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The Good Home

$$ - $$$, , European
21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4740
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, European, 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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11 - 20 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 21 January 2018 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 22 January 2018

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 4 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

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We stopped in here for a drink while waiting for our room to be finished & ended up booking a table to go back for dinner. I had stonegrill chicken which was cool to cook yourself, more than enough food that couldn't finish it, mind...More

Thank rachel2472017
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi, Many thanks for the great comments and 5-star review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are glad you enjoyed the food and our hospitality and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards The...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The pulled pork tacos were really good here. Also had the pork belly and salmon risotto both had lots of flavour but also super salty. Nice location and close to coastalwalkwayMore

Thank Clara O
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Hi Clara, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home in New Plymouth. We will take your comments about the saltiness back to the chef. We appreciate all the feedback we can get as it helps us to improve. Thanks for all...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Went on the Friday of Christmas break, so expected to be busy, and it was. Wait at the bar wasn't too bad though, and seemed like they had plenty of staff on. Food was good and they had lots of special offers, so cheap eats....More

Thank acoton
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Hi, Many thanks for all the positive comments about our food and drink. We are sorry that the music was a bit loud. We will take your comments and discuss at our regular review meetings. We appreciate all the feedback we get as it helps...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Very good meal - no frills, solid and staple. Excellent service. Nice atmosphere. Plenty on a plate.

Thank Virginia C
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hi Virginia, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home. We hope to see you back again another day. Kind regards The Good Home team

Reviewed 18 November 2017

there were 8 of us and we all had the Friday special of fish and chips, enjoyed by all. The staff were pretty good as well.

Thank kandeb2016
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hi, Many thanks for the 5-star review and the nice comments and we are glad you all enjoyed your meals. We look forward to seeing you all back again soon. Kind regards The Good Home Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 61
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, European, 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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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 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!
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