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Hazel Hayes

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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587 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-839 1953
07:00 - 16:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The least appetising thing about this dish is the title: "Vegan". That belies the attention that has gone into it: the presentation, flavours and texture were superb. Staff very helpful, and great coffee too

Thank Nick P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best hash browns I have ever had. Eggs cooked to perfection. I have eaten breakfast at alot of places. This is one the best. Menu is simple but that's all you need.

Thank pure e
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Came today for a quick bite before a business meeting. It was absolutely humming....but the staff didnt miss a beat. They seemed to be enjoying the rush and they had hustle. But! Still offered a smile and top notch service. I had a simple and beautiful salmon salad. It arrived and was so beautifully presented I couldn't help but smile.... More 

Thank Katsolo
Hamilton, New Zealand
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had brunch there on Saturday. I had the poached eggs with hash browns and hollandaise. I always ask for hollandaise on the side as sometimes places drown your eggs in the sauce. Beautiful poached eggs with smoky bacon and moorish homemade hash browns. The hollandaise had a bit too much tarragon in it for my taste. Coffee was lovely. My... More 

Thank Sassysas1970
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Had the main Hazel Hayes breakfast. Delicious. Not traditional hash browns and eggs on toast. Really tasty and not too much. Well presented and heat coffee too. Highly recommended

Thank Ian S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Bought a grab one breakfast for two, filling a beautifully presented. Staff happy and talkative to make your experience memorable.

Thank J_Huntingdon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had the most delicious pide or Turkish bread salmon “sandwich” with pear - really lovely but it had been nuked and not baked so the bread was rubbery without being crispy which would have been delicious - the wrap was also nuked - such a pity as the fillings were amazing.

Thank PeanutWellington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious food with a twist. They were very helpful with the kids and even brought out an extra homemade marshmallow so we could all enjoy them. Fabulous!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Popped in with some colleagues from work for a spot of lunch. I & a few others went for some of the cabinet food, whilst some went off the menu. Excellent reports back from everyone - really tasty food. Have to mention the great coffee, and the awesome friendly staff too. Defo pop in, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Paul M
Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We came here for breakfast and what a feast. Homemade marshmallows served with lovely non sweet hot chocolate, a beautiful brioche with a ginger and orange custard. Lovely staff and nice atmosphere. A must visit.

Thank cass h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 587 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 1953
This is a cafe and they also do catering. It is fantastic and really should be added to your list so that other travllers can enjoy their delights.

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