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“Fantastic food, great service by friendly staff”
Review of Gingerboy

Gingerboy
Ranked #139 of 4,476 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$69
Cuisines: Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Description: The dining experience at Gingerboy is centered on a modern Australian adaptation of the Asian hawker-style street market food. The restaurant's hustle and bustle, its fast-paced, youthful and dynamic environment is influenced not only by the dining culture of Southeast Asia but also by buzzing Asian marketplaces and an Asian sense of colour and fun.
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Ate here tonight with friends . We were served by the lovely Mini. Great service and really tasty food . We will be back . Thank you Mini

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Here I am talking about the food, beautifully presented by informed and attentive staff.
Portion sizes appropriate to fine dining Asian style.
Lovely, does not disappoint on my annual visit.

Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

In Perth everyone complains about how pricey it is to eat out, but Gingerboy was more expensive than most Perth restaurants.

We had 2 starters/street food dishes and 5 mains between 4 of us. The food was OK, but no better than the local Thai that charges under $20 a meal, whereas Gingerboy was more than $40 for a main meal. The flavouring was also a problem in some dishes with all the chilli flavour and heat in one area on the dishes which didn't make for comfortable eating.

The dessert sharing plate was a highlight - 5 desserts and we all enjoyed 4 of them.

Service was mostly good. The food choices all arrived at a similar time, however one of the drinks ordered had to be followed up twice before it was received.

Overall it didn't leave me as impressed as I was led to believe it would. A bit over hyped in my opinion.

1  Thank Perth1976
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We dined at Ginger Boy as a family of five prior to seeing The Book of Mormon. We had limited time so shared a number of dishes all of which were simply amazing! The yellow fish curry was possibly the best curry i have ever eaten! Waiters here don't write down orders but rather exercise their brains and memorise orders! One of our dishes was missed but quickly rectified! This really is amazing food and I look forward to going back and trying more dishes. Only down side was the table of four twenty somethings behind us conducting their dinner conversation way too loud almost to the point where we couldn't hear each other! Next time l'd request a quieter area to sit.

Thank Samantha S
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I visited Gingerboy on March 13 and had their tasting menu, so the selection of food was not up to us, neither did they list the food items. I was not impressed by the selection. Too many deep fried selections.

Thank ElisaWever
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