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Blue Ginger

241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9818 4662
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good43%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I've been coming here for over 10 years and I have never been let down. The menu is fantastic as is the food and service. Probably my favourite restaurant in Balmain - must tries are the Papaya and Pork Belly Salad, Sang Choi Bao and...More

Thank Daniella H
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Blue Ginger has been a local favourite for tantalising Asian cuisine. Great atmosphere with delicious combination of Thai & Malay dishes. Banquet menu is fantastic for groups. It's always busy so you need to make a booking. We have been here many times with family...More

Thank 522serapk
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Great location, byo, bottle shop next door, parking free after 7.00 pm, excellent food. What could go wrong? The inappropriate ( and loud ) musac music played from in ceiling speakers. Indifferent senior staff, and that old problem of dishes ordered to be delivered one...More

Thank mastermuzz
Reviewed 21 May 2018

As a balmain local, I have been to Blue Ginger many a time and have enjoyed my time there each time i go there. The staff are polite and helpful and the food is incredible. Would recommend highly.

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Blue Ginger is a Balmain favourite with consistant high standard. A great menu of modern asian and is licensed or BYO (small charge p/p for corkage) with a small charge Bookings are best, as this is one of the busiest restaurants for locals on any...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

A work project offered a much needed excuse for an impromptu visit. Really enticing menu across starters and mains. Great pork and prawn dumplings, duck pancakes and intriguing betel leaf with smoked trout. Scallops rather astringent and chilli hot. Attractive pork belly dish was let...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This restaurant has been going for years and for good reason. As a local and regular it consistently delivers delicious, fresh asian cuisine. Don't miss the salt & pepper squid!

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday evening without a reservation and were seated at the only table without a reservation card near the serving station. It was the worst seat in the house. The food made up for any inconvenience! My wife had a prawns dish...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

One of the many fine restaurants in the family that runs Chon. From starters to mains everything was fresh, delicious and had us begging for more. Our friends live in the neighborhood a short walk from Church street. They are regulars. We can’t wait to...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lovely restaurant in Balmain. Delicious Salt and pepper squid, betel leaves, Asian greens and pad Thai. Service is friendly and efficient. We were at a very small table so asked for plates to come out slowly which was great.

Thank chelsea69
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9818 4662
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