We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crowded House Bar & Cafe

Is this your business?
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 4921
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (16 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
“donuts” (3 reviews)
Open Now
New Zealand, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
93 - 99 Devon Street East | Taranaki, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (199)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

51 - 60 of 196 reviews

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
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

Nearby HotelsSee all 29 hotels in New Plymouth
The State Hotel
194 reviews
.18 km away
ASURE Abode on Courtenay
92 reviews
.37 km away
Nice Hotel & Table
138 reviews
.43 km away
Brougham Heights Motel
118 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Hour Glass
181 reviews
.10 km away
India Today Tandoor and Bistro
316 reviews
.15 km away
Emmalou Macaron and Coffee House
96 reviews
.10 km away
Bella Vita
276 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pukekura Park
1,415 reviews
.24 km away
New Plymouth Coastal Walkway
1,334 reviews
.63 km away
Puke Ariki
405 reviews
.46 km away
Te Henui Cemetery
42 reviews
1.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Crowded House Bar & Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing