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Grace on Braid Rd

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29 Braid Road | St Andrews, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
+64 7-850 5270
08:00 - 15:30
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Wed - Sun 08:00 - 15:30
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120 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

They have a really good brista and I've had a delicious coffee from here every single time I've been. The milk is smooth and the coffee rich and not burned. All so very important to me. The food is average but a bit pricy for what it really is. Treat yourself to a pick me up coffee for sure from... More 

Thank Lujuan S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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535 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Shared a brunch at this café with my wife on a Sunday morning. It has a warm pleasant atmosphere. Staff are welcoming. There is a good range of selection on the menu, although the food selection in the cabinet was limited, possibly because it was a weekend. The Rocket coffee was very good and I enjoyed my flat white. My... More 

Thank Marque01
Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Quaint little cafe in St Andrews which is well worth a visit. Clean, good food, friendly staff, nice coffee! High chair available but would be even better if toy box for the children.

Thank Cath S
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103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is a great place to eat with very upscale food. Had the BLAT and it was great! Had the date crumble thingy for desert and it was really good. I liken this to a fresh California style restaurant, if that helps you any. It is a local place and not a chain with great service.

Thank bthaynes
Hamilton, New Zealand
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We tried out this cafe for the first time after purchasing vouchers for 2 x cakes/slices and 2 x coffees. The cakes were very nice - we had an orange syrup cake and a hummingbird cake. Both were moist and flavoursome and were topped with cream cheese icing. Both came with a side of either whipped cream or yoghurt. Our... More 

1 Thank chynna
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Went here today for lunch with some workmates. Unlike what others have said, it was very quiet and when we went in we were the only people. Others came in though. They have a nice looking menu with good selection of lunch and all day breakfast options as well as cabinet food. I had the C.L.A.T (chicken, lettuce, avocado and... More 

Thank hailz897
Hamilton, New Zealand
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Popped in for an unpropitious coffee and cake with the mrs. I had a tea and chocolate brownie she had a coffee and a savory muffin. Muffin was very good. Girl at the counter was very friendly. Place looked very nice and overall very happy. Will be back again.

Thank Badger_Three
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

We were rather disappointed at the changes made since our last visit. Mushrooms in creamy sauce were swimming in a tasteless watery muck. Front man lovely but surly appearance of several other members was not good. A change of ownership maybe.

Thank Trish W
Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

This is a small cafe, nearly always busy and so noisy, but I don;t find it uncomfortably so. Just a nice happy buzz... It's easy to find a park because it is out of town, and well worth a little extra driving. Intersting food, good variety and consistently high quality. Open for dinner (I think) 3 nights and same comments... More 

1 Thank Sue L
Hamilton, New Zealand
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2013

I find these palces very noisy because of the coffee machines. Hard to have a conversation without shouting.

Thank kiwimarg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Braid Road | St Andrews, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-850 5270
Grace on Braid, in the heart of St Andrews, friendly suburban cafe situated at the end of the group of shops on the corner of Braid and Sandwich Rd. You can choose Breakfast, Lunch, handmade cakes, muffins and slices in our cafe. We provide what you want

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