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Hamilton Gardens Cafe Restaurant

) #50 of 302 Restaurants in Hamilton $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
Hungerford Crescent | Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
+64 7-856 6581
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“wedges” (4 reviews)
“hot chips” (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 2 days ago via mobile

On a visit to Hamilton gardens you kinda have to visit the cafe. On the day we were there it was relatively busy, lots of selection and all fresh. Staff work very hard but manage to get the food out to you hot. It will...More

Thank RacJac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just because it's the only cafe in the gardens, they have to charge more. Food is meh. And omg so many signs saying u can't do this, u can't do that. BIG NEGATIVE VIBES

Thank simonl23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views, lovely sitting outside in the warm sunshine watching people feeding the ducks on the lake. Being vegetarian there was a limited selection for us, only one or two options from the counter, but it was fresh and nice all the same. Very yummy...More

Thank hereskoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Cafe for morning tea with our two kid's after playing in the new playground. Unfortunately we felt that kid's are not welcomed, they also had heaps of plain sign's about what you can not do in the Cafe. It seemed a little...More

Thank nodrogs8
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This place is located on the grounds of the Hamilton Gardens; thus the name. That makes it convenient for a snack or meal before or after touring the gardens; however, eating here is a waste of money and time. I stopped in here after a...More

Thank AustinBobby
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Good cafe which you appreciate after going through the wonderful gardens. Good selection of food. Plenty of seating outside as well as inside.

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast and were welcomed by one of the staff members which was a nice first impression of this place. They have allpress coffe which we thought was a good sign but the coffee tasted burnt, maybe the barista needs a little more...More

Thank in_sopor
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a very busy cafe in the gardens but food is good. It is quite crowded as it is the only one there. The coffee is good and the food is Cafe style. You order from the counter and your food is brought to...More

Thank Lmvrlv
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Reasonably priced sandwiches, burritos, mac and cheese and vegetarian options. Also has a nice variety of muffins, cakes, and other goodies. Since the Garden is free this is a good way to support the very nicely done attraction.

Thank ronvoyage
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Hamilton Gardens are beautiful so its a real shame about the cafe which is not very attractive and has signs telling you to not do this and not do that all over the place, very negative vibe. Even telling you to not put back half...More

Thank bianca5699
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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 7-856 6581
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