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14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-839 4329
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here with a group of 30 friends for a joint birthday celebration. The food was sensational, great selection of craft beer and good quality wine. Staff were awesome!! Night to remember

Thank Braveheart14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to chim choo ree with my colleagues for a Christmas lunch. The ambience is good but thr is not enough parking in front of the restaurant. Food came promptly and service was good. Food presentation was also very good but the taste wS not...More

Thank garima14
Reviewed 6 days ago

I often dine here because the food is the best in the Waikato. I usually order a variety of dishes such as the Anchovy Toast and Churros. The mains are sublime.

Thank olgahjw
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we booked in for 4 people, we mentioned that one of our party is a Vegan. The restaurant phoned back the day before to check details and asked how many courses would our vegan guest require. On our advice they especially prepared an entrée...More

Thank Ngaire205
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My expectations of good food and service are high these days and this place always delivers. So many interesting but rewarding flavours to try. Small plates and big plates you really can't go wrong. The staff here are pretty funky, passionate about what they do...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't expect to be so pleased with a restaurant that serves almost only complex dishes, but I found more than enough items on the menu, all were served beautifully and were flavored well. Service was good, and the prices were not as high as...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed by the food considering what you pay for it. The service was not that great, granted on a busy night, but we weren't asked if we wanted any drinks once.

Thank sofiat796
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent, friendly and helpful. We shared a bar starter and a dessert which were both delicious - ( Rice pudding and I hate rice pudding and this was divine). A main of the eye fillet and duck were both outstanding and very...More

Thank iti685
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner during our one night layover stay in Hamilton. Restaurant is ever so slightly located out of the main city centre, however still walkable. Fresh oysters served with a beautiful mignonette. I can't remember where the oysters are from, but were the...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again, friends invited and accompanied. And yes, they have great taste! Is this the best restaurant in Hamilton? they thought so. I could not disagrees it was truly excellent. Do book as it is very popular. the menu is exciting, novel and full of local...More

Thank David S
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Is it a family friendly restaurant? Thanks.
18 May 2017|
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Response from Equestrian E | Reviewed this property |
The food might be a bit spicy for children depending on age
Marcus R
What kind of dining is this restaurant. Fine dining? Casual?
6 April 2017|
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Response from togs73 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, but fine dining
Can I come with a friend for just coffee after work?
3 May 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 bridge st Hamilton, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 4329
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