Ginger Annie's specialising in Asian food and serving freshly prepared cocktails, Asian craft and local beers with a carefully sourced wine list to match our Asian flavours.

Opening Hours:

  • TUE - THURS: 5pm - 10pm
  • FRI: 12pm - 1am
  • SAT: 3pm - 1am
  • SUN: 12pm - 10pm

New Menu and Live Music

We have great new dishes and old favourites combined. With Salt & Pepper Calamari, Chicken Pad Thai, Crying Tiger Beef Steak and a Seafood Selection of Asahi Tempura Barramundi, Calamari, Prawns, Slaw and Fries. There's Live Music this Friday night at Ginger Annie from 9pm so book your table in the restaurant or just come in for a drink and try from our list of Cocktail's in the front bar.

Book our Function Room for your next special event

Our spacious Function Room can hold 100+, with a fully stocked bar, seating & dancefloor areas and a large heated outdoor balcony overlooking the front of the building. We have tap beers/cider, spirits, stubbies and a wide range of wines to choose from. Call or email us and we can send you our Finger Food Menu on:

Call: 9372 0422 Email:

Events at Ginger Annie

  • 22nd of June
  • Four courses of Chefs special dishes with matching wines from Eldredge Winery in the Clare Valley.
  • Leigh Eldredge launching their sparkling riesling and Leigh will be hosting the night.
  • Appetiser
  • Lobster Betel Leaf, kafir lime, spring onion, chilli, mandarin.
  • Eldredge Diamond Sparkling Reisling & Eldredge Reisling
  • Entree
  • BBQ Quail, nam jim sap, cucumber herb salad.
  • Eldredge Pinot Gris & Eldredge Kitty Rose
  • Main
  • Red Duck Leg Curry, snake bean, young bamboo, thai basil, green peppercorn.
  • Jasmine rice
  • Eldredge Bluechip Shiraz
  • Dessert
  • Pandan Panna Cotta, coconut biscotti, chocolate honeycomb crunch, passionfruit sauce
  • Aged 1992 White Port

  • $85 including matching wines & door prize.
  • Email:
  • ph: 93720422
  • 914 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon

City comes to the suburbs

Modern Asia - come and join us to try our new menu items.

Enjoy a wine, cocktail, Asian or traditional beer.

Something Small

Roasted Chilli Peanuts (gf)(v) $6
Chefs prawn and pork dumplings with lemongrass chilli jam (4pcs) $12
Mushroom-green onion dumplings, green chilli soy, shiso, crispy shallot (6pcs)(v) $12
Sichuan pepper eggplant chips, chilli-cumin aioli, coriander (v) $12
Spring rolls of red curry braised chicken, wombok, coriander, green peppercorn (3pcs) $12
Son-in-law eggs poached & fried with tamarind sauce & crispy shallots (v) $8
BBQ corn on the cob, red miso butter, chilli salt (v) (gf) $6
Salt & pepper calamari, chilli aioli, dried chilli, papaya mint, coriander, lime cheek $16
Popcorn chicken drummettes, sesame seeds, spiced honey glaze, green num sauce (gf) $16
Soft shell crab bao, coriander, pickled vegetable, chilli aioli (2pcs) $12
Braised pork bao, cucumber, kimchi & slaw (2pcs) $12
Beef bao, mandarin jel, pickled daikon carrot & purple cabbage (2pcs) $12
Mini Banh Mi – pork belly, pickled cucumber, carrot, coriander, hot nam jim sap $6


Marinated and grilled chicken and Vietnamese salad with noodles, mint and coriander (gf) $18
BBQ marinated prawns served with papaya salad, shredded coconut, ginger, cucumber and coriander (gf) $22
Silken tofu, coriander, mint, pomelo, sugar snap, green onion and chilli (gf) (v) $17
BBQ crying tiger beef (300 gms) with thai chilli sauce, sticky rice, coriander and tamarind jel $30
Chicken satay cooked penang-style with satay sauce, pickled cucumber, fresh herbs, served with roti bread $24
Seafood selection of Asahi tempura barramundi, salt and pepper calamari, coconut prawns with asian slaw, lime aioli & fries $30
Chicken pad thai, bean shoots, garlic chives, egg, roasted peanut, tamarind sauce $18
Crispy pork belly with stick rice, asian slaw and chilli lime caramel $28


Prawn sweet and sour orange curry with pineapple, green peppercorn & thai basil (gf) $27
Green curry chicken thigh, thai basil, baby corn, snake bean (gf) $24
Massaman curry of beef shin, young bamboo, snake bean, coriander, peanut (gf) $26
Tofu green curry with pumpkin, cauliflower, sugar snap and thai basil (gf) (v) $22
*All curries come with jasmine rice


Jasmine or sticky Rice (gf) $3
Asian Slaw (gf) $7
Roti Bread (2pcs) $8
Bowl of fries $8


Coconut tapioca pudding, mango ice cream, spiced rice paper (gf) $9
Dark couverture chocolate, coconut parfait, nougat, salted caramel sauce, berries $12
Coconut sorbet, lemongrass ice-magic & cool mint (gf) $5
Ginger Annie sundae, vanilla ice cream, choc fudge sauce, honeycomb & oreo crumble $10
Affogato, served with a choice of frangelico, kahlua or baileys and espresso shot $14

Kids Menu

Beef slider, lettuce & tomato served with chips (2sliders for $14) $10
Vege spring rolls with chips (3pcs) $10
Popcorn chicken drummettes with toasted sesame seeds served with rice $10
Fish & Chips $10
Thai green chicken curry and jasmine rice $10


Beers on Tap

4Pines Pale Ale
Carlton Draught
Little Creatures Pale Ale
Two Birds Golden Ale
5Seeds Apple Cider

Bottled Beer

Asahi - Soukai Premium
Asahi - Light
Bintang - Indonesia
Tsing Tao - China
Crown Lager
Cascade Light
Vale IPA
Somersby Pear Cider
Monteiths Crush Pear Cider


Classic Mojito $20 / $45
Pornstar Martini $21
Chilli Ginger Martini $18
Espresso Martini $16
Lychee Martini $18
Fairy Floss Martini $18
Cosmopolitan $18
Apple-Pear Bite $18 / $45
Japanese Slipper $16
Gin Punch $20 / $50
Long Island Ice Tea $22 / $50
Strawberry Daiquiri $18 / $45
Toblerone $18
Raspberry Collins $17 / $45
Negroni $20
Passion Fruit Caipiroska $18
Zombie $18
Annie’s Mocktail $9

Wine List

Sparkling Region Bottle Glass

NV St. Martin Champagne France 45 10

NV Willet Sparkling Tamar Valley, Tas 50 12

NV Azahara Sparkling Moscato Australia 45 10

NV Mumm Champagne France 80 15

NV Louis Roderer Champagne Rhone Valley, France 120

White Region Bottle Glass

2015 Summer Poppy, Sauv Blanc Marlborough, NZ 40 9

TBA Catalina Sounds, Sauv Blanc Marlborough, NZ 55

2014 Printhie MCC, Riesling Orange, NSW 50

2014 La Linda, Riesling Clare Valley, SA 45 10

2012 Fat Bastard, Chardonnay California, USA 40 9

2013 Steels Hill Wine, Chardonnay Yarra Valley, Vic 45 10

2014 Silver Palm, Chardonnay Napa, USA 65

2013 KUKU, Pinot Gris Malborough, NZ 40 9

2015 Dead Duck, Pinot Gris Yarra Valley, VIC 45 10

2015 Main & Cherry, Pinot Grigio Adelaide Hills, SA 45

2015 Red Claw, Pinot Gris Mornington Penn, Vic 60

2015 Mr Fox, Moscato Victoria, VIC 40 8

Red Region Bottle Glass

2015 Eldredge, Kitty Rose Clare Valley, SA 45 10

2015 Victoria Avenue, Pinot Noir Yarra Valley Vic 45 10

2013 Paringa Estate, Pinot Noir Mornington Penn, Vic 60

2011 Maddens Rise, Rosso Yarra Valley Vic 45 10

2012 Eldredge, Sangiovese Clare Valley SA 45 10

2014 Dragonfly, Cabernet Merlot Geographe WA 40

2012 Kurtz Family Vineyard, GSM Barrossa Vally SA 60

2013 Howard Park Miamup, Cab Sauv Margaret River WA 55

2013 Steels Hill, Cab Sauv Yarra Valley, Vic 45 10

2014 Endless, Shiraz Heathcote Vic 40 9

2014 Mollydooker The Boxer, Shiraz McLaren Vale SA 60

2015 Kurtz Seven Sleepers, Shiraz Barossa Valley, SA 55 12

2015 Pizzini Nonna Gisella, Sangiovese King Valley, VIC 55

Premium Wines Bottle

2012 Seresin Estate, Pinot Gris Marlborough NZ 90

2011 The Paringa, Chardonnay Reserve Yarra Valley Vic 110

2013 Pierro, Chardonnay Margaret River WA 130

2013 St Hallet 'Blackwell', Shiraz Barossa Valley SA 100

2011 Teusner ‘Eden Valley’, Cab Sauv Barossa Valley SA 110

2012 Bremerton ‘Old Adam’, Shiraz Langhorne Creek SA 115

2011 Torbreck 'The Steading', GSM Barossa Valley SA 120

2011 Leeuwin Estate ‘Art Series’ Cab Sauv Margaret River WA 130