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Ginger and Garlic Restaurant - CLOSED

335 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 3981
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (4 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
“caroline bay” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
335 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviews (96)
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21 - 30 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 10 December 2015

I went along as part of a group and didn't know what to expect. This restaurant has great food and great service. If you are looking for somewhere special to go for a night out then this is the place to go to. I didn't...More

Thank Catherine K
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Thank you so much, it's a crazy time of year for us and the kitchen team are doing an awesome job. (And some ridiculous hours) I'm so glad you had a great night.

Reviewed 7 December 2015

We went for a birthday celebration and were given a romantic spot which overlooked Caroline Bay. We opted for the chef's choice and were served 5 delicious courses, all of which were elegantly put together and very tasty. The dessert was presented with a candle...More

Thank WomblingKiwis
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

I'm so glad you had a great birthday. Our "trust the chef" menu is always our most popular and definitely my favourite.

Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Visited here after reading reviews and speaking with locals. Nice wine selection and very attentive service. I had the roasted lamb and I have to say, it was the best on our vacation. I've tried many other restaurants all over the south island and many...More

Thank zek7717
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Thank you so much, we love our sous vide Merino with mint and pistachio. I'm so glad you love it too!

Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I've been getting food flashbacks! I went with the "trust the chef" option and had the most amazing food. Everything was cooked to perfection. The service was, as always, friendly and efficient. Great wine too. I've eaten here several times and never been disappointed. An...More

Thank 432cathrynb
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2015

"Food flashbacks" I love it. Waking up in the middle of the night, with cold sweats, craving asparagus? Thank you so much for your review

Reviewed 6 November 2015

We were ready at 6.30 to order food. At 7.45 our entrees arrived. At 8.15 our mains arrived minus side dishes, some ingredients. Three tables of diners that arrived after us had finished their mains by the time we started. Our large group paid the...More

2  Thank Susanna153
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

Thank you for taking the time to critique our restaurant. You have a large review and I would like to respond where I can point by point. We very rarely get anything sent back to the kitchen, so I do know which group you were....More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

Awesome fine dining restaurant, my favourite in Timaru. Expensive but absolutely delicious. Ideal for special occasions. Also open for lunches in summer with special menu. Friendly and helpful staff.

1  Thank Jot810
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

Thank you so much. The time is almost here again. Lunches start up again early next month. Including our famous express lunch.

Reviewed 17 October 2015

Conference dinner A wonderful scenic, culinary, atmospheric experience for our group which included people from all over New Zealand. We were able to select a lovely straight forward menu with appropriate options catering for different dietary needs which was appreciated. The whole dining experience was...More

1  Thank 120Petunia
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

Thank you so much, we pride ourself in offering all customers a personalised dining experience. You were wonderful guests

Reviewed 1 September 2015

We were at the restaurant for an early dinner, great service, atmosohere, music and the food was exceptional. Wonderful host very attentive and friendly, even gor complimentary appetiser!

1  Thank Mahala O
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

Thank you so much. We're so glad you enjoyed you early dinner

Reviewed 7 August 2015

We went here for our 4th wedding anniversary and it was AMAZING! We had the 7 course digestion menu and each course was superb. We've had meals at some of the best restaurants in Sydney, Australia and we would say that it was one of...More

1  Thank Helen R
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

Thank you so much Helen. We're so glad we could make your special night such a success.

Reviewed 1 August 2015

We were celebrating a special occasion and I so glad we choose this place to do it. The setting is perfect with some windows looking out over the bay. Our table was behind a wood burner that added a lovely feel to a cold night....More

1  Thank Waimate1
A7079BPjasonc, Owner at Ginger and Garlic Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015

Thank you so much for your review. I'm so glad you both enjoyed your dining experience. The Merino lamb dish is one of my favourites, such an awesome product. And of course, there is nothing better than fresh, local seafood. On romantic nights out, we...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Cuisine
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 3981
Description
Timaru's premiere dining destination. With stunning views over Caroline Bay and the Timaru port. Join Ginger and Garlic for the finest example of local produce accompanied by South Canterbury's largest selection of wines, cocktails and liqueurs. Treat yourself, you deserve it.
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