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The Good Home

$$$
New Zealand, Bar, Healthy, Gastropub, Steakhouse, European, Pub, Gluten Free
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21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
6467584740
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 2:00 am
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

service was superb. All the staff were very friendly. The platter was amazing. Great atmosphere will be going back.

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Thank rwilms1
Taranaki
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We went to The Good Home for lunch today and were pleasantly surprised at how nice the $10 cabinet lunches looked. A huge chicken salad was made on request and we were charged just $9 each. The staff were very attentive, great service. We will be back.

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Thank vomo2i
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Chose this venue to watch the All Blacks whilst having a meal. Plenty of viewing options around the restaurant/ bar. Good variety on menu. Good wholesome Kiwi food. Meals large. Service friendly and reasonably quick

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Thank Stephen S
Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

So please you enjoyed your visit to The Good Home, Yes we can cater for most events and when the All blacks play..... We are the place to view ! Our new Menu is going very well, Pleased you enjoyed !! Thanks again for your positive comments, Hope to see you again soon. More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Great place! Warm fires, good beer choices, yummy steak with stone grill cooking experience. Cosy quiet spots and a great retro themed restaurant as well as modern bar. Must visit in New Plymouth

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Thank Simon O
Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

Thanks for your Review Simon We work hard to make everyone's visit a great one , call again soon !! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

It was a busy Sat evening and service was pretty good. Most amazing steak and jus. Staff is friendly. Food was amazing and definitely memorable. Will return when visiting New plymouth next time

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1 Thank Agatha C
Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home! So pleased you had a great time at the Good Home , as we have a new menu and is going very well, The Team are always trying to make ever visit a fantastic experience! Thanks Again for visiting ! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch - fettuccine. The bar staff, especially Amy were great and made the difference. Very focused on the customer and so friendly. Highly recommended. John and Teresa.

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Thank artfromnz
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Tanks for your review, So pleased you had a great time at the Good Home, Agree Amy is a great team member, Hope to see you again soon !! More 

Rangiora, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Large sized meal and reasonably priced but average quality. Love aioli but don't think there's was house made looked like mass produced. Nicely fitted out restaurant/bar

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Thank bellasmel4
Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your review, Yes we do have a good size portion meals..Thanks ! Can you let me know what you had , if you think the items on our menu were of low quality, would love to know what you had ? (0274512042) We make all meals fresh, including our sauces, no mass produced products here !! Our... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Went out and had a good boogie to the band on that night. Good selection of bubbles and really good beers on tap.

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Thank Claire A
Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Please you enjoyed your visit to the Good Home! Yes we have some great beers on Tap!! most Fridays Live entertainment, and Dj's on Saturday night, all those classic rock, sing along tunes!! We would love to see you again !! More 

Hawera, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Went there for a late lunch with my partner and we were greeted by a grumpy waitress. After finding a table she gave us the menu and walked away and didn't come back. We waited for a good 20min for someone to come take our order but that didn't happen. In these 20min we watched the waitresses make themselves drinks... More 

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Thank Porky360
Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Can you advise what day you visited the good home ?and a rough time please. We have worked hard on the quality of the food and service , and this shouldn't ever happen ! The Manager and I are very disappointed this has occurred. We can look back on our internal Video system and confirm your concerns and take... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Came here with my colleague in hopes of a delectable meal after a long day's work. The things that had me left feeling underwhelmed was that the staff thought cleaning the table means a mere swishing a cloth around the salt & pepper / napking holder which clearly wasn't thorough enough. The food was very average and my steak was... More 

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Thank Ann G
Sam S, Owner at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Ann I am sorry your visit didn't go as well as excepted, this is not good enough, But assure you our team from our Chefs to the front of house team turn up day after day, to make sure your visit to the Good Home NP is a great one!! After further investigation you have explained your visit was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $60
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Healthy, Gastropub, Steakhouse, European, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 6467584740
Description
A Home away from Home ! From outside alfresco dinning to our own private front lounge, sports den, VIP area, casual dinning at its best! In The Heart of The city, easy to find, very hard to leave !! Our Good Home Family will look after all your needs , from Drinks, Snacks,Pizzas,Burgers, Pasta and Salads, and The best range of Steaks in town!! we will even can help plan what to do in Taranaki!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?