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Iguana Bar & Restaurant

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Open for Lunch & Dinner
1. Open for Lunch & Dinner
Every day is a different special offer with huge savings to enjoy
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2. Open for Lunch & Dinner 7 Days
2. Open for Lunch & Dinner 7 Days
Enjoy a quick (or long) lunch, family dinner or drinks with friends
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3. Functions & Events
3. Functions & Events
We cater to any event with an extensive range of function options
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About
Located in Hamilton's Dinning district Iguana Bar & Restaurant has a long and rich history of serving great food to its patrons. In a building full of character, Iguana provides a friendly relaxed environment along with an exceptional seasonal menu, and a range of great beer, wine, and cocktail options. Takeaway is also available via the Iguana App. Iguana Bar & Restaurant has long been Hamilton's first choice for family gatherings, birthdays, engagements, staff parties, or just a simple night out! We cater to any event though an extensive range of function options and all dietary requirements. Call or email now to reserve your table.
PRICE RANGE
US$11 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Fast food, Bar, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eye fillet with garlic spinach was cooked well. Pork ribs for entree was perfect. All meals seasoned. Had the meals takeaway due to Level 3 but didn’t compromise the meals.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 31 December 2019

Totally impressed with our meal tonight. Decided we would come back tomorrow before even finishing the first course! The Iguana experience is awesome value at $110 for three courses of platters for two people. All the best bites beautifully prepared eggs marinated wings, ribs, calamari....Loved the seafood chowder, even though couldn't finish it - very generous portions. Service lovely and a stylish comfortable environment too - would suit large groups to singles. We'll definitely be back!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here 4 times. Find the food good basic food for a reasonable price. had pizza and steak cut fries on first 2 visits and found them delicious. The seafood chowder was a little disappointing but very tasty. Seafood chowder shouldn't have veg in. Hubby...had fish burger and found it very satisfying.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 21 September 2021

Iguana's has a huge menu but sadly only two vegan options, a pizza (which was quite good) and a very bizarre salad. The flavour of the tofu in the salad was great but it belonged in a curry, not with iceberg lettuce. I would definitely...recommend any vegans looking for a place to eat in Hamilton to go somewhere elseMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 30 August 2021 via mobile

Iguana has probably the best staff and the most consistent food and service in the City Centre... which is why it's still there when so many others have failed. The menu covers all tastes and the prices are very reasonable... I've been going for 17...years, only one upset and the staff went out of their way to set things right...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Tim Greaney, Marketing at Iguana Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2021

Thanks for taking the time to place your review. We really appreciate the excellent feedback and your continued customer over the past 17 years! We look forward to you visiting again soon.

Reviewed 21 July 2021

Been twice now and had good meals both times. It was busy both times one being a Wednesay the other a Saturday. My husband and I had prawn and squid entree and shared the grilled platter. There was plenty of food on the platter for...the both of us. This time around I had the steak which was cooked just as I asked with chips and veges and two sauces. Steak was tender. We all had dessert, 3 vanilla brulees, which the others said was too custardy and one of them tasted very eggy and they all said they had tasted better brulees. I had the best dessert (the others agreed as well) the ice cream and sorbet huge plate which I really enjoyed. All and all for a pub meal very nice. The staff there are always so pleasant and helpful. Will be back again. They have nightly specials which you can find on their website.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Tim Greaney, Marketing at Iguana Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2021

Thanks for taking the time to place your review and we appreciate the excellent feedback. We look forward to you visiting again soon.

Reviewed 20 July 2021

The waitress was excellent along with the rest of the staff. Very accommodating to our order. The burger was good, but I think it was a frozen burger and not a fresh made one. The helping was large!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Tim Greaney, Marketing at Iguana Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2021

Thanks for taking the time to place your review and we really appreciate this feedback. Burgers are made fresh and good to hear that you enjoyed it along with our generous portions! Please visit again soon and we'll do our best to get those extra...More

Reviewed 10 June 2021

Ambience was fantastic and the food was superb! Also very lucky that Chef PDD was in the kitchen! Guaranteed great meal!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Tim Greaney, Marketing at Iguana Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2021

Thanks for the review! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 16 May 2021 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be waited on from a young lady called Jade. She was fantastic. Tonight we just found the food average and did not all come out at once. The Biggest Disappointment of the evening was got told all the cocktails are...$11 but got charged $22 as we we got a discounted deal. We did get told on initial seating that there is no daily deals however they were not explain what daily deals were. We actually assumed it was like some blackboard dinner menu items. Then Jade came to our table and said hey we've got $11 cocktails tonight that were in the menu she gave us all. Hey I don't mind paying $30 for a drink if that's what I want. However to be led to believe I'm paying $11 and I'm getting charged $22 in my eyes is deceitful and for this reason alone we wont go back ever againMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Tim Greaney, Marketing at Iguana Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2021

We're very sorry to see this review. Unfortunately we are unable to offer our daily deals in conjunction with the First Table promotional prices which we state in our terms & conditions and on arrival.

Reviewed 8 May 2021 via mobile

Lovely dinner out. My steak was very nice and the ribs were well portioned too. Pleasant wait staff and efficient service.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Tim Greaney, Marketing at Iguana Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2021

Thanks for the great review and feedback. We hope to see you again soon 👍

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Iguana Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4