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93 - 99 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
(06) 759 4921
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10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food but lacking in service

I recently ate here for the first time in years with a group of friends. I found the food delicious, i had the chicken bacon and avocado salad and apple crumble for desert. We had a bit of trouble getting service or even the attention of the waitresses to the point of getting our own menus and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
NiskaS82
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I recently ate here for the first time in years with a group of friends. I found the food delicious, i had the chicken bacon and avocado salad and apple crumble for desert. We had a bit of trouble getting service or even the attention of the waitresses to the point of getting our own menus and thinking we were... More 

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

Thank you for your review, it is really appreciated. Great to hear that you enjoyed your food and will hopefully visit us again. To be honest your right our staff do need to 'step it up' in regards to service and trust me we have been actively helping them with customer service but sometimes it must fall on deaf ears.... More 

NEW PLYMOUTH, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We have made a habit of calling in for dinner after a day out on our Harley Davidson: Max, the duty-manager on a Sunday afternoon, is very friendly and warm. He has come to recognise we generally end up there on a Sunday, late afternoon, and always pauses for a chat and a catch-up.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Popped in for lunch with the folks. Meals fine, large portions and came out fairly quickly. No issues and on the main street.

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Famagusta, Famagusta, Cyprus
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Just as good as first time. Food good, service excellent atmosphere good. Lots of sport if you like watching it, but not too loud if you don't.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great fresh fish and chips. Friendly staff and proud sponsor of Taranaki Rugby! Great spots bar in the heart of NP.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We live out in Oakura and never hesitate to spend the time to come to crowded! Always have awesome service and a beautiful hot coffee. The usual morning staff: Luke, Paige and Hannah,always greet us with a smile. Good work Crowdy keep it up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Came to dinner with my main pal ashleigh for steak egg & chips & cider. It was so delicious, we really enjoyed it! We had a very attentive waitress, Hannah, with our table who kept us topped up with drinks and anything we needed. We will be back soon.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Another nice lunch at Crowded House. Crowdy is a great place to visit for a nice meal or just have a few drinks as we do often. Thanks for the great service Luke and the team.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Beautiful food and awesome service, nothing better than having a laugh with the staff. My coffee was amazing and was right on point temperature wise. Definitely my go to place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Max and Az rock. Great service. Friendly staff. Great food. Always feel welcome. Staff remember regulars. Kerry is a crack up

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 93 - 99 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: (06) 759 4921
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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