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“Great food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gengy's

Gengy's
191 Victoria St, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
(07) 838 2924
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Ranked #51 of 186 restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Great food thought that kinda depends on you as you are responsible for making your own dinner. Only bag thing is that the place is very loud not the place to go for quiet conversations

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great food, just go at a quiet time!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Really enjoyed the food and all the options they give you to make your meal but we went at a busy time and found waiting in line for 10 minutes everytime we went up a little much and so would only return at a quiet time. Also felt a bit cheated paying $30 each for food when we only went up twice as it was so busy and the bowls you use to make your dish are tiny so you cant cheat by making a big dish.
Got a bit of a crap table near the front of the resturant and felt the need to take my bag with me when i went to the buffet line. Service is good though, staff were nice.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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matamata
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“my favourite place to eat out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

we often visit gengys for dinner and have noticed improvements in the quality of food and the quality of service. always an enjoyable experience, its well worth a visit for the novelty of having your food cooked while you watch

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“fun dining experience, in the centre of town”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This must be the best value restaurant in Hamilton, if not New Zealand. You can enjoy as much freshly-cooked food as you can eat. This includes beef, lamb and seafood, with a lot of tasty accompaniments and sauces, as well as soup and adequate, if limited, desert..

The cooking process is typical Mongolian, and well worth just watching the skill of the chefs as they manage the large open grill. It ensures that you get your food hot, and, as you can specify how well you want it cooked and put on exactly the sauces and flavours that you want, it is difficult to see how you can go wrong. If you do, you can just take another plate and go back! The process also ensures that, apart from peak times, there is only a short wait

Desert consists of ice-cream and flavouring (the ice cream is a bit hard and over frozen), but it comes with pancakes cooked in front of you, which are just excellent.

Visited February 2012
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“fantastic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Excellent food cooked right in front of your eyes. Authentic flavour and great dining atmosphere. great food, well priced and friendly staff what more does a place need?

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