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Crowded House Bar & Cafe

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93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (16 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
“donuts” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Was the best. We were there in 2000 and I had the best salmon salad ever. Can't wait to come back again. Hope it's next year. 💖💖💖💋💋💋

Thank Shiralee B
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2014

Hey Shiralee, WOW 2000 was a long time ago, since then we have updated a few times, and I promise our salads are still awesome. I hope you get the trip next year :) Emma

Reviewed 28 July 2014

Always on the to do list when we're in New Plymouth consistently good meals, service and price you can't go wrong

Thank Julie S
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2014

So glad you always pay us a visit on your travels, and thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 19 June 2014

Warm, cozy, fabulous meal. The staff were lovely and we enjoyed our meal there. TV to watch the All Blacks.... even better. I would recommend this place to all.

Thank Dee A
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2014

Thanks for your review Dee, hope you get time to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 28 May 2014

brilliant place to eat and catch up with friends and have a relaxing drink. you can watch people go by which is sometimes quite amazing as to what you see

Thank RAE S
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Thanks for your review, yes it is fascinating to watch the day go by. I especially like watching New Plymouth people parking :)

Reviewed 14 March 2014

Went here for a late dinner on Wednesday night, Husband had the Large Fish 'N Chips, very good, I had the Seafood Chowder, very yummy! Would recommend.

Thank Fefifo G
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Great to hear you enjoyed your meals at Crowded House, and thank you for writing us a review it's nice to share them with the staff.

Reviewed 11 March 2014

Had Lunch here on Saturday. My friend and I both had the open chicken sandwich which was very tasty and the service was good!

Thank Amanda C
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2014

Chicken Open Sandwiches have been on our menu forever and they are definitely one of the most popular dishes. Great to hear the service was good too, we will let the staff know :)

Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

Perfect place for Saturday night tea, with huge screens to watch the cricket. Food was great, white bait omelette was delicious and girlfriend ordered the naki burger and it was huge and tasty. Staff were attentive and really friendly, we will definitely come back.

Thank Braeden87
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2014

Fantastic to hear you enjoyed a great night at Crowded House, love getting great feedback. Sounds like you'll be back again so why not join the VIP club to get a few freebies. Just text 'crowd' and your 'email address' to '4664'.

Reviewed 30 December 2013 via mobile

3 of us had the ribs, 1 chicken pasta, 1 brekkie, 1 naki burger and I had the battered fish and chips. The ribs were OK, the pasta good, the brekkie better, the burger great BUT the fish and chips were EXCELLENT. The price really...More

Thank Gerryb690212
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Thank you for writing a review, it is always good to know the good and the bad. I will pass on to the Chefs what you thought of the meals, and have a word with our wait staff about making more of an effort in...More

Reviewed 29 December 2013

After being turned away from Garage Joe's because they were full we walked a few minutes away to a bar restaurant called Crowded house and all I can say is Im glad Garage Joe's was full. The meal was top class, plentiful, reasonably priced AND...More

Thank majnz
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Great to hear you enjoyed your meal and visit with us, thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed 29 December 2013

Went after the movies so it was handy location, good variety on menu. Steak was cooked very nicely. Sat and watched sports while waiting for our meal, very relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Sheryl H
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2014

Sheryl, great to hear that you had a good time at Crowded House, thanks for your feedback.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
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
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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