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21 Ariki Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
067584740
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place for a gathering and inexpensive meals

Good food. Good service. Good atmosphere. Spacious. Nice place for after work drinks followed by a meal. Generally good for lunch too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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English first
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good food. Good service. Good atmosphere. Spacious. Nice place for after work drinks followed by a meal. Generally good for lunch too.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Situated by a canal one block back from the waterfront this is a trendy well run bar/restaurant with very nice food. We enjoyed our eventing so much we came back the following morning for breakfast, where we sat outside on the balcony overlooking the canal. Very nice.

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new plymouth
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Setting good especially on a nice day. Not a great range of beers and ciders but that may be contractual, forced on them. Wine range good. Good food, but lots of nearby competition is as good - some better. If sunny weather book a table outside.

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Hahnstaetten, Germany
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Lively pub atmosphere. We had the steak on hot stone and were very happy with the food quality. The beef was soft and tasty coming with good chips (fries) and a nice salad. Good avlue for money.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I loved the fact that I could take my dog, he was served a puppaccino :-) (warm, frothy milk served with crushed dog treats on top) nice seating area outside. Good food

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I recently had dinner with friends here but was very disappointed with the quality of the food. It has dropped majorly since I last ate here about 8 mths ago. Both a friend and I had the braised beef belly burger with fries. The fries were delicious but the burger was really disappointing, I think I could make better at... More 

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Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

I am very disappointed that your meals didn't come up to yours and our Good Home Standard. we pride ourselves on delivering great service great food in a great environment ! Can you advise when you dined at the GH as I need to follow this up ASAP. Our Burgers have been getting some great reviews, BUT sounds like we... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice place to go and have a drink or to eat, meals vary from the usual bar snack to a full meal. All well presented and tasty. Staff is friendly and know their stuff.

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new plymouth
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Moderately busy only. Service very slow, 4 mains took over 30 minutes to arrive. Quite limited range of beers ciders, not much low alcohol choices available; big omission in the day of 250 mcg breath alcohol. Food was fine. Set up is nice, good outdoor area. Have had better meals there before maybe just a bad day?

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Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Good Home again !! We try hard and get things right 100% all the time, but sounds like our team wasn't on there "A" game this night. Like any customer ,if you require to be somewhere or have a time limit, please advise the team, as we are more than happy to accommodate . Our... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Good Home in New Plymouth is a great place to stop for meals and drinks. It has a great location, is wonderfully presented, and the staff are great. We sat outside enjoying the New Plymouth sun and view which was extremely pleasant. Our meals were excellent, and the coffees were great. This is a great place to refuel the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The speciality of the house is the stonegrill which is brought to the table for you to cook a selection of chicken, steak, prawns and vegetables to your own liking, although I found the prawns were rather small and the beef skewers were tough. The menu also includes salads, burgers, pizza, pasta etc. and there are daily specials. Service was... More 

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Address: 21 Ariki Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Phone Number: 067584740
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
Cuisine: International

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  • Address: 21 Ariki Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 067584740

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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