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Chim-choo-ree

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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free
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14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
6478394329
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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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Wellington, New Zealand
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276 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dropped in for lunch. Food was good, service was excellent. Love the pictures up on the wall (ie pages from books) the 'people' ones are awesome. Menu is not huge - but all looked good. Lovely gnocchi. Maybe a little overpriced for what it is.

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Thank amr100
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Golly we love this place. We have been numerous times for lunch, and for dinner, and every time we walk away with our bellies full (but not that groos full, just the right amount full) and our minds blown. Not only is their food tasty, it is always beautifully presented by the loveliest, and knowledgeable, wait staff. Flavour combos are... More 

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Thank lydiamay16
Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A most enjoyable experience. Fine dinning at its best.Staff were efficient, personnable, and a pleasure to deal with. This is a high class establishment, expensive yes, but a great experience. We will go again.

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Thank Piccolo34
Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The most incredible food I have ever tasted! Even things i wasn't sure i like i absolutely loved! Fantastic service, can't speak highly enough.

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Thank Karin K
Hamilton, New Zealand
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220 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time I had been for Dinner. I had the Thai fish salad as a starter and the beef cheek as a main. Oh my goodness it was stunning 10 out of 10 for the food. It was a Monday night and the place was packed due to lot of restaurants not being open on Mondays in... More 

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Thank Russdi
Nadi, Fiji
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

However, they accommodated and I got to have my romantic dinner with my husband. My only negative comment is I wished they changed the dishes on their website as they change them in the restaurant. We had chosen to eat to try a specific dish they had on the website to find out the menu had changed. Well worth a... More 

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Thank Cheriebanana
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went to Chim choo ree for dinner and it was amazing. Everything was cooked to perfection and the staff were very attentive and polite. I had the duck and couldn't fault it. Will definitely be visiting again :)

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch and wasn't disappointed! Great choice of wines and food was excellent. It is a little pricey and above the average in Hamilton but the quality of the food is worth it. Service was ok it felt stiff no personality came across but still worth the visit and I will be back to try more

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Thank James M
Cambridge, New Zealand
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have have enjoyed lots of lovely meals here in the past but our recent visit was a bit of a disappointment. We have come to expect great dining here but the selection of dishes didn't really excite us and the service was less than usual. Portions less generous than we remember. Empty glasses and not clearing away. Maybe we struck... More 

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Thank Andrea W
Kuwait
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 1.30 and the restaurant wasn't that busy so we got a table easily. This restaurant is more like a bistro with its wooden floorboards and sunny aspect. However, having said that, the food was fabulous. The menu was varied and interesting. My husband had the Sous Vide chicken breast with cauliflower, corn and gnocchi ($25) which he... More 

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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 - $25
Cuisine
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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?