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Social Kitchen

40 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-757 2711
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Social Kitchen at the last minute on a business trip to New Plymouth. So glad we did! The menu (both food and wine) was sensational and the challenge was to select only a few delicious dishes! I would love to go back...More

Thank carlywieland
Reviewed 5 days ago

The location has a beautiful classical interior. Good choice of wine and food, we ended up having the ribs and fries and peas as sides. Was too much for two, but great food. Certainly not a place that caters to vegetarians.

Thank woflmao
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the family style dining (big portion of meat to share) .. really sociable. The lamb was so tender .. Really interesting and fresh sides. Extensive drinks menu .. The only down sides were: 1 - it was VERY hot and there was no air...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is so delicious! Every dish were ordered was divine, but not pretentious. Helpful staff, great cocktails and wine, with a cosy atmosphere.

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant never fails to deliver an incredibly generous and enjoyable evening experience. There's no show, the ambiance and decoration set the scene, the food is the script, your fellow diners are the show. Service is always top notch and the food, just divine. I...More

Thank Flash2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Salted Caramel Milkshake. Amazing! Every time we have have been to this place, it is top class.

Thank Plant_Girl_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Favourite place to eat when I visit home. Couldn’t rate it high enough!!! It’s a must do if you go to New Plymouth.

Thank DaeleeH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great!! Only complaint is the prosciutto and melon came w melons that were not completely peeled. But that is such a small complaint. Everything else was so good wished there was more room in my tummy!! Baked custard dessert was so so...More

Thank carllin87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food wine and great service. Had dishes to share. Corn churros were the best prawns delicious champagne from Spain.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved loved loved it! The ambience was cool and the food was absolutely delicious. Our group just had a few small plates and some sides and wow! Such flavoursome food! Who would’ve thought baby peas could taste so good! It was our groups first time...More

Thank 368trudib
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Katie B
6 March 2017|
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Response from hilleigh_farm | Reviewed this property |
I wouldnt think so as it is a dining area and also the restaurant access area. If it is for a disabled person you would have to ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-757 2711
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The Social Kitchen is a comfortable Bistro that celebrate a social occasion and shared dining
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