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Crowded House Bar & Cafe Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Barbecue, New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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93 - 99 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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10:00 - 03:00
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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New Zealand
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2011

Average every-day menu, but friendly atmosphere and fast service even when extra busy, a sign of good management. Best among the fast-food category.

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Woodway, Texas
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2011

But, you know, it is crowded! I loved the location, it was only a short walk back to our hotel (The Devon) so we didn't feel too guilty indulging in a few beers.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2011

Great beer, super food and its not a rip off. A must visit when in New Plymouth.

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New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2011

This place fails in every respect. Poor service with unfriendly staff. Poor menu with no menu flexibility and poor staff knowledge. Billboard outside offered specials but none of these were available and we were not told this. Very overpriced hamburgers and fries. Will never go back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2011

I'm not sure what this place is like when there are no Rugby World Cup games in town, but we went there after the Ireland v USA game and it was a madhouse. They were clearly unprepared for the waves of rugby fans who swarmed the City when the game was done. Very crowded, only able to get one drink... More 

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Newport, Vermont
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140 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2011

We went to the Crowded House for there was nothing close-by, which attracted us. The food, I had battered fish, was good but nothing spectacular. Prices are rather on the high-end of the spectrum but the quality is good. The service is efficient and friendly, however, I don't know how this place is in the summer, we went there in... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2008

We had lunch here with the kids it was really nice nothing spectacular.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Cuisine
Barbecue, New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 03:00
Thursday
10:00 - 03:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 - 99 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 4921

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?