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Blu Ginger

5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6247 2228
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“naan” (27 reviews)
“curries” (28 reviews)
“butter chicken” (26 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW.. best butter chicken I’ve had. It was liquid gold. We had the Butter Chicken, Lamb Rogan Josh, Chicken Tikka, Chicken Tandoori and Garlic Naan and Saffron Rice - apart from the Tikka having way too much capsicum compared to Chicken the dishes were of...More

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Reviewed 12 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 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great atmosphere and extremely helpful staff Food was served hot and was delicious Very reasonable priced considering how good the whole experience was

1  Thank Jas S
Reviewed 9 January 2018

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
Reviewed 8 January 2018

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 31 December 2017 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 28 December 2017

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 26 December 2017 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 18 December 2017 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 19 December 2017

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 19 December 2017

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

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27 January 2018|
Response from TerryAustralia2015 | Reviewed this property |
From memory I think they are licensed, but I vaguely think that the list of wines on offer was rather short.
Cal M
28 April 2016|
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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