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Chefs International Restaurant

27 D Collingwood Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-839 6599
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (30 reviews)
“naans” (19 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, International, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27 D Collingwood Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful butter paneer! Taste sensation! A real must try. Great host, and clean environment - homely feel to this gorgeous wee cafe.

1  Thank Reema D
Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Great curry, this ain't no sweet mall curry crap. Proper curry, herbs, fresh veges really good naan. The woman working seemed to really care whether I had enjoyed the meal. I actually felt compelled to come on here and give them five stars. I left...More

3  Thank NZCuz
Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

The food here was delicious, and very affordable. The owners were incredibly friendly! Will definitely eat here again.

1  Thank Chrissy L
Reviewed December 4, 2015

Although the restaurant is far from fancy, the food is incredible! Arguably the best Lamb Saag I've ever eaten. the Naan bread is delicious, and the staff are very friendly. We were looking for a place to eat dinner when another diner sitting outside the...More

1  Thank KLightNZ
Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Delicious tasty Indian food, the best I have had. We tried a variety of dishes all of them were so yummy. My kids loved it too. The service was fantastic and friendly. We will return next time we visit Hamilton again.

1  Thank 830salinag
Reviewed November 12, 2015

This is a great eatery in the heart of Hamilton. The premises are simple but the food is great. We ate there on 3 separate occasions and I tried 3 different dishes; all were great. The cuisine is Indian with some Asian influence. A wide...More

3  Thank 1955Mick
Reviewed November 6, 2015

This restaurant offers beautiful food at a very reasonable price. Never had a bad meal there in 6 years.

1  Thank marilyn g
Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Great food, friendly service, great value. We will be back. We loved both meals, Indian and Malaysian, and onion barges were great. Nice relaxed atmosphere........

2  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Travelled a lot recently and this little gem has probably the best indian curry we have had. Food doesn't come in a hurry as it is cooked fresh and exactly as promised..heat/ spicyness spot on. Add to that the very friendly hosts. We are here...More

2  Thank Steven M
Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant for more than four years and its always been excellent quality. In this restaurant the dish called Butterchicken is not prepared as soup like many other restaurants.

4  Thank James B
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June 22, 2016|
Response from Chefs01 | Property representative |
Yes we are. 11.30am till late Monday to Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 D Collingwood Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 6599
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