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Blue Ginger

241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9818 4662
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good45%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue Ginger is a Balmain favourite with consistant high standard. A great menu of modern asian and is licensed or BYO (small charge p/p for corkage) with a small charge Bookings are best, as this is one of the busiest restaurants for locals on any...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

A work project offered a much needed excuse for an impromptu visit. Really enticing menu across starters and mains. Great pork and prawn dumplings, duck pancakes and intriguing betel leaf with smoked trout. Scallops rather astringent and chilli hot. Attractive pork belly dish was let...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed February 9, 2018

This restaurant has been going for years and for good reason. As a local and regular it consistently delivers delicious, fresh asian cuisine. Don't miss the salt & pepper squid!

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday evening without a reservation and were seated at the only table without a reservation card near the serving station. It was the worst seat in the house. The food made up for any inconvenience! My wife had a prawns dish...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

One of the many fine restaurants in the family that runs Chon. From starters to mains everything was fresh, delicious and had us begging for more. Our friends live in the neighborhood a short walk from Church street. They are regulars. We can’t wait to...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Lovely restaurant in Balmain. Delicious Salt and pepper squid, betel leaves, Asian greens and pad Thai. Service is friendly and efficient. We were at a very small table so asked for plates to come out slowly which was great.

Thank chelsea69
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Popped in for an easy dinner following an appointment in Balmain. Very impressed with the quality of the food and the strong menu. Good service - just enough - available but not annoying. The restaurant is well appointed with plenty of double and quad tables...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

This is one of our locals and we have dined quite a few times however we prefer their sister restaurant up the road 'Chon'. The food here is still very good. Flavours are nice and the quality is decent. Portions are on the smaller size...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

The boneless braised ribs were some of the best I've ever had. Great busy atmosphere on the weekend.

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

The food was "mostly" excellent. The salt & pepper squid was close to perfect. Unfortunately our stir fried pork rather than being crispy topped was burnt dry & hard top & bottom leaving only the middle of the pork belly pieces edible. The flavours &...More

Thank CMMcN
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighborhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9818 4662
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