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Smith & McKenzie Chophouse

Certificate of Excellence
New Zealand, Steakhouse, European
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13 Lynden Court | Chartwell Square, Hamilton 3210, New Zealand
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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139 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Called her on a Sunday afternoon, obviously after the lunch rush and before the dinner rush. Was great to sit and eat and catch up with my daughter. Food was great, service was excellent. Cater very well for children.

Thank ExcitedTraveller1973
Management response:

Hi ExcitedTraveller1973! Thanks so much for taking the time to review! I love hearing about our customers having a great time and enjoying both our food and our service! We hold ourselves to a high standard so I'm glad it pays off! Hope to see you again, perhaps next time will be on our Kids Night Monday where Kids eat... More 

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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice food but If your on a budget and want steak dinner be prepared to pay for Steak alone $36.90 Plus your add on sides @ $6.90 ea + sauces @ $3 So, your main $50. Hence I had the pasta at $23.50. I enjoyed the pasta and the squid entree. The mango sauce was very good.

Thank pure e
Management response:

Hi pure e, Thanks for your review! Great to hear you liked your pasta and the squid! There seems to be slight confusion over the steaksr! Each and every steak dish comes with the cut of meat, cooked to your preference, as well as one side and one sauce of your choosing! The only exception to this is our Signature... More 

1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended here with 2 x kids and four adults and have squid for entrée which was just average and stringy. Had eye fillet for main meal which was ok but I am amazed at the price that was charged and them fine print you have to add to the dishes - mashed potatoes $6.90 ? so to get a decent... More 

Thank Mark J
Hamilton, New Zealand
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here yet again two weeks ago with my partner! These guys are usually pretty good and I love coming here. But I must say on this Occassion they were on top of their game and on point. If they were in the Olympics for making brunch-they would win gold! These guys totally rocked it that morning! Fast great... More 

Thank jussiekingi
Hamilton, New Zealand
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 29 people from local Probus Club had an enjoyable luncheon.We pre ordered so that we could be served quickly and this worked for the benefit of all concerned. Promptly served meals to eliminate the situation of the last person being served as the first served leaves. Service was pleasant and efficient, well done Sarah.All 29 people were happy... More 

Thank bprskrr
Management response:

Hi bprskrr, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a 5 star review. I am so glad you and the rest of the Probus Club had such a great time at Smiths this week. I will be sure to pass on the message to the kitchen and to Sarah about what a great job they did.... More 

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The T-Bone steak meal I had was cooked and served perfectly. The staff were really friendly. The house wine was good and all the beverages are reasonably priced. They have the most delicious desserts. I had a chocolate brownie and it was nothing like I have ever tasted. The environment is always homely and they have the best fireplace that... More 

Thank allerbyr
Management response:

Hi allerbyr, WOW! That is an incredible review! Thank-you so much for taking the time to let us and others know just how awesome we are! So happy to hear you had such a good experience and enjoyed our famous chocolate brownie - it's definitely one of our favs! Hope to see you again! Kind regards, Kendall Steele General Manager... More 

Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good selection of food, a very nice place to go for dinner, pleasant surroundings. A good place to celebrate birthday parties, and family parties too.

Thank Tirawhanau
Management response:

Hi Tirawhanau, Thanks for the kind words! I love when people notice that while we do have great steak, we do have other great options too! Have a great day! Regards, Kendall Steele General Manager Smith & McKenzie Chophouse More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent all round restaurant suited to children to the elderly excellent service food is great staff very helpful with good communication skills clean and tidy

Thank Blossom1998
Management response:

Hi Blossom1998, Thank-you for taking the time to write us such a good review! We are stoked you appreciate what we do here! Look forward to seeing you in! Kind regards, Kendall Steele General Manager Smith & McKenzie Chophouse More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here probably four times a year but after every visit we say we must come more often. The steaks are cooked to perfection with a large range of sides to choose and a variety of sauces to choose from too. The other menu items are always delicious wether it be chicken, fish or pasta. The desserts are great... More 

Thank Roger M
Management response:

Hi Roger M, Thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a great review!! I'm ecstatic that you come here regularly and have a great experience every time! It's also brilliant to see that you've noticed our other awesome items on offer including our classic mains and our kids menu. Our chefs are very proud of every... More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb. Utterly fantastic. Great service. We arrived tired and hungry via our GPS search for steak............We arrived to no seats except in the bar. A lovely welcoming smile from McLean and apologies that we would need to eat in the bar. No problem. Excellent food. FANTASTIC service.....thanks McLean. AND this restaurant has a kids eat for free Tuesday night with... More 

Thank laurenwhangarei
Management response:

Hi laurenwhangarei, Thank-you so much for taking the time to write a raving review about our staff and establishment! It is brilliant to hear what an awesome time you had here and that even though the desserts took a wee while, the situation was remedied and you left with a smile on your face! Great to hear your first experience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
New Zealand, Steakhouse, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Lynden Court | Chartwell Square, Hamilton 3210, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 07-855-1400

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