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Chim-choo-ree

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14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
07 839-4329
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic dinner

We had dinner with a large group of 16 from work. The service was good and the food fantastic. I would definitely recommend it for that special dinner (a bit expensive otherwise). I had the sweet potato pie for dessert which was absolutely amazing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Alastair B
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We had dinner with a large group of 16 from work. The service was good and the food fantastic. I would definitely recommend it for that special dinner (a bit expensive otherwise). I had the sweet potato pie for dessert which was absolutely amazing!

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Food is very good, but definitely on the expensive side of things. Proximity to town is also undesirable but you would go there specifically wanted the food. I would go back only if invited by someone else.

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Trieste, Italy
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The waitress who was training as a teacher, was professional, friendly and efficient and helpful. I really enjoy having the wine pared with the food and recommendations came from not only from the bar crew but the head chef himself. I had a Marlborough Sav Blanc which I usually steer clear of as not keen on "catpee" aromas and flavors.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Beautiful food ,some of the best I have ever eaten.Innovative fresh and delicious,great service even on a busy night.Our waitress talked us into the rice pudding and I am so thankful it was superb, it was smooth creamy and delicious def needs a new name !

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

An excellent night dinning at Chim-choo-ree. I had the venison, it was fabulous. The service was very good too.

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Malaysia
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Had dinner here with my mother after a trip to Hobbiton. And the food was delicious. Service was top notch and staff were friendly and attentive. We had the pork ribs to share which was full of flavour. My mother had venison which was cooked wonderfully, and my steak was perfect. But the stand out of the meal were the... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Chim Choo Ree is one of the best restaurants in Hamilton. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is great. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a really good restaurant to dine.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I live in this city and this restaurant has been on our doorstep. I could kick myself for not making it here sooner. The food is absolutely divine. There were 3 of us for lunch, and we shared 3 entrees and 3 smalls, which gave us a wonderful taste of what was on offer. Olives - love the Star Anise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Great rustic venue not too big not too small. Staff were attentive without being too fusy and the menu was tantalising from start to finish. No wonder it was busy on a Monday night.

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Just amazing food, flavours out of this world and very fresh. Great wine selection and desserts delicious. Just so noisy! Perhaps the managers could look at some acoustic improvements. It would make the dining experience incredible instead of a struggle to hear your fellow diners.

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Additional Information about Chim-choo-ree

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 - 24
Cuisine: New Zealand

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 07 839-4329

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: New Zealand

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