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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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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing food

Chim Choo Ree is a place where is doesn't matter what you order you won't be disappointed. the staff are friendly and helpful, it is a cute place with an open kitchen, a great place for all occasions. The entree's are a really good size and the pork belly and scallops is amazing, the salmon for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
CathNZ
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Chim Choo Ree is a place where is doesn't matter what you order you won't be disappointed. the staff are friendly and helpful, it is a cute place with an open kitchen, a great place for all occasions. The entree's are a really good size and the pork belly and scallops is amazing, the salmon for a main is delicious... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great food and attentive service. Average sized place, and reasonably comfortable. Lighting is quite dim but seems better after dark.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Recommend this restaurant for a nice night out with great food, wine and service. Wine list is of a good standard, something for everyone but not extensive, food menu was great. Service was friendly and casual. Meal was superb with many great flavors coming through the dishes we tried. If I looked for any negative it would be the noise... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

A trip to Hamilton for our anniversary. From the amuse bouche to tuna tartare, salmon and eye fillet. Everything was excellent. So pleased to have found a foodie restaurant in the Waikato. Would have tried the tasting menu but it lacked a few of the dishes we were most looking forward to. This place is excellent.

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Delicious food, great wine, excellent service and vibrant atmosphere. Never disappointed. Thoroughly recommend

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Chim Choo Ree is our favourite go to restaurant for anniversaries, birthday celebrations and other special events. They have a great wine list and a selection of cocktails. The food is excellent and the whole vibe a nice twist on upbeat offbeat elegance. We came with out of town friends to celebrate a wedding anniversary in early February and had... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Have always enjoyed their food. Newer venue in the old brewery building is not as quirky or welcoming as their old location; but the Tuna Tartare is still great..

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Bielefeld, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Loved the food and flavours! It was perfect. Would always come back. Service and atmosphere was great too, something different.👌😊

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

First day open after the holidays. Really hot day in Hamilton and were seated by the far door. Enjoyed the breeze. Food was great, service efficient. Wine list limited but OK wines

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Burnley
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Visited Chim-choo-ree last night (Thursday) for dinner with our son & his wife. The ambience of the restaurant was great and the styling very "different" I.e. Quite quirky but really worked. Chairs hung on the walls! But....the food...really was something else. We had the bar chickpea chips with chipotle dip and chicken with chimichanga dip.scrumpteous! Our mains were venison, eye... More 

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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 8 - 27
  • Cuisine: New Zealand

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