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Phone: 07 834 2921
Email: [email protected]
LUNCH: Tues- Fri 11.30am till 2pm
DINNER: Tues - Sat 5.30pm till late
CLOSED: Sundays & Mondays

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About Palate Restaurant

In 2015 Palate celebrates ten years since the restaurant first opened. Head chef and owner Mat McLean and his team deliver one of the best food and wine experiences in the Waikato.

Located beside the river in the heart of Hamilton the spacious, monochromatic, split-level restaurant provides the perfect setting for fresh, seasonal top quality produce matched to a stunning wine list.

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 01 July 2020

Delicious food and great service. Thanks!

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Visited On Saturday, 27 June 2020

Hi, Thanks heaps for a great night and great food. All 6 of us enjoyed the service and well made cocktails. Thanks Kevin

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Visited On Saturday, 27 June 2020

Great food excellent service

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Visited On Thursday, 25 June 2020

Excellent restaurant. A credit to the team, Management and owners.

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Visited On Friday, 26 June 2020

Delightful dining

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Exquisite food and excellent staff service. Never had a meal here I could fault.

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 June 2020

An excellent meal. Great combinations of flavours. For me, without doubt, Palate is the best place to eat in Hamilton

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Beautiful food, drinks and service. Will definitely be back

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Lovely meal thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 20 June 2020

Exceptional service and meal thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 June 2020

Still the finest place to eat in Hamilton Love that Matt is always visible to his customers Adds to the experience

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Visited On Saturday, 20 June 2020

Awesome as always 👍👍👍👌👌👌

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Visited On Friday, 19 June 2020

The quality of the food was excellent as was the service from the waiter. The atmosphere was also relaxing and comfortable.

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Visited On Friday, 19 June 2020

Thank you for a wonderful meal for myself and two teens. A memorable family dinner!

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Visited On Friday, 19 June 2020

Always amazing!!

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Visited On Friday, 19 June 2020

Third time to Palate, this time for lunch and I can't find fault . Again I walked away thinking that was a great experience. Thanks Palate.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Very nice

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Visited On Saturday, 13 June 2020

So lovely, food was amazing, fantastic staff. We can’t wait for our next dinner experience at Palate.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 June 2020

An amazing place to visit and the atmosphere is right up there, perfect selectoion of food and service is always of a high standard

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Visited On Saturday, 13 June 2020

The menu was amazing! Loved the quail and the venison (and the brulee!!)

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Visited On Friday, 12 June 2020

Great food well worth it

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Visited On Saturday, 13 June 2020

$3 oysters every night would be great.

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Visited On Friday, 12 June 2020

Service and food excellent as per usual.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 June 2020

We always enjoy our experience at Palate, consistently high results in all areas.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 June 2020

Everything was top notch , however the waitress whilst lovely needed to project her voice, she spoke sp quietly and softly, and I'm not hard of hearing!! Thoroughly enjoyed our night..........

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