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“Will never go back” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Cook Cafe & Bar

The Cook Cafe & Bar
Ranked #95 of 353 Restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New Zealand
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Will never go back”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2012

Agreed, much the same as the Cock & Bull. Staff never smiling, my soft drink glass blatantly had cleaning product residue in it, I wasn't brought my glass of water I asked for repeatedly (as my soft drink tasted like cleaning product) and the foot was HORRIBLE - microwaved food, stale bun, just awful. Location is kind of good and, like, the C&B, great location for after work drinks.

  • Visited April 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank hospogirl
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Noisy and uncumfortable.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2012

Much the same as the cock & bull - just a pub that is over crowded and in personel

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1 Thank Colin S
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2011

The food was fabulous, beautifully prepared and presented and good prices! A lovely historic building that gave it charm! Would eat here again!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank lee1811027
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NZ
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Tasty food and efficient service.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2011

We often eat here when looking for a quick meal and have always enjoyed the food and the service. Parking is easy too.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank piwi43
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The perfect place to relax with a drink and some snacks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2011

The Cook is the place to go to get amongst the locals. Sit outside with a drink on a warm Summer's afternoon, or sit inside for a cosy Winter's delight.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank mjh21
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