We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Foundation Bar Kitchen Lounge

$$ - $$$, , Vegan Options
1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
+64 7-849 2311
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (38 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“fish chips” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Pub, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (321)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 318 reviews

Reviewed May 17, 2018

PIZZA was amazing ambience was nice for a local hangout friendly staff would recommend even if solo traveller

Thank cfarnath
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Service was not impressive, food was very average. Portion is quite good, though. All of us didn't finish our food.

Thank frankspeaker123
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Always a great meal here hubby absolutely loves their foundation pizza always orders one to take home

Thank Olivia D
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I guess sports bars are just not our thing. Predictable menu selection. Bland, unhealthy food. Too many other options to they this one again.

Thank DavidandSuzanne
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly staffs, good location with lots of parking, affordable and very tidy place to dine in. Recommended restaurant in hamilton.

Thank jhazz2017
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We called in for dinner on a busy Thursday night. I enquired how long the meals would be and was assured not too long and wasn't disappointed. I was very impressed at how quickly we were served and the food was delicious. I recommend the...More

Thank 55vintage
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Yes we go there when we visit Te awa. Food is good and reasonably valued. The menu has what I like on it. Cocktails are good. I liked the service and atmosphere, friendly. The toilet facilities are modern and clean. It has a semi inside-outside...More

Thank Turresian
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Waitress that greeted us on arrival was lovely but then disappeared. I had to ask someone else if we could order quite a while later. Ordered the “popcorn” chicken from kids menu for my son as I assumed it would be small bit sized pieces...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Planned to dine here on a Sunday evening arrived between 6:30pm-7:00pm and could see all of two staff. When you arrive I assume you are meant to wait to be seated however at what point do you decide to leave or seat yourself. Any reasonable...More

Thank ainsleeash
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I like the casual atmosphere here. You find your own table and then order. The tables are small and there are good TV screens everywhere. We sat for a while waiting for menus to arrive and eventually gave up and got our own. The meals...More

Thank guynz
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Hamilton
Quantum Lodge Motor Inn
153 reviews
.30 miles away
Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference Centre
268 reviews
1.62 miles away
Classic Motel
26 reviews
2.25 miles away
Fountain City Motor Inn
112 reviews
2.67 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
282 reviews
.90 miles away
Cock & Bull Traditional English Pub and Restaurant
150 reviews
.47 miles away
Robert Harris Te Rapa Licensed Cafe
30 reviews
.94 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Classics Museum
213 reviews
2.77 miles away
Hamilton Zoo
725 reviews
1.93 miles away
Hamilton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
46 reviews
3.62 miles away
96 reviews
1.62 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Foundation Bar Kitchen Lounge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-849 2311
  • E-mail
Setting strong foundations in style and flair, setting the scene as a place to relax, chill, and feel the vibe, Foundation the place to meet, drink & eat the freshest cuisine that the region has to offer. Foundation the gathering place for mate’s to immerse themselves in the excitement of their favourite sport or whatever they please.Without this FOUNDATION we are condemned to live essentially formless lives.... ‘Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty’ – Henry David Thoreau
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing