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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“fish chips” (9 reviews)
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Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

A nice atmosphere and friendly, efficient service. A pity were seated on some uncomfortable, noisy metal chairs (there are other table/chair configurations available). The ribs were ok, a bit sparse on actual meat, but had a very wierd sauce on them which had us call...More

Thank nincom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The service was great and they were really friendly. The food was so so good and not too expensive!! It was nice having dinner there.

Thank 20bellatravels18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very busy place, so be prepared to feel a little like being part of the herd. Having said that, the layout is good and there are usually enough staff on that you will get a reasonably speedy service. The food is great...More

Thank BaldyBeardyBloke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. Menu has a good range, prices are very reasonable. Super friendly staff. Ordered pizza, didn’t take too long and was delicious & generous in size. Brunch menu looked good so will be back soon.

Thank Leonie F
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal to catch up with family. The service was attentive and friendly and each of the staff we spoke with were very obliging with our requests. The food was well presented. Antipasto, ribs, steak and lamb shank, were all appreciated. The desert...More

1  Thank HattieLola
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I arrived on my own, the first time here and without a booking. The place was pretty full and yet the lovely staff found a table for me. I found the food to be delicious, the service professional and yet still very friendly. The live...More

1  Thank makakeafamily
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Went here with friends to watch the game on many of their screens around the place. Ordered food and drinks and we're served in good time with quality food. Price is pretty good and was a fun night out with good friends

Thank Kiwismurf
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere with the music and sports tv.Serive was fast and the staff were friendly. We had the foundy chicken and it was well seasons and perfectly cooked. Side of steak fries were golden brown and crunchy in a very generous portion. Simply put. This...More

Thank madmecanik
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here, the food was delicious and the service was top notch! I will bring friends and family here next time 👍😁

Thank VioletM215
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here Saturday 23 June with my whanau to dine with our Mum. Had an professionally polite wonderful customer friendly person host us I think her name starts with H. Yummy presented food. Will visit again recommend to all.

1  Thank BOP_Not_Happy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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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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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