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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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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

My favorite restaurants to go to in Hamilton as the Chief Matt always produces the most amazing dishes of flavor, each dish takes you away to a different place of tastes and aromatic smells. A romantic place for two or a catch up for groups,...More

Thank suzidass
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 Nicole K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 Ian C
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
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Had the opportunity to meet a friend for dinner in Hamilton, they suggested Palate as they had been to a wine tasting there. Great menu, interesting choice, so had an entre side dish and dessert. OMG taste taste, taste, it was a toss up between...More

Thank Christine B
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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