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Chim-choo-ree

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14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
6478394329
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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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First time there with family. I was told that CCR is an amazing restaurant, ticks all the boxes in terms of food, atmosphere and service. I'm simply going to reinforce what I had been told. The food was just divine. I had the duck as my entree and beef cheek for my main meal. Both plates were fabulous. I mean... More 

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Thank Vika247
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Prawn Toast was very tasty, with a good hit of chilli. Most of the families meals looked yum and comments ranged from mmmm to delicious. I had the main size Thai fish salad and was underwhelmed. I was expecting some chilli flavours along with the lime flavours. It was quite acidic and even the fish was bland.

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Thank 321taniaw
Suffolk
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whenever we're wanting to celebrate, we choose Chim Choo Ree. Relaxed restaurant but really good food and service. Reasonably priced for what you get, the mains are huge! It used to be impossible to get a table; it's easier now but still always seems busy, even mid week.

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1 Thank Wendy M
Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for a catch up with friends over lunch. Great location -at one end of town- with free parking out the front. Inside the decor is simple but comfortable and classy. Ordered lots of bar snacks and small plates from the menu and all were amazing and decent sizes, and don't be fooled, the bat food is really more... More 

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1 Thank Pen P
Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had another wonderful meal here - previously with family but this time for business. The location was great for either. Menu as reliable and delicious as always, wonderful service and iconic venue.

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1 Thank John_OD285
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were fortunate to get a seat about 30min before we arrived. Food was excellent and service staff very friendly. It was noisy and the ventilation wasn't fantastic but overall still a very enjoyable dinner. We started with eel croquettes, tuna tartare. Mains were beef cheek and pork ribs. Dessert were rice pudding & chocolate tofu mousse.

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1 Thank estherssl
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here a few weeks ago, absolutely loved everything about the meal, ambience and service. All of our dishes were perfect, beautifully presented, very interesting flavours especially for the desserts, our waitress was friendly and professional, very good atmosphere, bit pricey but felt worth the money, highly recommend!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shared 3 entrees between 5 people and then each had a main but an hour later I was hungry. Had snapper which was beautiful but not enough and no one suggested sides

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love coming to Chim-Choo-Ree as it never lets me down. Treating yourself in Hamilton cant get much better.

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Thank MelissaBou16
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aside from Madam Woo, our favourite place to eat in Hamilton. Everyone I know loves this place. Higher on the $s but soooo worth it for the quality of cuisine they offer. Quirky building and good parking. Decent wine list too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Cuisine
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
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: 6478394329

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