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/WED/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 Chicken san choy bow, Salt & pepper calamari, Chilli beef sliders and Scallop dumplings. 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:

Summer Nights At Ginger Annie

    • We are open from Tuesday to Sunday with beer and coctail specials available all week.
  • So book your Christmas function now!
  • We are available for group function bookings 7 days a week.

  • 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

Chilli corn fritters, house made sweet chilli sauce (3pcs) (gf)(v) $6
House made prawn & pork dumplings, nam prik hoi (4pcs) $12
Mushroom-green onion dumplings, lemongrass chilli jam, crispy shallot (6pcs)(v) $12
Scallop dumplings, green chilli soy, coriander, ginger (4pcs) $14
Sichuan pepper eggplant chips, chilli-cumin aioli, coriander (v) $12
Vietnamese pork & prawn spring rolls,lettuce cups,pickled carrot,nuoccham(3pcs) $13
Salt & pepper calamari,chilli aioli,dried chilli,papaya mint,coriander,lime $16
Popcorn chicken drummettes, sesame seeds, spiced honey , nam prik pla raa $15
Soft shell crab slider, coriander, asian slaw, chilli aioli (2pcs) $12
Chilli beef slider, asian slaw, tomato chilli jam (2pcs) $10
Beef Tataki, radish, baby herbs, crispy shallot & garlic, ponzu dressing $14
Mini Banh Mi – pork belly, pickled cucumber, carrot, coriander, hot nam jim sap $6
Mini Tofu Banh Mi , pickled veg , coriander , tamarind sauce (v) $6
Lime cured barramundi, mandarin, radish, chilli, baby herbs, cucumber (gf) $17
Chicken san choy bow ,bean shoots,coriander,lettuce cups,hoisin,crispy shallots $14


Marinated and grilled chicken and Vietnamese salad with noodles, fresh herbs cos (gf) $18
BBQ prawns served w/ papaya salad, shredded coconut, ginger, cucumber & coriander (gf) $22
Mushroom medley, broccolini, pumpkin, tofu, sesame seeds, ponzu dressing (v) $15
Thai beef salad, lemongrass, green mango, chilli, coriander, cherry tomatoes, lime(gf) $20
Chicken satay cooked penang-style with satay sauce, pickled veg, fresh herbs,roti $24
BBQ crying tiger beef (300 gms)chilli sauce, sticky rice, coriander & tamarind jel(gf) $30
Chicken pad thai,bean shoots,garlic chives,egg,dried baby shrimp,peanut, tamarind (gf) $22
Prawn pad thai, bean shoots, garlic chives, egg, roasted peanut, tamarind sauce (gf) $26
Tofu pad thai, bean shoots, garlic chives, egg, roasted peanut, tamarind sauce (gf) $18
Crispy pork belly, black sticky rice, smashed cucumber salad & chilli lime caramel $27


Jungle curry, prawns, calamari, green peppercorn, snake beans, bamboo $26
Green curry chicken thigh, thai basil, baby corn, snake bean (gf) $24
Massaman curry of beef shin, potato, bamboo, snake bean, coriander, peanut (gf) $25
Tofu green curry eggplant,sweet potato, corn, sugar snap, thai basil (gf) (v) $24
*All curries served with jasmine rice


Jasmine or sticky Rice $3
Asian Slaw $7
Roti Bread served with peanut sauce (2pcs) $8
Bowl of fries or Chilli Salted Fries $8


Banana spring rolls, mango ice cream, passion fruit sauce $12
Coconut & choclate fudge brownie, peanut praline, choclate mousse, berry coulis $13
Coconut ice cream, house made ice magic, peanut-sesame salt (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 $10
Veg spring rolls with chips (3pcs) $10
Popcorn chicken drummettes with toasted sesame seeds served with rice $10
Fish & Chips $10

Chef's Banquet $45 /Guest (minimum of 4)

Roti Bread with satay sauce(v)
Chilli corn fritters with house made sweet chillisauce
Marinated & grilled chicken Vietnamese salad with noodles, fresh herbs (gf)
Prawn & Pork dumpling with nam prik hoi
Beef massaman curry, potato, bamboo, snake beans, coriander, peanut (gf)
Crispy pork belly. black sticky rice, green mango & cucumber salad, hot nam jim
Coconut ice cream, ice magic and peanut sesame salt(gf)

Please note items subject to change without prior notice


Beers on Tap

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

Bottled Beer

Asahi - Super Dry
Asahi - Light
Bintang - Indonesia
Tsing Tao - China
Crown Lager
Cascade Light
Vale IPA
Somersby Pear Cider
Monteiths Crush Pear Cider
Monteiths Crush Apple 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