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430 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9783 1313
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being a Malaysian Chinese,i am pretty dissapointed. Service was excellent but food was dissapointing.Its a pity how others were 'enjoying' but its NOT authentic and flavour sucks...they need to go to Asia..lol.To be fair,its difficult to get good Asian food in Frankston. I ordered Malaysian spicy prawn...my gosh,it was just chilli and tomato ketchup with prawns..Sweet sour pork was fine... More 

Thank Jojoe23
Victoria, Australia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Late Sunday lunch with the family. White tablecloths, positioning themselves up market from the average Chinese eatery. Food all in all was pretty good, a nice varied menu with what appears to be extra care in the kitchen. Service all in all was good except for a grumpy waiter/barman (who knows he may have owned the place) who was telling... More 

Thank CharlesYoung73
Windsor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Having lived half my life in the Far East and SE Asia I'm always instinctively wary of restaurants in Australia/UK that offer a mix of Asian cusine. I should have trusted those instincts and spent a little more time researching Chinese restaurant options along the Peninsula before hastily committing to a reservation for 3 at Ginseng. As the other two... More 

Thank prangus
Regional NSW
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Extensive Menu, excellent food and customer service. Nice touches like a hot towel at the end of the meal.

Thank Bruce W
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Good fresh genuine asian food although its a mix of various cuisines. Never had a bad experience but expect to pay for what you get. If you want cheap asian food then drive to Springvale.

Thank andyp123
Frankston, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I've been to ginseng 5 times over the last couple of years , always great food and service . My family love it there ..

Thank zedweg
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Back again after nearly 18 months. Nothings changed, still wonderful food and great service. The eggplant chips are still to die for. Good to see the quality remains in this place.

Thank Greatgrubluvver
Melbourne, Australia
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312 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I massive selection and good food. The staff to patron ratio is also high even in a week day. We enjoyed out time there.

Thank Leo R
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We've been twice recently on a Sunday lunch for Yum-Cha with a table size of approx. 8-10. The table staff are friendly, like to have a joke and are attentive to guests drink needs with water glasses being constantly topped up and beers brought to the table. It's also BYO wine. The food is good (not too many vegetarian options)... More 

Thank Dana P
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Great atmosphere and service at this restaurant. Excellent Chinese/Australian menu catering for most tastes. Staff friendly and good service even when busy. Restaurant is clean. Toilet however could do with a makeover but it is well looked after. Meals are good value and nicely served. Recommended.

Thank wenjoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9783 1313
Modern Asian Cuisine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?