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The Blue Ginger Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
Chinatown
Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian
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97 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088518, Singapore
+65 6222 3928
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is typical, an experience, and pure enjoyment. A "must go to" place in SG. Very hospitable staff.

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Thank Halvor1954
Singapore
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52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food for sharing with a group of people, colleagues or friends. Every dish we had was enjoyable but I particularly liked the otak otak and beef rendang. We had the private room upstairs which was great for a large group. Portions are reasonable, for a group of 12 people you will need to order about 3 portions of each... More 

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Thank aka.seth
Mudgee, Australia
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270 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here a "last night in town" treat and weren't disappointed. We made a reservation and it appears you do need to because it is popular. They were taking walk-ins on the night but a lot were turned away. We ordered a copule of staters and 2 amins plus a vegetable dish. The standout dishes were the Fish Head Curry... More 

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Thank themudgeerambler
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Personally, I find it interesting to have the taste of the Perannakan dish at the famous THE BLUE GINGER restaurant. Better reserved for seats as saw many people and tourists waiting. For environment, a small but nicely decor space. The service was nice but the dishes needed to wait quite long (2 out of 4 we ordered). Food was nice... More 

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Thank Jack K
Evesham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend the staff, very helpful in helping us choose what to eat. The food was very tasty and the service was excellent.

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Thank Ronald W
Mexico City, Mexico
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159 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small cozy place with 8-10 tables with attentive, courteous staff. Food was very tasty and in good-sized servings. Great for sharing. Truly enjoyed it

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Thank JoseDW
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It's been some time since I was down Tanjong Pagar, but this little gem never fails to deliver, the flavours are subtle and authentic, fish head curry and beef rendang are definitely a must try. Service very attentive and all round a good night out with the team

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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Blue Ginger is a good choice for Malay/Chinese cuisine. Located in an old shophouse, the restaurant serves solid quality food in a somewhat traditional surrounding. Try to get a table on the first floor.

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Thank Ferdinandhaas
Switzerland
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Very good tasty delicious food. Small restaurant with a tradition. The restaurant is well known in Singapore and has a good reputation. We loved it very much and will return.

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Thank Pat1970512
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We asked our concierge where we could try Peranaken cuisine, and he recommended Blue Ginger. You need to book to be sure of getting a table, which we did. It was well worth it! The flavours were quite unique, and most enjoyable. Best described as aromatic, spicy and tangy, the food assailed our senses. The service was excellent, and the... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088518, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 6222 3928

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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