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Lone Star

$$ - $$$, American,
52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 0902
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (10 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Southwestern, American, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Good meal & service, thanks guys, my chilli prawns were lovely, meals are of large portion so couldn't finish it all, only one small complaint, my daughter's venison was just a little over cooked which made it a bit tough, but all in all lovely...More

Thank dimarshall63
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear guest, many thanks for your lovely words. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the meal and service. Apologies that the venison was a bit tough, thanks for providing the feedback which will help us to improve. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

as soon as we walked in, staff remembered us and knew what wine we liked...we hadnt been here for atleast 6 months. the new ownership seems to be working well with large improvement to the food etc very nice thankyouMore

Thank Frank and Tina ... B
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Frank and Tina, many thank for your lovely words. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the food and service from us. As new owners / operators for Lone Star New Plymouth, we aim to provide our guests a true Lone Star experience. Thanks...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I dont remember when i last had a steak as tough as the Ribeye i had here. They need to change their butcher. The coleslaw was average and the best part of my meal was the garlic butter. I wont be back.More

Thank Richard I
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Richard, we are very sorry that you had a disappointing meal with us. We have not had any issue with Ribeye or any other steak, we would like to get some feedback if you don't mind so that we can look into this. If...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I'm a sales rep covering huge amounts of nz, Most of time don't stop for a good meal!. I had signed up for lone stars app having a play in my hotel and awesome lone star within 2 mins walk! Up I went ... Jacob...More

3  Thank Bruce C
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Bruce, many thanks for rating Lone Star New Plymouth 5 stars. We are glad to hear that you had a great time with us and being looked after well by Jacob. We are sure Jacob will be very happy to see the lovely review...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We arrived early and sat in the bar next to the fire for a few drinks and stayed there to eat. The staff were great, and the crème brulee was delicious.More

Thank Linda P
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Hi Linda, many thanks for rating Lone Star New Plymouth 5 stars. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed an early outing with us before the game. I hope it was a great weekend away for you. Thanks again for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Some of the best food in New Plymouth. The chefs are superb. this is a must visit for singles, couples or families to enjoy the great food and serviceMore

Thank Barbara S
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear Barbara, many thanks for your great review. We are glad you had a great time. Our chefs work hard in the kitchen they'd be thrilled to hear that you loved the food. Thanks again for rating us 5 stars, we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Okay let me start off with the ribs... AMAZING!!! The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was great. We also got a side of garlic loaf which was pretty tasty also. But wasn't very happy with their creme brulee, as you can see in the...More

Thank shaniaisonfire
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Dear guest, many thanks for rating us 5 stars. We are glad to hear that you loved our ribs, that's our favorite too :D We are sorry that you were less impressed with our crème brulee. Our winter special dessert, the sticky date pudding comes...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Came into lone star to have a meal and watch the lions rugby game, my meal was really nice and the staff there we so welcoming. Very friendly/funny bartender as well, thanks so much lonestarMore

Thank mark_hughes15
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Mark, many thanks for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed a meal with us while watching the lions rugby game. We will pass on your compliment to our staff, they'll love to hear that they made our beloved guests feel...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Went with husband as he had not been before.The food was smaller than usual and it looked like it was just slopped on the plate.More

Thank Chris S
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear Chris, many thanks for your feedback. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy the food. We take all feedback seriously, could you please email us at wendyw@lonestar.co.nz with details of the date/time you dined and the food that you ordered so that...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Impromptu dinner as our preferred destination was closed. Coming from Wellington I have only heard great things about Lone Star. This Lone star was a disappointment, service was confusing, asked for kid free area, was led straight to table with families all around, told waiter...More

Thank shellniall
Sean L, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Dear Shellniall, Thanks for your time to review us. Please send me an email about the date, time and table number to seanl@lonestar.co.nz. I will do the investigation and respond via email for the seating arrangement. For the loaf and steak, sorry to hear you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
Southwestern, American, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 0902
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Description
Lone Star New Plymouth is located in the center of the CBD, being one street off the central shopping street, and one block from the water front. It is a favourite for locals serving huge great value meals coupled with fast and friendly service. Lone Star can seat up to 120 people, and in addition offers a private function that caters for up to 35 people with no room hire charges. It is the perfect venue for winter dining with two fires, or the ideal summer venue with a large outdoor dining area.
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