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Food and restaurants in Hamilton

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“A reformed church serving great locally brewed beer and good pub food. Casual dining for the whole family. Kids enjoy eating here also.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I great contemporary restaurant. I would recommend that you book. During Summer you can sit outside on the sidewalk and enjoy your meal and watch Cambridge go by.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
“If you want a good meal and able to take your family this is the one that will be best for you. Often a good idea to book a table.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
“Fresh, tasty gourmet food. Lots of organic food and free-range meats options. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cambridge - Fantastic high end restaurant, excellent service, lovely menu, friendly welcoming hosts, great atmosphere. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“With a large outdoor area in amongst the brewing tanks, the Dining Hall is the perfect spot for enjoying a glass of beer in the sunshine. Good George’s menu is crafted to match the beers, and their award winning ‘Blue Me, I’m Irish’ burger has gone on to receive popular acclaim. Proudly Hamilton, proudly Waikato - these enthusiasts are local favourites and community heroes. People gather a few times a week for confession, under the stained glass windows depicting hops and beer.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“This is a Swedish restaurant and we go there quite often. Its not cheap but the food and service is great ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“"Our Menu combines Mexican, South American & New Wave Asian influenced Street Food with an emphasis on the fun & the interesting - enjoy. All our food on our menu is available to takeout!"”
  • 16 locals recommend

Cafés

Café
“If you want a good meal and able to take your family this is the one that will be best for you. Often a good idea to book a table.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cambridge - Fantastic high end restaurant, excellent service, lovely menu, friendly welcoming hosts, great atmosphere. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
“A cafe set in a strawberry field, with a gorgeous gift store and playground for the children. Serves fresh fruit ice creams and you can pick your own strawberries, if you wish.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A cafe set up in a country field with a gallery attached, paintings and gifts to select from.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Store
“Gorgeous foods, tea fields view including high tea and Tea tasting activity”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“ Another cafe Cambridge regulars love to spend time at. Great service and good food meet here.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing Coffee and Mocha Home is next door, a gift shop you’ll love, with beautiful Italian Closet clothing. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Jump straight into a Vietnamese inspired eatery on Hamilton’s main street in the form of Banh Mi Caphe. Come evening time the music is loud, the tables are packed and the atmosphere is buzzing. Appealing to young and old, dates, groups and solo eaters, tables and brightly coloured stools are packed close together, transporting you straight to street side in South East Asia. A licenced restaurant, there’s beer and wine and a seductive sounding cocktail list, or house made smoothies and sodas. Steaming, vibrant plates of food piled high are delivered quickly by easy-going staff, and made for sharing - you’ll need to guard your portion carefully if you wish to have it all to yourself. Try the famous Vietnamese baguette with pork, chicken, beef or tofu, or dig into the delicious green papaya salad with prawns and finish it off with spring rolls or save room for the sweets at the end. Recipes have been carefully passed down from generation to generation, all the way from Can Tho to Waikato, and the fresh, healthy and truly tasty dishes are worth traveling for.”
  • 8 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“When you eat a doughnut from Mammas you realise that every other doughnut you've ever eaten in your whole life has been made of cardboard! Only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7am-1pm.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Crazy cool bread shop. Fresh coffe, amazing bread with gluten free options too. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“After something naughty to eat? The cheesecake shop is the place to be! A huge range of decadent foods to make your mouth water.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“There’s standing room only at this popular bakery, where bread and sweets fly out the door from 7:30am onwards. Spice up your usual bakery experience with creative takes on old classics. A busy coffee machine sees the caffeine-needy through the day, or choose an alternative from the cold drinks fridge. Baked onsite, the bread is worth trekking over town for, and only those in quick will get their hands on the town-famous Volare grain bread; latecomers will have to settle with the next best - ciabatta, turkish loaves or brioche bread to name a few. The cabinet stocks some of the aforementioned bread in the form of chunky and wholesome sandwiches, and sweet eaters will be tempted by some of the best cookies in town, crispy danishes or even Volare’s very own take on a cronut. Well-loved by locals, this expert bakery gives back to it’s community by donating excess food to Kaivolution - a food rescue service passing on excess to those who need it most.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends