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Crowded House Bar & Cafe Restaurant

93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (11 reviews)
“donuts” (3 reviews)
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New Zealand, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great value for money. Had the fish sliders and they were delicious! The complimentary donut deal also went down a treat!

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Excellent service even though they were busy with Americarna crowds. Excellent food and great atmoshpere.

Thank kimz120
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this place , awesome food . Spacious and nice ambience . Famous for its ribs . Good place to visit . Staff could be more attentive

Reviewed 27 February 2017

The food was amazing. Atomsphere was good as well. But from what we really liked was the friendliness of our waitress, it was liked we had known her for years. Lovely 'cheeky' personality fast and reliable.And thats what we think makes a 'dinner out nite'...More

Thank Lesley J
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Came in for dinner, me and my husband both had the sliders (Lamb & Fish), which were great. The only negative was my husband’s dessert – he ordered an Ice Cream sundae, and there was more topping and cream than there was ice cream –...More

Thank Love_Lillies
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for your review we really like hearing your feedback :) and thanks for visiting Crowded House. I am sorry to hear that you felt there wasn't enough ice-cream in your Sundae, I will let the chef know your thoughts. Regards Emma

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Came in for dinner with the family, kids loved it as they got offered colouring pages and crayons so that kept them happy. Kids meals were perfect size. Lots of options for the adults and smaller options for the ones who don't eat as much...More

Thank Barbzhoops
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Hey Barbzhoops, Wrapped to hear you and the family enjoyed your visit to Crowded House. Thanks for your great review the team really appreciate it. Regards Emma

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Came here for a snack for dinner and found a cool sportsbar with real good food, friendly staff and an nice atmosphere. There was a quiz night going on which was, baseball on some screens and people just relaxing and enjoying themselves. This is the...More

1  Thank Earthling42
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hi Earthling42, Nice to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and thanks for your review it is much appreciated. Regards Emma

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great bar, awesome staff! So friendly and helpful, delicious meal as well A++ will definitely be coming back to crowdy some time soon

Thank Lauren T
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Awesome Lauren, thanks for your great feedback!

Reviewed 2 February 2017

After the movies we have on a regular basis gone to Crowded House for dinner which has always been very good. Unfortunately this was Not the case last night. We ordered 10 meals, two of which were beef nachos. They were tepid to cold. Both...More

1  Thank Corinne C
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Hi Corrinne, We are so very sorry that you had an awful experience. Please please give us a call on 067594921 ask for Kerry or email myself emma@crowdedhouse.co.nz as we must get more information about this. We really value your custom and your feedback and...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Been here a few times now when we have visited New Plymouth. Staff are always friendly and welcoming. Food is great and we've never had to wait long. Kids got colouring paper and felts to keep them occupied.

Thank vickystevens43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
New Zealand, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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, Special Occasion Dining, 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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