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Chaos Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
36 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-759 8080
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first morning we both had the chia bowl which were delicious. The second morning we had the Zany beard and the Avocado smash. Both were delicious and the coffee was great

Thank Brigit B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here 2 mornings in a row. Great counter food, good coffee, friendly staff, prompt service. A variety of seating offered inside, plus tables on footpath. Plenty of room, which is a bit unusual. (Repurposed old commercial building with high ceilings.) Interesting art &...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Nice lunch spot. I had the bacon and eggs option with rosti. Not like any rosti I’ve seen before more like a potato muffin and not very nice. Rosti is potato grated and squeezed and pan fried. Poetic license I guess. The rest of the...More

Thank ZN9999
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The first time I went here I had amazing French toast. The second time I had curry which was ok. But the service took almost an hour. No apology or explanation given. There weren't that many people there either. Adding to that my friends order...More

Thank acceber790
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is one of NP's best cafes, and it has a great range of menu and cabinet food. Eclectic art hangs from the ceiling, and there's a fabulous painting that takes up most of one wall, that captures your attention. Great coffee, and limited seating...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went to Chaos Cafe at about 11am. It was unusually quiet for such a high regarded cafe. Food was very nice. They did muck up our order and forgot a coffee but it wasn't a drama at all. Tremendous seating and a staff member...More

Thank monkeymixer
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We had breakfast at Chaos during a short trip to New Plymouth and were extremely impressed! I had muesli, yoghurt and fruit and my daughter had porridge made with cream with fruit...both breakfasts were delicious. Beautifully presented, excellent value and totally delicious! The coffee was...More

Thank RobynR
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Every time I am in New Plymouth I make sure I stop in at Chaos. Their food is always amazing, even the mince on toast is made to feel like a deluxe meal. The café has amazing decoration inside and I always find the staff...More

Thank kaylahow
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Loved this funky place, good strong coffee, and the smashed avo so yummy. Fresh, delicious food, and brillant staff.

Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A cool old building in the centre of town. the coeffee and service were great also. A great place to sit and wathc the world go by.

Thank timtT6478JH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 8080
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