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Coffee and Food Establishment

) #17 of 305 Restaurants in Hamilton $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
38b Hood Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-981 1109
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 15:30All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38b Hood Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on other Trip Advisor reviews we chose this place and were certainly not disappointed, it was the nicest breakfast i have had in a long time ! Great food - the hash stack was delicious, and the French toast equally memorable. Nice friendly staff,...More

Thank simondiana2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here a cple of wks ago I had the best ever Nachos they were so good I actually ate the lot & hubby had mince on toast with 2 poached eggs he also said this was the best he had ever had...More

Thank merlot1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Hamilton for three days and we ate breakfast here twice. Very good food and friendly staff. The food is reasonably priced and was very fresh and tasty.

Thank NomadicFrames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've written many reviews and never used the word "perfection" before! Had breakfast here with friends at the weekend and truly the food and service were perfect. They run a tight ship here with every member of staff working to create the perfect well oiled...More

Thank Kylough19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the warm salmon salad and it was truely tasty with a generous portion of warm salmon, lovely salad and loads of capers which I loved and it was presented nicely for $19 (see photo). Well done chef, 10 out of 10. Hubby had...More

Thank funfoodies1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what busy little place, really great coffee along with very big breakfast to go with it. If you don`t get there early it can be a little walk. very friendly staff who couldn't be more helpful, we had to wait 5 minutes to get table...More

Thank kenty96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow.What can i say a busy cosy place.Very helpful staff very accomadating.I had the scallops wrapped in bacon they were very very nice my mum had the lamb burger and was most impressed by the taste.love this place thanks for the dinning experience.

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Early opener. Got here at 7am on a Monday morning after driving from Auckland. Can park outside at that time of day. Parking meters start at 8am. Was in a hurry so ordered this from cabinet. Smoked chicken and camberet. More of a lunch choice...More

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered granola with fruit, eggs on toast, and lots of coffee as we met with family friends. Fast service and more than willing to accommodate our party of nine on short notice.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We were promptly seated and water brung over and took our drink order while we chose from the menu so very prompt friendly attentive and competent service. The place is warm and clean. Food was good, tasty. A lady next to us had been waiting...More

Thank Rose C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38b Hood Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-981 1109
We serve innovative fresh food, with 100% of our baking done on site.We have an extensive range of cabinet food along with an exciting menu and we have 5 weekly changing dishes, using the freshest of in season products and ingredients for your enjoyment. We use Essensa coffee, roasted locally in Morrinsville, and have a very experienced team of baristas to provide the best coffee at all times.Our Kitchen is run by owner/Chef Todd Lawrence and his team. Todd has traveled extensively, cooking around the world for 10 years. Todd and his team strive to make as much as possible by hand on site to ensure their food is a step above the competition. Coffee and food establishment proudly use award winning Essenza coffee which is locally roasted in Morrinsville, using fresh 100% Arabica beans from Colombia, Kenya & Papua New Guinea.
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