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Crowded House Bar & Eatery

$$ - $$$,
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (18 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“curly fries” (3 reviews)
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New Zealand, Bar
$$ - $$$
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner Dined for lunch The place has a great atmosphere and the food is amazing. I ordered the chicken smoky bacon fettuccine and my partner ordered eggs Benedict coke and wine our food came out hot and flavours we’re on point Awesome...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ateyva
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome - thanks for your great review. Glad you enjoyed having lunch at our house 😊

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I had lunch here and I loved the fish of the day with young potatoes and sweet peas. I have tried his omelet, and it was fluffy and tasty too. Generous pub portions good for extra long lunches or sharing. Good atmosphere,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank olenawilliamsfoodie
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for you great review Olena, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 15 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kiwimann35
Reviewed 14 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank catchfab
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rich30306
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

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

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 176juanitag
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

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 27 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Curious239676
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank andrew p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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.
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