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Chim-choo-ree

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New Zealand
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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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  • 92
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  • 32
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  • 12
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  • 3
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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
Amazing food

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 !

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

One of the best meals in NZ. Right up there with top Auckland restaurants. They used to be in smaller premises with a more intimate Bohemian feel but moved to the iconic Brewery Building a while ago. While the new locations seat more people and parking is ok (first in- first served) it does slightly lack the feel of their... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Recommend this place 100%. Amazing food, good wine, and good service. The best restaurant in Hamilton for me

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

One of Hamilton's best restaurants $$$$ but well worth it. Great wine & beer list has my fave beer Coopers Pale Ale.

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Restaurant Details

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 - 26
  • Cuisine: New Zealand

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