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Blu Ginger

5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6247 2228
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“naan” (27 reviews)
“curries” (28 reviews)
“butter chicken” (25 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and very reasonable prices. Good size portions and fantastic cheesy naan bread. Food had just the right amount of spice and great flavours. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere.

Thank RodKar2013
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Blu Ginger is really worth visiting if you are in Canberra. Excellent and attentive service the whole time we dined. We chose a Aloo spinach tikka for entree, meat special (mutton curry) and Aloo gobi for mains, accompanied by saffron rice, pappadums, dips and garlic...More

1  Thank CDAussie
Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Canberra had the best indian cuisine dinner with my family The service was excellent all the dishes we ordered were extremely delicious

Thank kimhoran1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food great and reasonably priced. The staff were very friendly and the service was excellent.Would definitely recommend!

Thank Jeevan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with a group of 11 and were well attended to upon arrival for drinks and taking our orders. The restaurant was full and service slowed a bit towards the end of the evening but the food was delicious with great flavour and mild...More

Thank Matthew169
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place Great food Prices average Service was a bit sluggish! Lots of tables... The restaurant is close to a parking area so that was handy.. We would eat here again

Thank WeekendTraveller1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the kids menu and availability of high chairs; my toddler was playing with a drinks menu (not causing any damage, not being noisy, not disturbing anyone) and a wait person snatched the menu out of my child’s hands like it was...More

Thank Trish E
ms m, Owner at Blu Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Trish , thank you for your review , we apologise for the inconvenience caused . Blu Ginger is always been a top choice for family and kids. We love kids being in our restaurent .In our past experience kids love to play with things...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We have passed this place a couple of times plus seen the reviews on Tripadvisor and Zomato. We decided to try this last evening. We started with the palak papdi chaat. The base instead of a plain flour base was made of spinach and curry...More

Thank Divya R
ms m, Owner at Blu Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi divya Thank you for your time to review your last experience at Blu Ginger . The menu item you were served was PALAK PATHA CHAAT, not palak papdi chat , they are deep fried spinach leaves in chick pea batter , as mentioned in...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Lovely staff, tasty food but we were very specific in asking for "Indian Hot", we were given 3 napkins each and very dramatic:are you ready, it'll be very hot!! Food arrived.. great service and yes, nice food but not hot at all!!!!! When one of...More

Thank Carie B
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a great meal here and the cocktails were amazing! Best cheese and garlic naan bread ever! Friendly service too.More

1  Thank Bec K
ms m, Owner at Blu Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

HI Bec thank you for dining with us and your time to review blu ginger . this great review like your makes our day and motivate us to create many more interesting menus. we are introducing new wine list shortly with many more mock-tails and...More

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Cal M
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Response from Annette C | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Jeans are fine. Probably wouldn't wear shorts and thongs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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