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Ginseng Restaurant

#230 of 1,029 Restaurants in Canberra
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15 Flinders Way, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6260 8346
Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Googong NSW
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259 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dumplings for entree; the accompanying shantung sauce had an unusual, but really yummy, flavour - would order again. Chicken with cashews for my wife and sizzling lamb for me (though of course we ate both dishes): steamed rice a little sticky but not noticeable when we drowned it in sauces. Good flavours, excellent serving size (doggy bag gives us another... More 

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Thank ChrisKenyon136
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly service and great food. We are locals and go there often to pick up take away or dine in. I took my family from overseas and they loved the seafood and the rock salt squid.

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Thank Patricia P
Canberra, Australia
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Have eaten at the Ginseng@ Hellenic before, but this was first time at the "original". A group of 6 of us were there for dinner on a Friday night and the place was busy. We were advised that there may be a wait for the food, which turned out to be not that long, giving us time to drink and... More 

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Thank Don B
Canberra, Australia
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Ginseng is a great place to go to for a quick inexpensive meal of good quality. It does both a la carte and lunch specials

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Thank Greg C
Canberra
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Ginsing used to be one of my favourite chinese reastaurants after Sammy's and Timmy's, especially for the $9 lunch specials which were tasty and quick. Then a few months ago, they went downhill. The meals were rather bland and way too much onion. Today we gave it another go and although we waited for a good 20-25 mins for the... More 

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Thank Tezzza
Wollongong, Australia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this small restaurant while in Canberra the food was very tasty and the service was fast I would definitely eat there again

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Thank Waynekerry
Cairns
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226 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had takeaway tonight & were greeted by a friendly gentleman who took our order. We had chicken & sweet corn soup,fried rice,satay chicken on broccoli, garlic butter prawns & chicken hokkien noodles. Everything tasted great(probably noodles ranked last). Only gripe was the prawn dish(most expensive of course) was only 3/4 full container which was disappointing. Overall would recommend. .

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Thank Graeme017
Adelaide, Australia
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I was in Canberra for business and wanted something nice for lunch. I saw this restaurant wedged in between two buildings. Quite unassuming looking from the outside. However I had this feeling that I should go in. The tables were crammed together into an area the size of my kitchen but I sat down with my two co workers and... More 

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Thank JackFromAdelaide
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

we arrived expecting a relaxing Sunday yum cha lunch. There were 12 of us and they put us in a back room. The trolleys of food never made it back there! After the initial 25 minutes of still no food (yet there were trolleys coming in to serve the other 3 tables also in the back room - we were... More 

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Thank Squidgee b
Management response:

Hi there, Sorry to hear about your unpleasant dining experience, both Ginseng Restaurants aims to provide quality food and service. However I believe you may have mistaken one for the other in this review. Ginseng Restaurant Manuka do not offer yumcha whereas Ginseng@Hellenic does. I just wanted to clarify this to save any confusion for yourself and other users of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

To Ginseng Restaurant with my family members while a stay in Canberra, Australia. We ordered dishes of duck, beef and squid. All food are delicious and highly recommended. Customer services are very warm and I would try again!

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Thank Yuk Ming Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Flinders Way, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6260 8346
Description
@Hellenic Club, Woden.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?