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) #4 of 278 Restaurants in Port Elizabeth €€€€ Seafood, International,
Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
+27 41 583 1229
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, International, Contemporary, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Looking forward to the meal of al meals after 2,5 weeks away from home just to be disappointed. Service impeccable with kind, helpful and friendly waiter but he could not save the meal... I have ordered meat that was so tough to cut that I...More

Thank Prof. Elain V
Reviewed yesterday

Ginger was the venue for a meeting of Eastern Cape Chapter of the South African Freelancers' Associaton (Safrea). The restaurant is ideally positioned on the beach-front, and has a great outdoor area for those wonderful calm Port Elizabeth evenings and long lazy afternoons. The staff...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed yesterday

Fine dining for sure! Ensure you order well done meat for perfection. Other than that, it's a brilliant menu.

Thank Joelle1611
Reviewed 5 days ago

Three stars is on the generous side for this review - despite the generally satisfied customers there were a number of wrinkles in a meal which we experienced. I had the duck which was on the fatty side and came with a rather bewildering mixture...More

Thank nativelondoner
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a first class dining experience with professional staff and a wonderful food and wine selection. Loved everything we had and would love to return to try even more across the menu.

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have dined in Ginger now a few times and would have to say, of all the places I've eaten around Port Elizabeth, it's probably the best so far. The attention to detail and presentation of the food as well as the quality and taste...More

Thank andrew w
PEHotelGroup, Online Marketer at Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It give us such joy reading your review and hearing that all your needs were met and you consistently enjoyed your meals with us. We look forward to welcoming you back when you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A picture-perfect setting with a seductive menu on a balmy winters' evening - what more can one ask for, besides more of the signature Ginger cocktails?! The Norwegian salmon with Singaporean noodles was my absolute favourite, with the silky salmon cooked to perfection! The Cajun...More

Thank Maresa G
PEHotelGroup, Online Marketer at Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! What a descriptive review, I could almost taste the food and feel the atmosphere you described. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Please do join us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and daughter opted for the Chateaubriand Fillet Steak. It was perfectly done and as soft as butter. I opted for the roast pork loin and mash. The pork was a little overcooked and dry, the jus was thick and greasy and the roast...More

Thank 777Stella123
PEHotelGroup, Online Marketer at Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks kindly for sharing your lovely experience at Ginger. Its great to hear that your experience with us was not disappointing. Your points have been noted and will certainly be addressed with regards to your pork dish. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great location, with great food. Best salmon I had in years... The wine list was impressive and I liked the descriptions which helped me to make a good choice. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank David A
PEHotelGroup, Online Marketer at Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is great to receive such fantastic feedback, thank you very much. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our location, food and special touches in the wine list. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had a simple lunch here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were friendly and relaxed, and the food was good.

Thank rqf55
PEHotelGroup, Online Marketer at Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and review. We are look forward to welcoming you back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 583 1229
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Ginger is a fine dining restaurant situated right on the beachfront of Port Elizabeth. The friendly city atmosphere carries across into our restaurant, where you will find our staff whose aim is to make your night 5 star worthy. Our combination of fresh ingredients, new cuisine ideas and an award winning wine list, means we have something to please everyone! We cater to our resident Foodies, Businessmen and those looking to have a special night out. Boasting an incredible view of what PE has to offer, Ginger invites their diners to sip their drinks on the deck while relaxing to the sounds and sight of the sea. Our restaurant, wine list and menu is constantly renovated to keep up with the trends in South Africa, while meeting the standards of our international diners. We strive to make your special occasions memorable and meet your needs. We hope to see you soon!
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