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Marine Drive | Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
+27 41 583 1229
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Sayulita, Mexico
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely setting, efficient service and surprisingly elegant food. Seemed to be very popular with locals and the environment was lively and pleasant. I would definitely visit again.

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Thank Dale N
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greetings from Ginger, Thank you for your kind review and insight. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your experience here with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Ambiance and setting set the tone for a great evening dining out the menu was great, but the fare never lived up to the promise. Was okay, but not what we had expected.

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Thank NeilErna
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from Ginger, Thank you for your review, sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations as this is a principle we strive for here at Ginger. We will continue to push for inprovment and enhanced guest experience as always. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, wine selection and impeccable service. Call and book because it can get busy. A good variety of veg options (personal favourite is the mushroom risotto)

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Thank BoardroomHippie
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your review and support, it is greatly appreciated. Glad to hear that our vegetarian dishes are enjoyed - The Mushroom Risotto is a personal favorite of our too. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Petit Ebersviller
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

October 2016 we were staying at the Boardwalk Hotel and decide to go to the Ginger restaurant to eat in the evening. I Advise you to take the Carpacio of Crocodile, springbock and wharthog as entry It is delicious... Then the KUDU Filet also very delicious....

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Thank bouton2006
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you from your review and recommendations. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time here with us. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

they cater for both vegans and non vegans what a great chef they have a gem i must say good food great desert

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Thank Manishvaghella
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greetings from Ginger, Thank you for the review and insight. I will be sure to let the chef know that his efforts are appreciated. Thank you for the support. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Sandton, South Africa
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you love good food, you cannot go to PE(Port Elizabeth without going to Ginger for dinner! Amazing food matched by the friendly, windy city's warmth.

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Thank Tzoro1
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from Ginger, Thank you kindly for your review and support. We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your time here with us at Ginger. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Dublin
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a Friday night. The service and the food were one of the best experienced in our 2 week stay in South Africa. The interior is stylish with a lovely look out to the Indian ocean. Our server David was attentive and knowledgeable. He recommended medium priced wine options and was always on hand to top up our... More 

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Thank Podgemonster
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your review. It is greatly appreciated. We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We have dined on a number of occasions at Ginger Restaurant, but never has the food experience been so appalling as it was on Friday evening. Admittedly we did not have a reservation, and we were accommodated within 30 minutes of arrival at approx 19h00. The pumpkin salad and risotto starters were palatable. We then endured a 45 minute wait... More 

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jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from The Ginger Team. Thank you for your review. My apologies for your experience with us here at Ginger. We pride ourselves in warm, personal service whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism accompanied by a superb kitchen offering. It would seen that on this occasion unfortunately we did not deliver and I am very sorry for this.... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at Ginger. The selection and quality of food were excellent and the service was efficient and friendly. We came away very happy and would be delighted to return if in the area again.

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Thank 24Thoughts
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you kindly for your review. We truly appreciate the support. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Jacques Lombard More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nothing was bad or terrible but I was encouraged into Ginger's partly based on the following: Quote 'Ginger is a fine dining restaurant' and '...the views are beautiful, the service is top-rate and the food is a taste bud experience.' When I am being sold a 'Fine Dining' experience I have certain expectations - food that well prepared, tastes amazing... More 

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Thank Steve L
jlombardsa, General Manager at Ginger, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from The Ginger Team, Thank you for your review, it is through reviews such as yours that we are able to have a focused approach in fine tuning our service standards and as you said attention to detail. We pride ourselves in offering great service and personalized attention to each and every guest as a core principle at... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, International, Contemporary, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, 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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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