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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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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not a fan of Indian food so factor that bias into this review. I'm in Canberra for a few days and this restaurant is close to my hotel and I felt adventurous so I thought why not give the Indian cuisine another try. I went in at about 5:30 and the place, as expected, was almost empty. I was... More 

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Thank JALawrence52777
Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner. Ordered the lamb chops, butter chicken and Naan bread. Everything tasted great. Atmosphere was nice and quality of food was great. Would visit here again!

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Thank AussieOzOz
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on Valentine's Day and even though it was extremely busy and fully booked the service and food was up to their normal high standard. Looking forward to going back soon.

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2 Thank bjcasey2017
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for dinner with friends on Sunday night. Restaurant was fairly full so suggest to make a booking if you can. Good food however the service could be better. But that is the case with all Indian restaurant for some reason. Overall enjoyable dining experience

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Thank tanmayjoshi1980
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this Indian restaurant to have dinner, the food was awesome and delicious. We ordered, palak patta chaat as entree, mango lassi, in mains we order - garlic naan, malai kofta, kadhai paneer, all were too good in taste. We were two people and quantity was more than enough.. if you ordering just ask will it be sufficient..... More 

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Thank Bhumi M
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we find ourselves in Canberra we always make our way to this fantastic Indian Cuisine Restaurant. Great staff, large portions, fantastic tasting food, excellent atmosphere (although our last visit we had nuisance children at the adjoining table). Highly recommended place to eat in Canberra.

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1 Thank Jack F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Friendly staff and great food and well priced and the plates for the main came out of a plate warmer - a big plus for my money! Nothing worse than hot food served on cold plates - highly recommended.

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1 Thank Ian M
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went first time to this restaurant during a recent visit to Canberra and we were not disappointed at all. The food was excellent, especially the chicken kebab dish (special of the day). We even took some more for home. The staff was courteous and the service was good. The restaurant was very busy during the time we went for... More 

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1 Thank Siddhartha S
Canberra, Australia
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We have eaten here a few times. I love the food. It is always delicious and of a high standard. However, I will not be eating here again on a weekend. It is far too crowded and when someone at the table next to you is able to bump something on your table it is way too close. It is... More 

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Thank Michelle C
Canberra, Australia
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Four of us sat down to the three course banquet. This represented reasonable value at $40 per head and we were full before dessert. The food was pretty good but service was slow through the evening - it was almost as if the staff had lost interest. There are some very good restaurants in Canberra so Blu Ginger is not... More 

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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, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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?