The River Kitchen
Monday7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Tuesday7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Wednesday7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Thursday7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Friday7:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Saturday8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Sunday8:00 am – 3:00 pm.
237 Victoria Street
A mainstay in the Hamilton foodie scene since 2007, The River Kitchen keeps a loyal following thanks to its firm stance on free-range meats, organic milk, local greens and herbs, and freshly baked goods. One look at the cabinet here and you’ll be caught in a decision making conundrum – the top layer a real sweet eaters domain with custard filled scones to cookies, to caramel slice to cheescake. The bottom layer contains all you need for an on-the-go wholesome lunch, or tally a while and order something off their delicious sounding menu.
Sit in with your meal in the white weatherboard interior which looks through to the kitchen and the busy chefs in action, or opt for the street side seating where big sun umbrellas keep visitors cool on warmer days.Bircher, relish and pickled produce are all proudly on display, and the team are big on using fairtrade chocolate, chai syrup and organic milk in all your hot drinks.
The type of place that buzzes with the quick movements of busy staff and happy customers, The River Kitchen sure knows how to feed its locals quickly and efficiently. For a place that gets it right every time, a trip to The River Kitchen will never go astray.
Words by Rosie Morrison & Photography by Anna Briggs
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