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Federal Store

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Devon Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
+64 6-757 8147
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“hash” (6 reviews)
“blt” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Devon Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always stop here for my coffee when in New Plymouth, always good, nice and strong without having to ask for an extra shot. Food selection is great, everything is just a little different. The cafe has an eclectic urban feel but very friendly and relaxed....More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quirky building with what looks like lots of staff all busy. The range of food is delicious with generous portions, price is not to bad, great coffee.

Thank Grant5050
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with the family (5 of us). Food was fantastic, coffee brilliant, milkshakes wicked and great service. Will definately go there again when in New Plymouth.

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go to this cafe quite often. Usually very nice coffee and food but this time not so great. The fries were as good as aways but the little tart was dry with no flavour. Little date cake also dry was a bad choice. Unfortunately...More

Thank sandlewearer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the nicest places ive eaten at in New Plymouth. The atmosphere was awesome with excellent music and very friendly and efficient staff. The food was amazing with plenty of choices including cabinet food. The food was delivered quickly and just couldnt...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy place for lunch. Lots of atmosphere and a good selection on the menu and in the cabinet. Good table service. Helpful staff quickly rectified a problem with one of the meals.

Thank Milly_Molly_Mandy63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is like going back in time is the theme I think here. Everything we have tried is delicious. gets very busy though. The food well what a selection.

Thank yartap2018
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this place by the hotel and given the reviews on here we thought we couldn’t go wrong as a breakfast option. The building and decor are the main draw here, and there are loads of staff so service is quick. The menu...More

Thank iancjone5
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This place has nailed it. Great nostalgia decor, really good food, generally good coffee and superior service. This place gets packed and the staff keep grace under pressure. The coffee is usually very good but we got 2 dud coffees in a row but the...More

Thank stromulus
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been travelling around the North Island for 10 days and this is by far the best breakfast/ food we have had the entire trip. The smashed arvo is next level - best I’ve ever had. Great coffee too!

Thank Lucy R
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1 February 2016|
Response from eth_griff |
No. The Fed is not usually open for meals at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devon Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-757 8147
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