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Centre City Shopping Centre | Gill Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
09:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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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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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
New Zealand
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160 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
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 take a table that was full of the last customers breakfast plates and cups that... More 

Thank Queenslander2013
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When at Centre City, Lush is always our GO TO café for fresh food, good coffee and gelato. Both the cabinet food and menu selections are always of a high standard and coffee is great!

Thank Maccas04
Tokoroa, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

food came was fresh and presented beautifully. if you after fresh salads and some thing a bit different this is the place to go. We would go back there when ever in new-pymouth.

Thank 1kamati1
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The drink was okay, but the staff was unprofessional and rude! The way we got treated at the cash counter was pathetic.

Thank Chinmay P
Marton, New Zealand
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Paul W
Cambridge, New Zealand
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117 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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
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135 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
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
A cafe, also known for its gelato

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