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“$9 for a local beer!”
Review of Furnace Restaurant

Furnace Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 369 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Furnace menu provides for many tastes, with a wide range of pizzas, pastas and salads as well as generous and familiar main meals. The drinks list features quality tap beers such as Heineken, Tiger and Monteiths as well as more than 60 wines from New Zealand and abroad. Featuring leather booths, oak joinery and distinctive schist stonework, the décor is stylish and comfortable and the staff are friendly and attentive. Whether it be an intimate meal for two or a celebratory dinner for twenty, you'll be glad you chose Furnace.
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“$9 for a local beer!”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

I have to say, having lived in London for nearly three years, I thought returning to the Tron would be a good experience. We went here for a birthday meal, and I couldn't believe that a pint of Mac's Gold was $9! That's more expensive than pretty much any pint in Central London! The food was so-so, mainly just big pizzas. I had fond memories of Furance, but a lot has changed since I was away!

  • Visited April 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
624 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
“Just Had a Drink But Great”
Reviewed August 2, 2013

We were in Hamilton on a Wed night and walked up Victoria St looking for somewhere lively around 7pm. Furnace had quiet a few people (most other bars didn't) sitting in the open area out the front so we drank very cold beer and watched a football game which was great. Service was excellent. Place was very clean and tidy and nicely decorated.

  • Visited August 2013
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Atmosphere and warmth!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Went there for dinner on a BUSY night in Hamilton, fortunately only 2 of us so could get table. Very attentive service, friendly waitress and while busy they made us feel welcome, took order, drinks etc quickly. Good wine list, and impressive menu..hard to choose.
Both of us had pasta which was succulent and flavoursome, waitress checked everything was OK and left us to it..which is what you want! Very reasonable prices for standard of food.
Liked the fact we never felt rushed and could enjoy the ambience over the evening.

  • Visited July 2013
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Delicious”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Great Food... very tasty!!, Warm and Friendly Staff and good Prices. Good feel to the place. Highly recommend.

Visited March 2013
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Thank KerryMcCoy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Rude service”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Me and my partner are both in our 30,s and we thought wed pop into this particular restraunt having heard its quite nice and cheap also , when we arrived we were seated at a table which was fine and the waiter was nice untill a guy from behind the bar rudely yells across the room "have you checked their i.d " infront of everyone to see which was really embarasing for us and really awkward as only i had my licence on me . The waiter said to us "im sorry we cant allow you to eat here today without any identification " i was totaly in disgust and there was no explaination sd to why aswell we wrre just shocked!.we ended up going across to the bank which was beautiful .never again!

Visited November 2012
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