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Sun World Restaurant

250 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 7010
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good26%
  • Average33%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
Opens in 1 min
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European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
250 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal with some friends here. Very affordable prices and a great selection of food. Would happily return for another meal.

Thank jshearer17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the money was super fun great food but service could be better For example we asked for water and didnt get the waterso we had to get it our selves thats is the only bad thing

3  Thank Marco C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the new restaurant and some of the new food that is in buffet .we go there often and the owners and staff are friendly price has gone up a little but well worth it .have selection of hot and cold food also seafood and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for money! Staff are great, fast at clearing plates lots of choices for a small price. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Dorothyturner
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Good selection of dishes. Reasonable price for food. Drinks are priced on the higher side. We were tired and it was close to our motel

Thank akapat
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Good value for price.New restaurant very nice.Clean and good variety of food.Great for the whole family.Well priced for senior citizens.Staff helpful and polite.Was nice to see staff helping people where needed and even down to opening the door to say goodbye and thankyou.Well done sunworld

Thank lynnetteoliver
Management response:Responded 2 July 2017

Thanks a lot!We will work harder to provide better service!

Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a standard smorgasbord restaurant that is a favourite amongst pensioners because it is competitively priced.

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Yummy smorgasborg food. Great range of hot and cold Chinese food. Popular with senior citizens. Delicious desserts. Good location better parking available in new location Hints : not open on Mondays . Open Tuesday - Sunday. No need to book but recommend you do on...More

Thank Janr20
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Haven't been in Taranaki for many years, went back here tonight for dinner and it's still good value and great service. A good basic buffet, clean and a nice variety for mains. My only complaint would be the dessert buffet is very cramped - it's...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A selection of different food,mains,seafood&deserts.Ice cream included if u ask or lok 2 the side.Its all there.Ws gr8 when they use 2 have tht snowfreeze mchine.Ws vry popular.Be gr8 if they could bring tht in agn.

Thank Doreen N
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Keilin A
3 January 2017|
Response from Kristina H | Reviewed this property |
Very roughly I think it's $22 for an adult for smorgasbord and under 16 year olds pay their age
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 7010
SUN WORLD RESTAURANT Here’s an important announcement to all buffet lovers! Sun World Restaurant has moved to 250 Devon Street East. At Sun World Restaurant you get over 40 Asion and European dishes - you can enjoy half shell oysters(every night), a selection of various salads,desserts, freshly carved ham in the salad bar and drinks offered every day – and shrimp for lunch and dinner! PLUS if it’s your birthday week, you dine free lunch or dinner when you dine with two or more people. Open Tuesday to Sunday - Sun World Restaurant, all you can eat value buffet, now at 250 Devon Street East, New Plymouth. Monday = Closed Tuesday - Sunday = 11:00am - 2:30pm and 5pm - 9:30pm
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