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20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-834 2921
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family with kids aged 15, 13 and 8 had lunch here. Great food. Nice atmosphere and good service. We had the lunch 2 item option. Just right for us, Unfortunately they don't have a kids menu so my youngest had bread and chips for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank smooch4u
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Have been to Palate several times. The food is consistently superb, the service attentive without being over enthusiastic. The tables are well separated and the floor is carpeted to it is much quieter and more civilised than some. The food is pricey but if you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Girlsintheknow
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Hadn't been here for a while as had a disappointing experience last time. Thought we would give it a go for our wedding anniversary but unfortunately this wasn't a good experience either. Twice baked blue cheese souffle very small, not light and airy and very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 353penny
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Just Wow. Loved every course. The service was great. We would recommend to try the cocktail Tinkerbell it was a great way to end the night.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DuGae
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We decided to catch up with friends and settled on Palate. The food choice was excellent and the wait staff were great. The only really draw back is that we were near the kitchen and it was hard to hear then conversation over the calls...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DavidW12936
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Still the best, most consistent in Hamilton. Stunning food, all 3 courses, interesting combinations - beautifully prepared - delicious - the taste buds go on a culinary journey. And the Tinkerbell cocktail - quite amazing. Service was good & atmosphere is very good - it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GerryBuit
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Came here for a family birthday dinner and had the best experience. Service was great, good drink and food options and the food was amazing. Every one of us raved about our meals for deals. Will definitely be visiting again!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Excursion31976874739
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here for the 7 course meal and sat at the Kitchen Table, what an amazing experience to watch the behind the scenes of a restaurant, Mat was our chef for the night and produced high quality and very enjoyable food....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BoardingPass826985
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Today we went to this restaurant to celebrate my mother’s birthday, and from the previous experience we were looking forward, however this turns out to be the worst birthday dinner ever. The duck they served up was tough and dry, clearly overcooked but when we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank motcc96
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent. Beautifully cooked and presented. Balanced with some interest to each dish. Service was friendly and comfortable .

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank julierH6265JU
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Response from KFB1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a lift from the lobby straight into the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-834 2921
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