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Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar

65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 1241
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“pizza” (46 reviews)
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International, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant has rave reviews with all my colleagues but it appears they've recently changed the menu. Opted for the pasta which was very bland and needed a big kick to become a dish that was worthy of such a high price tag. We sat...More

2  Thank iamrhys
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Great food with a wicked feeling of being at home. The service is really good and the people are friendly. Nice as a couple and for business.

Thank James W
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Best coffees! Great vibe and view. Thanks Kerry for the flawless service and banter! Will definitely be back for my next caffeine fix!

Thank nerinek2016
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed by one of our pasta dishes. The seafood with cherry tomatoes and chili turned out to be sweet tasting. Very odd and incomprehensible. Would not order it again.

2  Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

In town for WOMAD and this restaurant had been recommended, so had lunch there. (Went back for an afternoon drink, took friends there for dinner, & went back the next day for another go at the lunch menu.) A little on the pricey side for...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 18 March 2017

On visiting this restaurant initially the service was good, drinks orders were taken & our meal orders were then taken. The meals arrived and although reasonable expensive were very good and enjoyed by all - unfortunately once we had ordered we were not approached again...More

1  Thank ClareGrant
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I go most weekends to Arborio for there tasty and generous breakfasts. We have been regulars there for a while now and will keep going back because the staff are always friendly and won't hesitate to help. Would recommend for any time...More

Thank keirancowie
Reviewed 13 March 2017

we were four ladies visiting New Plymouth for the garden festival and dined here on the Saturday night. prices were not cheap but the food was very nice if not a little on the smaller side portion wise. i had the chicken dish and this...More

Thank mouse037
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This cafe is right next to Puke Ariki and was very busy. Friendly staff who were friendly and very knowledgeable, menu options were good. Food was very tasty. Check out the differing lights - very interesting range and beautiful. This is family friendly so if...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Been to there with family staff was friendly and food was good as well. Ambiance of restaurant is good .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 1241
  • E-mail