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Blu Ginger

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5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6247 2228
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11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Perth
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is third time we have ordered from the takeaway menu, the food is excellent, service spot on, and we just order over the phone, and it's ready. There is a great variety on the menu, servings are generous and all delicious. If you want to feed a few but want restaurant quality and reasonable price, can't do better. Location... More 

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1 Thank Jennifer R
Canberra, Australia
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249 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was tasty and reasonably priced BUT the service was very slow. This could have been because they were very busy and it was a Friday night.

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1 Thank michaelbN5695YM
Sydney, Australia
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267 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here many times, and have always been happy with the taste and quality of the food. However, the most recent visit was a bit disappointing. Five of us were here for dinner. We asked for a number of dishes, some rice, naans, a bottle of wine, etc, etc - all of which were really nice One of the... More 

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Thank MJD013
Canberra, Australia
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111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good curry but waiting for an hour for our mains is too much, I'm glad I ordered the banquet so o had some entries but I feel sorry for the ppl who ate at 7.15! I'll look elsewhere next time.

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Thank sfergo
Canberra, ACT
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For great curries this is the place. We were a party of 20 so we had the banquet and there as certainly plenty of food. For starters we had tandoori chicken, prawns and fish wrapped in banana leaf. One of us was allgeric to garlic and they made special dishes for her. Nothing was too much trouble. The naan bread... More 

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Thank bluezen
Newcastle, Australia
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked my meal without raving about it but my friend didn't eat hers but I must say in the restaurants defence she doesn't really like spicy food it was an ok meal but I won't be back I suppose it's a matter of personal opinion 6/10

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Thank Stephen T C
london
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff very friendly and accommodating. Food reasonably priced for portions served. Just love it! Never miss this place whenever I'm visiting Canberra.

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Thank doreenho
Mudgeeraba
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a great atmosphere about Blu Ginger. For me, a clear indication of how good a restaurant is, is when it is very busy, yet service does not suffer. We couldn't fault the service here, despite the upbeat crowd on a busy Friday night. The food was excellent with a great choice; the wines and beers extensive. I'm only visiting... More 

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Thank DarrylG
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large and spacious dining area. Attentive staff and good food, well above average. Limited wine list but a very broad choice of dishes. We tried the vegetable platter (onion bajjia, Aloo spinach tikki, palak patha chat) which was delicious as a starter. We then shared a naan bread with Seafood Moily, and the almond pumpkin lamb with plain rice. The... More 

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Thank AndrewCh66
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is VERY popular. The food was great and came out quite quick. Our waiter seemed personable to start, but after they brought the wrong naan and chef sent the extra one back to our table compliments of the house, then the waiter very rudely took it back!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6247 2228

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?