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Hamilton Gardens Cafe Restaurant

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Hungerford Crescent | Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
+64 27 339 3335
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (20 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a friend for Brunch.....amazing food....awesome service....we sat for hours chatting and were never made to feel we needed to move on..... Will visit again next time in Hamilton

1  Thank ericandlyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hamilton Gardens is a world class attraction. The cafe does not deliver on the same standard. The facilities are dirty, tables not cleaned after each guest, tables and chairs are broken. The staff do not deliver good customer service. The food is extremely over priced....More

Thank Bronwen W
zone333, Owner at Hamilton Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I don’t normally bother responding to social media but in your case I will make an exception ....there is not one broken chair or table in the place , food prices are monitored against every other cafe in Hamilton including ones you have reviewed and...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with friends and we all enjoyed the experience. Staff were friendly and helpful. I had the pulled pork burger and it was delicious. Friends had the fish and chips and assured me they were very good. Will return

Thank Taratat
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Rating should really be 3.75 The negatives first. One of the few 4-seater tables free was abandoned part way through cleaning it so just a cloth left on the table. The coffee was average. Two of the team had Eggs Benedict and the 12 yo...More

Thank Shayne M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

After strolling the gardens it was a great place to sit, relax and catch your breath after viewing the amazing gardens.The food was beautifully presented and tasted great with friendly and excellent service from the staff. The indoor space was nice and cosy, and would...More

Thank simondiana2016
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Always great service from friendly staff with a good selection at great prices. Becoming a regular. Nice spot to sit after seeing the gardens.

Thank Allan N
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Large choice of food to eat out on the deck area overlooking the pond. Quick service and lovely staff.

Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Expected it to be quite expensive which it definitely wasn't. Good service, and really cosy indoor space. Coffee, hot chocolate, croissant and frittata/quiche was all delicious!

Thank Meremaid
Reviewed 6 August 2017

place was fairly full with visitors, order was taken quickly and with friendly service, food cabinet was full and inviting, making it hard to chose what to have. Well done

Thank dajarranz2012
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The coffee price is cheap at 5$ and the cup is bigger than usual coffee vendor usually use. The staff are friendly and prompt.

Thank marynasuke
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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