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Scotts Epicurean

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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
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181 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
(07) 839 6680
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Today
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I feel a bit embarrassed to be recommending a restaurant based on a single dish but I have been here 3 times in the past couple of years and have had the same thing every time : Aglio Olio - Scotts’ famous & addictive spaghetti w chilli, garlic, parsley, olive oil & Italian parmesan. Actually that is their description but... More 

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Thank booky78
Cambridge, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good coffee, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with attentive staff. Their specials often run out which is a good sign of freshness. Small but varied menu and cabinet food makes Scots the perfect place for a weekend brunch with friends

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Thank Karenelse06
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great lunch at one of our all time favourites. This cafe has to be one of the most consistently good Cafes we eat at. The food came out a little slow hence the 4

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Thank P468VTianw
Hamilton, New Zealand
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scotts Epicurean is an absolute little GEM located in the heart of Hamilton. It is tastefully decorated in neutral colours. It is small enough to be quaint but big enough to ensure you are not on top of each other. The food was delicious and the coffee to die for.

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Thank Bronwen W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Scott's on multiple Occassion's very good coffee an food, though quality does seem to slip when it gets busy. Definitely recommend a visit, the pad Thai is awesome (on a good day). The carrot cake is also very good.

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Thank 712zach
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always come here when we come to Hamilton. Good coffee and love their aglio olio. Really friendly staff make it a nice atmosphere.

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Thank theaucklandfoodie
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Call in here regularly for a simple yet amazing mocha!! Perfect to drink every time. Also very delicious food and friendly service

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Thank E6420BLscottr
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard a lot of good things about Scotts so thought I'd try it for brunch, was busy which is fine for us but it felt the waiters/waitresses didn't want us there and we were a inconvenience for them. Took a long time for the food to come out and it was a little bit disappointing, not great flavours and it... More 

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Thank James M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love their food, so yummy, especially the Tiramisu cake. Nice environment and the serving speed is fine, too.

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Thank Nicole Z
Hamilton, New Zealand
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best place for a business or family breakfast in Hamilton - have been going there for years, and it is just consistently great!

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Thank travel7792

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (07) 839 6680

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