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$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
60 Church Road | Pukete, Te Rapa., Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
+64 7-850 9339
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“salad” (25 reviews)
“pork skewers” (5 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
New Zealand, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
60 Church Road | Pukete, Te Rapa., Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top marks for Ember! We recently had breakfast here after reading about it in Nourish magazine. Staff were friendly, helpful and professional. We were met with a smile and made to feel really welcome. Our breakfast was incredible. Beautifully prepared with care, love and an...More

Thank kowhai2016
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 September 2017

After two years absence we returned to Ember to find the food, service and wines were as good as last time - all of high standard. We can recommend the S&P Squid, the goat, and the market fish - all so good we stopped on...More

Thank terry g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

....I would. My wife took me here for my birthday. We had never been before, but used to hear good things about it when we lived in Waikato so decided to try it when we were back for a visit. We got there when it...More

1  Thank kereru44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely meal, had to book at the last minute as our booking at another restaurant was cancelled (chef was sick!). Relaxed atmosphere, nice surroundings with attentive wait staff.

Thank ChucklesHamilton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spacious resturant. Booked at last minute over the phone. First time i've been asked where we would like to sit, so that was nice. Service was fairly quick & meals were yummy. The short rib main was delicious! Desserts were fairly average. The lime...More

Thank pinkly
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Visited for lunch as have had some good lunch meals here in the past and we like the environment. The menu has changed recently and old favourites have been dropped. It isn't so much a tapa place now but has individual meals. The food? The...More

Thank H M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great night out with friends, we loved the shared dining style. Food was all good and it's nice to be able to add more dishes as you go, if needed. Only disappointing element was the number of dishes unavailable. Would definitely go back.

Thank Lilah14
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Our family of 4 adults had brunch Sunday 5 November 2017. The service was exceptional, which set us up for the most delicious taste sensations which followed. Two enjoyed the Eggs Benedict, one the Jerk Kid, and myself the Pumpkin Pain Perdu. The Waffle chips...More

Thank estelle272017
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I dined here on Saturday 7 October 2017 for brunch. I was with a friend and we used a GrabOne voucher. Service upon arrival was satisfactory. Offered water, then drinks order taken quickly and quickly corrected when I was brought the incorrect coffee. I ordered...More

Thank pinballwyzard
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Five friends, four set menus. Lovely to try things you may not necessarily order and to share impressions. Plenty for everyone too.

Thank Pam R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Church Road | Pukete, Te Rapa., Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-850 9339
  • E-mail
Ember Eatery & Bar: Our philosophy around sharing plates is to share our delectable selection of food between friends and family. We want our creations to create a casual and intimate, friendly and laid-back atmosphere, encouraging conversation and interaction around the table.
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