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Volcanoview Restaurant

1917 Egmont Road | Kaimiro, New Plymouth 4386, New Zealand
+64 6-756 6112
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Dutch, Asian, Healthy, Indonesian, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1917 Egmont Road | Kaimiro, New Plymouth 4386, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we have visited Volcano View very regularly, we now enjoyed a new specialty, a Dutch "Rijsttafel" or "Rice Table". As you can see from the photos below, a wide variety of dishes, with different types of meats, spices, veges, fruits and krupuk! Each dish...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We read about third place in a magazine and it lived up to the recommendation. The staff were so friendly and service was so quick. Lovely environment surrounded by beautiful farm land. Heaps of great toys for kids. Food was perfect for a cold, wet...More

Thank 845sarahlou25
Joep123456, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Thanks for your friendly review. It is always great to read that we made some people happy, because that is the whole purpose of running a restaurant. Hope you will be back one day and then enjoy the new menu. During the day it will...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

New menu with new choices son and I chose Mckoy chicken salad was truly tasty followed by a desert. Being Mothers Day I was remembering my mum and my son was remembering his mum my wife.

Thank John B
Joep123456, Guest Relations Manager at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Hi John. Thanks for your review. We were happy that despite the fact that this basically is a sad day for you and your son, you could still have a laugh with our staff. Hope to see you again. Warmest regards, Joep

Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner there once and had great meals, all 5 of us. So impressed were we with the food and staff we came back the next week for lunch which is a different menu. What more can I say "I'll be back"

Thank Supacam
Joep123456, Guest Relations Manager at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

So good to hear that you are happy. That is the sole purpose of our restaurant...make people happy. And when they are happy, we are so as well. Thanks and hope to see you again soon. Best regards Joep

Reviewed February 5, 2018

My family and I have been to Volcano View many times and always enjoyed it. Good food, reasonable prices and good service. Great atmosphere and on a fine day outdoor activities for children, including a flying fox.

Thank Mike L
Joep123456, Public Relations Manager at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Thanks, you have hit the nail right on the head. But....our guests make the atmosphere. And that is a compliment to you. Cheers Joep

Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Had a brunch here on a clear day. Lovely pancakes, a bit decadent but nice. Coffee was good also and prices reasonable. Interesting checking out the Dutch heritage of the place and watching the kids walking around the grounds and riding the shop bikes. Good...More

Thank David P
Joep123456, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Well, decadent...they are Dutch pancakes. Can't make them any smaller because the size is determined by the pan :) Cheers Joep

Reviewed June 30, 2017

Several different meals ordered for our group. Those who had salmon said it was dry, the chicken Parma was a lump of dry chicken with cheese melted on top. Where was the filling? There was none! No side salad. Chips tiny little dry shrivelled up...More

1  Thank 681engine2017
Joep123456, Guest Relations Manager at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

I am still crying. What is our future now you have decided not to come back? We had to let go three of our staff and my wife has to work 24/7 now. We have four kids and two grand children. How will they react...More

Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a whim, after reading the reviews. We called in for lunch after visiting Mt Egmont national park headquarters. The Dutch based menu, especially the Dutch pancakes were amazing. The coffee was outstanding. Very high recommendation, especially with school aged kids. Excellent parent...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Wonderful meal options and excellent service. The location is amazing inside and out (weather dependent of course). Service is wonderful, genuine and welcoming. Looking forward to my next visit!

Thank the2ndhasapulse
Reviewed February 6, 2017

We had a great time indulging yummy food while staying in their B&B for a couple of nights. One of the best places in New Zealand to relax and enjoy. It was a complete package for us – nice accommodation, breath-taking scenery, delicious food and...More

1  Thank travelnz
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Because TripAdvisor uses algorithms that absolutely make no sense. Further they allow one and the same restaurant to be mentioned twice on their New Plymouth ranking and they have no clue that e.g. the Rice Bowl is not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $16
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1917 Egmont Road | Kaimiro, New Plymouth 4386, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-756 6112
  • E-mail
Description
Volcanoview Restaurant established 26 January 2011. Friendly priced family restaurant with table service. No need to order at the bar, we come to you. Our food is healthy. Most of the dishes are gluten free, we grow our own lettuce, vegetables, capsicums, bake our own cakes, buns, bread, make our own beef/fish/veggie burger patties and all our sauces. So we know that what we serve is good healthy food. Further we cater for weddings, parties, work do's, functions, funerals, you name it. Average cost for a dinner buffet is $ 37,50 per head. Everyone can use the free pedal carts.Three flying foxes are all located on a private property. If you stick to the rules, nothing is likely to happen. Apart from the restaurant we offer camp ground, cabin and B&B facilities. All reasonable priced and the awesome views of Mt Taranaki are totally free of charge. Hope to see you soon.
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