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Ginger House

Anchor House Bazaar Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
+91 484 221 1145
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“ginger prawns” (27 reviews)
“ginger tea” (13 reviews)
“rice” (19 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Anchor House Bazaar Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Delicious Italian food, something for everybody. Had bruschetta, salami pizza and ravioli that left the whole family happy

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 14 August 2018

After trying the Milk Shake one day we came back there the next day, when we had some time strolling the area. The service was a bit slow, but pleasant.

Thank nilig2017
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Great for a lime and ginger drink. Full of fasciating antiques. right on the waterfront and a quiet spot if you are over in Jew Town

Thank TravellingEastMarlow
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Ginger House's hook is, unsurprisingly, ginger. A lot of their dishes apparently have a lot of ginger in it. We just ordered the famous ginger soda, which was excellent though pricey. The location is just by the backwaters, which makes it a great stop during...More

Thank Smallgoat
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We stumbled upon this place at the end of the alley that contains Indian statues etc. along it. They have a lovely garden setting with an outdoor part of the restaurant that overlooks the water. But that’s about where the niceness ended. The food was...More

1  Thank AucklandWiz
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We were two people sharing a curry for lunch + water. Paid the same amount (if not more!) as we would pay for a proper dinner for two other places. The food was ok, but would expect a lot more for that price. There are...More

Thank ankv01
Reviewed 3 June 2018

WOW! I happened to be strolling around the early morning hours in Kochi and stumbled across the Ginger House, located in Mattancherry, which is known for its spices. I was staying in Fort Cochi and the walk here was about 30 minutes, totally doable. A...More

Thank nomadicOne_13
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very very bad customer relation ! They are not interested in customers. They do not want customers to eat or come here. No pictures can be taken here ! Not even in front of public back water!!! And they say don't sit here and don't...More

Thank VarunN126
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Extremely good service, very professional. Like having dinner in a museum, overlooking the river, beautiful.

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This was my 2nd visit here as we were disappointed last year and thought we'd give it another go. Only had drinks here. Ginger lassi which was out of this world. Delicious. Wonderful setting by the water side. Glad to say the staff were far...More

Thank curlylynn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anchor House Bazaar Road | Mattancherri, Kochi (Cochin) 682002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Ernakulam District  >  Kochi (Cochin)
  • Phone Number: +91 484 221 1145
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Welcome to the Ginger House Restaurant!The Ginger House Restaurant is India’s first and only museum restaurant which offers you a meal in the setting of history! The restaurant is an architectural marvel, completely made up of antique furniture – including the tables, chairs, counters, pillars, door frames, etc. The Ginger House Restaurant gives great views of olden treasures housed in the Heritage Arts museum showroom and offers the chance for customers to explore Indian heritage along with their meal.The Ginger House Restaurant’s specialities range from a wide range of ginger products to authentic Kerala cuisine! Great food, great ambiance and a wonderful feeling of being a part of a rich legacy – That is the Ginger House Restaurant!The Ginger House Restaurant is an extension of the Heritage Arts antique showroom, located in Jew Town, Mattancheri in Kochi. The restaurant is owned by Mr. N.B. Majnu and his family. Mr. N.B. Majnu started this restaurant in the year (please insert correct year of restaurant starting) and has since been pioneering new and innovative concepts with antiques and its legacies.The Ginger House Restaurant is a unique restaurant, built in the lap of history. It is an antique restaurant, designed tastefully with furniture belonging to the old ages. The Ginger House Restaurant gives the customers a wonderful feel of being surrounded by temple Gods, bronze bulls and other pieces of Indian history, lending an other-worldly charm to their dining experience. The restaurant stands out on account of the way in which it is designed, giving the customers great views of the Kochi baywaters and the antique marvels of the Heritage Art showroom. Every bit of the restaurant is built with antique material, including the chairs, the royal counters, dining areas, decorated ceiling, etc. The wood going into making these are sourced from old tharavadus and Kerala houses. All the furniture is designed in the production house of Heritage Arts. The best part of this is that all of the antique furniture in the restaurant and the museum showroom are for sale!!
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