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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 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
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a dinner and didn't end up leaving till closing well mannered fun staff and excellent food. Can't wait to come back again!

Thank Tracey P
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Awesome to hear - thanks Tracey!

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Went here tonight for after dinner coffee and dessert, ordered a caramel CrowdyBlock as an alternative to a birthday cake, not sickly sweet, and the caramel is nice and runny not too sweet and not thick goopy rubbish. Crowdy Blocks are the best chocolate 🍫...More

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Come here all the time, always great food and amazing service. Always spot on with my annoying Soy latte vanilla extra shot coffee order! Best place for a hangover cure...

Thank Leah F
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We called in for coffee and decided to have some lunch while we were there. The ribs were exceptional. The meat was so tender that it literally fell off the bones and the flavour was superb. I considered the ribs as the best ribs in...More

Thank Sharron G
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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