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“Good food”
Review of Restaurant on Alma

Restaurant on Alma
Ranked #55 of 425 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$22
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times now. The menu is good and the food is nice. The portion sizes are really decent. Salmon entree and lamb duo are great! Try not too sit down the back, too many flies! Good place for breakfast too. Service was good too.

Thank ypup
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Stay in the Novotel Hotel where this restaurant is located. Had a lunch, dinner and breakfast here. Lunch and dinner meal was a bit pricey for each type, but the breakfast buffet with the hot food was way overpriced for the selection and quality of the food. Very disappointing. Went somewhere else the next day for breakfast. All three meals service was slow, so slow that the bar staff served us one of the meals though they were not busy at all, two other tables were occupied at the time. While the food was good, be prepared for slow service.

Thank roxybell2
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We met up with friends for an evening meal in the city - both couples are ACCOR card holders which does make a difference to the overall cost. 50% off our bill. We sat in the lounge for drinks first - a good range of beers on offer plus cocktails or spirits whatever your choice is. No straws given out with drinks was a little strange we thought. Can't really work out their logic on that decision. Service was really good, water delivered and topped up as necessary, dinner orders taken in good time and a well spaced interval between courses. My entree of crab cakes with prawns was a little over done but everyone else enjoyed theirs. Mains were well cooked, guys ordered sides of vegetables, onion rings and potato mash. No room for dessert unfortunately as there were some excellent choices on offer. All staff we came in contact with were extremely pleasant and welcoming. If you have mobility issues (as did our friends) just ask the hotel if you can park at the entrance. Very obliging - we will gladly return.

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Thank WaikatoSue
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We stayed at Novotel Hamilton Tainui, with the buffet breakfast included in our package. The restaurant was very clean, spacious and airy. There was a wide selection of cheeses, cold cuts, fruits, bread, and drinks; you could order any kind of coffee. The mains were tasty, with the chafing dishes constantly replenished by the staff. The servers were friendly and accommodating, and you never had to remind them to clear the plates. Restaurant on Alma is one of the reasons why we will definitely stay at Novotel Hamilton Tainui again. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and its parent hotel.

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Thank Francis C
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Menu is fine with a range of choices. Not cheap so expected a level of service. Not busy. Guess the locals know something we did not. Eventually meal order taken. Waitress encouraged us to get potato mash. Luckily we did not as it was served on one of the meals. Not acceptable for staff not to know the menu. Steak was not cooked as ordered and pork belly not crispy. Vegetables over cooked. Not a good experience and expected better.

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