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27-29 Crossley St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 4200
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cuttlefish” (32 reviews)
“dumplings” (66 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
Bar, Asian, Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27-29 Crossley St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with great food. A little loud, but it’s a very vibey atmosphere. A really nice touch of Asian fusion and modern dishes with beverages to pair.

Thank NatureboyNate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a business dinner here recently. We ordered the banquet which was so delicious and included vegan dishes. So many courses, wide variety of dishes including pork and prawn dumplings, duck spring rolls, prawn sliders, pork belly, duck with a curry type sauce, fish,...More

Thank Lawriem1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a friend and it’s great. We shared all dishes. I recommend everything. It’s a great restaurant.excellent quality food. My fav was son in law eggs. I had two serves. Green curry was delicious 😋 Prawn wontons delicious 🤤 I’d go back but...More

Thank Carlina1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch and had a great time. The service was friendly and quick and the food delicious. The restaurant itself has a nice casual atmosphere which was nice for lunch. We opted for the sharing experience ordering three starters and a single...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been wanting to go here since I moved to Melbourne and finally made it, the food is very good, highly recommended.

Thank Silvie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a variety of pot stickers and buns. Recommend them all! Great with a glass of the pinot noir.

Thank myjarofrasberries
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing way to recover from a Saturday night! Bottomless mimosas accompanied by light and delicious dumplings. It worked like a charm I must say! Btw, great staff! They were amazing! #eatingmywayaroundaustralia

Thank Mariana M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and loved the food. Kids not catered for. Wines quite expensive. Couldn't believe how busy it was for a Monday

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been looking forward to going to Gingerboy for about two years. We had the Wagu banquet at $95 a head. I think our favourite dish was the chicken bites with tamarind. The rest of the meal was average. Tiny bowls of rice for...More

Thank jellybaby1234
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a delightful meal at Gingerboy. It was very busy, (very popular). Had a chicken dish and also a wagyu beef dish with exquisite creamy coconut rice.

Thank JillyZZ
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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2 October 2016|
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Response from TIPS3 | Reviewed this property |
Melbourne restaurants don't really have a long life span. Ginger boy, unfortunately is one of these, with pricey menu's, and ordinary service, there are much better experiences to be had. For a Hens night, I would suggest... More
Simon M
31 July 2015|
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Response from Myra M | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, if it's about the social aspect. Great food and drinks. Absolutely going to impress. Worth every dollar. If it's to have a meeting / lunch then I would ring and discuss with the staff they are fantastic and... More
Anthony S
27 July 2015|
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Response from Shirlgirl69 | Reviewed this property |
No BYO allowed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 Crossley St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 4200
  • E-mail
The dining experience at Gingerboy is centered on a modern Australian adaptation of the Asian hawker-style street market food. The restaurant's hustle and bustle, its fast-paced, youthful and dynamic environment is influenced not only by the dining culture of Southeast Asia but also by buzzing Asian marketplaces and an Asian sense of colour and fun.
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