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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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European, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food and service were both equally amazing. We were taken care of very very well, the gentleman who looked after us was lovely and professional. We could not fault the food. Well presented and equally as delicious. We had an amazing evening - thank you!

Thank GreerM28
Reviewed 1 week ago

For special occasions we go to Palate. I have never known the food to be anything less than superb. We were there for a quiet celebration for two. The food was truly wonderful, the setting and ambiance very good. But the experience was marred by...More

Thank nettstaylor
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

From watching gourmet cooking on TV and wondering what it tastes like... To actually being waited on and served the food I was pleasantly pleased. Highly recommend to others that have never experienced.

Thank fruit l
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Would love to visit during daylight to see the river view , but even at night time this place holds its own with beautiful decor and mood lighting , and cosy area’s Food flawless , beetroot and goat cheese tortellini , followed by perfect eye...More

Thank Anita6722
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I came here for my birthday dinner, as per my choosing, and it definitely was a great choice! The service was very professional but also friendly! My cocktail, “tinkerbell’s lemonade” was sooo yummy, I was trying not to down it too fast! We had two...More

Thank hamiltonfoooodie
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We came into Palate with a group of 14 (business clients) on Friday night - and ordered the set menu. Larissa helped us with the booking, greeted us and made us feel so welcome. The whole reservation process was fantastic, and they were able to...More

Thank Nickfromthetron
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant with our family on the occasion of our 25th Wedding anniversary. We all of us had entree, main and desert and every one of our party was delighted with each course, even our 7 year old daughter (who...More

Thank IanC4805
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Two nights, mains and deserts were a taste and visual delight. Great ambience in the place. Service was quick but not rushed.

Thank kiwiflier
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Went for my birthday during the day - The food was exquisite, filling and tasty. We will definitely return again!

Thank rahhamwot
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Had a $200 voucher and that bought a lovely 3 course meal for 2 and 2 glasses of wine each. Meals weren’t large but mostly very tasteful and beautifully presented. Partners Tortellini entre was a bit bland and salad was very limp and plain but...More

Thank Keith S
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings
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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