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Lone Star

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52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 0902
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
52/58 Gill St, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Went out for dinner. It was nice, but the staff were over keen to remove dishes without checking if we were finished with them or not. And to charge $4.50 for soda water is a joke! I've never been asked to pay for soda water...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Then go and see Jacob at New Plymouth's Lone Star Restaurant! He's able to take your order with no notes - and get it 100% correct! - is attentive without making it seem like he's loitering or intruding, is friendly and knowledgeable about the menu,...More

Thank Catherine D
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Catherine, many thanks for the lovely words, especially to our MD Jacob. Great to see his efforts getting acknowledged by our guests. He is very attentive without being intrusive, and knows our food and drinks menu exceptionally well. I am sorry to hear that...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

We were a party of 6 on a quiet Sunday evening. The menu offered a good range of food. The food came out quickly and served by a most obliging waiter, Jacob. In fact he would have my vote as the most attentive but not...More

Thank vomo2i
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear guest, many thanks for the lovely words. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Great to hear/see Jacob's hard work getting recognised by our most valued guests. Thanks again for celebrating a special occasion (birthday) with us and for...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

Excellent service, excellent meals and drinks. A shame that the young man would not sing to us... but the music was great .... it was a welcoming effect. It was that great... that we visited 2 nights in a row.More

Thank Michele H
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi Michele, many thanks for the lovely words. We are thrilled to hear you had a great time with us and thanks for visiting us 2 nights in a row. We hope you had a great time in the Naki. Good try for the singing...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Fantastic meal quick and tasty. Certainly didn't leave hungry. Staff were very attentive and made sure we were happy!😁 Very comfortable surroundings. The lamb rack was exceptional. Thanks Lonestar New Plymouth we will be back.More

Thank Bear W
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear guest, many thanks for the fantastic words. We are glad to hear you had a great with us, and we completely agree with you, the new feature meal lamb rack has been a hit! It will be here for the entire autumn season if...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Went with a Hens Night group and the meals were fab. Always get value for money here. Don't have an entree as you will not be able to eat your mains (except if you are a man lol). Service was great.

Thank Linda K
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Linda, many thanks for the lovely review. We are glad to hear you had a good time for the Hens night group dinner. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Service absolutely crap but food ok (ok)?? There was no-one there so whats the issue with the service??More

Thank Fezza456
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear guest, thanks for letting us know. This doesn't sound very good at all. We are always pride ourself in providing guests a good dining experience so would like to know the details of your Sunday visit please. If you could email me wendyw@lonestar.co.nz along...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Arriving in New Plymouth on a Sunday afternoon, most local restaurants downtown seemed to be closed for dinner. Though we eat very little meat, we decided to give Lone Star a try. We chose a table on the front deck to enjoy the fresh sea...More

Thank usnzj
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear guest, many thanks for your great review! We are thrilled to hear you have rated us by far the best dinner you had durin your stay in New Plymouth. We hope you enjoyed New Plymouth. Great to hear you liked the meals. Thanks again...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

We went as a small group for my brothers birthday. The service was wonderful with staff taking the time to bring a pre-prepared list of foods that contained an ingredient one of our party could not eat - which also included notes of which meals...More

1  Thank Andrea H
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Andrea, many thanks for the lovely review. We always want to cater for all dietary requirements and it was great to hear that our staff has used it to benefit our guests. We also love to celebrate special occasions such as a birthday. There...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018

It was a really busy evening, however the staff were fast and efficient. We sat outside as the weather was superb. The outside tables were a little worst for wear although they were clean and also we should have sat upwind of people smoking somewhere....More

Thank flyingkiwi001
Lone Star N, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Dear guest, many thanks for reviewing Lone Star New Plymouth. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed our food. We have passed on your feedback to the kitchen team, they are very happy to hear as they always take pride in their work....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Cuisine
Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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