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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%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (28 reviews)
“curries” (30 reviews)
“butter chicken” (27 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Brit I was hopping that the curries would not be the same as we get in the UK. They were not.The restaurant is a large, open, double height space with many attentive staff. The service was to a high standard. I had popadoms...More

Thank SuttonKevin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best Indian Restaurant I have been to in Canberra. Taste of each and every dish is always perfect. Quality of the food is top notch!!! Staff is very helpful and attend to you quickly upon request.

Thank qatar0
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Went here with a group of 10 friends. Good range of curry with great flavours. Good service in a nice atmosphere. Very convenient location right in the middle if Civic. I had the lunch banquet which was good value. Glass of wine, lime drink or...More

2  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Was excited to try their Butter Chicken as I’ve recently discovered this dish (many years as a vegetarian)! It was really bland, hardly any flavour and such a disappointment as I’ve eaten here twice previously and found the food quite good. Palak paneer was also...More

Thank Kym R
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had a late lunch at Blu Ginger (about 1pm). We had the Chicken Tikka, and a Chefs Curry Plate shared between 2. Both were delicious, everything fresh. Atmosphere was quite, has been built to be less noisy. Don't expect to be served fast. Take...More

1  Thank Peta W
Reviewed 27 January 2018 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

2  Thank MishMattGabbieLily
Reviewed 21 January 2018 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

2  Thank Jas S
Reviewed 10 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.

1  Thank RodKar2013
Reviewed 9 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

1  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
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27 January 2018|
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Response from Dorson82 | Reviewed this property |
it's licensed
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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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