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Ugly Duck Restaurant and Bar

601 Devon St | Fitzroy, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Ranked #21 of 108 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The place is lovely decorated. The staff were good. The food was ok!! The usual children's menu, no veggies!! The main menu was ok, but I found there was no salads on offer. My husband had the lamb shanks, there were ok. Not sure the mash potato was real, looked as though it was from a packet. They couldn't offer... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Very average. Ive had good and bad meals there. Its my local but id rather go elsewhere. Staff are not really friendly and more occupied with talking to each other. Average place

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

By far the best restaurant in New Plymouth. They have an excellent menu and the staff are fabulous. Visitors definitely have to try their big breakfast. Great start to the day.

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New Plymouth
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A very welcoming place, we come every week for the quiz. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. They make an effort to know you (name and drinks) and are genuinely interested in the customer. The food is good and the atmosphere is second to none that I have experienced in New Plymouth. We love coming here for the quiz,... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My hubby & I were impressed with the set up of a toy box for the children that were there with others and how the kids meals came out first so the adults could enjoy their own meal uninterrupted - great idea! Take a good appetite - hubby had the big breakfast and it sure was! I had the crumbed... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Love this place not only is it friendly but they do the best corn fritters I have had so far in Taranaki and I have tried alot!

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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Went to the ugly duck on weds (as it's my favourite place so I go there any chance I get) an yet again it was amazing, I always feel so welcomed there by their wonderful staff, we had the best time, BEST food, BEST venue, and the BEST staff, so why would we go anywhere else thank you so much... More 

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New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We dined at Ugly Duck for dinner and our meals were just delicious. Generous portions and nicely presented! Service was fast and friendly. Had a cup of tea after my meal and it was hot not luke warm like some places. We always look forward to dining at Ugly Duck and have never been disappointed yet, thanks :)

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Went here for dinner. Waitress took our order fairly promptly but then it took 1.5 hours until the food arrived. Even then it came in dribs and drabs so some people were waiting even longer. Food portions are generous although mixed quality eg lamb shanks were good but veggie risotto was awful. Price of food is expensive (30 bucks+ per... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Generous portions of delicious 'silver service' style food that was SO yummy. A great range of choice and compressive drinks list. All topped off with exceptional service. I was in town and business and can't wait to come back and eat at The Ugly Duck again :)

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Additional Information about Ugly Duck Restaurant and Bar

Address: 601 Devon St | Fitzroy, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Contemporary

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