We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Keystone

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
150 Victoria St, Hamilton, New Zealand
078394294
Website
Today
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 107: English reviews
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great flavours. Steak tender and expertly cooked. Yum desserts too. Would definitely recommend for a meal out.

Helpful?
Thank Kirsty H
Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Keystone is a nice restaurant and impressed with the new dessert menu, also buy one get one free on Tuesday which is cool

Helpful?
Thank samzi9
Cambridge, null, New Zealand
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good friend and I were at a loose end on a Saturday and decided to be brave and go and try to find some live music in town to dance to. Keystone is a place we frequent for a Thursday tipple and we started (and finished) there. Started with a beautiful dinner (I had the scotch which I would... More 

Helpful?
Thank CrisArmstrong
Townsville, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quick dinner catch up with a friend at Keystone last night. Excellent service, couldn't fault them and the Venison was some of the best I have eaten. I love eating here or next door at Furnace also a great spot to eat out when I visit Hamilton.

Helpful?
Thank Cindy G
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for a late dinner with a friend were were immediately greeted and seated by a lovely waitress. Considering it was nearly 2100 the place was still buzzing and pumping out food which is hard to find on a Tuesday night. We ordered a couple of entrées and several mains all were delicious arriving at the table quickly and... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Napier, New Zealand
Level Contributor
243 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We ordered fish and chips and fried chicken. Both were very tasty (chicken a wee bit spicy) and came in a good space of time after arriving at the table. We were asked if we wanted more drinks as we ate, which is awesome service. The waitress was friendly, efficient and did her job exceedingly well. Would happily eat here... More 

Helpful?
Thank MacDutch
New Zealand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Went to Keystone for lunch on 3.1.17. After initially being ignored by the wait staff, I went to the bar to order some garlic bread, chicken sliders and fried chicken. The garlic bread took about 50 minutes to arrive, and the chicken about 70 minutes. This was despite the place being relatively quiet. The wait staff were very apologetic but... More 

Helpful?
Thank kiwi101NewZealand
Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Went for an early dinner with some family so there was 6 of us. We sat outside to take in the last of the rays. Service was pretty good throughout the meal although was provided by at least 3 people so not sure how they get continuity but certainly more than happy with the level of service. We had Pate... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shayne M
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Incredibly average. Keep walking don't waste your time. Disappointed as we had a sensational meal here previously. Bored uninterested and unmotivated staff. Bland food that did not taste particularly fresh due to recent public holidays. Only offered bar snack menu even when we stated we wanted a table for four for lunch. All food tasted the same drenched in one... More 

Helpful?
Thank Romney15
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Great atmosphere. I had sirloin steak for main and rhubarb shortcake for dessert. Both meals were delicious. Excellent service from the staff at keystone.

Helpful?
Thank Michelle M

Travellers who viewed Keystone also viewed

Hamilton, Waikato Region
 
Hamilton, Waikato Region
 
Hamilton, Waikato Region
 

Been to Keystone? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Victoria St, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 078394294
Description
Keystone is Hamilton's only Monteith's craft bar, and the ideal venue for a work get-together or casual evening with friends.Offering a distinctly Kiwi menu,combined with a wide selection of quality craft tap beers and New Zealand wines, Keystone represents the best of New Zealand bar culture.

Set in the heart of the Southend hospitality precinct, on Victoria Street, Keystone has forged a reputation as the go-to destination for Hamilton's more sophisticated crowd.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Keystone staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?