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The Kirk Cafe

6 Te Aroha Street, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
+64 21 910 978
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“french toast” (27 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, Contemporary, Fusion, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Te Aroha Street, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While returning from a business trip. We detoured off state highway 1. As both Google And trip advisor had recommended this cafe to be one of the best cafes in Hamilton. However, we found the staff to be totally disconnected and write frankly, disinterested. The...More

Thank TuiP40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit The Kirk most weekends and always enjoy great coffee and tasty, interesting food. The service is friendly and attentive and we always leave with full bellys and happy faces.

Thank Vance F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Strange menu but beautifully presented and the service was great. I had the baked eggs it was delicious. My husband had the pancakes. We would definitely recommend Kirk's for Breakfast.

Thank DuGae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in at the Kirk for breakfast, brilliant setting atmosphere and run by a fabulous friendly welcoming local couple. Firstly and importantly brilliant coffee ☕️ welcoming staff and an amazing breakfast menu to choose from ( plenty of vegan 🌱 gluten free options also)...More

Thank kirstymckelvie13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meals at Kirk are a work of art. They are always well presented and use a variety of fresh foods to make your plate look amazing. The French toast is amazing if you are looking for a sweat treat.

Thank Toni H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been twice to The Kirk. Frankly the menu is a bit weird. I suppose it's what's known as 'fusion cuisine'. Some of the fusions work, others don't. Both times the service was slow. I don't think the staff are particularly inefficient but I do...More

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My meal was outstanding! The team at Kirk was friendly and helpful. I’ve had this meal 3 times and now, it’s been very consistent every time. Coffee also amazing. The Kirk Cafe is a must if your in the Waikato.

Thank Tupoutama
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Found the cafe on Tripadvisor & couldnt fault anything. Healthy options available & the first time,Ive had no additional charge for soy/almond milk! All & all a nice place off the beaten track

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 28 October 2018

My husband and I decided to try out The Kirk Cafe after we'd read other positive reviews on TripAdvisor. It's not in a location that would catch your eye but we were certainly very impressed with the quality of the food! We both had the...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We are always looking for healthy delicious breakfasts. Kirks in Hamilton delivered, best baked eggs ever!

Thank Alaina D
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Portion size perfect size for a great lunch!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Te Aroha Street, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 21 910 978
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Contemporary cafe that has inside and outside seating on an elevated deck, plus garden area. We cater for vegetarians / vegans and customers who like dairy free options. Wide range of healthy, fresh food on the menu and in the cabinet. Great coffee and professional cafe service. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, brunch and lunch.
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