A range of freshly prepared cabinet food including sandwiches, wraps frittata, gourmet pies, cakes and slices.  With Ozone fair trade coffee and a range of teas, the cafe is an ideal place to relax while visiting the Gardens with an extensive selection of cold drinks and juices along with Ice creams and milkshakes. The Cafe is also fully licensed & has a range of wine & beers.



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Hamilton Gardens Lakeside Function Centre.  A specially designed wedding and conference venue with breathtaking lake views from the floor to ceiling windows and doors.  Tastefully decorated in neutral coffee, caramel and charcoal hues, the function centre offers fully licensed bar along with the full catering services of Kerr & Ladbrook Catering.

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Opening Hours

Summer 9.00am - 6pm • Winter 9.30am - 5pm

The Hamilton Gardens Cafe under the new management of the Pumice food group have provided visitors to the Hamilton Gardens with a warm and inviting new cafe space.  The new extensive alfresco dining area with large courtyard pergola offers views of Turtle Lake and waterfall.

Contact the CAFE to book a table


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The Hamilton Gardens

Waikato region's most popular visitor attraction.   Whether you want to stop in for an hour or a day, there is something for everyone at Hamilton Gardens. Explore the stunning Paradise Garden Collection, visit Te Parapara - New Zealand's first traditional Maori garden, picnic with the family or come & relax at the cafe.

Also a great place to walk the dog.....