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Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$International, ,
65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 1241
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
International, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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81 - 90 of 480 reviews

Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

visiting my old school chum in New Plymouth,I found Arborio on the TA review board.nicely appointed we chose a table with a splendid view on the side of this spacious restaurant. not having seen one another for some forty nine years,this was a big night...More

1  Thank Stuart L
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Thanks for your positive review!

Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited for a few snacks and coffees on the way to check out a new exhibition. The service and welcome were great and we were promptly seated and attended too. The food never really seems to change on the menu and the prices always...More

1  Thank Lizzieh081
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Thanks for your review and feedback Lizzie

Reviewed December 19, 2016

I wanted to impress my family from the UK so where else but Arborio... but was so let down. No service for 15 minutes after sitting outside and letting them know we were there. Platter, once ordered took forever BUT was delicious. Had to wait...More

1  Thank Susan G
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Hi Susan, I'm sorry your recent experience was off the mark. It's been a super busy festive/holiday season and it seems you struck it on one of our hectic days and I'm really disappointed that we missed your drinks order. We hope you give us...More

Reviewed December 18, 2016

I had been to the restaurant for my weekend lunch and the experience was great. The ambiance of the restaurant and the courteous staff made the experience even better. The quality and taste of food was amazing, still tingling my taste buds. They have a...More

1  Thank Cathy J
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Awesome review - thanks!!

Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Prompt and friendly service and a very nice meal at a reasonable price. We'd certainly recommend this place.

1  Thank RobertJGray
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Thanks for your great review!

Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this place for breakfast, great menu, staff are professional, friendly and fun and service is great, will definitely be back for here for dinner, just yummy !!

1  Thank Kiwibrit_9
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Hi! Thanks for your awesome review. See you soon!

Reviewed December 16, 2016

The food was served hot and was cooked to perfection! It was a great experience with friends. The staff was very attentive and friendly. It's a must try if you ever find yourself in the city. A wide range of food to chose from with...More

1  Thank Mariah T
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Thanks for your great review!

Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous afternoon gazing over New Plymouths outstanding coastline - service was excellent friendly welcoming staff who made us feel like an old friends. I had the beef burger which they happily made bunless for the carb conscious, It was delicious with smoky bacon undertones and...More

1  Thank Jane R
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

Hi Jane, thank you for taking the time to review us! Hope to see you again some time soon :)

Reviewed December 11, 2016

Had lunch there and was extremely disappointed. Ordered the battered fish and chips which came with side salad. The size of the fish portion was very small. Not a fillet but three very small squares of about 2 inches by 2 inches. It was over...More

1  Thank sandlewearer
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

We apologise that it seems we didn't hit the mark for you this time. We hope you give us the opportunity to exceed you expectations another time. Kind regards Marnie

Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

I took mum out for dinner she ordered pork belly I ordered lamb Portion sizes for lamb was so ridiculously small I had to order a side dish after I received the meal Pork belly crackling was like tough like leather 👎👎👎👎👎More

Thank Keith R
MarnieJS, Owner at Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2017

We are sorry you didn't enjoy your experience this time. We hope you give us another try as we are proud of the food we deliver and it looks like it didn't quite hit the mark for you this time. Please accept our apologies, warm...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $24
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 1241
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