We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crowded House Bar & Eatery

$$ - $$$,
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
Open Now
New Zealand, Bar
$$ - $$$
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (216)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow very good food, I had the Ribs was great. Wish I had know about this place to day to watch the Red Sox game today. Would be to watch any sports and have a meal and drink. Will be back next trip

Thank kiwimann35
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We called in here after a very long cold day for dinner and it didn’t disappoint. We had sliders and fries and both were delicious. It was so cosy warm inside we didn’t want to leave. Worth a visit.

Thank catchfab
Reviewed 1 week ago

I called to see if they could play the NFL game on Friday afternoon (Thursday night game in the states). The bar manager was fantastic...he put the game on the big screen and turned up the volume. He came over to us numerous times to...More

Thank Rich30306
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit at Crowded, thanks for leaving us a kind word 😊

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Floor very sticky, we weren’t impressed With the meal wasn’t worth the money Great customer service.

Thank 176juanitag
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey, We are very sorry that the floors were sticky, we will contact the cleaning company and let them know. Glad that you enjoyed the customer service :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very helpful and friendly. Service was quick. Food was good. Had the steak and was cooked perfectly to my liking. No complaints but if anything maybe a suggestion. Only had 2 options of sauce for the steak, garlic butter and mushroom. Would have...More

Thank Curious239676
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lunch there, not impressed, noisey, stale alcohol scent in the air and trying to cater for the young crowd with americanised menu like sliders etc. Mind you a lot of other eateries have been indoctrinated by the slang of the US which now...More

Thank Murray T
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We had booked a movie and chose this restaurant through First Table due to it being close to the cinema. We also were able to preorder our meal which was a great idea, as our meal was ready on arrival, and we had time to...More

Thank bjandco
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We got lucky on a Saturday evening and got a table without booking. The staff were really good and made room for us but I recommend you book in advance. The food was really good, we had a kids cheeseburger, 5-a-day burger and the pork...More

Thank andrew p
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

When you enter Crowded House it instandly feels homey and child friendly. Staff are lovely and helpful. You have a great range of food choices for adults and kids menus. Also the pricing is fair for everyone. Definetly come back again.

Thank lindafearnley7
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

So happy to hear that your mummy/daughter date was enjoyable. Thanks for your lovely comments :)

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Was after a light lunch for two so we ordered wedges to share. Waited well over 30 minutes for our meal and in that time a table of six sitting next us ordered their food after us and yet managed to get all meals delivered...More

Thank lydwilliams
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you waited such a long time for your order and that the wedges were obviously not cooked correctly. Thank you for your feedback.

Nearby HotelsSee all 29 hotels in New Plymouth
The State Hotel
209 reviews
.18 km away
ASURE Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn
94 reviews
.38 km away
Nice Hotel & Table
147 reviews
.43 km away
Brougham Heights Motel
125 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Hour Glass
195 reviews
.10 km away
Emmalou Macaron and Coffee House
108 reviews
.10 km away
Bella Vita
291 reviews
.13 km away
Elixir Cafe
180 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pukekura Park
1,471 reviews
.24 km away
New Plymouth Coastal Walkway
1,400 reviews
.63 km away
Puke Ariki
428 reviews
.46 km away
Te Henui Cemetery
57 reviews
1.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Crowded House Bar & Eatery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
New Zealand, Bar
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing