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Centre City Shopping Centre | Gill Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“eggs bene” (6 reviews)
“iced mocha” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
Centre City Shopping Centre | Gill Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Late lunch at Lush on the recommendation of a friend. Ordered a salad combo, fries, a flat white & English Breakfast tea for one. Service was fast and friendly. The food and drinks were great. Enjoyed having a leisurely holiday lunch in cosy surroundings.

Thank Raewyn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a relief finding something like this place. I love eating food and this place loves making great food. We had two dishes off the menu board not expecting this quality but the presentation, perfectly cooked eggs, fantastic coffee, doesn't get any better. Keep up...More

Thank Steve E
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Needed a quick lunch so thought we would try Lush. I wish we hadn't. We both ordered milkshakes which weren't very thick at all. Upon swirling our straws around in there, we realised it was because they hadn't been beaten enough and there was still...More

1  Thank LindaPaton
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Food is good but the ladies there are so rude! More so the older ladies! Very abrupt and short! During peak times everyone seems a bit on edge and the atmosphere is not great. Won’t be coming back here for a while

1  Thank 755genh
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Ordered drinks and food. Place not overly busy. Drinks came out fairly quickly. After 30 minutes checked where the food was only too find the order had not been passed to the kitchen. Had no extra time to wait so got a refund, but had...More

1  Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Got to lush today (29th october) ordered 2 coffees 1 hot chocolate and a milkshake. Also, ordered beer batter fries and Elvis Presley Sandwich. Received drinks fine, and were really nice About 30mins had passed and my dad asked where our order was....... they hadn't...More

1  Thank Casey G
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Was visiting for business from Auckland, was recommended lush by our New Plymouth friends and I was blown away. Salmon eggs bene was divine. They give you the option of half or full which is one or two eggs and one or two hash cakes....More

Thank katbilly
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great coffee - great service and the best eggs benedict. We have never been disappointed with anything at Lush. The baked cheesecake is also divine :)

Thank Herbies1
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The lady who took my order on a monday afternoon was not friendly at all. Poor service throughout, probably due to the cafe being packed. Steak sandwich overdone and fat on the side not seared so inedible. Only an average cafe.

Thank lai l
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Been cafe hopping for 4 days, tried Lush today. Firstly , after lots of New Plymouth cafes over the last 4 days (Easter) Lush was the only one charging a surcharge (15%). The muffin didn't taste like it was fresh made today. We had to...More

Thank nzandreanz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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
A cafe, also known for its gelato
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