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Hydro Majestic

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33 Jellicoe Drive, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
(07) 859 0020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice cafe near the river in the suburbs. Nice cafe food. Very popular. You need to book. Now known as Hydro. Reasonable prices. Wheelchair friendly. Indoor or outdoor seating.

Thank Ianleigh M
Hamilton, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. There weren't many other people in the restaurant, but our coffee took 20 mins to arrive. I ordered avocado smash, when it arrived it appeared to be a sauce dish with shop bought grey/green guacamole, half a tomato and 2 pieces of toasted Turkish bread which were about 2 inches long. I ate the tomato... More 

Thank laura m
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A very popular place to eat, which provides organic dishes and vegetarian options near the Waikato River in Hamilton. It pays to book. The food is delicious and the prices mid range. Lovely for breakfast, lunch or brunch in the sun!

Thank Ianleigh M
Cambridge, New Zealand
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After a morning shopping in Ham East, we decided to nip down to the Hydro as my partner knew the previous owner and said it used to be magnificent. It's anything but now, and is a shadow of its former self. * Service: Friendly and efficient. * Decor: soul-less, deteriorating and downright tired. * Cleanliness: Seemed fine; toilets stank and... More 

Thank theeternalsunrise
Hamilton, New Zealand
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Medium/large group. This cafe: 1. Forgot 3 drinks; 2. Didn't deliver 3 meals until reminded; 3. Took an hour to get all the meals; 4. Never checked we had all our drinks; 5. Never checked we were satisfied with our meals, nor actually HAD all our meals; 6. Didn't apologise when they realised meals were missing; 7. Said the drinks... More 

Thank Robyn W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Delicious hot chocolate and cheese scones in a nicely situated café on the north bank of the river, on the river walk.

Thank GeordiefromSheffield
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Went there for weekday lunch and both ordered burgers. $15.50 each for cheap supermarket bun with 2 slices of tomato, 2 outside lettuce leaves, 1 tsp of beetroot relish and a pattie that i am sure was 40% salt was not great! AND not served with chips or any garnish at all.Will definately not be making a stop at this... More 

Thank Frangipani3
Hamilton New Zealand
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Not been there for ages, very pleased we went for brunch today though. Creamy mushrooms on 5-grain toast with bacon & poached egg - yummy. The big breakfast option was a hit too, with plenty of bacon, chorizo, scrambled egg and toasted sour dough bread. Good coffee and perfect service topped it off. Looking forward to next time.

Thank lesleychr
Hamilton, New Zealand
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went for a midweek lunch. Quite pricey, though the blackboard specials for the day were more reasonably priced we thought. Coffee was very average, wouldn't buy again. No peppermint tea available, but they didn't seem to care. The meals were served in good time and we were very happy with the portion size and taste. Friendly staff. Lovely outlook... More 

Thank Judy R
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My daughter and I went here for lunch today. Although they did explain they were one staff member short that still does not excuse the more than one hour wait for my coffee - then only got it because I stood by the machine and stared pointedly; and the undercooked, raw, lamb wrap my daughter ordered. I thought it was... More 

Thank JillElizSel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Jellicoe Drive, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (07) 859 0020

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