Enjoy the beauty of the Hamilton Lake Domain whilst enjoying a sumptuous picnic from The Verandah Café. Find your spot along the lakeside or enjoy the beautiful wooded areas and relax.
Kids Parties & Events
As one of Hamilton's great family destinations, The Verandah hosts many children's parties and events in the cafe & function rooms. Bookings are essential.
CLICK below to view the little ladies high teas and children's party packages we have to offer.
Our team of amazing chefs bring you the freshest handmade food with a strong focus on seasonal and quality ingredients. In combining our professional expertise and creative flair in our Cafe, Catering & Functions.
A team of 13 kitchen staff, 11 chefs, all coordinated by Jnr Sous Samantha Beet, Senior Sous Chef Jen Kerr & Executive Chef Sam Immers.
A small but dedicated team which support each other 100 per cent and together they provide a quality product and professional service.
We love coffee just as much as you do! Our fun and friendly staff are all trained baristas, meaning that there is always someone on hand to make your caffeine or hot drink fix.
Every day we are open 8am - 4 pm you can enjoy a great coffee from The Verandah cafe. Using Altura Coffee ensures we get consistency and top quality, 100% NZ roasted, Fairtrade beans delivered to us twice or even more, weekly. Of course, our cups & lids are 100% biodegradable.
Mondays you can enjoy a regular coffee and muffin for a special price of $7
Celebrate your special occasion in style with a High Tea at The
Verandah. Choose the cafe, on the deck or a private function room.
To truly celebrate in style, upgrade your High Tea to include a glass of bubbles.
Minimum of 10 people, bookings essential.
Open to those who are on the move, at the playgrounds, or on a leisurely walk around the lake. A great range of food and beverages for all ages and don’t forget that ice-cream treat.
The Verandah is situated at Hamilton Lake Domain, right next to one of Hamilton's number one go to playgrounds in the city.
The exciting water play stations are a great new feature. The design specifically seeks to cater better for users of all ages and abilities, including less able users.