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Volcanoview Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, ,
1917 Egmont Road | Kaimiro, New Plymouth 4386, New Zealand
+64 6-756 6112
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“chicken parm” (2 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Dutch, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1917 Egmont Road | Kaimiro, New Plymouth 4386, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 November 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
Reviewed 1 July 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

Thank 681engine2017
Joep123456, Owner at Volcanoview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Ok, here we go again. Another review that will be printed out and hung in the entrance hall for all the other normal guests to read and have a laugh. Your review is ridiculous. The absolute good news is that you are not coming back....More

Reviewed 21 April 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 6 April 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 6 February 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
Reviewed 6 February 2017

On Waitangi Day we celebrated my Dad's 90th birthday at Volcanoview, with over 90 guests. They very kindly opened up the Cafe for us on a day they would normally be closed, and charged no extra for a Public Holiday. I have nothing but praise...More

2  Thank jwall2017
Reviewed 29 January 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 18 January 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 6 January 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 9 January 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 3 January 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 5 January 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

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27 September 2016|
Response from Joep123456 | Property representative |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, 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, Takeout, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 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
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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