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587 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
078391953
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Ranked #68 of 222 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
Deal, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Currently very trendy in central Hamilton. The truth is it is very average and not worth crossing the road for. As for charging 50 cents extra for milk to go with tea, repeat charging extra for milk! How petty. A first for all my visits to cafes in New Zealand. On reflection just don't bother with this place.

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

At the end of my two month NZ trip, I stayed in Hamilton for a few nights to get a tattoo done by a local tattoo parlor. I ended up going to this place for a few times. It has very good coffee and flat whites, as do many excellent cafes of NZ. However, they make a mean breakfast. Hash... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Hazel Hayes is our local and although we never get much more than a slice and curly fries, they are always delicious! G/F caramel slice is a favourite (and can't tell that it's gf), same goes for the brownie but my favourite is their peanut white chocolate brownie. Delicious! I have eaten their cabinet food a couple of times and... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I took my workmate there twice and first time my salad was very tasty but soaked in oil. Second time my workmate's food was not properly cooked. We returned it and then it came back it still was not cooked through. The food presentation was also very poor. I started to go Hazel Hayes in early days when it just... More 

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london
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I'm reviewing the catering side off Hazel Hayes, not the cafe. We had hazel hayes cater our daughters wedding, they requested a vegaterian menu which was amazing..the food was fresh , tasty and there was plenty of it. The service was outstanding and they went out of their way to help make their day special. I can't speak highly enough... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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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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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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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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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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