Hayes Common


Tuesday8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Wednesday8:30 am – 10:00 pm.

Thursday8:30 am – 10:00 pm.

Friday8:30 am – 10:00 pm.

Saturday8:30 am – 10:00 pm.

Sunday8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

33 Jellicoe Drive, Hamilton East

027 537 1853

Sometimes after a busy week at work, the last thing you feel like doing is facing the city again for an evening meal or after hours drink. However, the suburbs of East Hamilton now have a hub of their own. Hayes Common is bringing delicious, wholefood cuisine right to the neighbourhood with flair, style and good taste.

Their menu is seasonally curated, with fresh produce and free-range meat and eggs together with a range of New Zealand and overseas wines and beer, all thoughtfully chosen to compliment the delicious flavours. The aesthetic of the restaurant is bright and warm, with a distinct style that is sure to cheer your day (and being slightly out of the main city, there is plenty of free parking available).

Hayes Common are passionate about engaging with the community, serving as a centre for the people of the area. Featuring New Zealand’s well-loved local beers such as Bootleg Brewery, McLeods, Sawmill and their ‘guest tap’ is regularly changing to bring you fresh new brews to try.

The restaurant has large tables to fit the whole family, as well as cosy nooks to curl up in with a cup of Atomic coffee and one of the magazines or books on display about the local architecture. Visit on a Friday evening to enjoy some live vinyl and taste a seasonal cocktail. A great spot to come down to and read the morning paper or watch the sunset over the river.

Words by Abbey Egden & Photography by Anna Briggs

33 Jellicoe Drive, Hamilton East

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