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Victoria Street Bistro

153 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-839 4444
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (23 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
153 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for lunch on a grab one voucher given to me but ended up being three of us which was fine, we just paid for extra. The roll was yummy, crusty, hot and inside was the garlic butter. All our lunch mains were lovely, salmon...More

Thank j8her
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love the food here. Well presented and a wide variety of ingredients. Chef isn't afraid to experiment. Placement of diners needs consideration - packed in on the left hand side of restaurant. I booked the day before and was asked if it was for a...More

Thank susanhamiltonNZ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time visiting Victoria Street Bistro and I can't wait to dine in again. The food was absolutely delicious and presented to a significantly high standard. The service was outstanding and the environment was relaxing and welcoming. I will be recommending to my friends and...More

Thank emr919
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mothers Day was good excuse for my Wife & I to make our first visit to this highly rated Restaurant . We had a Grabone Voucher for an Entree plus mains Lunch . In spite of of being an extremely busy day the staff seemed...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 stars do not do this restaurant justice! We booked a little booth at the front of the restaurant for a celebratory dinner and we seated immediately on arrival. Staff were very friendly, professional and attentive throughout the entire night. The food did not fail...More

Thank O1192DKkate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here while traveling for business on my 2nd last night. Loved the food, wine and service so much I booked for the following night. Can say enough good things. Enjoyed 2 entrees (one as my main) and a desert each night. Try the tiramisu!

Thank AustraliaMaxie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday 7 May, 2017. Wonderful experience at the Bistro, delicious food, the tables aren;t too close together and no loud music playing so we could enjoy the conversation. A very nice waitress who didn;t mind the three brothers being silly!

Thank Tahuroa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick lunch after visiting the gardens. Dim, elegant decor. Ordered the salt and vinegar fries, octopus, and pappardelle. All superb - the pappardelle was marvellously balanced in its flavouring, the octopus less complex but still delicious. Fries were great. a bit more aioli would be...More

Thank zhivana2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When booking we were asked if it was a special occasion, it was our wedding anniversary. The booking person gave us a private table looking out towards the street. Staff were very friendly and the meal exceptionally good. They really went the extra mile to...More

Thank Petedf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived around 9pm expecting to be turned away following a late flight into Hamilton. Staff were friendly & attentive, plates warm and well presented, food excellent.

Thank Yaaya20
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Hi, if you are under 17 can you go into this restaurant without parents? I just know you can't at iguanas.
12 June 2016|
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Response from TheLawrensonG | Property representative |
Hello, You are unfortunately not able to dine here if you are under the age of 18 without your parent/s or legal guardian.
Can I come with a friend for just coffee after work?
3 May 2016|
Response from TheLawrensonG | Property representative |
You sure can! We don't take bookings for coffee but walk-ins are welcome if space Is available. Give us a call in advance if you are wanting to check space availability, however after work you should be fine.
Hi, can you do a vegetarian degustation menu with matching wine flight? Thanks,
11 February 2015|
Response from TheLawrensonG | Property representative |
Yes we can, If you wish to arrange this please phone 078340912 Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 4444
Victoria St Bistro is Hamilton’s newest premium dining experience