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The Orangery

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Leach Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
(06) 7599128
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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Orangery - you must try it!

A real treat to eat at this restaurant, especilly if you have the Flambé menu. Loved it. Great for a special occasion or just a great night out with friends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Pat S
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A real treat to eat at this restaurant, especilly if you have the Flambé menu. Loved it. Great for a special occasion or just a great night out with friends.

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Feilding, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had a great dinner here with friends. The service was perfect, the food very nasty and presented well. Could not fault anything.

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QualityManager0, Owner at The Orangery, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your experience when dining with us. I am pleased you had a great night with your friends and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Orangery soon. Kind regards Darrin Muggeridge Managing Director More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Although the menu was slightly more expensive than we would normally pay, it was handy to our motel and what a good decision we made. An excellent meal with good service and the portion sizes made this restaurant good value for the money paid.

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QualityManager0, Owner at The Orangery, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts of your experience when dining with us. I am pleased to read you enjoyed your meal and you found it was good value for money . The team at The Orangery look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Darrin Muggeridge Managing Director More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Dining experience was fantastic. The flambé prawns were extremely delicious. Very professional services, with a relaxed atmosphere. Definitely returning when I'm next in town.

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QualityManager0, Owner at The Orangery, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to give feedback. I am pleased to read you enjoyed your dining experience with us and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Darrin Muggeridge Managing Director More 

Wellington, New Zealand
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We wanted a special dinner and on recommendation from our hosts, who also booked it for us we had a great, flambé dinner, great service and most memorable evening

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I stayed at their hotel, so on a rainy night went in for lunch after seeing the ratings. There was nothing very flash about the food or service... Average to be honest..

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great atmosphere and the chateaubriand is one of the best steaks I've eaten in NZ. Was reasonably priced, well lit and comfortable.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We booked here for dinner when we were passing through New Plymouth because it was number 2 on Trip Advisor. The restaurant has a nice feel and atmosphere, but the food was disappointing. I had the roast pork belly with mash potato and vegetables this very much reminded me of a pub meal and nothing special. The meat and crackling... More 

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QualityManager0, Owner at The Orangery, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback with regards to when you dined with us here at The Orangery. Please accept my apology if we did not meet your expectations and as you can see from our other reviews the standard of meals we provide are normally of a very high standard. I invite you, when... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Having heard some good things about this restaurant I thought we would give it a go. The food was tasty and the portions were big, if you like potatoes, there were alot of potatoes which left you feeling heavy and struggling to fit in dessert. Other than that the service was lacking and it was not busy at all, only... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My husband and I visited The Orangery on Thursday night. The meal was cooked to perfection, I had the merino lamb and it was wonderful. Couldn't fault a single thing.. A great evening and we will definitely be returning. Great friendly service.

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QualityManager0, Owner at The Orangery, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to give feedback when you last dined with us at the Orangery. I am please you enjoyed our grab one special and the team at the Orangery Restaurant look forward to welcoming you back soon. You might like to come along and try our new menu which started last Friday. Kind regards... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Leach Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: (06) 7599128

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