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Zealong

$$ - $$$Asian, ,
495 Gordonton Road, Hamilton 3281, New Zealand
+64 7-853 3018
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Asian, Contemporary, New Zealand, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
495 Gordonton Road, Hamilton 3281, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hamilton should be extremely proud of Zealong! Everything about Zealong speaks class! The building is modern, contemporary and situated within beautifully landscaped and manicured grounds. The hospitality is warm, friendly, helpful, smiling and attentive. The conference rooms are modern with very good technology. And the...More

Thank Chris W
ZealongT1, Admin at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris, thank you for taking your time to review your recent trip to the Estate. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us & that you found the hospitality warm & the food delicious. We hope to see you back again soon...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for my birthday with my Mother for the tour and high tea. Both were exceptional. The tour was very informative and tasting was lovely, then on to the high tea which was equally delightful. Lovely staff and service, very knowledgeable.

Thank Neroli M
ZealongT1, Admin at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora Neroli, thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Estate. We are very happy that your Mother enjoyed the tour & the high tea on her special day. We hope to see you again next time you visit.

Reviewed 13 October 2018

The scene when we arrived was impressive with an air of space expansive lawns and row after row of tea plants. The walk through the recently plated gardens was pleasant. My wife enjoyed her High tea and the service was more than adequate. I ordered...More

Thank Sunshine827169
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The tour was really interesting. The tea ceremony was an amazing experience and the tea is DELICIOUS! One of the best tea in the world I've ever tried! :) I would highly recommend the high tea too, as everything is super yummy and sipping the...More

Thank gioaroundtheworld
ZealongT1, Admin at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent trip to the Estate. We are pleased that you enjoyed the tour, our tea & happy that you loved the view from our Tea House. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Honestly I should have posted this in like 2015 but I found these old pictures of a few of their dishes. I can’t even remember what they were but maybe a comparative photo might be useful for today. I’ll have to go back there this...More

Thank Traveller-Safari
Zealong T, Administrator at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave your feedback and pictures from your visit several years ago! A lot has changed at Zealong Tea Estate over the years and we look forward to welcoming you back soon to try our latest seasonal menu (and to...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

We went on the tour and had high tea. The tour had 3 parts: 1) a narrated walk from one building to the other (we learned some history of tea and some history of this tea farm); 2) a video presentation (about how tea is...More

Thank T S
Zealong T, Administrator at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit to Zealong Tea Estate. We are thrilled to hear that you found the Signature High Tea so delightful and will pass your feedback on to our Head Chef. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We used their conference facilities for a whole day business workshop. The venue was modern and immaculate. It is an easy to reach from Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga with no congestion or parking issues. The catering for teas and lunch was delicious and beautifully presented....More

Thank Davidv6397
Zealong T, Administrator at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to Zealong Tea Estate. We are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable and productive meeting in our venue, and hope to see you again soon, whether for business or leisure.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

My partner and I went here recently, and while everything was very nice, we were expecting more especially for the price. The food was nice, but we were surprised by the minority of unique tea blends. The service was just okay. The interior could have...More

Thank caradekoala
Zealong T, Administrator at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent visit to Zealong Tea Estate. Our estate and range of teas produced here is constantly growing, and we hope to welcome you back in future to sample our latest seasonal menu and keep...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for somewhere different but excellent this is the place to go. It has a wonderful view and the specialty of tea's is very educational as you can try all sorts of the traditional teas. Food is also a great and very...More

Thank Bill M
Zealong T, Administrator at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for letting us know about your visit to Zealong Tea Estate. We are pleased you found your experience both enjoyable and educational! We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A nice place to host friends gather. Quiet, beautiful view, professional service. Plenty of space and time to chat with friends or even just sitting there, doing nothing.

Thank frankspeaker123
Zealong T, Administrator at Zealong, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are glad to hear you had a nice, relaxing time catching up with friends over tea, and hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Gordonton Road, Hamilton 3281, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-853 3018
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Description
Welcome to Zealong Tea Estate – where you can enjoy the ultimate in luxury, combined with our own unique blend of New Zealand hospitality. Widely regarded as a Waikato icon, Zealong Tea Estate is the only commercial tea estate in New Zealand, producing 100% organic award-winning tea. The estate is a world-leading destination for tea, art and hospitality in an unrivaled setting. Offering serene views, a variety of function venues, public activities and tours, our multi-talented team is dedicated to creating an extraordinary guest experience every day.
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