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Scotts Epicurean

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181 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-839 6680
08:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 16:00
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is fantastic coffee and lovely atmosphere. Great for meeting friends for a coffee and catching up.

Thank erint288
Waikato Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Three diners and all were delighted with their lunch. Beautifully prepared and presented, friendly efficient service, and the right amount on the plate. Highly recommended.

Thank Hanno155
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere hidden garden at the back, definitely 5 star. The mushroom surprised me super juicy and tender. Coffee not bad as well, great place for branch.

Thank Leo L
Wellington, New Zealand
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had wandered the Main Street of Hamilton looking for somewhere to eat dinner and had seen that this place was closed for the day but was voted an Award Winner. Seeing that it always makes me a bit sceptical I guess, and it is easy to come in with an over inflated idea of how good something will be.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our brunch at this cafe - the crepes, and green eggs & ham. They didn't qualify as "epicurean", but were good-quality, cafe-style meals. This cafe serves Allpress coffee, which never fails to disappoint.

Thank Jonathan B
Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Scotts is well worth the visit if you ever find yourself in Hamilton. They make the best coffee and hot chocolate, their cabinet food selection is always fresh and their made to order dishes are perfection. If you're into pasta, I would 100% recommend the Aglio Olio - it's a true delight! Top that off with amazing staff and you've... More 

Thank LipstickEmoji
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times for coffee in the past. Probably one of the better places in Hamilton for it, little disappointed today though as it seems everywhere you go will make a latte when you ask for a flat white. Despite this the flavour of the coffee was spot on. On previous visits I had not had the... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Has been one of if not the top cafe in hamilton for a long time. Hard to remember a time pre-Scotts. The menu has the classics. Aglio Olio or green eggs and ham will hopefully never be removed from the menu. Fantastic friendly staff. Coffee and Hot drinks made by some of the best barristas around. Try one of their... More 

Thank kylecarter
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Called in here for breakfast after checking previous reviews. We both had "Green Eggs & Ham". It was so so. The eggs could have been greener and there was only two strips of bacon. Perhaps I am too used to Australian serving sizes but I did think it was small. The coffee however was fantastic. I watched the older gentleman... More 

Thank Tony W
Hamilton, New Zealand
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Their signature pasta dish to outstanding. Coffee is very good. All their dishes are good, just a little pricy.

Thank Hippynz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 6680

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?