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25 Bell Block Court, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
+64 6-755 0990
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (126 reviews)
“baked brie” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
25 Bell Block Court, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Group of 6 ranging from 4 to 79 went tonight for early dinner. Most had pizzas which were so nice. Perfect bases and fantastic toppings. I had the prawn which was perfect. Highly Recommended for authentic pizzas. Sat outside, great little area. Good choice of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank O548FYgarym
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I enjoy this little gem in Bell Block, the pizza is great and the staff very friendly. Lovely outdoors garden area foe enjoying lunch when the weather is agreeable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Farrar1709
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Used to go here religiously for pizzas. The previous chefs made a wicked, authentic, thin crust pizza... but the last time we went it was undercooked, doughy, and the toppings were scarce. That paired with the price you pay for the za, we will not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Happy6899
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Been there with my partner for lunch. Our friends recommended. We got lucky with the weather so got a chance to have a table at their garden bar. Very relaxing atmosphere. Good selection of food. I got salad from the cabinet. Was tasty and fresh....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sarahkiwitraveller
Reviewed 23 November 2018

I have always enjoyed Platen until this weekend. There was no one over twenty five on the staff and they were more interested in their phones than taking our order. I have to go to the counter and interior their giggles at their phones and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Orchidacea
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Comfortable, bright and wonderful service. Love the newness of the gorgeous wooden tables a few cute green tables and chairs out side. What I loved about this cafe was being greeted with bright bubbly voice as we entered made us feel very welcome. Out coffees...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marlainac2015
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This is an average cafe to eat at with an ok atmosphere. The coffee and cake works out extremely expensive charging $9.50 for ONE piece of cake!! For this reason I will not return there. The coffee is however good

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank janksoper
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Always the best pizza in taranaki 😍 lovely staff.. friendly atmosphere.... always enjoy visiting this place... #love itt

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank naveenthomas3694
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing visit. That little canadian girl really gave me a taste of home. Pizza is fabulous and they really know there coffee.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DanielR2117
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A friend invited me a long for lunch - a new cafe she'd found - really nice surprise! We both chose the Arancini - risotto balls. Cafe was fairly quiet with only a couple of other tables filled. Food took a good time to arrive...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Safarinjema2014
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15 September 2016|
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Response from Kereru1955 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Maree - we were just customers so can't answer that but I suspect you may have worked that out by now given that I have just picked up the message. Did you go there?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Bell Block Court, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-755 0990
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