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Blue Ginger

241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9818 4662
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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241 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After some frustration trying to make a reservation Blue Ginger was worth it. BYO made it easy to bring our favourite wines and a good range of GF foods. Helpful staff catered to special diet requirements. Everything was delicious and fast service on a really...More

Thank LucyinOZ
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We were very impressed with the food here. The tables were a little jammed in and you felt you were eavesdropping on your neighbour's conversation, but the food was good enough for you to want to return.

Thank Diana O
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

2  Thank mikebZ2689MJ
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
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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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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