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Hydro Majestic

33 Jellicoe Dve, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
(07) 859 0020
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Ranked #141 of 202 Restaurants in Hamilton
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went for a midweek lunch. Quite pricey, though the blackboard specials for the day were more reasonably priced we thought. Coffee was very average, wouldn't buy again. No peppermint tea available, but they didn't seem to care. The meals were served in good time and we were very happy with the portion size and taste. Friendly staff. Lovely outlook... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My daughter and I went here for lunch today. Although they did explain they were one staff member short that still does not excuse the more than one hour wait for my coffee - then only got it because I stood by the machine and stared pointedly; and the undercooked, raw, lamb wrap my daughter ordered. I thought it was... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We went to lunch. Two gluten intolerant people. Asked for gluten free bagels with salmon and cream cheese. The bagel was so dry it was literally impossible to eat. Not joking here. The waitress said she would tell the chef but no one seemed to care. Also vastly overpriced!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Great place to go to on a weekend for brunch/lunch. I guess you can go there any day of the week, but we've mostly been to the Hydro on a Saturday or Sunday morning. The food is tasty and well prepared, great service with a smile and good value. I like the retro type decor.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Went here with two grandchildren & a hungry Uni student. Meals to suit all, with a reasonable choice for the children. Meals did take a while & it wasn't that busy. Nice to be able to sit outside on a sunny winters day.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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188 reviews 188 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The Hydro is not delivering the goods these days. Indifferent coffee and poor service do not make up for the great location close to the river. It is an ideal place to refuel after a bike ride or walk along the river paths but the service has to be good and the food/beverages up to scratch before we will visit... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This cafe is usually a nice place to have coffee/brunch after a solid morning walk around the river from the Hamilton Gardens. However on this visit the service was not up to par. Hydro is known for longer wait times due to their small kitchen for the fine fare on offer. On this visit the coffee took longer than usuall... More 

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HamiltonNZ
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92 reviews 92 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I have been coming to Hydro for nearly a decade. I love that its set in a quiet area next to the river and there is always free parking. Plus there is a place to tie you dog up to as well. The decor has changed a bit since my last visit. Its a little bit sterile when you go... More 

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Hamilton New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is a quiet, peaceful place to have lunch. You can sit outside or inside and enjoythe surroundings. Extensive menu for brunch or lunch. Service efficient and friendly. Food -good quality.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Ordered the hot cakes which were dry and tasteless with a spit of maple spirit and bananas which had been shown the oven for a brief moment. Coffee was good though and on a quiet Saturday morning the service was quick and friendly.

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Additional Information about Hydro Majestic

Address: 33 Jellicoe Dve, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 859 0020
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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