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Hazel Hayes

587 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
078391953
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Ranked #62 of 205 Restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: This is a cafe and they also do catering. It is fantastic and really should be added to your list so that other travllers can enjoy their delights.
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very popular wee cafe in central Hamilton. I have been here many times and am never disappointed. I eat low-carb, and I quite often go for lunch with a vegetarian friend of mine - there are always plenty of yummy options for both of us to pick from. Also, the staff are always friendly and accommodating of... More 

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Popped in for a quick feed after a rave review by my friends. They ordered the Salad Nicoise - I should have. I had the beef cheek burger, too much & too rich. Drinks ordered never arrived even though service was fairly good. They were dealing with blown fuses so probably had a bit on their minds. Nice spot -... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Everyone at my workplace kept raving about this place. Went there for brunch and was somewhat shocked at the price tags. Everything, even the coffee, seemed to have inflated prices, and the servings were really small. I guess because they mainly cater to office workers they can charge higher prices for a somewhat captive audience. The small eatery space was... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I am a regular here. The coffee is always good (Kokako) and the food is always good too, whether is it something from the cabinet or menu. The scones and home-made hash browns are my favourite. Always busy, always friendly staff too. Have also used their catering for an engagement party recently and it was the first food to go... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is usually a great place to do breakfast and their football shaped hash browns are fabulous. Today they were just a little cold in the centre which was disappointing. Today I also needed WiFi and a quick scan showed Hazel Hayes as an available network but when I asked for the password it was 'no' we don't have it.... More 

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I just dropped by for a quick flat white as I heard they were using some new beans - loved the rustic look of the place, food looked good and coffee was made to absolute perfection.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

I've had good experiences at hazel Hayes but today was really disappointing. I love the atmosphere if the eclectic cafe but that was about it. The table had a problem with what looked like fleas, which proceeded to jump over our food and drinks. My brunch salad was literally just lettuce, 2 mushrooms and 2 eggs. Coffee was fine. Staff... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The coffee was good as were the slices but my salmon fish cake had strange curry flavours, not char sui, too many unsprouted beans, rather hard avocado and, worst of all, hardly any salmon amongst all the stodgy potato. Very disappointing and I left most of it. The others at the table were very happy with their hash browns. Good... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Super cute cafe in Hamilton. I've never been a fan of the Tron but they certainly do have some amazing places you can eat out at and visit. This place was so relaxed and friendly. Also, I have serious food intolerances so eating out can be quite stressful, especially for breakfast as what I can eat is limited. But I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Down in Hamilton for work and stumbled upon this cafe. So good that we came back three days in a row. Friendly staff, consistently good coffee and interesting high quality food. Breads and home made preserves particularly good. Eggs done as requested. Everything fresh and well cooked. Atmosphere is a retro-modern blend. Try it

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Additional Information about Hazel Hayes

Address: 587 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
Phone Number: 078391953
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
Cuisine: Contemporary

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