want something at the beach. They a bit expensive but value for money.

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Thank Theonette R
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greetings from Ginger, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us here. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Usually the service is impeccable at Ginger however we had what seemed to be a young inexperienced man (with long hair) that was not up to the usual ginger standard, however just as well as we were there on a hen party dinner and he gave us a bit of a laugh bringing things to the table we didn't order... More 

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Thank Emma A
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your review. My apologies for not delivering our usual standard of service and food. I will be sure to spend time in the kitchen and with our team to best remedy this soonest. Glad to hear you did have a good evening though. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, International, Contemporary, European, Gluten Free
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
Description
Ginger is a fine dining restaurant situated right on the beachfront of Port Elizabeth. The friendly city atmosphere carries across into our restaurant, where you will find our staff whose aim is to make your night 5 star worthy. Our combination of fresh ingredients, new cuisine ideas and an award winning wine list, means we have something to please everyone! We cater to our resident Foodies, Businessmen and those looking to have a special night out. Boasting an incredible view of what PE has to offer, Ginger invites their diners to sip their drinks on the deck while relaxing to the sounds and sight of the sea. Our restaurant, wine list and menu is constantly renovated to keep up with the trends in South Africa, while meeting the standards of our international diners. We strive to make your special occasions memorable and meet your needs. We hope to see you soon!

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