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Foundation Bar Kitchen Lounge

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
+64 7-849 2311
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (40 reviews)
“ribs” (21 reviews)
“fish chips” (9 reviews)
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Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the teenager to Foundations for dinner this evening. She ordered calamari, I ordered the filet steak. The calamari was average (she tells me). However my meal was a gastronomical delight. It would probably not be a 'blokes' meal due to the smallish size...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank LynIsMe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I have eaten here many times and only been very disappointed once. -Coffee here is very nice! -The chips here are good -Nachos were burnt, dry and a terrible combination ingredients -The Tron pizza was not good and overpriced -Waitresses/waiters always deliver...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank troyr905
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we had to wait for a table for a short while the wait was worth it for my normal Steak Egg and Chips. (we come here a lot). Easy underground parking for a Friday night and with a short walk you are there. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rogy52
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner after shopping. The place was busy with lots of reserved tables but we were seated quickly and away from the busy part of restaurant which was nice. We ordered the Gluten free pizza which my date said she had ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank genspies2016
Reviewed 30 November 2018

The food is reasonably priced, lots of selection and very good. All meals for 7 people were delivered at the same time also. Lara our waitress was super friendly and helpful in fact we all commented that she was the best!! In fact all the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank karenZ5319TF
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Nice restuarant within the mall nice to get out of the crowd and relax over a pizza and beer . Good service and food

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Molzmum
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The service, the food, the setting. The Foundation is a great place for couple and families. The variety of food and it's quality is absolutely divine and the stewards are on to it. There are plenty of them and they are always watching to ensure...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aileentw
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were at a private function but the staff were very friendly and attentive , the food was presented beautifully .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Neville G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

From entering until leaving, we have never had such great sevice in our lives. WELL DONE STAFF. SPARE RIBS are on special on Tuesday night's, was absolutely to die for. Not much more we can say about that. WILL BE GOING BACK AGAIN AND AGAIN

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here last night for my father n laws 76th birthday . The service / atmosphere from start to finish was brilliant. The wait staff were pleasant friendly and happy. All meals that came out where beautiful. Our small group of 7 had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Psarj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-849 2311
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Description
Setting strong foundations in style and flair, setting the scene as a place to relax, chill, and feel the vibe, Foundation the place to meet, drink & eat the freshest cuisine that the region has to offer. Foundation the gathering place for mate’s to immerse themselves in the excitement of their favourite sport or whatever they please.Without this FOUNDATION we are condemned to live essentially formless lives.... ‘Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty’ – Henry David Thoreau
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