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Crowded House Bar & Cafe Restaurant

) #48 of 126 Restaurants in New Plymouth $$ - $$$ Barbecue, ,
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Barbecue, New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 June 2012

We always have a good time dining at Crowded House. The food may not be "spectacular" as some people seem to expect but it delivers just what it should for the type of venue that it is. It is good hearty food, always of reasonable...More

1  Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 14 June 2012

.... for a welcoming, easy, freindly environment such as that at the Crowded House when you have a two year old with you in town. It's not easy finding somewhere appropriate for a break and a bite to eat when you're in town with a...More

1  Thank Nicola E
Reviewed 14 June 2012

I have been coming to Crowded House for years now and I always experience great food and service, the staff are friendly and the food is delicious at anytime of the day! Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank h0llyp0p
Reviewed 14 April 2012

This place needs a complete overhaul. It is dirty, smelly, greasy - full of loud drunks - only average food - best avoided unless you are starving

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 April 2012

I am sure this is a great place for locals but for a visitor it was very disappointing. Shabby decor, ripped fake leather seating, smelly. The staff seemed unco-ordinated - we were asked three times by three different wait staff for our order. The food...More

Thank Brett and Paula B
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Just a cool Bar / Cafe very relaxed, staff so happy good food great coffee

Thank Warren B
Reviewed 2 February 2012

good bar food with good selection - huge burgers!!

Thank jayjay1974
Reviewed 21 January 2012

Great location - maybe having off day in kitchen, food lacked interest and fettucine was only barely warm - when pointed out offered discount on meals and free drinks - so good on them will go back

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Service was slow and the burgers overpriced. Would not recommend to my friends.

Thank Darkside247
Reviewed 2 January 2012

A group of us went here on the day after new years day. The service was awful and the food wasn't flash either. Only 2 of the 8 of us that dined were completely happy with or meals. (burger & shanks) The staff weren't very...More

1  Thank Letty001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
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
  • 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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