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Blu Ginger

5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6247 2228
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (28 reviews)
“naan” (24 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
5 Genge St, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is third time we have ordered from the takeaway menu, the food is excellent, service spot on, and we just order over the phone, and it's ready. There is a great variety on the menu, servings are generous and all delicious. If you want...More

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was tasty and reasonably priced BUT the service was very slow. This could have been because they were very busy and it was a Friday night.

1  Thank michaelbN5695YM
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here many times, and have always been happy with the taste and quality of the food. However, the most recent visit was a bit disappointing. Five of us were here for dinner. We asked for a number of dishes, some rice, naans, a...More

Thank MJD013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good curry but waiting for an hour for our mains is too much, I'm glad I ordered the banquet so o had some entries but I feel sorry for the ppl who ate at 7.15! I'll look elsewhere next time.

Thank sfergo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For great curries this is the place. We were a party of 20 so we had the banquet and there as certainly plenty of food. For starters we had tandoori chicken, prawns and fish wrapped in banana leaf. One of us was allgeric to garlic...More

Thank bluezen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked my meal without raving about it but my friend didn't eat hers but I must say in the restaurants defence she doesn't really like spicy food it was an ok meal but I won't be back I suppose it's a matter of personal...More

Thank Stephen T C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff very friendly and accommodating. Food reasonably priced for portions served. Just love it! Never miss this place whenever I'm visiting Canberra.

Thank doreenho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a great atmosphere about Blu Ginger. For me, a clear indication of how good a restaurant is, is when it is very busy, yet service does not suffer. We couldn't fault the service here, despite the upbeat crowd on a busy Friday night. The...More

Thank DarrylG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large and spacious dining area. Attentive staff and good food, well above average. Limited wine list but a very broad choice of dishes. We tried the vegetable platter (onion bajjia, Aloo spinach tikki, palak patha chat) which was delicious as a starter. We then shared...More

Thank AndrewCh66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is VERY popular. The food was great and came out quite quick. Our waiter seemed personable to start, but after they brought the wrong naan and chef sent the extra one back to our table compliments of the house, then the waiter very...More

Thank arantius
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Cal M
Is there a dress code?
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail