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Ginseng Restaurant

#230 of 1,029 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence
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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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Canberra, Australia
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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206 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 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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55 reviews
46 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
Canberra, Australia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Always a quality food with great service. Duck pancakes, dry fried chilli beef and chicken with veg & shitaki mushrooms (not a dish on the menu but happy to provide) all great. Small and worth the trip.

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Thank auriel b
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I took my family to dinner last night at this place. We ordered 5 dishes. The prawns were not fresh, the rice had some wired smell and a beef dish was very very salty. We talked to one of the staff about the food. He asked us to talk to his boss. The boss looked at us with no apologies... More 

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Thank kittenxiao
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Thought that we would pop in for a quick Chinese for lunch, but we're so happy that it was so much more than that. The service was so warm and friendly, nothing could be too much trouble. The meal was realy good, Chinese food at its best, appealing to the eye, nose and taste! Do try the crispy duck pancakes,... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?