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Crowded House Bar & Eatery

$$ - $$$,
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“curly fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great bar to watch a big event like the boxing, I would probably book a table instead of just rocking up as there were a lot of people that didn't have seats. Bar staff were friendly and accommodating.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Henare K
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Good to hear you came into watch the big fight, you are right if possible it is a good idea to book ahead of time.

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Thanks once again for the absolutely awesome meal guys! Love the chicken & bacon salad meal, love the way the staff know me so well to keep that wine glass full😊

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank dimarshall63
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The staff are very attentive and seem keen to please. Follow up service left a little to be desired. We asked for the menu to order desert, got the menu BUT no one came to ask if we had decided what we were having.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 257alang
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi Alan, Many thanks for your feedback, we are sorry we let you down at the end. We will all have a chat and work on that.

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I would have given 5 stars if it weren’t for our waitress on Saturday. When asked what the specials were she drew a blank look in her face and when bringing food to the table she stood at the end and made us pass it...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Shannii
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thanks for coming to Crowded House for lunch on Saturday and we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meals. Looks like we need have a refresher on some of our service techniques for our newer staff, I agree with you completely you...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Amazing weekday deals - love it! The ribs were my favourite - would defiantly go back & back & back again :)

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bianca T
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We stopped in here on a rainy evening in need of food and drink. The special were the pulled beef tacos and I could not go past them. My husband had the nachos. Really friendly staff, great atmosphere and fantastic food. Portions are generous and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Harrigans_Travels
EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

We are happy to hear that you popped in here and enjoyed your meals and our friendly staff. Hope you enjoyed your visit to the Naki and hope to see again soon.

Reviewed 1 March 2018

Most of the staff is really friendly, the other ones can't be bothered by any guests. Had the steak as the main dish which was allright, dessert was amazingly good though! Would come back for a dessert here!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank frijabeet
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks for your comments, we are glad you enjoyed the dessert :)

Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is a great place for people watching, with tables near the open windows and street. Great atmosphere, good size portions of calamari which was yum, pig curl fries Mmmm, and wedges. But please start stocking Corona!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank RaeleneS
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. Corona is a great beer but have you tried Sol which is what we offer instead?

Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you are a meat eater this is the place for you. We all had ribs and they were plentiful and delicious, the boys struggling to put the smaller version away. Fun and buzzy.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Camro58
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Great that you all enjoyed your visit at Crowded House, Americarna is always a busy time for us.

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with family watching the T20, good wide genre of music and a awesome environment. Amazing service highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for nice, yummy yet adorable food. Great drinks range.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank DonnielleC1
EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed everything about your visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar
Meals
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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
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
Description
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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