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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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LOCATION
1917 Egmont Road | Kaimiro, New Plymouth 4386, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Dutch style food with a magnificent view. My children always have fun here on the home made pedal cars. Plenty of gluten free options on the menu.

1  Thank T G
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A very nice family cafe/restaurant. Nice variety of food, where my favourites are the pancakes. Bacon, apple, even spicy pancakes are available. Really good for families, as the children will be happy to spend plenty of time on the little cars and the playground. For...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

What a great find - for excellent coffee on the way to Mt Taranaki and then for a late lunch after working up an appetite !! The chicken Cordon Bleu was simple but extremely good, and my partner had the cajun Salmon which was equally...More

Thank Noel L
Joep123456, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Hi Noel, Thank you for your review. It is good to realize that not only the unhappy campers of this world write reviews. As I always try to convey, we are aiming at providing a good time to everyone and that is not always easy....More

Reviewed January 2, 2017

Well I tell everyone about this place because you are guaranteed fresh, beautifully cooked meals. Annemoon and Joop are very nice people and the atmosphere is just gorgeous with a beautiful view (on a sunny day) of Mount Egmont. This is our "go-to" place in...More

1  Thank anniep564
Joep123456, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2017

Hi, Thanks so much for the nice review. Always good to read that people do enjoy it here. We will have the new menu up and running as per next week. More emphasis on Dutch pancakes, and healthy other food. Glass house is packed with...More

Reviewed December 21, 2016

Great view, lovely owners, great good for a reasonable price and the thing what I should recommend others is the scotch Fillet with mushroom sauce. This place is perfect for children and for families. Especially the flying foxe are a must do

1  Thank MaxSchoof
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Volcanoview was the first choice for a birthday meal over the weekend. The meals were excellent - the poached salmon was superbly cooked and there was plenty of it. The mixed grill went down very well too. We also had garlic bread, made with Volcanoview's...More

1  Thank Askalmv
G7752ZDinfo, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2016

Hi Melanie and Vaughn, Thanks for the kind words. Yes the poached salmon is a winner. Hollandaise sauce with white wine ...what else do you wish? Hope to see you all soon again. Groetjes Joep and Anemoon

Reviewed December 3, 2016

We came here one year ago, and we had the best time there <3 The owners are just great humans being, and we were pretty sad to leave. we spent a few days there, the place is amazing and the view is brilliant. And Joep...More

Thank Don L
G7752ZDinfo, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2016

Hi Virginie and Roman, nice to hear from you. Anemoon still loves your drawing! How are you? Winter time in Belgium now. Better come back soon. Thanks for all the good work you performed here. Garden looks great. Are you in for another quad bike...More

Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and were greeted at the door by friendly staff and taken to a beautiful solid timber table. Our meals were superb and waitresses very helpful. The chef/owner visited our table after the meal to check that we were happy. A very...More

1  Thank Al B
G7752ZDinfo, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2016

Hi Al, Always nice to see a happy guest review. In regards the rating, we are definitely not under rated, but other are over rated for sure. We do not push or probe our guests to write reviews and then you automatically end very low...More

Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

What a cool place, great service and lovely home made food, will definitely come back. Fantastic place to bring the family for a laid back lunch or dinner

Thank Tess K
G7752ZDinfo, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2016

Hi Tess, Thanks for the kind words. Makes us happy when our guests are happy. And if you read the visitor book, you will see that the majority are leaving happy, with a full stomach and an not so empty wallet. Cheers Joep

Reviewed October 17, 2016

Relaxing place to go, great atmosphere. Lots for the kids to do. Have been several times and have usually thoroughly enjoyed it. An odd time is when there is different staff in the kitchen. Joep employs heaps of High School kids to give them experience,...More

Thank Jenny of Tarana... W
761jo, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2016

Hi Jenny, Thanks for your review. I just like to comment on the staff issue you mention. We indeed employed quite some high school kids so that they would experience what working really means. But that number is currently down to 1 high school kid....More

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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
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $16
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view
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
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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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