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Decanta Tapas Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Spanish, Contemporary, Pub
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17-19 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there without reservation, but the staff was very friendly and accomodating. Food was tasty and also in big portion. Good customer experience.

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Thank mellymd
akl
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this while out for a stroll just after arriving in New Plymouth for a weekend. It stands comparison with its counterparts in Akl or Wtn. Quirky atmosphere, good food selection and quality. Excellent drinks menu and really friendly staff made this a memorable evening

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Thank dog m
Hamilton, New Zealand
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We visited on what was a very busy night which I do understand but unfortunately we found the food to be well below average and would not go again because of this. We ordered two mains and one tapas and everything came with huge bowls of fries. I had pork belly which was the strangest pork belly I have ever... More 

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Thank Glynnie18
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly. Food was adequate. Nothing to rave about. We used a first table voucher so our food was half price which made it more worthwhile. Sliders were okay. Chicken tacos - not great. But the pork belly was pretty good.

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Thank Emma I
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We went with another couple for drinks and dinner while visiting New Plymouth. Service was very good and the food was good as well. We had the mushrooms, chicken tacos, prawns, pork sliders, and pork belly. Out of those I would highly recommend the prawns and pork sliders. The chicken tacos were more like chicken on a large Dorito. John,... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal of steak,chips and salad, very good meal, enjoyed it very much. Second time we have been.

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Thank kandeb2016
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Absolutely beautiful meal and wonderful staff, meals are good value for money. The open mic nights is always a hoot, This place is a real asset to New Plymouth. Even the owner is a great bloke and spends a lot of time there mingling

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Thank madoof34
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The service was friendly and good. The food was well presented but quality and taste, especially of main dishes, needs improvement.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I came in on Friday 26th August for a few cocktails with my friends for my birthday. The staff and manager were very welcoming and even gave me my first drink on the house! The espresso martini I ordered was absolutely amazing and when I ordered a mojito they even made it sweet or sour to my liking. I would... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Early evening so not too busy. We could have stayed longer as it was an unhurried very enjoyable meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Spanish, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-19 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth

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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?