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The Good Home

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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!
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$58
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slow service, booked for seven no sign of a waiter for 45 mins finally got a drink order taken ordered a drink and ordered a mock-tail got something that looked like fountain ink on ice and tasted like a made up liquid cordial with too...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SimoneM5968
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Simone, Many thanks for taking the time to review the Good Home in New Plymouth. We are sorry about the slow service, it is something we thought we had right but clearly not. Staff training is always ongoing and so we will take your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pork burger was great, along with the fries, but was made to pay at the bar before taking a seat... which discouraged me from order desert. Staff weren’t that friendly, but food was good.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ncla040
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home in New Plymouth. Please accept our apologies for the service. We have been working hard to train a number of new staff lately and while it is no excuse, it does make it harder...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice environment and service. Good serving sizes and filled up our two teenage boys. Great range of tap beers as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RowanT113
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rowan, Many thanks for the review and the great comments. We are glad you enjoyed yourselves and the meals filled up the boys. Kind regards The Good Home Crew

Reviewed 12 January 2019

Went here on Thursday on the recommendation of a friend as we were passing through New Plymouth. Can't rate the food as we didn't get any. Waited an hour and a half after ordering without getting our meals, then left. Gets a 1 rating only...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Higgos
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, I would sincerely like to apologise for our poor performance the night you were here. We set very high standards for ourselves and unfortunately, we have dropped the ball significantly when you were here. We will take your comments on board and discuss...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019

Really enjoyed our dinner at The Good Home. Staff was super welcoming and catered to us. The pizza was enough for two along with a side salad. The desserts are serious gourmet items - a bit too fancy for me, but if your into multiple...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank katiebob57
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for the wonderful comments and review. We will pass these onto the staff who will appreciate the feedback. Kind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting New Plymouth and went to Good Home for a drink and bite to eat.I enjoyed the variety of beer on tap. We had a salmon entree and the a pizza The meal was nice but not outstanding.Service seemed a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank petere508
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Many thanks for the review and comments. We appreciate the feedback and will work on trying to be more organised. :) Glad you enjoyed the food and beers. All the best The Good Home Team

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere cafe/restaurant right in the CBD overlooking the river and a stones throw from the ocean. Great wait staff. Kim was fabulous. Efficient and friendly. Great food with short wait time. The chef catered very well to my wife’s G.F.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nigeltrewhitt
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hi Nigel, Many thanks for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your time at The Good Home. I'll make sure to pass your comments to the staff. Kind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We went to the Good Home on Saturday evening with family and were delighted with the excellent above and beyond service from their outstanding waitress Kim, the food was also good 😜 Keep up the great Customer Service Kim 👍 I hope your Boss knows...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fefifo G
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hi, Many thanks for the wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your time at The Good Home. Yes, we know how great Kim is but it is always good to get positive feedback like this. I will make sure she receives the feedback. Kind...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We came for some drinks and dinner and both were ok. This place is however better suited for groups / parties, they were clearly having fun.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OwlQueen
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hi Owl Queen, Thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home. We are very busy this time of year with Christmas/end of year functions so it can be a bit hectic. We are sorry you didn't find what you were after at The...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Popped in to The Good Home for a late lunch on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Food was reasonably priced and absolutely beautiful. Service from Kim was excellent. Great experience with relaxing view over the river.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PaulW7761
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Hi Paul, Many thanks for the great 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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