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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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
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Dined at this restaurant with my wife and friends for the first time on a Saturday night. We had heard much about this place and went with high expectations - these were certainly upheld and we had a most enjoyable dining experience. This eating establishment is clearly in demand as judged from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Marque01
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
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291 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Dined at this restaurant with my wife and friends for the first time on a Saturday night. We had heard much about this place and went with high expectations - these were certainly upheld and we had a most enjoyable dining experience. This eating establishment is clearly in demand as judged from the necessity to book in advance and the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I had heard good things about Chim Choo Ree, so on a visit from Auckland made a booking. While,it was a bit empty on arrival it soon filled up. The service was friendly and informed. I chose a beer to start and B had a pinotngris. The drinks menu was extensive and i got to enjoy a craft beer I... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

lovely staff, beautiful food,gorgeous atmosphere,we have been 3 times this year and each time the food was divine!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our group was fitted in at late notice on a busy Saturday evening. Food was lovely and service was great for a busy night. A little noisy in the restaurant though.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Amazing food at a high price. Presentation could be done better. The desert menu should be explained by the staff, we were totally confused by the mixed flavors and therefore decided not to order a desert. They didn't have de-caffeinated coffee nor trim milk. When paying $ 19.00 for an entree and $ 37 for a main course I expect... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Was very disappointed! This was a birthday dinner treat and the service was very slow, it took 15 minutes for someone to recognise that we hadn't even been served drinks, no one had explained the specials to us. The acoustics were so loud we had to virtually shout across the table to hear each other. The starters were nice, we... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a really lovely place to eat and feel relaxed. The food is awesome! It is a place for a special dinner but also for a more relaxed occasion. It is in my top 3 restaurants in Hamilton.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food is divine....all the meals are great but my favourites are the Ravioli & Pork Belly entree. For mains its difficult to choose the best...but the smoked Venison is wonderful Their Rice Pudding Mousee ( not anything like a traditional one) are out of this world.....the sherbet makes your mouth come alive

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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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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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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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  • 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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