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Iguana St Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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203 Victoria St, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
+64 7-834 2280
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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345 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a few hours to kill in Hamilton before our flight home and wandered upon Iguana whilst looking for somewhere for eat. It wasn’t particularly busy for a Saturday lunchtime and we got a table in one of the booths. The interior of the restaurant was lovely and gave it an upmarket appeal. We started with drinks, he had... More 

Thank mooseandbok2006
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to sal's, which was a few doors down where we were dutifully ignored by the staff. We walked out and decided to try iguana st. Good choice! A bit pricey but the food is good and the staff were prompt and very friendly. I'd eat here again in a heartbeat.

Thank mfoun
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A long term Hamilton venue. good procedures to insure consistency It is a middle of the restaurant with good practises

Thank Veronica C
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch or dinner is always yummy different nights have different specials, you can book or just walk in, garden bar seating or out on the foot path, booths as well, just a really neat place to eat and drink

Thank cofeeeshop
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great decor. Beautifully written menu - 'sounded' so exciting... Then reality hit. Service ho-hum. Didn't know menu. We ordered simple food - pasta and pizzas. At almost $30 per pizza expected something edible. Waited for 45 minutes! They only had 2 tables at that point ... all good things (don't) come to those who wait?! Had the Cambridge - duck... More 

Thank Justinerb2016
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a few times for work functions. 1st not so good as staff were unorganized but 2nd time was good. Food is good depending on what you get, I didn't care for their pizzas seemed a little dry but sit down meal was good and a good size

Thank hkwats
Timaru, New Zealand
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95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be our go-to place when visiting Hamilton, as its food, ambience and service were always tops with us, but something's gone terribly awry in the few years since our last visit. The choices have been reduced (I can understand that) but the quality has also been compromised, with very salty food and prawns so tiny and crisp... More 

Thank GrayMcGowan
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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210 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Business dinner - third time we have been here over the years and glad to say getting better. We had some entree shares which were thoroughly enjoyed. I loved the beef cigars which were lovely also the breads, did not enjoy a vege roll - it was tasteless. Husband said musscles were nice as well. Mains I had chicken which... More 

Thank nzwestie
Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is always beautiful, along with the food, however I feel it is quite pricey for what it is. Definitely not as good as it used to be but still great.

Thank hamiltonfoooodie
Port Macquarie, Australia
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Grabbed a late dinner here and went for the Duck pizza which was very nice but the wines were very expensive so we only had a glass each instead of a bottle. It was nice that they used Cambridge duck too.

Thank Margie2801

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Victoria St, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-834 2280

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