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Hamilton Gardens Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Hungerford Crescent | Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
+64 27 339 3335
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“beef salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hungerford Crescent | Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great place for a quick bite to eat. Staff are friendly and helpful. Cafe does close early though. Follow my #30somethinggapyear on Instagram @DatLoongJourney.

Thank DatLoongJourney
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a tasty lunch from an interesting and healthy menu overlooking the lake near the entrance to the superb Hamilton Botanic Gardens. Recommended to all.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drizzle one moment, heavy rain the next so the view from the cafe windows wasn't the best but the breakfast more than made up for it. Not the cheapest plate of food in town however definately the best value for money with more than I...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After we've ended our garden tour we took a rest in this lovely place near the Turtle lake. So, three things: beautiful place with various of good meals, excellent staff and a lot of people there. So you make an order, you'll get the number...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe is large and sited beautifully by the lake in the Hamilton gardens. This gives much scope for sitting outdoors or indoors. The food choice is good - cakes, savories, vegetarian plus meals and ice cream. the coffee was good. The service is polite...More

Thank TKNgaio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long drive from Paihia (for Rotorua) we took our break here and very happy for that. Hamilton Garden itself was a very good place and will review it separately. The Café by the lakeside was excellent and welcoming place as such. Quite a...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting and delicious food but limited vegetarian options unless you only want salad (even if it is a very nice salad!). Why does meat have to be included in almost everything - mac n cheese with bacon, asparagus risotto roll with added meat, salad...More

Thank freerthanyou
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We hosted a luncheon for 45 people. Jenny and Craig were amazing to deal with and made us feel very welcome. They looked after us very well on the day. We had the restaurant part for our guests only for the whole afternoon so no...More

Thank landell2018
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch. Had the Macaroni Cheese - was delicious. Popped back later in the afternoon for a soft drink and a slice - again was great.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This cafe seems to supply everything that it needs to supply. There is a range of hot and cold food and of course lots of coffee and hot chocolate. You can sit inside or outside and still take in the view across one of the...More

Thank Gary Vaughan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hungerford Crescent | Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 27 339 3335
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