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14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
07 839-4329
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Ranked #10 of 222 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $26
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

What a fantastic fusion of flavours. The 3 of us had stunning mains and desserts with some interesting combinations of ingredients. Great waiting staff too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Every morsel that past my lips was a tantalizing tastebud orgasim. Wow! Exceptional wine and aged whiskey list Only thing I would of liked, would be some funky music playing softly but this may be due to spring chicken age of 30!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went here for dinner on a busy weeknight. Wonderful meal. Great staff. I can see why they won the best restaurant.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My fiancee took me here for my birthday, we had previously tried the other top restaurants in Hamilton and this was the last one on our list. We had a really good time, the staff were great, atmosphere was ok (it was winter and sadly at the table next to us the people who all had huge coats on decided... More 

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San Francisco, California, USA
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124 reviews 124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My first trip to Hamilton and my local friends took me to Chim-Choo-Ree. This is THE restaurant that everyone I know who knows Hamiltion says -- "you should eat here". We walked over for lunch. Their new location is quite simply furnished, filled with natural light and a bit noisy with a crowd. We were immediately seated and looked after... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We ordered a couple of entrees which were really tasty (especially the pork belly - which I could have just had as a main with a couple of sides). All the food was really delicious. The dessert menu was a little quirky and there wasn't really anything I had to have, so we didn't bother. Overall a lovely dining experience.... More 

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Morrinsville, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Went here for my husband's birthday. As always the food was fantastic. Grear service. Best restaurant in Hamilton.

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Hamilton
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I enjoyed a lovely birthday dinner at Chim choo ree. The restaurant is quirky and is situated in an interesting location. The setting is lovely though it is not always easy to get into the parking area. The service was good, though the food took a little while to arrive. However, the food was lovely, and the menu is interesting.... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This was at long last our first visit to the legendary Chimchooree. We are a couple of Frenchies recently established in Hamilton, and we've heard of Chimchooree a few years ago but never got around to visiting. We were not disappointed because we were told about the setting beforehand. For some it may be a bit disturbing to pay such... More 

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A friend and I visited this restaurant for lunch during a Girls Day out shopping. It had been recommended to me by a colleague so thought I would give it a try. Upon entering the restaurant I noticed how quiet it seemed for lunch on a Friday, but it meant that we got our meals quicker, which was good as... More 

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Address: 14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 839-4329
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
Average Prices: USD 7 - 26
Cuisine: New Zealand

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