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Scotts Epicurean

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181 Victoria Street, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
(07) 839 6680
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
    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
Professional through and through

Enjoyed a lentil salad last week - fresh and tasty. Staff are mostly mature and all professional, meaning they have a confident but friendly manner and know that they're doing. Lovely menu, coffee was good, good selection of fruit/herbal teas and variety of seating options. Hedn't been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Safarinjema2014
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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English first
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Consistently good food and coffee. Staff are always pleasant and very good value for money. Good variety of food either off the menu or in the cabinet.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Enjoyed a lentil salad last week - fresh and tasty. Staff are mostly mature and all professional, meaning they have a confident but friendly manner and know that they're doing. Lovely menu, coffee was good, good selection of fruit/herbal teas and variety of seating options. Hedn't been for a few years but just as good as I remember. Please to... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great food, great coffee, great service. What more is there to say =) I love their simple menu as you don't spend all day mulling over what to choose.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have been going here for breakfast for over ten years now. Sometimes I break tradition and try somewhere else but inevitably I return to Scott's because they are the very best at what great cafes should do. They have an innate vocation to be café people because they have street cred, style and passion for food and service. You... More 

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Matamata, New Zealand
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Fast service for a seemingly busy morning of Anzac Day Observed (Monday), friendly wait staff who were quick and attentive. Coffee was excellent but not large enough for our liking, food arrived in good time, small portions for the meals which disappointed my hungry partner who had "green eggs with ham" which was simple and satisfying and I enjoyed my... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Scott's continues to be the best cafe in Hamilton. Consistently the best coffee and always good food and service. We have been visiting for ten years regularly and while the competition has improved a lot in that time, Scott's has stayed at the top.

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Leeton
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Staff a bit flat chat panicky but the food is beaut and the coffee divine. The barista does a great job. Just smile guys! Customers don't bite.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

The menu is not huge but interesting. We were doing the meat free week and they have enough vegetarian options to entice us. My sis and bro in law had the asian flavoured meat dishes and they smelled divine! The cooking and presentation is simple but taste nice. Portion is just right and I would say that the price is... More 

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Hawera
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Hip, happening and trendy. A busy 'see and be seen' place. Great coffee, small unadorned minimal servings.....not a place to go if you want a recovery breakfast from the night before.....then again, those people wouldn't frequent this establishment, darling.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Found this place on the Internet and it had high ratings and we were not disappointed. There were many choices on the breakfast menu for all types of appetites. The crepes were the best choice. Coffee was very high quality. Wonderful service form the owner himself. If you are anywhere nearby at breakfast time do not miss it.

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Additional Information about Scotts Epicurean

Address: 181 Victoria Street, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 839 6680
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 181 Victoria Street, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (07) 839 6680
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?