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Crowded House Bar & Cafe

93 Devon Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
(06) 759 4921
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Ranked #41 of 102 restaurants in New Plymouth
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Warm, cozy, fabulous meal. The staff were lovely and we enjoyed our meal there. TV to watch the All Blacks.... even better. I would recommend this place to all.

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EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Dee, hope you get time to visit us again soon. More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

brilliant place to eat and catch up with friends and have a relaxing drink. you can watch people go by which is sometimes quite amazing as to what you see

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EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, yes it is fascinating to watch the day go by. I especially like watching New Plymouth people parking :) More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Went here for a late dinner on Wednesday night, Husband had the Large Fish 'N Chips, very good, I had the Seafood Chowder, very yummy! Would recommend.

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EmmaPuletaha, Manager at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your meals at Crowded House, and thank you for writing us a review it's nice to share them with the staff. More

New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Had Lunch here on Saturday. My friend and I both had the open chicken sandwich which was very tasty and the service was good!

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EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Chicken Open Sandwiches have been on our menu forever and they are definitely one of the most popular dishes. Great to hear the service was good too, we will let the staff know :) More

Napier, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Perfect place for Saturday night tea, with huge screens to watch the cricket. Food was great, white bait omelette was delicious and girlfriend ordered the naki burger and it was huge and tasty. Staff were attentive and really friendly, we will definitely come back.

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EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Fantastic to hear you enjoyed a great night at Crowded House, love getting great feedback. Sounds like you'll be back again so why not join the VIP club to get a few freebies. Just text 'crowd' and your 'email address' to '4664'. More

Napier
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

3 of us had the ribs, 1 chicken pasta, 1 brekkie, 1 naki burger and I had the battered fish and chips. The ribs were OK, the pasta good, the brekkie better, the burger great BUT the fish and chips were EXCELLENT. The price really good for the amount of food. Only small prob was the cleaning of the tables.... More

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EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review, it is always good to know the good and the bad. I will pass on to the Chefs what you thought of the meals, and have a word with our wait staff about making more of an effort in clearing tables. Cheers. More

new zeland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After being turned away from Garage Joe's because they were full we walked a few minutes away to a bar restaurant called Crowded house and all I can say is Im glad Garage Joe's was full. The meal was top class, plentiful, reasonably priced AND the surroundings were ok. We had a better time and no doubt saved a few... More

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EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your meal and visit with us, thanks for the feedback. More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Went after the movies so it was handy location, good variety on menu. Steak was cooked very nicely. Sat and watched sports while waiting for our meal, very relaxed atmosphere.

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EmmaPuletaha, Owner at Crowded House Bar & Cafe, responded to this review

Sheryl, great to hear that you had a good time at Crowded House, thanks for your feedback. More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

A big dinner crowd greeted us for dinner. Apparently, some had been in the bar for most of the afternoon. Our order (for our reserved table for 10) was taken quickly bjut took an eternity to arrive. One order was omitted, and an apology with a free cup of coffee offered. Typical bar food, burgers, fish and chips, pizza were... More

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Top Contributor
222 reviews 222 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meals. This is the first time I have been there. This eating place came highly recommended and it lived up to its reputation. Great service,staff helpful excellent customer service.

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