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Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar

€€ - €€€Pizza, , Vegetarian Friendly
65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 1241
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“pizza” (55 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar
1. Views on the Terrace bar!
"Visited on a Friday night and it was busy."
Brigit B
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2. Excellent food & atmosphere!
"whole experience was nothing short of sensational"
Michelle B
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3. Longitudinally reliable
"honestly say l've never had a bad meal or been with anyone who has"
BOBCATNZ1960
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1 - 10 of 522 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've stopped for a cup of coffee after visiting the museum. Best location, friendly staff and good coffee.

Thank LilyChak
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting this cafe for at least a decade for breakfast or lunch and I can honestly say l've never had a bad meal or been with anyone who has. Today was no exception when my wife and I took her parents there for...More

4  Thank BOBCATNZ1960
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have eaten here twice in the last couple of weeks. Good wine list. Tasty and interesting food. A good selection of entrees or smaller dishes. Our pizza is as very good which we split as an entree on one occasion.

Thank MarkLWH
Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect place for eight people to share their plates for Sunday lunch. Good food, good vibe, good views. We chose a platter and a few pizzas - nice.

Thank DavidandSuzanne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyable dinner after viewing the adjacent museum (which was great, but that’s another review). Service was prompt, courteous and accommodating. Our meals were nicely prepared and very good. The consensus favorite was the mushroom gnocchi which we shared. It was so rich I’m not sure...More

Thank gdeakins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a wine and quick bite to eat when visiting musuem. Staff busy as large group for afternoon tea but were served fairly quickly. Views to waterfront and ocean great. Menu ok, nothing out of this world, ok value for lunch.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and wished we didnt. Overpriced and below average. I dont know how they justify $10.50 for a small bowl of fries with ketchup and aioli that barely fed 1 person- absolutely unbelievable! the restaurant across the road had double the...More

Thank usajade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saturday night probably not a good time to choose. Waiting time is accepted by locals but a surprise for casual visitors. The food excellent. Good for children - special dishes for them are great.

Thank GFPensioner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed by a genuinely happy staff member who made sure we had everything we wanted without being intrusive. The food was perfect and I will be going back again soon.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Consistently great food here, prompt service and very friendly staff make dining here a pleasure any time of day. Well done on a fantastic job Arborio.

Thank MLovelock
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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Description
If you are looking for one of New Plymouth’s best dining experiences, look no further. Situated within the Puke Ariki museum on St Aubyn street, noted for its stunning architecture and outstanding sea views, Arborio is open seven days from breakfast through to late night snacks and bar service. Here you can enjoy Arborio’s warm and genuine service, welcoming decor and tasty, generous fare. The emphasis at Arborio is on flavour using the freshest seasonal produce that can be sourced for our delicious New Zealand cuisine and authentic pizzas, pastas and risottos. Arborio, a great New Plymouth restaurant, see you there! Simon & Marnie x
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