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11 Garden Place, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
(07) 834 1353
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome

Had an awesome degustation meal with my partner the food was incredible and we came out very satisfied looking forward to going back

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
J9434CMandrewb
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Had an awesome degustation meal with my partner the food was incredible and we came out very satisfied looking forward to going back

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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71 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The service was very good and the food superb. I just wish the seats had not been so hard. It was a long night to be uncomfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Consistently great food and service. Best Pate in town, and the only place I know that does Baked Alaska :)

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new zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Recently had the 8 course degustation menu with accompanying wines chosen by the restaurant....one word "excellent" for the service ,food and wines.

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

We were given a voucher by a friend to this restaurant, this was for degustation, an 8 course meal. The service from the friendly staff was really good, the decor was just right and the food was fantastic. Highly recommend this resturatnt

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

obviously NZ People never experienced the real fine dining is all about, that's why basic food is glorious to them. Come on people go out the country and experience the real food not a crappy food. I don't really like their food and I could of just went to other restaurant around and spent my money to something a little... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Had the eight course degustation with my husband. 1st course came out nd it was cold , bland and the prawn left a unpleasant smell to your fingers. In general the meals served was very basic to average with little taste. Price wise for what was served very over priced. Don't think we will be going back in a rush.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Always like the look of the evening events they do here must come one day. Lunch with the hubby had a platter, waitress thought (language barrier) I said pate. No problem and was quickly rectified, she was working alone but seemed to have it all under control and was very pleasant. Food was yum, nice sunny spot

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Wellington
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52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The owners are delightful and give excellent service - the atmosphere is sophisticated and well-appointed although I would remove the cheap salt, pepper and sugar wrappers off the table. The food was very tasty and the desert particularly impressive - we shared a mixed plate and it was more than enough. A good quality dining experience.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had an eight course degustation with matching wine. It was amazing! Could not fault any of it. Flavour sensation. If you love good food this is well worth the experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Garden Place, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (07) 834 1353
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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