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Smith & McKenzie Chophouse

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13 Lynden Court | Chartwell Square, Hamilton, New Zealand
07-855-1400
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family celebration

Food was excellent however air conditioning needs investment for hot summer months particularly if holding family event upstairs .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
David K
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Panmure
via mobile
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Panmure
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent however air conditioning needs investment for hot summer months particularly if holding family event upstairs .

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Thank David K
Hamilton, New Zealand
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We haven't dined at the Smith & McKenzie Chophouse for a while so thought it was time to go back again, and we weren't disappointed! The freshly baked loaf we had as an entree was delicious, and reasonable value for the amount of bread. The bread is a small loaf that you slice at the table (everyone had at least... More 

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Thank chynna
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. Children friendly. Service was excellent and the menu has a great selection to choose from.

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Thank SharynMW
Blenheim, New Zealand
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131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

The staff were excellent. My partner had a steak which was $36 and it arrived on its own on a large white plate with a small dish of sauce. A small bowl of potatoes arrived later. The steak was excellent but I guess unless you were a steak lover it seamed rather expensive to me. The rest of us had... More 

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Thank Angela W
Hamilton, New Zealand
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I have to tell you that this one of the very few places I have eaten where the staff are as amazing as the meals. Friendly, chatty without being intrusive. They can also recommend some wicked drinks and advise on meals if you cannot make up your mind. The food is first class and the restaurant child friendly, they even... More 

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Thank 534linda
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Decor and atmosphere are excellent. Been here a couple of times. First time was nice. Next time the waitress messed up our order and sent out mains before entrées . I realise mistakes happen but felt staff didn't handle situation very well. Food was ok. My steak was well cooked but chewy. Probably won't bother going back.

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Thank Ant W
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Ideal for celebration dinner. We have dined many times and always come out happy and satisfied. I know I should go for steak, as they are famous for it, but I always go for the pork belly. Scrumptious! Highly recommended!

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Thank HCAIL
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We chose the pub area and ordered the platters and some sliders. It was ok. My guest enjoyed their cocktails more which was beautifully presented.

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Thank madaamviva
Hamilton, New Zealand
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Visited here on Wednesday evening with a friend. Service was good but not what you would expect for the price. I ordered the Ribs and a side of chips, the ribs were full of fat! I hardly got any meat at all off them. So disappointed as I was looking forward to them all day! Chips were only just cooked... More 

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Thank Lauren A
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

The chop house is the perfect bar to stop by for a delightful drink and a snack with friends on a summers day. Enjoy the indoor outdoor flow of the bar, then, by night dress up and embrace the fine dinning setting by trying the steak signature dish. My photo in dim lighting does not do it justice. If you... More 

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Thank Jade_Victoria_NZ

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Lynden Court | Chartwell Square, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 07-855-1400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?