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14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-839 4329
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice pudding” (19 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (18 reviews)
“almond cream” (4 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, location and staff. Certainly a must for dinner, the Duck was exceptional. In fact the opening sentence of this post does not give Chim Choo Ree the justice we enjoyed😊

Thank AlanG3288
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here a couple of years ago and had a great experience. Unfortunately that was not repeated. The purée under the scallops was heavily salted and inedible, the beef tartare was doused in soy and also inedible. Such a shame as a simple sauce is...More

Thank Sue663
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed Dinner with family . Tuna tartare entree for me Tasted as great as it looked. Main of Gnocchi and mushrooms. Thoroughly enjoyed. Great service from Cassandra too. Must go again soon.

Thank Bossy24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chim choo ree has a great reputation and its pretty good. A good selection of drinks including craft beers is a good starter for me. The food is spectacular and would get top marks in a cooking programme and yet for a grizzled old traveller...More

Thank annenorm
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Have been going to try Chim-cho-ree out for a while but never got around to it until the better half let's go out! Then I remembered, and then booked. Bit hard to find a parking place on a Friday night but did succeed finally, and...More

Thank Kiwialan
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Don't know why we haven't been here before, but we will be back! Came here on a Monday evening for dinner, it was reasonably busy. We had entrees, mains and desserts and were thoroughly impressed with each course. Good range of choices catering to a...More

Thank AKRoss2
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We recently held an AGM dinner (more social than work) and with a wide range of people there was something that could cater for everyone of varying tastes and dietary requirements. The wine list was very impressive as well. The only issue is parking but...More

Thank DavidW12936
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very ordinary, let’s hope it was a one off Looking at the review status chim choo ree is popular but last Saturday left a lot to be desired. First disappointment was to find at 8pm a conventional fish option not available. Then a wait over...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 11 August 2018

As always every bit was scrumptious. I enjoyed the perfectly cooked son in law eggs and the crayfish brioche. Finished with the deconstructed cheese cake. We lingered a little too long on the early phases of our dinner and it was no problem for the...More

Thank Teheikoko
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Had our wedding anniversary dinner here and it was the best place ever. Ordered prawns for entrees and wow, the best thing ever happened to the prawns. The food in total was amazing and the service was just incredibly fast as well. The staff served...More

Thank JacoroL
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18 May 2017|
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Response from Sue663 | Reviewed this property |
No - this isn’t family friendly. I’d recommend Gothenburg instead.
Marcus R
7 April 2017|
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Response from 675nigelg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for long time taken to reply. Fine dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 4329
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