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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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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 9
    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
Great steaks but at a price

Situated in a secondary shopping area opposite the main Chartwell shopping centre in Hamilton. Good free parking. Basically a steak house although there other choices e.g. two salads, one pasta etc. Good choice of steaks which are served with one side and a sauce of your choice. Other sides are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
alannevillenz
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our meal so much on the first day or our 2 day stay in Hamilton that we booked for the following day. That says it all. Having eaten there once, we knew we couldn't improve on it and didn't try. Excellent food, service and comfort.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Situated in a secondary shopping area opposite the main Chartwell shopping centre in Hamilton. Good free parking. Basically a steak house although there other choices e.g. two salads, one pasta etc. Good choice of steaks which are served with one side and a sauce of your choice. Other sides are available at a price. Also a "roast" on Sundays. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had a really nice lunch here last week. I really like the cheesecake challenge they are running at the moment which gives back to schools and local clubs. The food was great.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

After being recommended this place by a few friends, I decided to take the family here on my birthday. I like steak, and this place seems to market itself on good steak, so I thought I was on to a winner. It was quite busy for a Monday night, but they were well staffed and the service was great. The... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Five of us enjoyed lunch here to celebrate a birthday. When booking we had asked if we could be seated by the fire which we were. Nice that they had made a note to accommodate our request. All enjoyed the fish and chips, a few had sides of prawns or scallops. Three big pieces of fish, chips, salad (Mostly greenery... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Saturday brunch time. Had the big one (Farmers Breakfast) - but it is not so big that you feel like it is too much. Well cooked, well presented and just the right amount. At $18.90 it is fair value.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My partner and I went here for a meal when coming across the restaurant by chance. The setting looks nothing much on the outside but is open plan and you can see the kegs, cooks and even people drying glasses and I love the transparency. Service was beyond good. Everything was streamlined yet you still felt like a person and... More 

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Hamilton New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Yes, I know it is a chop house, but really in 2015 surely every restaurant should know how to deliver good meals to their vegetarian customers. I was with a large group of people who ordered steaks and that was great, but I got a very unsatisfactory reply to my request for a vegetarian option: "We will take the meat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My son's wedding reception was held upstairs in the Smith & McKenzie function room on Saturday night. We were very happy with the food provided for the buffet meal, we had chosen oysters, salmon, pork, beef and lamb with roast veges, salads and all the trimmings! Everything was superb including quantities were superb. The wait staff and bar staff were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We ate hear last night with friends. First time to this restaurant. Being a Saturday night it was very busy. Lovely staff, very attentive. Good choices on the menu, most of the mains were about $35.00. There are function areas upstairs and we were directly below one of them, where there was a wedding party. A little noisy at times,... More 

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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
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?