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Blue Ginger

1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-867 1777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dumplings” (33 reviews)
“chicken” (33 reviews)
“smoked fish” (14 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Fusion, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was so tasty and just so enjoyable. The staff were good, although we did have to wait a while as they catered for the takeaways, but overall it was worth the experience. Very good food.

Thank 015Maddie015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us dined here for dinner. The menu had good choices & there was a specials board too. You order your food at the counter & they do not serve alcohol. Unfortunately the night we dined there was a large group booking who appeared...More

Thank Justjo07
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Such an exciting ever changing menu. Something for everyone. Seafood to vegan! Highly recommended!!!

Thank Marina Park Apa... P
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Lovely food. Had a great meal after a wonderful family day. They don’t serve alcohol, but there are ways round that! Waiter really friendly, food awesome, authentic. My wife is SE Asian, and she loved it!

Thank dmc1002
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Excellent service, great atmosphere, and the freshest cuisine in town. Asian fusion at its best!! owned and operated by Stu and Bex since ages ago :)

Thank Sally F
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

If you dont mind spending the money, you will get a very tasty meal. Not too keen on the plastic cups and was told by the waiter that it "was not his problem"... rude. Haven't been back since. But like I said... food was tasty.

Thank E2671BNliz
Reviewed June 24, 2018

very cool vibe. You may end up sitting with other people, but that isn't a problem, in fact part of the charm. The food is so delicious I would have sat with anyone. Flavours were asian street food inspired, and plenty of it.

Thank Deirdre38
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the Indonesian curry dish and the flavour was beautiful, the spice was like eating fresh lava. The gf had a poke bowl and she said it was an amazing dish. Mine though was super hot for my delicate mouth though which was no fault...More

Thank DrKiwiNZ
Reviewed June 20, 2018

lunch or dinner the food is always A1 plus the flavour's presentation and staff do an amazing job of making your visit a memorable one

Thank lorrainec160
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Went into Blue Ginger expecting to have dinner. What we had was a great experience. Sebastian the waiter was amazing answering and advising about the food with great personality and attitude, then the food arrived and it was superb, everything was fresh,tastie and really wel...More

Thank QtPhil
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Karen M
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Morbidrook | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm pretty sure it wasn't licensed but their is a pub straight across the road if you need to grab a bottle of wine or some beer, cheers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/10 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-867 1777
  • E-mail
Blue Ginger Kitchen is a casual eatery featuring fresh, vibrant Polynesian Asian Flavours cooked by a small team of passionate chefs. Dine-in or Takeout in our Blacksmith Lane Kitchen. Blue Ginger Catering are wedding & event specialists, catering in the greater Mercury Bay area for 12 years.
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