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Federal Store

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
Devon Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
+64 6-757 8147
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“hash” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Devon Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Casual. Relaxed . Noisy. Cramped. Food ok. Just out of CBD. Not easy parking. If you are looking for a quiet business lunch then I feel this is to cramped and noisy. Good for quick casual lunch. Service a bit slow.

Thank Stylee5206
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you visit Federal Store, the food is delicious, reasonably priced, great service and atmosphere. Awesome place guys!

Thank lilyfeasby1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable experience, noisey as it is a café that promotes that bubble of chatter. Food great and reasonable prices. Im personally not excited at having food delivered on chopping boards as the hygiene is questionable but this is the fad at the moment and we...More

Thank Murray T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most food I’ve tried here was very good. Staff are efficient. It’s a well oiled machine. Only problem with the Federal Store is it’s always crowded and noisy. If only it was a bit bigger. Wouldn’t want bigger with more people if it came at...More

Thank DAH64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy cafe with an eclectic decor and friendly staff. Great selection of tasty cabinet food, both sweet and savoury, as well as a menu options. Definitely worth a visit - would definitely recommend.

Thank njp67
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a mid week lunch and it was very busy but the staff were fantastic. A great retro atmosphere here. We had pulled pork sandwich and a medium salad between two. Huge servings and couldn’t fault the flavors. Sooo good and the...More

Thank terjan50
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Glad we found this place after we stayed the strand short walking down First walk in ladies greeted feels warming the foods display look so amazing so hard to choose had coffee was so amazing 3 days breakfast lunch afternoon tea Ladies learn bit signs...More

Thank kiwichick62
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Wonderful cabinet full of delicious choices. Need to get there early especially at lunch times if you want a table to sit a large group.

Thank Aroona P
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Always stop here for my coffee when in New Plymouth, always good, nice and strong without having to ask for an extra shot. Food selection is great, everything is just a little different. The cafe has an eclectic urban feel but very friendly and relaxed....More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

A quirky building with what looks like lots of staff all busy. The range of food is delicious with generous portions, price is not to bad, great coffee.

Thank Grant5050
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Questions & Answers
1 February 2016|
Response from eth_griff |
No. The Fed is not usually open for meals at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devon Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-757 8147
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