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Hamilton’s favourite steakhouse and the home of the 500 gram slow cooked Signature Rib Eye on the bone.
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

Table booked 5 pm. Food was great. Waitress too. Absolutely appalled to be advised halfway into our meal that our table was booked for another party in half an hour. I have never had that in restaurant before. We left. We would have liked to...stay longer and enjoy our meal. It cost plenty.  We won't go back. That's 11 people, who will tell all their friends. Not good business practice. Shame.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 13 July 2021 via mobile

My friends and I had a lovely meal at Furnace. Ollie was our waiter. He was very pleasant and informative. Overall our experience was great.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 June 2021

Best steak and beautiful mushroom sauce, that I have had in ages. Add in the deliciously crunchy onion rings and duck fat spuds and like me, you won't be disappointed. Eye fillet really was cooked medium rare and rested.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 May 2021 via mobile

Fantastic dinner! We came because of the trip advisor reviews and we would highly recommend. The service was impeccable, the setting was lovely including the fire going and the food was amazing. We had the bread and dips for starters, and the chicken and beef...cheek for main. We had to have dessert and the chocolate brownie was delicious with all things chocolate. Will definitely be back again when we are next in town.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 24 May 2021

Will start this review by commending the staff on the incredible attentive service, we dined on a Saturday night and it was fairly busy but we always were attended too. Never had to wait for drinks, our orders were taken and food delivered in excellent...time. Our server Payton was exemplary, very informative and friendly. We all ordered different items from the menu and as always the food is next level. From starters to desserts its all just delicious. Well priced, presented beautifully and tasted devine. We will be back as Furnace is one of our favourite Hamilton restaurants but the main draw card is the exceptional staff... Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 24 April 2021 via mobile

Went for lunch out with a friend and decided on the Mushroom and Bacon Papardelle pasta with a truffle cream sauce. Good sized portion, sauce was delicious and bacon was cooked nicely so it wasn't soft and chewy. The waiter was even considerate enough to...bring a spoon to avoid making a mess trying to eat the more than adequate amount of sauce.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 12 April 2021

Had a beautiful dinner. The best steak I've had for many many years by far. The service well above par very friendly. We both have decided it will become our annual anniversary restaurant from now on. Truly loved it ❤

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 30 March 2021 via mobile

My partner and I came in for dinner last night, Monday. The staff at Furnace looked busy but found us a table regardless. We were served by Georgia, her service was outstanding, efficient and timely. To the chef that cooked our steaks (I eat mine...blue), perfection! Hands down the best steaks we’ve eaten to date. Every aspect of our experience at Furnace, from our three courses to the overall service from ALL staff members, was incredible. 10/10 would recommend!!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 30 March 2021

My partner and I were in for my birthday and right from the moment we were greeted to the moment we left it was an amazing experience. The staff were all very friendly especially our waiter. (Georgia) She was informative, yet not so formal that...we couldn't feel relaxed. And if the professionalism of the staff wasn't enough, the food was exceptional! Everything from the oysters, to the perfect steaks to the beautiful salted caramel tiramisu dessert that we shared at the end was amazing, compliments to the brilliant chef. Looking forward to coming back again and againMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 29 March 2021 via mobile

We visited Furnace on a Sunday evening and it was filled with lots of diners. The food was fantastic especially the beef cheek followed by the deconstructed lemon meringue and also the salted caramel tiramisu. The staff were attentive and were more than happy to...accommodate our booking change & dietary requirements. I look forward to going back to this restaurant in the future.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Furnace Steakhouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4