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Address: 134 Devon Street West, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 757 9130
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snug & cosy x2

The snug lounge is exactly what it sounds like, is in part of white hart hotel? yes the chowdown is great value - though alot of it is fried...great for couples or groups of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2016
Claire A
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This place looked good and was full and buzzy when we popped in to book an hour ahead but by the time we got there (8.30) the crowds had dispersed and the staff were inattentive. We waited without being greeted and table service was slow . Our drinks order was forgotten however the food was good. The toilets were disgusting.... More 

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Thank araminti
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The snug lounge is exactly what it sounds like, is in part of white hart hotel? yes the chowdown is great value - though alot of it is fried...great for couples or groups of friends, with good service and wine list. The next time I went was kind odd though. Was inbetween a busy spell and got weird service and... More 

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Thank Claire A
Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Had a very good night on the cocktails. Nibbles were amazing too. Recommend to all who want a good night out.....................................

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Thank muchmoretravel
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

I went out with a group of friends one Friday night. This was a first time visit and We booked in advanced and were seated immediately when we arrived. We ordered the chow down and found the selection good and the some items different but the food delicious overall. The service was pretty good although it was very busy so... More 

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Thank NiskaS82
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Yet another pretentious New Plymouth bar who sticks reserved signs on their tables for the favoured few on a Friday and Saturday night when they are empty the rest of the week - nothing special and one to boycott purely due to their reserving of tables in what is nothing other than a jumped up ex bikie bar!

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2 Thank woodcroft53
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Went for lunch today. It was quiet because it was christmas eve. Great explanation of menu for us newbies. Food was great delivered fast and hot. Great venue, great atmosphere.

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1 Thank debraburton
Perth
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Visited this bar with friends, loved it! We just went for drinks, cocktails were amazing. We got nibbles later on in the night and the food was great! Definately be returning!!

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Thank breeza01
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Went to snug bar for a quiet meal and had a fantastic time. It is in a fantastic renovated and quite infamous pub. The interior is seriously well done but the outdoor area is even better. This is a bar with interesting food options rather than a fine dining restaurant and this probably confuses some people - it is Japanese... More 

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Thank Michelews
Auckland
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This place was highly recommended for the "Chow Down". I thought it was "all you can eat" but it was only a small platter then four more dishes - at $25 per person this was very poor value for money. The food was luke warm and only buffet quality and took ages to come. Service was ok but on a... More 

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Thank Hotice26
ginamareebryant, Owner at Snug Lounge, responded to this review

Hi Hotice26, Im sorry that you experience at Snug didnt live up to your expectations. Our Chow Down (All You Can Eat Yakitori) Menu is really popular and it does pay to book a table if you are wanting to sit somewhere specific, the food is all cooked to order, so on busy nights there can sometimes be a delay... More 

New Plymouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Had a very enjoyable evening with friends at Snug Lounge, first time visit, I was very impressed, cant wait to go back again, have made a booking for this coming week :) Had the chow down for $20, very delish! cant wait to try the cocktails :)

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Thank kirsten85

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