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The Black Harp

€€ - €€€Irish, , British
160-162 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 5373
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (5 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
160-162 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We walked in here on the quiz night but they still served us food. We had a pie dish and the roast dinner. The gravy and vegetables were very nice but the Yorkshire pudding was not up to scratch. Good selection of beers!

Thank Frog and Freckl... T
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We called in here on a Thursday night and were immediately greeted by friendly staff. I ordered the pie, pea and pud which was just delicious and my husband order the bangers and mash and gave them a 10 out of 10 so that shows...More

Thank Herbies1
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Popped in last night. No booking and they accomodated us even thou very busy. The food was excellent and service was also. A great casual astmosphere.

1  Thank billienp
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Guiness and a Beef n Guiness pie is hard to beat. Kevin makes delicious pies and is a fabulous Steak with a demi-glaze chef. Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere and great 2-4-1 deals on meals. What's not to like.

1  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Much better than standard pub food, as good as any meal I had at more expensive restaurants. It was an Irish Pub type atmosphere, but the top end, very comfortable version of the pub genre. The staff were friendly and attentive.

1  Thank CDJA
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A relaxed atmosphere with welcoming staff. The usual range of beers with plenty of comfort food. Fine for a crowd or a couple.

1  Thank timtT6478JH
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Staff were friendly, meal proportions were generous, on a cold night it was cosy inside, we enjoyed our first meal there. We were there on a Tuesday so it was quiet inside but plan to return for a bingo night etc. Give it a try!...More

1  Thank Youngone51
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Excellent friendly service, great food, especially enjoyed the Pork Special with Kumara Chips and Salad, Bangers and Mash were delicious. Great night, lots of fun.

Thank BatRat
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Two large slices of thick plain white bread (reminds me of the budget bread at the supermarket) for an open steak sandwich? Looked like my 10 year old cooked it. Steak was good, but not an ounce of salad or garnish. Just a bit disappointing...More

Thank TeresaB8
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Very busy night but staff were happy and friendly. Food was really good. Steak was more blue the med rare

Thank Helz0375
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160-162 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 5373
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New Plymouth's only True Irish pub with a contemporary Irish influenced food and a good amount of shenanigans.
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