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“Excellent even though they were busy”

Crowded House Bar & Cafe
Ranked #51 of 164 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Price range: US$7 - US$27
Cuisines: Barbecue, New Zealand, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent even though they were busy”
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Excellent service even though they were busy with Americarna crowds. Excellent food and great atmoshpere.

  • Visited February 2017
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Awesome food ”
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this place , awesome food . Spacious and nice ambience . Famous for its ribs . Good place to visit . Staff could be more attentive

Visited March 2017
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“Sydney (our waitress)”
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The food was amazing. Atomsphere was good as well. But from what we really liked was the friendliness of our waitress, it was liked we had known her for years. Lovely 'cheeky' personality fast and reliable.And thats what we think makes a 'dinner out nite' reall fantastic is the waitress, if you have a grumpy expressionless waitress/waiter then it brings your nite 'down'. But Sydney, um, no way, she laughed joked and always had a smile on her face. And this is what more places need are waitresses like her. I do hope that she goes far in that industry, and maybe if we're back there again in the next year, that she is our waitress. Thankyou Sydney. :) Lesley (coppertopp39@yahoo.com)

  • Visited February 2017
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Thank Lesley J
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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Ice Cream Sundae Issue....”
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Came in for dinner, me and my husband both had the sliders (Lamb & Fish), which were great. The only negative was my husband’s dessert – he ordered an Ice Cream sundae, and there was more topping and cream than there was ice cream – once the rest of the sundae was finished, there was still enough topping left that he may as well have had a straw to finish it off!
And there only appeared to be 2x scoops of ice cream

Didn’t think this was really worth the $9.90 we paid for this, when compared to my Chocolate Brownie dessert, which was delicious, and well worth the price!
We can get premium ice cream with larger volumes for about the same price from a supermarket…

  • Visited February 2017
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Thank Love_Lillies
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EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review, 22 February 2017
Thank you for your review we really like hearing your feedback :) and thanks for visiting Crowded House.
I am sorry to hear that you felt there wasn't enough ice-cream in your Sundae, I will let the chef know your thoughts.
Regards
Emma
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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“Awesome food, staff and atmosphere”
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 like me...PS those pork belly sliders are amazing! Definitely recommend! Those crowdy blocks are pretty tasty too :)

  • Visited January 2017
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Thank Barbzhoops
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EmmaPuletaha, Public Relations Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review, 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
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