Monday to Friday
6.30am - 10am
Saturday & Sunday
6.30am - 11am
Lunch all day menu is available from 10am until 11pm. Dinner from 6pm until 10pm.
- Disabled Access
- Free Wi-Fi
- Alfresco Dining
About Restaurant on Alma
Restaurant on Alma is located
at Novotel Tainui Hotel, which is
superbly situated in the heart of the
city on the banks of the Waikato
River. Enjoy a contemporary fusion
of Pacific Rim and European cuisine
in a warm indoor or alfresco balcony
atmosphere, or indulge in the
unique ‘Eat Well’ menu options –
a healthy, yet tasty, alternative.
Relax and unwind at any time of
the day at Restaurant on Alma.
Great place for breaky with the family/ friends/ business meetings. Great selection. Great staff. Thank you for having us.
Wonderful staff, all of them, thank you
We ordered a $77 bottle of wine which was plonked on the table. When I asked for it to be poured our waitress seemed surprised. This was a client dinner which to be honest was just plain embarrassing. I am an Accor plus member and stay/dine often at Novotel throughout Australasia, I have never found service Like this anywhere. Come on people, please give your staff at least some basic training. Also, very small selection of craft beer and no drambuie for after dinner. Finally with a positive the fish was great. Happy to discuss if someone would like to call me, you have my number with the booking. 6 people at 6.00 You are my local Novotel and we need you to be better.
May be just after the lock down, the menu was a bit thin.
We had pleasant family time during the whole weekend. Food was good to enjoy and staff were patient and friendly. Will come back again and recommend to friends.
Very nice meal
Loved the out look and the staff were obliging.
It's great that we have this wonderful restaurant on Firsttable. Everything was great, friendly staffs, everyone enjoyed their dish of beef and lamb, I would be more thrilled if they had better option for fish other than Tuna, so I had chicken instead and it was superb. Overall very satisfactory.
We been with Dan a few time before at your restaurant and that was a happy time. Last our vis was a big disappointment of all food. Change your menu or change you chef . The great think was our waitress - you and smile Maori girl that was trying hard to make us happy. Thanks to you!
Great food and service will definitely go back again.
We had to wait 45 minutes for the food and there were only 4 people in the restaurant. A staff member was still vacuuming & cleaning the first 10 minutes we were there - not a good look. Staff where pleasant and attentive.
Beautiful meal I am wondering why this great restaurant doesn't recieve more publicity locally. Interesting menu and creative food presentation.
Highly recommended for a special dining experience.
Very friendly staff and good service. Food was very good
We had an early table voucher which is great value. The food was very good and well presented. I highly recommend the pork belly entree and short rib main. The timing and service however was lacking. We arrived 15 minutes before our booking and our entree took 40 mins. Mains took forever as well. We were told it was a new menu when we arrived so maybe that was the delay, there wasnt a lot of staff in the kitchen and there didnt seem to be any urgency. Our waitress was very pleasant. Would return as the food was very tasty.
Great food will come again. A+++
Very high quality meal with a good selection of wines. Prices are a bit on the high side but it was well worth it. Service was friendly and efficient. We had a great night and will be back.
The food was very tasty. Just a few maybe feedback to the chefs: 1- we ordered lamb rump and said medium rare, what we were served was well done. 2- The chocolate dessert said had chocolate soil but there wasn’t any- not a big deal but I have had similar dessert in Novotel Nee Plymouth and that was well served and tasted good unlike this one. Tasted like just taken out from freezer. Besides this the staff were very approachable and friendly.
We had a super evening and meal at the Novotel with a couple who were visiting from Australia.They were very impressed with the efficient friendly service...keep up the good work !
Everyone enjoyed their meals, so much so we had no room in our tummies for dessert. Outstanding young lady served our table with friendly excellence.
Attentive wait & bar staff, delicious kai, generous portions, value for money...attracted by the menu (sourced locally and using māori ingredients) my whānau and I thoroughly enjoyed our eating experience at Restaurant on Alma..ngā mihi 👏🏽👏🏽
Great food and service
I had the pork ribs and the meat was falling off the bone and they were very tasty. In fact the lunch menu is very good.
Great (birthday) experience. Thank you.
Everything was great