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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've just had one of the best breakfasts in the country (I travel a lot). I asked them to leave off the tomato because I don't like them, and they gave me an extra kransky instead. The scrambled egg was cooked perfectly making the whole...breakfast delicious. I wish I'd found this place sooner.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 February 2024 via mobile

Not as good as before. It is now average. Plates cold, salmon on eggs Benedict was dry, coffee cups not hot. I use to be really good, now it is really average.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 February 2024

The menu and food looked really good. Unfortunately we didn’t get to try it as we received some of our table’s food after waiting 1.5 hours and then they forgot about two of our breakfasts so we missed out. We didn’t even receive an apology....It was busy but it was unacceptable.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 24 January 2024 via mobile

Looks nothing much on the outside but the inside is great - a mixture of shabby chic and the fifties! Breakfast and lunch are served here. Lovely display of salads, filled sandwiches and plenty of yummy cakes! We really enjoyed our lunch here and will...go back for another meal tomorrow! It was rather noisy because it was lunchtime and lots of people. Lovely staff!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 August 2023

Do make sure you go here if you are visiting New Plymouth. We had delicious toasted Reubens for lunch recently and the coffee was excellent too. Easy to get to being just off the main road.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

Great spot for lunch. nice food, staff and atmosphere. Very busy inside but still received our food in good time.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 May 2023

not a huge menu for breakfast but there's something for everyone, the cabinet food looked amazing, huge selection of delicious looking foods. Partner had creamy mushrooms which he couldn't finish and I had eggs benedict with bacon, also a huge serve. The coffee was great...and the service was fast and efficient. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 1 May 2023

Excellent food across all meals served. However the coffee and be hit and miss. I have learnt this from visiting at least once a week for at least 2 years.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 28 April 2023

The most beautiful food in this store. We both had the big breakfast which was soo good. Food was very tasty and beautifully presented . Service was great. Didn’t have to wait long for our meals. Lovely friendly staff. Will definitely be back there again...when next in New PlymouthMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 25 January 2023 via mobile

This bustling cafe is the real deal - great kiwi food in nostalgic bustling decor. We went twice during the week we visited New Plymouth and both times were delighted with the food. We ordered off the menu but the counter food looked fantastic too....Make sure to leave room after your meal for one of their delicious cakes.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 29 December 2022 via mobile

Very kind staff even though they were quite buzy both times we were there. A variety of dishes that suited the entire family. Very good coffee!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 30 October 2022

My usual call in when in Taranaki. Great range of food, interesting vibe, good coffee. Prices have risen but still worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 23 October 2022

We had breakfast there and there was lots of choice of cabinet food plus the menu. As it was a Sunday they were very busy, however we found a table and soon after moved to an even better table. The staff were great and very...attentive. Had a lovely meal. We will remember for when we are next in New Plymouth.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 15 October 2022 via mobile

In town for vacation and popped in late Saturday morning. Staff made an effort to squeeze us in even though it was busy. Stunning counter food and treats and they do great bacon …. I had the mince on toast which was actually slow cooked...beef cheek. I would return for that alone! Burgers, pancakes all brilliant and well received by the family. Definitely worthy a return when we are next in town.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 27 September 2022

I've had cooked breakfasts all over the world, these guys nailed it. The menus variety, the presentation, and the service . . .top notch. shame I don't live closer.

Date of visit: September 2022
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I don’t work there I just reviewed the place. Would be a good place to take your grandchild
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FEDERAL STORE, New Plymouth - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Federal Store offers takeaway services.

Federal Store is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5