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Woodbox

Corner of Mystery Creekrd and Angus rd, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Ranked #37 of 188 restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Being a recent fan of the woodbox in the past and to come in here to review the angus and the changes on a poorly status is quite sad,because its true,the food I had was a scotched egg salmon wif rocket,it was pretty much just potato,egg,and little bits of salmon,what a joke It was,i couldnt get angry I was so... More

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Florence, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We went to Angus Rd for a late lunch today. The new venue looks great, and the service was just wonderful - helpful, friendly and accommodating. Lunch had closed off for main meals, so we ordered 3 of the share plates - calamari, ribs, and venison sliders. Unfortunately all 3 of them were ordinary at best - the ribs were... More

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New Z
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

I have been here when this eatery was The Woodbox and loved it! First time as Angus Road Eatery. The staff/service was friendly and attentive. However, the food was disappointing. For entree I had the Salt and Pepper Squid, which tasted neither salty or peppery, but more like they were coated in corn chips. For my main I had the... More

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Morrinsville, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The menu is quite limited. We shared a glass between two for the whole meal, despite asking the waitress for a second (clean) water glass...it never came. Then the coffee and beer arrived. The coffee was AWFUL. It was burnt and had coffee grinds left in the bottom. The food...firstly, we were served our meals after 2 other tables, even... More

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Ohaupo, null, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Fresh, new decor. Lunch meals were good quality. Would like to see jug of iced water on arrival at our table. Lovely views over the countryside.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We took the family for a dinner out one evening. The menu had a variety of choices to please everyone. Including the younger members. The wine list was also extensive. On this occasion one of the bottle of wine was off and it was replaced without any fuss whatsoever. The staff was attentive and make you feel welcome and at... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have dined here a number of times, both lunch and dinner and I haver never had a bad experience. Beautiful food, great ambience and not too expensive :)

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hamilton
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Lovely food lovely setting , if you like really nice food this is for you ,pricey but worth it . We went with friends and the staff where more than welcoming the wine flowed the food was great never had a bad meal there yet , if I did it would definitely go back so anyone who hasn't enjoyed a... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is the second time we have taken a tour to this venue with our Sunday Lunch Club. We always really appreciate how helpful Rajiv is in helping us plan for our visit & are impressed with the excellent service on our arrival. Our group found the food beautifully-presented & delicious. We had chosen a set menu with a good... More

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hamilton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Oh dear, what a disaster. I was part of a group of 12 that dined here. How excited was I to see duck breast on the menu! What a shame that when it arrived it was more like a rubber chicken. So tough the knife provided could barely butcher a slice off - and then when it did, I wished... More

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