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Foundation Bar Kitchen Lounge

) #26 of 303 Restaurants in Hamilton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European,
1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
+64 7-849 2311
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, European, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly service from the start to finish. We were welcomed and invited to sit where we wanted which was a pleasant surprise as the restaurant was far from full. Ordered Aracini balls and a meat pizza to share with a side of fries. All...More

1  Thank IJBullo
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were greeted immediately and the waitress was patient while we tried to decide on a table for 2 inside or our in one of their 2 exterior drinking and dining areas. As we looked at the menu the waitress offered great advice to downsize...More

1  Thank karina f
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I thought we would try out Foundation Bar Kitchen Lounge. This is now our go to place. We come in for lunch every week, sometimes twice a week. The food is delicious, service is ALWAYS outstanding, the atmosphere is great, Clean and...More

1  Thank Danq N
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

If your out with mates or middle of road couples night out, here's the place for you. Nice above average pub food but excellent bar range . Great for pre movie drink or entre

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

After a night at the movies with friends, we decided to drop in here for a drink and diner. Took a while to e seated but they did not want to open the xtra tables available because it would require extra cleaning later. We ordered...More

Thank waldohelen
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Fast beautifully presented food and lots of it for a reasonable price. Atmosphere excellent for casual dining with or without children

1  Thank J_Huntingdon
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Creamy Mushrooms and Bacon, with two soft poached eggs on really soft thick bread. $20.50 Quick service, super yum food, looks good. Was kind of pricey but the food was excellent. Probably more of a treat rather than a regular breakfast spot. Will be back...More

Thank Toni C
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Went to foundation bar for dinner for my brothers birthday, being Fieldays we knew it was going to be busy however unfortunately the service was terrible & the food seemed to take a long time. Several of our dishes were disappointing to say the least....More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We have eaten here on quite a few occasions and the food is consistently good. For a snack with your drink try the blue cheese pizza bread, totally yum!

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Staff are always welcoming and food is always delightful! A very busy restaurant but quick to serve.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Maahanga Drive | Te Awa, The Base, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-849 2311
Setting strong foundations in style and flair, setting the scene as a place to relax, chill, and feel the vibe, Foundation the place to meet, drink & eat the freshest cuisine that the region has to offer. Foundation the gathering place for mate’s to immerse themselves in the excitement of their favourite sport or whatever they please.Without this FOUNDATION we are condemned to live essentially formless lives.... ‘Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty’ – Henry David Thoreau
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