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Crowded House Bar & Cafe

93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (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 15 November 2014

We arrived after 9.30 and had a very average meal after the movies. Service was prompt as the bar was almost empty. Not a recommended meal time.

Thank JohnMarion H
Reviewed 5 November 2014

With having recent luncheon I found the staff and management very pleasant, Food was equally good. Great place for a social meal

Thank NakiPedro
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Food was awesome! Service was great, very expedient and courteous. Atmosphere was relaxed, had kids with us and didn't feel out of place. Would definitely go again!!!

1  Thank Akaira C
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2014

Woohoo, that is awesome to hear. Glad the kids and you felt comfortable and thanks a lot for your review. I have already posted it on the Staffs' Facebook page :) Emma

Reviewed 20 August 2014

We recently went to Crowded House with a group of 8 people. Although we were shown our table quickly, we had to ask for service. The food was of a high standard and there is plenty to choose from larger meals to even lighter cabinet...More

Thank karene63
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2014

Hi Karen, On the positive side we are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals at Crowded. However, I am very sorry to hear that the service was not up to our usual standards. I assure you that customer service is high on...More

Reviewed 2 August 2014

had dinner after the movies .... the meals here are always made very good and there no bad meals ive had here yet

Thank Jared D
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2014

Thanks Jared :)

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.

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Restaurant Details

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