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Crowded House Bar & Cafe Restaurant

) #47 of 128 Restaurants in New Plymouth $$ - $$$ , , Gluten Free Options
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I really liked this place. The had a range of really hearty food, great relaxed service and a good atmosphere.

Thank timtT6478JH
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food here just seems to be getting better and better! Ordered a steak sandwich and it had the best garlic butter on the bread. Also, ordered a brownie. Was delicious. Super value, with very on to it staff. Always checking on my group of friends...More

Thank Dorothyturner
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Woop 🙌 Woop - thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The place is quite big so you don't feel claustrophobic like in most similar establishments. The place has got big screens so you can enjoy sports and drink away to glory. The music is quite good. They have free WiFi and a games area where...More

Thank Arnav G
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks for your feedback, glad to know you feel comfortable at Crowded. Hope you visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Good food, especially the burgers, fantastic big screen for sports and lots of other screens including in the toilets, (so you don't miss a thing), and great quiz night on Wednesdays.

Thank Morris W
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Well thanks Mrs Brown, really appreciate your review :)

Reviewed 7 June 2017

The service was quick, even though it was very busy. The staff was friendly and our meals came quickly. The only negative thing I would say is that the menu is fairly limited.

Thank JandH2007
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Three of us went for lunch. We received a friendly welcome and were seated immediately. Our drink orders were taken and delivered punctually and or food order was taken our meals arrived in a timely manner as ordered. Everything was to our satisfaction and a...More

Thank kiwiman13
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

LOVE a 5 star review, thank you very much Kiwiman13.

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The waiter Kodee was so helpful, he promised great food and Crowded House Bar & Cafe delivered amazing food. Kodee you are the BEST!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we will let Kodee know.

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Got sliders with the extra chip option $3 it was a joke barely any chips, I can go to a rugby game and get $2 chips and I will get more than what I did. See photo for proofMore

Thank carlsdinertime
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hey Carl, We listened and you are right, our chips were way to small for the Sliders and we are sorry. Since your review we have increased the size of the bowl considerably, thanks for pointing this out and we hope you come back and...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Went to Crowded House Bar and Café for lunch with my wife and My wife ordered a raspberry and lemonade and chicken sandwich and I ordered a coke and a steak sandwich the wife's sandwich was all right but my steak on the open sandwich...More

Thank MickB3
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi Mick, No words can describe now mortified management was to read this review, we can't apologize enough for this happening to you and your wife. It is absolutely unacceptable and we are not sure how it happened, we pride ourselves on keeping all of...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We are lucky we live in New Plymouth,have a great choice of Restaurants.in fact if you walk from the bottom of Devon streets,you will be spoilt fpr choice,We choose Crowded House,,, this morning it was not crowded in fact it was opening time,This is a...More

Thank nowekow
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words we really appreciate it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 03:00
Thursday
10:00 - 03:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 4921
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Description
Crowded House, it's a local sports bar like no other in the heart of the New Plymouth CBD.

Open 7 days from 10am until late the eatery menu has a wide selection of dishes to choose from brunch, lunch & dinner. The bar has an extensive range including Heineken. We LOVE sport and have plenty of screens for you to watch it all on. FREE WIFI for all of our customers too.

Crowded House is just 5 minutes walk to our World famous Pukekura Park or down to the Coastal Walkway.
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