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The Good Home

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21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4740
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Always love going to good home. Great food, service, and atmosphere. Definitely will be coming back soon :)

Thank Brittany M
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Brittany, Many thanks for the 5-star review and great comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best from The Good Home Team.

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Had great service ... But this is the second time we have been in a row that the food was not only bad but almost uneatable ... My big breakfast was ok but badly over cooked bacon ... Think the chef must of been on...More

Thank portsun
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home in New Plymouth. Please accept our apologies for the food, we have had lots of positive comments lately but clearly, we have dropped the ball with your meals. Hopefully, you raised the issues...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were in New Plymouth for a couple days over New Year and needed somewhere for lunch. As it was a public holiday, there weren't many options available to us. We went t The Good Home and it was great! Lunch was casual, relaxed and...More

Thank LindaPaton
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Linda, Many thanks for the lovely comments and the 5-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our hospitality. We will pass on your comments to all the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best from The Good Home Team

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We dined at Good home on the 2nd of January, good service and nice food. When I went to pay there was a piece of small paper on the counter advising dinners there was a surcharge as it was a public holiday, I do understand...More

2  Thank Mandy R
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Mandy, Many thanks for the review. Thanks for the comments about the surcharge. Please accept our apologies over the surcharge. If we ever have a surcharge again we will take your advice on board and make sure we display it far better. We are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$62
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
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
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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
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Description
A Home away from Home ! From outside alfresco dinning to our own private front lounge, sports den, VIP area, casual dinning 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 will even can help plan what to do in Taranaki!
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