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Crowded House Bar & Cafe Restaurant

) #48 of 128 Restaurants in New Plymouth $$ - $$$ , , Gluten Free Options
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
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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 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
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Went up to the bar, and the female staff member ignored us for 30 seconds with a sour look on her face. Went to the other side of the bar and got ignored by the male staff member, who after serving the couple before us...More

Thank Piwakawaka19
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Hi Anna, We are very sorry that you felt both our staff members ignored you, obviously that is the last thing we want our staff to be doing. We are very sorry this was your experience at Crowded House. Regards Emma

Reviewed 14 December 2016

Everytime we visit service has alway been prompt and the staff are always friendly and check back. Our meals today were perfect as ordered and we will have no hesitation in returning in the future.

Thank kiwiman13
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great friendly staff. The person who served me was a local so we got chatting about some good places to go visit and things to do in the region. Me and a friend got Large Ribs and it was brought out on a massive plank...More

1  Thank Jack R
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit here for dinner, menu was good and very good options, they did cater well for our friend who was gluten free. I ordered half rack ribs and got another one free, pulled the bones right out the stack! there was a bit...More

Thank QuinKiwi
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Took the kids into town to have a look at the cars, bikes etc... very good night road closed off so was super safe for children - had dinner was amazing as always

Thank subwaystratford
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had the Rumpsteak and Chicken Burger. Both pretty average with the steak not done to order. Service good. Pretty full when we got there on rugby night. Average pub experience.

Thank chicki0626
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Early afternoon, not overly hungry but need a drink and a light bite while I catch up on a bit of reading. A nice cold Heiny followed by some beer battered scallops, with a couple of glasses of Chardonnay. Great staff, reasonable prices and good...More

Thank Chaz258
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were a group of 3 families, the service we received from the female staff from the moment we requested 3 tabs for our table was the worst we have ever had, you would think we had asked for the impossible. The female waitresses made...More

1  Thank inky-deb
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe & sports bar, catering to the young, drunk & wanting a fight even the bouncers. Nice food during the day tho.

Thank awesomepaulsome
EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Hey AwesomePaul, We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit at Crowded House in the evening.

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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
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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