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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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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, super modern indian restaurant situated right in the cbd. Super freindly staff and exceptional food.Lamb rogan josh full of flavour garlic naan was brilliant. Wife had chicken korma and keema naan and loved it .we will return when back this way

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2 Thank Launn
Canberra, Australia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came here for a casual weekday lunch. Picked the Bombay Beef with saffron rice, garlic naan and papadam. Including a good house red total cost was $20. Good quick service. I will return. One of the better Indian Restaurants in town .

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2 Thank RaphaelDingli
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238 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked and the table was ready. Service was quick and efficient. I found the venue noisy and had difficulty communicating to the staff. Food was really good and portions large enough. Toilets were a bit far. Overall a pleasant dining experience. Suggest booking as it became busy. Recommended

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2 Thank Rodney C
Avoca Beach, Australia
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to the Blu Ginger Indian Restaurants for years. Last week we we travelling down to the Murray River and decided to stop for a night at Canberra and go for a curry.Must say the curries were fantastic. Cooked by Indian chefs each curry had that depth or flavour only the Blu Ginger can produce. The service... More 

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2 Thank Bazzathegreat
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a huge fan of Indian and had been wowed by some truly fabulous dishes (mostly overseas), so my hopes were high that the the Blu Ginger would have some authentic dishes, made well. Unfortunately we started on a wobbly footing, as the wait time before placing our order was rather lengthy - despite there being a lot of... More 

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1 Thank Soulfood01
Sydney, Australia
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410 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Blu Ginger and whilst it has lost none of its 'buzz', we found both the food and service considerably better this time. We skipped entrees and my wife ordered two veg. curries whilst I ordered two non-veg. All of them were very good with plenty left over to take home for dinner the following... More 

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Comox, Canada
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220 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Indian food, and Blu Ginger has some great dishes. Loved it so much from the first visit that we went back the following week. Just as happy after the second visit.

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2 Thank fred_cameron
Wodonga, Australia
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208 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 naan. Everything was beautifully cooked, tasty and prepared with love. You know they are using... More 

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1 Thank CDAussie
Darwin, Australia
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would go back...service was good and food tasty and fresh. No complaints other than it is a little noisy .

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1 Thank KimInsydney32
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Multani Chicken dish along with some Garlic Naan and rice. Chicken was absolutely beautiful. Cooked perfectly and the flavours of the dish were amazing. The Naan was also great. Not too oily, just perfect. I'd go so far as to say the best Indian dish I've had ever. Highly recommended. I'll definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?