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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Opens in 24 min
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New Zealand, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 January 2013

Bar. Not restaurant. So people complaining about the noise are a bit silly..! I popped in casually for a beer and found the people there to be lovely. Full of smiles, great service. The food smelled nice although I didn't get anything. I'd definitely come...More

Thank Megan A
Reviewed 30 October 2012

......so it shouldn't be reviewed as one. People who complain that it is noisy should go to a restaurant. We like the lively atmosphere and the friendly and helpful staff. We usually call in for a free drink on a Friday and we like to...More

Thank NgamotoLass
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Went there for lunch this week with friends. Had vegetarian nachos which was basic. Others had the calamari which were small portions and nothing to write home about . Service friendly but my tap poured beer was served to me with big pink lipstick marks...More

Thank Pachewychomp
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Such a shame that the meals here let this great Pub down, the service is slow and usually have to call for service, have given this place a few trys with the food in case it was a one off but alas it wasn't, food...More

Thank Angelface44
Reviewed 28 August 2012

vERY POPULAT SPORTS BAR / FAMILY RESTAURANT BAR , MODERN , CENTRAL NEW PLYMOUTH .. Very good Menu over and above your normal sports bar food .. popular during the Winter Rugby season , close to the Movie Theatre . Reccommend Ruth New Plymouth

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 16 August 2012

The surroundings are nice and comfortable but the food can be a bit expensive. At times it can be quite noisy which doesn't always make a nice relaxing meal with friends.

Thank teachernan
Reviewed 30 July 2012

This used to be our local but it seems to be lacking in something lately. The brunches are not what they used to be so whether they have changed chefs Im not sure. The glass doors always seem to be dirty on a Sunday morning...More

Thank Herbies1
Reviewed 21 July 2012

Average pub food. Lots of TVs with lots of sports. Does the trick if that's what you're looking for.

Thank MRichm
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Good selection to choose from for a sports bar. Decent sized meals with quick friendly service.

Thank Racgra
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Seemed a normal, run of the mill, modern sports bar/pub. Good menu, from what i saw (not tried). Bar tender was a arogant bloke to initially us then was so rude to his colleague right in front of us who was trying to assist us.......More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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