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495 Gordonton Road, Hamilton 3281, New Zealand
+64 7-853 3018
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Contemporary, New Zealand, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
495 Gordonton Road, Hamilton 3281, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This estate offers a one-of-a-kind tea experience! From refreshing teas to sumptuous tea-infused desserts, Zealong is the bomb.

Thank Dorothy G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit and have a top class "high tea" experience. Very relaxing and on a fine day it is very pleasant to wander around the facility.

Thank brucedelaney59
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I recently moved to the area and only found out about this place when a friend was coming to visit. Set in a stunning location, we had a wonderful afternoon drinking tea and eating amazing little treats. The grounds are beautiful but I can see...More

1  Thank Sinead M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very unaccommodating when it came to the menu. The general atmosphere and ambience was very inhospitable. Staff need to learn how to be pleasant to paying customers.

Thank carilflow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting out in the country Wonderful service! We went for the High tea option,,,,that was excellent Also have a very good lunch menu The Tea is exceptional!!! A great place to take friends and family

Thank Brycee10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i visited Zealong with my family for first time and we just had a great time. They offer best service if comparing to any restaurant in waikato. And not only that i loved natural beauty around restaurant. restaurant is away from traffic and noise. restaurant...More

Thank smithjustin86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch/high tea here recently with some visitors from overseas and had a great experience. We all chose the High Tea option but they also have a extensive lunch menu option. The food was very good. The service was exceptional and the Tea selection...More

Thank Ant W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zealong has come a long way since opening a tea house in a converted house. New stylish buildings now cater for the growing clientele. Set on a rise overlooking the tea plantation and landscaped grounds. Attended a function here last month, and had several high...More

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't expect English tea to be served as its basically a selection of chinese tea served in chinese cups with a pot of hot water for filling up your pots. Food is ok but a bit pricey as portions are small.

Thank njaslina
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The location is the real star of this place. The views over the tea estate are wonderful and it is such a peaceful place. The food is pretty good for a high tea and the tea drinking is obviously exceptional. It would be nice to...More

Thank OpinionatedBrit
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Gordonton Road, Hamilton 3281, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-853 3018
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For a unique experience in Hamilton, visit the Zealong Tea Estate at 495 Gordonton Road, Hamilton. Enjoy high tea, lunch, or just relax over a delicious cup of organically farmed tea on the restaurant terrace overlooking New Zealand's only tea plantation.

Tea tours, private/corporate functions also available. Bookings highly recommended. Tours require at least 24h notice. Look for our Trip Advisor TEA TOUR ATTRACTION too!