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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (12 reviews)
“donuts” (3 reviews)
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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 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.

Reviewed 2 October 2016

Popped in for a drink last night. There was a fight playing so the bar was very full and we were amazed at how thick the smoke was in the bar. I understand they can't control customers leaving the doors open but we watched multiple...More

Thank NakiDebs
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Hearty meals and exceptional service for a pub. Great naki burger and best whitebait fritters this side of mokau. Very busy for Wednesday night quiz but that didn't impact on our dinner experience. In fact it looked like a good quiz.

Thank Markyparknz
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Went here with a large group of family, easily accommodated (this is a large restaurant). A good range of food on the menu, and nice looking cakes in the cabinet! Staff were friendly and food was delivered in a timely matter.

Thank Kristina H
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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
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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