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Iguana St Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, European,
203 Victoria St, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-834 2280
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (69 reviews)
“scallops” (9 reviews)
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Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203 Victoria St, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been at Iguana last thursday with friends and was totally pleased. The ambiance is absolutely amazing. Fireplaces, nice wooden floors and well chosen furniture make the restaurant a place where I could always stay for ages and have great times and conversations with my...More

Thank Kai H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Superb food and great dessert. Went there with friends we had an awesome time, though the restaurant was full that night it was not too noisy and very lively.

Thank Prisila T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Flatbreads was missing candied walnuts as described in the menu. Waitress came back and said it was a paste on the bread. My scotch fillet with scallops was chewy and a cut off a roll, grilled on one side and cut on the other. Scallops...More

Thank JCF73
yorston90, General Manager at Iguana St Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi i'm very sorry to hear about this and i assure you immediate action will be taken! also i would love to stress that a new menu is launching in October and we would love for you to come and try it so we can...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a great steak dinner. I added scallops but this was not good value. I love strong tasting IPA beer, but none were on offerMore

Thank PdH24
yorston90, General Manager at Iguana St Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

hi there we're glad to hear you enjoyed your steak! and scallops are coming of the menu in October as unfortunately you are right they are not worth it! for us or for our guests! i am surprised about your comment on IPA though as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the worst restaurant ever, I strongly recommend you NOT try their expensive menu. Big plate with little food. The steak was stinky and overlooked. My friends ordered some fries and obviously got ignored and we kept reminding the waitress. It was a NIGHTMARE.I...More

Thank Bro C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We keep going back to this restaurant which was established 22 years ago when we were living in the Waikato. Now in Taranaki we always make time to go for a meal at Iguana when in the Waikato. Staff very friendly especially the assistant manager...More

Thank cherylrowe2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice meal here for a group of 7. The table was a perfect size and as it was a quieter night we were seated not directly next to anyone else. The service was slow. I had a nice fish fillet which came...More

Thank guynz
yorston90, General Manager at Iguana St Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Guy Thanks for the review! feedback is important and we need to know these things! we are currently working on our new menu so hopefully this will up the WOW facter and we will work to increase the speed of service! Cheers Team Iguana

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located at the eastern end of Victoria Street., this restaurant offers a delicious array of meal options and a great wine list

Thank 158iaing
yorston90, General Manager at Iguana St Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for taking the time to post a review for us! its great to hear the you enjoyed your meal! keep an eye out for new Menu & Wine options! Cheers Team Iguana

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Iguana is the choice of large business lunch. Spacious and awesome food and many varieties. Excellent customer service and we somehow going here during every Christmas lunch. Thanks and you guys are awesome ..See you next Christmas

Thank Vivekpkumar
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It was school holidays and we took the kids to have a lunch in town before hitting the confinement room. We chose iguana because it was one of the few places open and we'd been a few times in the past (a couple of years...More

Thank Michelle H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Victoria St, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-834 2280
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Located in Hamilton's Dinning district Iguana has a long and rich history of serving great food to it's Patrons.
In a building full of character Iguana provides a Friendly Relaxed environment along with an Exceptional Seasonal Menu and a range of great beer, wine & cocktail options it has long been Hamilton's first choice for Family Gatherings, Birthdays, Engagements, Staff Parties or just a simple Night Out!
We cater to any event and all dietary requirements so call or email now to reserve your table before its to late!
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