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The Good Home

$$ - $$$, , European
21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4740
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing we came here for dinner on New Years the place was packed!!! Thinking we will have to go elsewhere but no the manager found us a table straight away and gave us menus got the meals pretty fast is well and...More

Thank Jme-mae J
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for the wonderful comments and the 5-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and you had such a great night out. We hope you can come back and visit us again. Rind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had brunch on a Sunday while visiting New Plymouth, it was very pleasant, meals were very nice and very well priced too, place was fairly busy which means the locals know where the good stuff is...

Thank AKL-Chris
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for the great feedback and the 5-star review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our hospitality and we look forward to welcoming you back again the next time you are in New Plymouth. Happy travels. Kind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed March 15, 2018

Cute place, convenient. The server was totally cool and friendly. Our fish and chips were awesome. $21 not so cheap but atmosphere and service worth it.More

Thank Nedi M
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for the review, we appreciate the great feedback. Glad to know you enjoyed your time at The Good Home and we will take your comments about the pricing on board and discuss at our next management meeting. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great meal and fantastic service. Fish and chips were excellent. Well.kept and pleasant surroundings. Highly recommended.

Thank Brian I
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Hi Brian, Many thanks for your 5-star review and positive comments. We really do appreciate the wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and food and we look forward to seeing you back again soon. Kind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed February 10, 2018

Ate here for dinner on Friday, fish and chips special for $15, more than we could eat. Had craft beer on tap, excellent. Went back for lunch the next day, pull pork tacos, had to take one back, three tacos for $13 what a great...More

Thank David O
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Hi David, Many thanks for the great comments and the 5-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and can come back again one day. Kind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed February 4, 2018

My expectations of 'pub grub' would be to have simple meals, low price and reasonable service. The food was expensive, they were understaffed for the occasion and when they overlooked bringing my meal, no real apology. Everyone else had finished before mine arrived. When we...More

Thank Cheryl K
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Hi Cheryl, Thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home in New Plymouth. Please accept our sincere apologies for our poor performance. We clearly didn't get it right for you on the day and that isn't good enough. We work hard to maintain...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

We used to go to the Good Home New Plymouth all the time. Sunday would not be the same without having a beer after a bike ride, but i will do everything I can do avoid this bar from now on. The outside dining are...More

Thank Sunset_cruzer
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Hi, Many thanks for your review. The deck does get water blasted regularly, approximately every 6 months. Your review did prompt us to check it earlier than normal and we decided that since we have been so busy this summer with more outdoor use than...More

Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at The Good Home to a warm smile and welcome and were shown to our table and provided with menus and drinks almost instantly. We went for brunch and the food came quickly and tasted superb. Highly recommend the eggs Benedict! Kim, our...More

Thank Josh D
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Hi Josh, Many thanks for the 5-star review and great comments. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and we hope you can come back again soon. Kind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed January 21, 2018

Average restaurant and very average food for me. Caesar salad shouldn't be served with long strips of lettuce but should be cut much more finely and I wasn't at all impressed.

Thank Joan M
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Hi Joan, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home. We work hard to maintain high standards and we clearly haven't got it right for you on the day, for which we apologise. All the best, The Good Home Team

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere and indoor outdoor flow. Nice range on the menu and both pizzas we got were yummy. Good range of drinks on tap and lovely service. Definitely recommend.

Thank Chelsea C
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hi Chelsea, Many thanks for the nice comments and the 4-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards The Good Home Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $61
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, European, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:45 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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: +64 6-758 4740
  • E-mail
Description
A Home away from Home! From outside alfresco dining to our own private front lounge, sports den and VIP area - casual dining 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 can even help you plan what to do in Taranaki!
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