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Wild Thyme Cafe

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21 Thompson Road, Te Awamutu, New Zealand
+64 7-871 8945
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit was at Mothers day, very busy but still more than acceptable. Delay in getting food was way more than acceptable.. Ordered schnapper & chips, I doubt that it was schnapper and tasted like it was prepackaged not fresh. The chips were very nice. My friend ordered savoury mince but could not find the savoury as it was... More 

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Thank bprskrr
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really disappointed with the dirty tables. When asked to for a cloth to clean it, the person then cleaned our table with an extremely smelly cloth which left the smell on the table. The atmosphere has changed so much. It used to be a lovely, special place to visit and enjoy a nice meal and browse the shops... More 

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Thank June L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good little countryside cafe. Average but nice food that is adequately presented. Would return.

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Thank Lee R
Cork, Ireland
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378 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This lovely cafe has beautiful views of Mount Pirongia and undulating pastures of cattle peacefully grazing, framed by a border of flowering blue agapanthus in summer. The staff are friendly and helpful and the menu comprehensive and tasty. The attractive gift shop has plenty to offer too. The cafe is closer to Te Awamutu than Hamilton and the drive between... More 

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Thank Irwi
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice cafe ,pleasant surroundings with lovely view ,food was excellent best toasted sandwich I've had ,presentation was good ,staff friendly ,although the young man serving at the counter needs to smile more ,will be back .

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Thank 55carole124
Waikato Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Stopped for lunch and had a Moroccan chicken salad. Could have done with a bit more flavour but fresh and a good size portion. Great service and very pleasant seating and outlook.

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Thank Hanno155
Hamilton, New Zealand
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141 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stopped by this cafe for lunch last weekend during a road trip and were pleasantly surprised. We had the seafood chowder, beef burger, moroccan chicken salad, nachos and iced chocolates and they were all very tasty and came in generous portions. It is a nice getaway from the city cafes and has pleasant views of the rural Waikato region.... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stopped for Saturday brunch. I had French Toast which was delicious and spectacularly presented. The brioch was best i've had! But was disappointed that there was only 2 rashers of bacon and 1 banana, usually for the price i paid you get 3 or 4 rashers and 2 bananas, in saying that i would happily have it again. My... More 

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Thank RabnDazz
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

food was very good service awesome and the people are very good with children we enjoyed our lunch and would go back for sure

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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535 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for brunch at this cafe just off SH3 between Te Awamutu and Hamilton. Good off road parking is available. Staff are friendly and there is both indoor dining and shaded outdoor tables. Superb rural views abound towards Mount Pirongia. A good selection of both cabinet food and menu options are displayed. I enjoyed my Eggs Benedict with bacon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Thompson Road, Te Awamutu, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Te Awamutu
  • Phone Number: +64 7-871 8945

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