The newly opened SkyCity Dining precinct offers a range of dining options. From Shanghai Chinese Restaurant and The Local Taphouse bar, which stocks locally crafted beer, cider and delicious food, or Eat Burger which offers mouth-watering burgers and shakes to delicious cocktails at the Marble Room, there is something for everyone.
Location: SkyCity Hamilton, 346 Victoria Street, Hamilton
Phone: + 64 7 834 4900
More Info: www.skycityhamilton.co.nz
Gothenburg overlooks the beautiful Waikato river that runs through the heart of Hamilton - Large windows making the most of the panoramic views of the Waikato River. Come along for a casual drink, a relaxing coffee or a special meal in a unique, beautiful location. Their plates are designed to be shared, so order a few and enjoy them with the table.
Location: The ANZ Centre, 17 Grantham Street, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 834 3562
More Info & Menu: www.gothenburg.co.nz
Thyme Square Restaurant is Hamilton's Home of Intimate Dining, Serving Contemporary Classics with a Taste of Modern Fusion. You can either choose from their eclectic menu or simply "Trust the Chefs"
Location: 259 Grey Street, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 560 1739
More Info / Menu: thymesquare.co.nz
Hayes Common is a bustling neighbourhood eatery in Hamilton East, right next to the Waikato River, which has been listed as one of the top #100 restaurants in NZ by Cuisine Magazine for the last two years. The eatery is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, they focus on great seasonal robust food, craft beer and amazing coffee in a fun relaxed space.
Location:33 Jellicoe Dr, Hamilton
Phone: +64 27 537 1853
More Info / Menu: www.hayescommon.co.nz
Restaurant On Alma
Restaurant on Alma combines the contemporary fusion of Pacific Rim & European cuisine. With an ambient riverside location, the restaurant is the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Location: 7 Alma Street, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 957 8020
More Info: www.all.accor.com
The menu incorporates great local produce and flavours to complement the range of wines on offer while providing a warm and relaxed atmosphere
Location: Ibis Hamilton Tainui, Hamilton
More Info: www.facebook.com/IbisHamiltonTainui
The Verandah Café & Function Centre is situated at the entrance to Hamilton Lake Domain. The Verandah offers a range of services from café dining with the family through to ice creams at the popular Lakeside Kiosk and boasts a magnificent waterside setting which includes children’s playgrounds and picnic spaces.
Location: Rotoroa Drive, Hamilton Lake Domain, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 838 0692
More Info: www.theverandah.co.nz
An elegant cafe & restaurant on the outskirts of Hamilton. The name, Camarosa, comes from the variety of sweet strawberries grown in the fields of the nearby Ruakura Berry Farm. Serving classic kiwi dishes with a contemporary twist.
Location:11 Davison Road, Newstead, Hamitlon
Phone: +64 7 856 0279
More Info / Menu: www.camarosa.co.nz
Weave Eatery's bright new space offers a daily cabinet, breakfast & lunch menu celebrating local seasonal produce.
Location: 3 Melody Lane, Hamilton
Phone: +64 07 981 4900
More Info: www.weaveeatery.co.nz
At Mamasdonuts they put their heart and soul into creating delicious donuts you’ll remember for a lifetime. Fresh and delicious donuts, made the old-school way, by hand and with a whole lot of love.
Location: 3/67 Duke Street, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 846 2627
More Info: www.mamasdonuts.co.nz
Sample and purchase Vilagrad's award winning wines and experience their famous Mediterranean cuisine at the buffet lunches every Sunday.
Location: 702 Rukuhia Road, RD2 Ohaupo
Phone: +64 7 825 2893
More Info / Menu: www.vilagradwines.co.nz
Ruakura Berry Shop
Your one-stop shop for freshly picked berries and real fruit ice-cream, just a short drive from Hamilton CBD. You can pick your own berries too!
Location: 11 Davison Road, Newstead, Hamitlon
Phone: +64 7 838 3105
More Info / Menu: www.ruakuraberry.co.nz
Zenders Cafe & Venue
Zenders Café and Venue is an authentic Euro-styled café and venue in the heart of the Waikato. The café serves great coffee and Dutch inspired foodie delights, plus they can host weddings, family occasions and corporate events.
Location: 44 Hopkins Road, (off Ruakura Rd), Newstead, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 595 0640
More Info: www.zenders.nz/zenderscafe
Good George Dining Hall & Brewery
After quickly making a name for itself with the Good George Beer range, Good George Dining Hall in Hamilton’s Frankton suburb has become a popular watering hole with locals. With Good Neighbour in Rototuna, there is plenty of opportunities to grab your favourite Good George brew and some tasty menu items.
Location: 32A Somerset Street, Frankton, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 847 3223
More Info / Menu: www.goodgeorge.co.nz
Mr. Pickles Bar & Eatery
Locally owned and operated restaurant, bar and eatery, cocktails, Mr. Pickles offers delicious food and craft beers. Enjoy delicious food and a tipple of wine at the table in the restaurant, or relax on the terrace overlooking the Waikato River with a cocktail and platter.
Location: 298 Victoria Street, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 839 7989
More Info / Menu: www.mrpickles.co.nz
Madam Woo serves up big flavours from the Malacca Straits with a vibrant, fun & modern setting for lunch or dinner, located on Sapper Moore-Jones Place. Taste our famous hawker rolls to see why we’re one of the most popular casual dining restaurants to eat in Hamilton. Our food offers vegan, gluten-friendly, dairy-free & vegetarian options, with dine-in and takeaway available. We offer cocktails & desserts. We also have a private dining area for groups & event bookings.
Location: 6 Sapper Moore-Jones Place Hamilton Central
Phone: +64 7 839 5605
More Info / Menu: madamwoo.co.nz
Elevated, modern NZ cuisine served in a window-filled space overlooking woods & the Waikato River. Come and enjoy Palate's seven-course degustation, created by the chefs every night with an option of matching wines or pick you.
Location: 20 Alma Street, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 834 2921
More Info / Menu: palaterestaurant.co.nz
Supplied by their very own bakehouse, Volare is the central store café for inner-city dwellers to grab a coffee and lunch fix. A short and sweet breakfast menu is a great addition to the neatly stacked cabinet food.
Location: 6 Garden Place, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 444 5043
More Info / Menu: www.volarebread.com
Banh Mi Caphe
Banh Mi Caphe menu is inspired by Vietnamese street food. Come and try their beautiful flavoursome collection of Vietnamese street food with fantastic service.
Location: Shop 8, River Bank Lane, 298 Victoria Street, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 839 1141
More Info / Menu: www.banhmicaphe.co.nz
Propeller Restaurant and Bar
A short stroll away from Hamilton Airport, you will find Propeller Restaurant and Bar. Located in Jet Park Hotel Hamilton, this restaurant offers great eats for everyone. From the succulent beef burger through to the T-Bone Steak, the food is delicious and wholesome.
Location: Inside Jet Park Hotel Hamilton Airport, 201 Airport Road, Hamilton
Phone: 0800 336 866
Cream Eatery offers delicious coffee, lunch, cabinet food and cake with views of Garden Place.
Location: 14 Garden Place, Hamilton Central
Phone: +64 21 241 4566
More Info / Menu: www.creameatery.nz
Smith & McKenzie Steak House
Designed as a tribute to the old New York steakhouse, inside is a blend of industrial and modern themes combined with historical butchery elements. All of the steaks are sourced with great care to ensure your steak experience at Smith & McKenzie is second to none.
Location: 13 Lynden Court, Chartwell, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 855 1400
More Info / Menu: www.smithandmckenzie.co.nz
The Chilli House
The Chilli House offers the best authentic Sichuanese cuisine in town including a range of noodle dishes, rice dishes and famous handmade dumplings.
Location: 237 Victoria Street, Hamilton Central
Phone: +64 7 839 0098
More Info / Menu: www.chillihouse.co.nz
Garden Place Noodle Bar
Garden Place Noodle Bar hand-makes noodles from scratch and thumps them into shape right in front of your eyes. The eatery also offers steamed pork buns and delicious dumplings.
Location: 21 Worley Place, Hamilton Central
Phone: +64 7 838 3424
More Info / Menu: www.gardenplacenoodlebar.co.nz
Frank Food offers honest, undisguised food that tastes as good as it makes you feel and frankly.
Location: 220 Tristram Street, Hamilton Central
Phone: +64 7 262 2105
More Info / Menu: www.frankfood.nz
Shanghai Chinese Restaurant
Shanghai Chinese Restaurant incorporates Zhejiang and Sichuan cuisines to create a sophisticated range of seasonal dishes, with an emphasis on fresh seafood.
Location: Ground Floor Skycity/346 Victoria Street, Hamilton Central
Phone: +64 7 839 0909
More Info / Menu: www.skycityhamilton.co.nz
Bird On A Wire Hamilton
Bird On A Wire serves free-range rotisserie chicken, fresh salads and a great selection of burgers and more.
Location: 371 Grey Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton 3216
Phone: +64 7 595 0101
More Info / Menu: www.facebook.com/birdonawirehamilton
Ginger & Honey Cafe
Location: 1369 Victoria Street, Beerescourt, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 856 9993
More Info / Menu: www.facebook.com/gingerandhoneycafe