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The Eatery & The Keg Room

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36 Horsham Downs Road, Hamilton, New Zealand (Formerly Fuego Restaurant and Bar)
+64 7-852 5925
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place. We are regulars and we can't rave about it enough. The staff are amazing and friendly especially Sam and they go out of their way to learn your names and make you feel welcome. It's a great place for after work drinks, casual Saturday lunch or any other reason to go. The food is delicious.

Thank Kathleen S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff very helpful and pleasant. Had the Lamb Rump but you would swear it was and old Ewe on her way out. Not a place we would go out of our way for again.

Thank joy532
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the eatery and Victor our waiter was very pleasant. Food was nice without being great. The four of us thought the decor was good as well

Thank Arn135
Hamilton, New Zealand
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282 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best time we have had here! The staff were as good (great) as usual. Polite, knowledgeable, helpful and attentive. Nothing is a bother and you feel they really do want you to be there. There is a suitable casual but more up-market atmosphere here which is nice (ie not loose or stuffy). The pizza bread with lemon mascarpone... More 

Thank Wayne K
Hamilton, New Zealand
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's our local and preferred pub of the 3 to choose from. $5 pizza Sunday.. can't beat that! Sunny outdoor seating, great staff, good atmosphere.

Thank Katie K
Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great service from Victor and his team. Food was spot on. Loved the scallops, pork belly and carbonara pasta.

Thank Vincent M
Hamilton, NZ
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152 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. Most of the group had he steak which was tasty and cooked as requested. The person who had ribs found them a bit fat. Overall a good dinner for a fair price. Good to be given Vegetables with the mains (and not have to order extra). Deserts were reasonable and the Service was friendly. An... More 

Thank guynz
Hamilton, New Zealand
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Good range of meals on the menu and something to suit everyone from fussy eaters to gluten free to fancy mains. Our meals were great but what sets this restaurant apart is the service. We have had great service on all 3 occasions we have been there, our waitress tonight, Robyn, was outstanding! She had a lovely manner and while... More 

Thank KarenNichol
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We've been twice and love the atmosphere and easy access location but feel in terms of an Italian restaurant it lacks those die hard classics that most of us know and love. What they do, they do well. Good drinks, beautiful deserts. Worth a visit

Thank Laura D
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our large group held a dinner meeting at this restaurant. We really appreciated the option to use their separate dining room, which allowed us to be less intrusive to other Diners. The staff were helpful in setting up the evening's arrangements and staff on the night were very attentive and worked with us on the time requirements of our evening.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, European, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Horsham Downs Road, Hamilton, New Zealand (Formerly Fuego Restaurant and Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-852 5925
'The Eatery' accompanied by 'The Keg Room' bar is now open, come in and see the new look and menus!Find us on Facebook here theeateryandthekegroom

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?