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705 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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11:30 - 14:00 Hours
European, New Zealand
€€ - €€€
705 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there during a holiday in January 2017 and took some friends with us this time No one was disappointed Good food Nice place Nice people Reasonable prices

Thank frenchievirginie2017
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I have family in Thames & have been visiting for a number of years. Decided to try Gastronomics, what a mistake. Ordered drinks but had to get the staffs attention as they were talking amongst themselves. Only 2 tables in the restaurant. Ordered a bottle...More

1  Thank townsvilletbc
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Our groups mid-winter dinner provided some new dishes from what is on offer elsewhere. The staff coped well with big group orders. Food was innovative.

Thank mcgaval
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Looked at the menu and was pleased with the choice. They were not very busy so service was quick and the food was good. The fish of the day was a good choice and came with a side salad .Several good wine options as well...More

Thank HIB306
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We have been in Thames for 2 years and never eaten here, we went last night, pleasantly surprised. It wasn’t busy at all, only one other group, which is always worrying from the outside... The layout had us in a 4 person booth which was...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 10 March 2018

After having kitchen troubles some items were not available. What we did have was very tasty and enjoyable. Would recommend it and will return.

Thank kerryjo2009
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We came here to try out somewhere different. We both had a good meal, reasonably priced and very good service. I started with salt and pepper calamari cooked perfectly, followed by butter chicken curry and a portion of fries on the side, my wive had...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Gastronomics would be one of the best kept secrets in Thames. We have eaten here regularly on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is a bit out of date but it works. Love the booths and the street front windows. You appear...More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We had the fish of the day special and the smoked salmon dishes. Both were prepared perfectly and came with yummy sauces and well prepared sides. Service was attentive without being obtrusive. Wine list is adequate.

Thank spinhead
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Thought we would try the Gastronomics for our last meal, not too much on the starter menu that I liked so I passed. My husband ordered the mussel chowder which he said was delicious. My main went for the beer battered fish pieces and chips...More

Thank Sparkie154
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
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