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The Good Home

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21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4740
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (19 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Wow the good homes food has really gone down hill. Everything was less than mediocre, pizza terrible, chips over cooked, kids meals were gross. Bland, flavorless and rushed. Will not be returning for food that's for sure!More

Thank familyfuntimes2015
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home in New Plymouth. We have had a lot of positive comments about our food lately but we clearly didn't get it right for you and your family that day. We take all feedback...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Today my partner and I went here for lunch as we have often done as the food and service has been great ( that's why we keep coming back) We were sitting there just about at the entrance and this women who was sitting outside...More

Thank Mary N
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Mary, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home. We appreciate all feedback as it helps us to improve. I have checked with the staff, and the dogs normally stay out on the deck but they tell me she bought them...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Good Home, it's a great place for any-time of the day, but I do have a couple of things that vexed my experience at The Good Home. (This is from what I felt/experienced) When it is time to order and you have made up...More

Thank BrooklynHill
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home. We take all feedback seriously and will be discussing your comments with the staff. We apologise if the ambience on the morning you came in was not right. We will do more staff...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Have been there many times over the last 18 months. The food is always great, the staff are super friendly and really care about your experience. The place has a great and ever expanding range of beers. On busy times you will even see the...More

Thank A8980MHmikes
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi, Many thanks for the great review and wonderful comments. Our staff do work hard on their customer service so it is great to read it is being appreciated. All the best The Good Home Team

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I was highly disappointed. I dined at the good home on the 8th of July. We had a group of 16 people, we watched 4 tables that arrived after us be served (one mains and dessert). When we approached the staff they said they would...More

Thank Dorothyturner
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with constructive feedback. We sincerely apologise if you felt our service was not up to your expectations. While it seems we have got it right for almost everyone else that night, (we have had lots of...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great food... we had burgers, parmigiano chicken and fish. Soooo good; our wait person Kim gave us excellent and attentive service. We also got food jealousy when we saw the mixed platter go by, along with stone grill meats.... mouthwatering!More

Thank ArmouredBard
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi, Thanks for the great comments and review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time and the food at The Good Home. Hopefully you can come back and try some of the food you were "jealous" about :) Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Called in here for an evening meal and had their steak offer. Choose your steak, choose two options of sides and choose a sauce a 300g steak was just $29. Service was good and they also have a good selection of beers. Definitely worth a...More

Thank applegate69
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi, Thanks for the nice comments and good review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time and food at The Good Home. We hope to see you again soon. All the Best The Good Home Team

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Called in for an early dinner, staff were friendly and welcoming. Ordered the fish meal which couldn't have been fresher. It was delicious and accompanied by a fresh seasonal side salad. Lots of people arriving as we left, which is always a good sign of...More

Thank Travelfoodandcoffee
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Good Home. We work on hard on making sure everything is fresh so it is nice to receive confirmation we are getting it right. It sounds like you enjoyed yourselves and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had a lovely lunch just recently in the dining room area around a square table that seated 8 people so it was great for conversation. The service was great and the food just as good. We had a lovely relaxing afternoon in very comfortable...More

Thank Herbies1
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hi, Many thanks for the kind words about our establishment. We are so glad you all enjoyed your time here. Hopefully, we will see you back again soon. All the best and kind regards The Good Home Team

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were seated in the bar area as the restaurant was full, but instead of being uncomfortable on the tall seats, the tables have a really nice foot rest underneath. The food came out rather quickly, and in goodly sized portions, and were very nice.

Thank Alice-Marie B
Sam S, Manager at The Good Home, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hi Alice-Marie, Thanks for taking the time to review The Good home. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and that the food was good. We hope to see you again soon. All the best The Good Home Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$61
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ariki Street | Central City, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4740
  • E-mail
Description
A Home away from Home ! From outside alfresco dinning to our own private front lounge, sports den, VIP area, casual dinning at its best! In The Heart of The city, easy to find, very hard to leave !! Our Good Home Family will look after all your needs , from Drinks, Snacks,Pizzas,Burgers, Pasta and Salads, and The best range of Steaks in town!! we will even can help plan what to do in Taranaki!
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