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Cafe, New Zealand
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Centre City Shopping Centre | Gill Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
09:00 - 17:30
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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
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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115 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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135 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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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
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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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
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79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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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
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210 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
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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
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Very busy. Shame there's no views as its in the mall but it's always popular. Recommend the eggs Benedict - at last someone who serves it on potato Rosti and not bread or muffin! Please don't change it as its delicious! Always great coffee and usually not a huge wait. Service is usually good.

Thank Lois M

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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, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?