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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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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brie” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Hungerford Crescent | Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
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Reviewed today

Cold overcast day, where better than a warm cafe with beautiful food. Lots to choose from, our choice from the cabinet was enhanced by side salad and chips. Ham Quiches and sausage and Kumara pie, all very tasty with delicious pastry. Our hot drinks were...More

Thank jokuku
Reviewed yesterday

An awesome place in the Hamilton Gardens, over looking a lake and waterfall, while having a coffee. Big groups no problem and we weren't rushed away when we were finished. Great staff and lovely food.

Thank jenny661950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was quite busy when we were there, visiting the gardens, and we had to wait for a few minutes after we ordered for a table to become available before we could sit down, but we were sitting down outside before our food arrived. The...More

Thank Tara R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arranged to meet my overseas friend here so that we could have something to drink and eat prior to looking around the gardens. The variety of cabinet and menu food on offer all sounded good - it took me a while to actually choose...More

Thank chynna
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at the outstanding staff who were extremely friendly! Didn’t want some of the ingredients in my lunch and they gave us a discount, food was good. Lovely sitting outside next to the lake, would definitely recommend.

1  Thank luckyp1
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Why go to a cafe in a suburban setting when you can go to the brilliant Hamilton gardens and soak in the atmosphere of this superb location. Sit outside and enjoy the lake and garden views, or there is plenty of room inside. The food...More

1  Thank fleetwoodmac1
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Today we were saddened when my 7 yr old got a bee sting in the gardens and when we asked for a little bit of vinegar on a paper towel from the cafe, we were told we would have to be charged 50 cents for...More

1  Thank andrea d
Reviewed 17 April 2018

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 1 April 2018 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 26 March 2018

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