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) #22 of 36 Restaurants in Thames ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European,
705 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible12%
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“duck” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“nice food” (2 reviews)
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European, New Zealand
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705 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Took son here last night - very hungry as his bus arrived 40 minutes latel. I'd never tasted Duck, glad I did ! A generous portion on wilted greens and small half potatoes, and a tasty jus. Son enjoyed a steak dish with mashed potato...More

Thank Eggettfayeggett
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Excellent food well prepared, well presented and competitively priced by the owner/chef with first class front of house support. Highy recommended.

Thank Lincoln J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I'm really glad that I never read any reviews before we went here for dinner or we probably would have missed out on a great meal! We found the food to be delicious. We had a chowder and garlic bread to start which was very...More

Thank KLT1
Reviewed 12 January 2017

After reading all the reviews on this restaurant I was a bit dubious to take two friends ( also locals) down for a meal, but we went 6.30 pm 12th January, We are all glad we went, couldn't fault it. The two Girls were lovely,...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A friend, who lives in Thames, recommended this restaurant when I asked her advice on somewhere for dinner. We were not disappointed. On arrival we were offered the choice of a booth or an ordinary table, and chose the booth as they have comfortable seats....More

1  Thank Juliet F
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were on our way to coromandel and thought we would stop in Thames for dinner as a treat. We saw gastronomics was open so thought we would give them a try,We sat down and ordered our starter which was garlic bread...More

1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Gastronomics describes itself as an ‘award winning chef owned and operated restaurant’. We were sadly disappointed. Whilst the first course (we had venison kofta kabab and salt & pepper calamari) was fine, the “cranberry chicken” was very dry and the service was appalling. The single...More

Thank JMarpleInc
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We went out for a leisurely meal as we were on a sanity break.The decor was pleasing and there weren't too many people in. The menu looked great and there was plenty to choose from.We ordered a Whitebait fritter as an ontree and then a...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had planned to go to another restaurant but there was a function. Instead we spotted Gastronomics Restaurant and Bar across the road. We went in and were offered a booth and given the menus. The restaurant was not busy. The menu looked interesting. 5...More

1  Thank LARRY R
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Excellent menu, delicious food. There was an extensive menu, average pricing. Service a little slow but it was a busy Saturday night and as we were chatting it didn't faze us.

1  Thank Sue_P1325
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
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