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Chim-choo-ree

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
European, New Zealand
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14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-839 4329
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice surrounding friendly staff and reasonable prices. A nice place to go for a special occasion I would definitely go back again

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Thank Lyn F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ccr has been a permanent fixture in hamilton for many years, and one of only two places for truly up market dining. In those many years I have been there many times. The new location is a beautifully put together affair, in the old brewery building. Beautiful brick walls and lovely lighting really set the mood. I have been here... More 

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Thank Olivier K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb menu ,something for everyone on the menu , you will not be disappointed at this restaurant. Highly recommend that you book as it gets very busy and you wouldn't want to be disappointed .

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Thank Equestrian E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Book now don't hesitate you will have an sensational experience. I had the best meal of my life! Beautiful visually and a flavour explosion. Small portions but over three sensational courses I was truly satisfied. Interesting wine list was a bonus.

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Thank Romney15
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, great service, everything was spot on. Would thoughly recommend Chim Choo ree and look forward to returning.

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Thank Matt C
Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food at this restaurant. Kudos to the chefs. The service is relaxed and inviting and we are most definitely repeat customers.

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Thank 600Gemma
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like being charged a small fortune for small portions that look wonderful but taste average, then you'll love this place!!! Maybe I'm just not pretentious enough, but I don't get why this restaurant is seen as a 'place to go'.

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Thank Michael M
Auckland
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19 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I selected Chim Choo Ree as I was going out to dinner with someone special and wanted it to be a special night. However was disappointed when the Waitress was really quite rude when I advised I couldn't not eat gluten or dairy. It was a bit embarrassing as she made quite a big deal about it. She looked over... More 

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Thank mglensor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

All the words that the MasterChef judges use to describe an exceptional dish, bursting with flavours, complexity of technique, balance of acidity, sweetness, and .... saltiness...etc. are in my mind to express the food we had at Chim Choo Ree. We've been other top rated restaurants in Hamilton, but this one with casual and relaxed settings exceeded our expectations.

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Thank SelW
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

4 of us went there for a birthday dinner, I don't think much of the barn like atmosphere. The food is good, but not excellent, doesn't have quite the flavour or good combinations of top restaurants. We had starters and mains and desserts, the service was fine. It was a good evening and we all enjoyed it, but for the... More 

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Thank Gerry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $26
Cuisine
European, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 4329

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?