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Hamilton Gardens Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Hungerford Crescent | Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
+64 27 339 3335
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“hot chips” (2 reviews)
“frittata” (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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Reviewed 6 days ago

To be honest I wasn't holding out for great food at this cafe, with it being the only place to eat, but boy was I wrong. My son had doubles because he enjoyed it so much (very unlike him!) hubby had pulled pork burger and...More

Thank k2512b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This really is our favourite place! We got married in the gardens nearly 2 years ago and we drive from Auckland now and then to visit this awesome cafe and say hi to the amazing hospitable and welcoming Craig and Jenny who own the cafe...More

Thank Aisaka Rebecca F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Certainly, the location is very nice and very convenient. Coffee wasn't good at all, looks like a new barista might me a good idea. What I did not like at all was that people order a take-way coffee but then sat down in the cafe...More

Thank HelloKiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good variety of food lots of seating or just have an ice cream we had lunch and beer here and enjoyed the views

Thank Molzmum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to sit outside for coffee and something to eat from the display. Right beside the pond and trees. Hot meals finish at 2:30 which is kind of early for a popular place and regular visitors. Our second order of a slice and cake...More

Thank Malina H
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Pretty standard kiwi cafe recommended because of nice food, reasonable prices and an attractive garden setting. Sit outside for great views.

Thank Yhinau
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We had a very enjoyable lunch here on a sunny afternoon. My husband had pulled pork and I had fish and chips. It was lovely to sit outside and enjoy good food. Presentation was great, and it was much better value than any garden/museum cafe...More

Thank ssalko2
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We only called for a cup of coffee, while looking round the stupendous gardens. I went with form and had a pinwheel savoury scone and a flat white, my wife had tea and a date and orange scone. The tea and coffee were good but...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

A decent place to chill and refresh after strolling around the gardens, large airy restaurant with plenty fresh snack food, and decent portions too. You would expect this kind of place to cost an arm and a leg but surprisingly their pricing is very good...More

Thank Jakeal82
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Cafe is at the entrance to the very impressive, and free, Hamilton Gardens complex. The cafe's extensive outdoor decks look out over a lake and a park and are very peaceful. The food offering is interesting and eclectic but even in busy periods it...More

Thank clanmacpherson
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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