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“Lovely as ever” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Woodbox

Woodbox
Corner of Mystery Creekrd and Angus rd, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Ranked #84 of 203 Restaurants in Hamilton
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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
Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Lovely as ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I just love The Woodbox and my last visit was no exception. The food is always fantastic, the staff provide excellent discreet service and the ambience of the place means it's not hard to spend a few hours enjoying a fine meal with good company

Visited July 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Christchurch
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Can not fault it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Best dinner out in a long time! i took my parents here and we all had a great time, fantastic food, amazing wine and a great atmosphere! We were very impressed by the menu, and thankfully there wasnt a massive selection as we had a hard enough time deciding as it was. We all had 3 courses and each one was better than the last. My dad could not stop talking about the mussles he had for entree, and the mystrey creek wine i had is now one i am trying to track down :-) Everyone was friendly, polite and next time i am in the waikato i am going back again :-)

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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hamilton NZ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Very nice atmosphere and setting overlooking the river. Decor inside modern with separate eating areas. Food well presented and offered variety, but it needed more flavour or sauces.

Visited August 2012
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Cambridge, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Our local favourite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

The Woodbox has been consistently good over four years of visiting once every few months. Generally good service (not always common in NZ restaurants), a menu with interesting combinations we always find hard to choose from, and - aside from Palate in Hamilton - our favourite local place for celebratory meals, be in dinner a deux, or lunch with the children. Has an excellent kids' menu - they manage to take even the ham and cheese toasted sandwich to new heights!

Visited June 2012
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Raglan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Good to have a great view while dining”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

This is a very nice restaurant and very nice food, just no x factor.

Visited December 2011
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