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“Interesting Asian fusion”
Review of Blue Ginger

Blue Ginger
Ranked #4 of 60 Restaurants in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $24
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

During a wet weekend visit to Whitianga we took our eight year old grandson to Blue Ginger.
Service was very casual but all that was needed for a relaxed meal. The food was great, touches of Thai and Vietnam but very simple. Almost street food, which is a great thing.
We really enjoyed the experience and will be rearing next time we're in Whitianga.

Thank benny001
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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went out looking for a place to have dinner on Friday 16th September 8pm thinking most places would still be open seeing that it's a Friday, we heard awesome things about this place and have been meaning to go, finally we got to go in, we walked in completely ignored by the lady at the front... so we went and sat down, table was sticky and dirty we looked at the menu discussing between ourself for about 10-15min choose our drinks and meals sat for another 5 minutes then was told from the front counter the kitchen has closed, we looked at the time it was 8:30pm....really closed already you'd assume some places stay open until at least 9 or 9:30 on a Friday as it's coming into summer.

Thank millyjanee
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BecksMu, Owner at Blue Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Hi Milly,
Our kitchen closes at 8.30pm as we are still not in summer hours.
We were exceptionally busy on Friday 16th September & we apologise for not noticing you walk in at the end of service & sit down at a dirty table. Next time come up & say hi! & let us know you are in for dinner!! We would love you to actually review the food & dining experience rather than whinge about what could have been.
Blue Ginger

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I can not recommend this place enough. Absolutely amazing food. The flavors are to die for! Absolutely beautiful!!! The chef is an awesome man, even came out and asked everyone how their meal was. Please do go here and try the amazing food!!!! 10 out of 10 from me. Keep up the bloody amazing food!!!!

Thank 1990J
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

We had a takeaway from here. Honestly the best food ever. Order the pork dumplings. Can't wait to visit again

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Thank MegzOamaru
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

We stayed in Whitianga for a few days and this was by far the best place we had a meal. We wandered in on a Wed evening and it was busy though most of the surrounding eateries were empty - always a good sign. The smoked fish wantons were AMAZING! The pork belly raman and chili chicken were also fantastic and the ice cream from the freezer the perfect dessert to cool down my mouth afterwards. Service was fantastic - quick and friendly.

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Thank Emma M
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