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The Good Home

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New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4740
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09:00 - 12:00
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Sun 09:00 - 12:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 02:00
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Wow, I'm impressed with value for money for these lunches. All of us on the table enjoyed our meals. I had the pork pulled taco's, had 3 for only $12.00. Attentive staff, meals a little slow (otherwise would have rated 5) but they were busy. Good wine list. Has outside and inside dining, happy calm puppies allowed outside and good... More 

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Thank LandJ66
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your comments and feedback. We appreciate the time you have taken to write the review. We are glad you enjoyed the meal and that you found it to be great value. All the best and we hope to see you again soon. The Good Home Team More 

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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

have only had drinks here been meaning to try the food . Staff are good and friendly like the indoor outdoor flow

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Thank Tania C
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Tania, Thanks for the positive comments about the staff and layout. Hopefully you can try the food soon. The new soft shelled, pulled pork Taco's for lunch are getting some great reviews at the moment. All the best The Good Home Team More 

1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Don't eat here!!!!!!!! This restaurant looks extremely appealing but don't be fooled and especially by the sign at the door that read 'kids menu and kids activities here.' Due to having a young family we do not get to eat out at all however when we saw this restaurant was quiet with only a few tables of people and the... More 

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Thank Nicole D
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, Thanks for your feedback. It is very important for us to get accurate and quality feedback as it allows us to continuously improve. We have reviewed our camera footage to accurately determine your wait times so that some additional staff training can be the most effective to ensure mistakes don't happen in the future. We are sorry to... More 

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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I've only been here twice, the first time was just an average visit but this second trip just secured the fact it's not the place to go for a good meal! We arrived, where given menus as we where finding a table to watch the 7's. We chose the table closest to the food pass in the kitchen. We waited... More 

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Thank Jamel O
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Jamel, Thank you for your feedback. It is very important for us to get accurate and quality feedback as it allows us to continuously improve. We have discussed the points you raised with the chef concerned, the wait staff as well as other kitchen staff. We have also reviewed our camera footage to determine the best course of action... More 

Feilding, New Zealand
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I visited for lunch . I had the beetroot salad with lamb and feta which was beautifully presented and tasted lovely. My only complaint was the actual salad leaves which were soggy. Hubby had the eggs benedict which was lovely and my daughter had the stone grill which came out sizzling and she enjoyed the finishing... More 

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Thank 55June
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Many thanks for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your meals. We will pass on your feedback to the chef and see what we can do about the salad leaves for next time. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks again The Good Home Team More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Great atmosphere, good service, and excellent food. We ordered the fish and chips, and a salmon salad. Both were well presented and tasty (the chips were excellent), with quality ingredients and generous portion sizes.

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Thank akruff
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great comments and positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and our service. Hopefully we will see you back again soon. The Good Home Team More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Good home is a chain of restaurants in New Zealand which offer a bar and bar type food. The night we visited they had run out of a lot of their meats but we still had a nice meals.

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Thank jackietathome
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, Many thanks for your comments. We will take your comments on board to make sure that we don't run out of meat again. Hope to see you again when we have a full menu. :) The Good Home Team More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Went alone for dinner. Ordered the stone grill beef steak. Excellent cut of meat and the whole experience of stone grill eating was divine. Excellent value for money

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Thank Uday B
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review, and we are glad you enjoyed your time here. The Stonegrill certainly is a great way to get the perfect steak. We hope to see you again soon. The Good Home Team More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

its been a while between stonegirlls so coming into tonight to have it & was top rate i alwatys enjoy them for here the food always great that why we keep on coming back here good serives too

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Thank Jared D
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Hi Jared, Many thanks for the great feedback. Glad to hear you enjoyed your Stonegrill. The Good Home Team More 

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

i visited the establishment some time ago now but always remembered how friendly and relaxed it was. Loved the atmosphere and just the ambiance of the place. The meals are so homely but also show a style that i have remembered. My mother and partner loved it there and i can see why. It is run by a lovely family... More 

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Thank Cas011
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful comments. David and Sheryl who own it, work hard to provide a great experience for everyone. In some ways, it is like their second home. Hope to see you again soon. The Good Home Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$59
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 12:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:30 - 02:00
Saturday
09:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4740
Description
A Home away from Home ! From outside alfresco dinning to our own private front lounge, sports den, VIP area, casual dinning at its best! In The Heart of The city, easy to find, very hard to leave !! Our Good Home Family will look after all your needs , from Drinks, Snacks,Pizzas,Burgers, Pasta and Salads, and The best range of Steaks in town!! we will even can help plan what to do in Taranaki!

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