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Metropolis Caffe

211 Victoria St, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
(07) 834 2081
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Ranked #137 of 203 Restaurants in Hamilton
Hours:
Mon 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Food was nice, waitress was lovely but we were shocked when the manager did not allow us to use our Entertainment Guide book card. They had a ambiguous menu and argued that the customer (us) were in the wrong. In fact they went completely against the Rules of Use of the Entertainment guide book

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Metropolis has been around for some time in central Hamilton, and in more recent years changed hands. Metropolis was once known for its funky atmosphere featuring a welcomed BYO, great service and affordable but quite good food. This is not how it stands today. The landscape looks the same. Some menu items still remain, less the express menu (which was... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

English does not seem to be a first language for the stuff (that are kiwis). I asked what is the biggest CUP the could do a coffee in, she holds up a glass. Excuse me girl, get a dictionary. Then I ask for chocolate cake heated up nice and hot (so the icing melts). What do I get? Cake the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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122 reviews 122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I remember years gone by when I used to live in Hamilton, Metropolis Caffe was a premium cafe spot. While in town recently for a function I went to Metropolis for breakfast one morning. It was fine, ok, but nothing special. When you go out for a cafe brekkie or brunch you want to feel treated. The service nor food... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Have eaten lunch here on many occasions with friends and have enjoyed it. Very cheap and affordable. And the food delicious. =)

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Had Father's Day breakfast here. Service was excellent, and the meals (7 different ones ordered at the table!) were well received and very tasty. Coffee good too.

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Te Kauwhata, null, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We walked in and saw it was busy. After we ordered we were told there would be a wait for our meals. But all good because the coffee was awesome. When the food came it was pretty good. Loved that they served French fries instead of chips too. Service was awesome

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Kawerau
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stopped in to metropolis cafe around 4pm as most other cafes had just closed for the lunch service. We ordered pumpkin soup, nachos and a chicken burger. The nachos came out first after 20mins they were ok. I saw the chef trying to axe at the frozen soup in a plastic container then he put the axed soup in the... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Our food was good. One of the waitress' was very good but the other average. Food was good & generous servings. Chose the burger off the light meals offer. Big, with a generous helping of fries & salad. Sadly after we had been served our main & finished it they seemed to forget about us. In the end I had... More 

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33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I'd rate metropolis as average on the food, not a great place to bring friends and family to share a dining experience. In fact, on one occasion I went there with family and a young nephew of mine they're service (or lack thereof) bordered on discriminatory. They ignored us for a long period of time. Bought the food out cold,... More 

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Additional Information about Metropolis Caffe

Address: 211 Victoria St, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 834 2081
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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