We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Centre City Shopping Centre | Gill Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
09:00 - 20:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 17:30
Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 45: English reviews
Marton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We had been given a recommendation to go here and it was wonderful advice. 3 of us enjoyed brunch/early lunch...the service was fairly quick, the surroundings clean, tidy and not too squashed, and the food.....oh it was yum! I'm an Eggs Benedict fan and Lush just happen to specialise in this dish..I was not disappointed! Between the group we also... More 

1 Thank JanP189
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Food was very average, service was poor (food arrived in stages; my side arrived 10 mins before my main course) and the most bland gelato I have ever had. Would not recommend.

Thank Paul W
Cambridge, New Zealand
Level Contributor
117 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We very much enjoyed our lunch at Lush. We shared an Eggs Bene so that we could also sample some of the yummy sweet treats. It was great having the main arrive on 2 plates, making it easier to share. The eggs lived up to expectations & the sweet treats were also yum! The coffee was great and the staff... More 

Thank MJGx2
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
135 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

we were visiting N.P. and needed to go out for lunch without walking to far and the Lush was chosen and we were not disappointed. The menu was varied and the coffee hot [a real plus] I had salmon pate on toasted bagel and the other 2 had buttered curried filo chicken...yummy. Would recommend to others. It was very busy... More 

Thank murrbren
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Level Contributor
36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Love the food hate the wait to get a table they are always packed but I guess that's what happens when you server fantastic food

Thank Soper-Family
Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I came here with a friend and we decided on having brunch. The coffee came out and was delicious. We both decided we would try the "world famous eggs benny", with a title like that the expectation is that it's going to be sensational, right!? Well to be fair, we both absolutely agreed that it was the best eggs benny... More 

Thank charliecharlie444
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Level Contributor
85 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We love coming here for lunch and have not been disappointed yet. Eggs bene is the best for miles since it's on a potato rosti not bread or toast! Yum! They also do fabulous coffee with a sweet on the side - great touch and the best iced mochas! Yum yum yum! Service is generally good. Some staff could be... More 

Thank Lois M
Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Discovered this amazing cafe by fluke & OMG its simply the best. Excellent menu & cabinet range all at great prices. Staff were all very cheerful & helpful. Classic bacon & egg sammie was lovely. Am going back this morning before heading north. Outstanding.

Thank Leonie F
Level Contributor
228 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic smiles great service, a wonderful choice of fresh cabinet food also a good strong menu to choose from. However the coffee was quite bitter for my taste buds not pleasuring to my palate. I would visit again perhaps choosing another hot beverage.

Thank Marlaina C
Morrinsville, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I was taken to Lush by my son as he told me they had the best eggs bene ever when they were last in New Plymouth. This is my No 1 breakfast when out. Well he was not wrong! The presentation was perfect with crunchy kumara twirls on the top and the hash browns were crunchy and made with real... More 

1 Thank morrylady

Travellers who viewed Lush also viewed

New Plymouth, Taranaki Region
New Plymouth, Taranaki Region
New Plymouth, Taranaki Region

Been to Lush? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centre City Shopping Centre | Gill Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lush staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?