Award winners of Taranaki - dine at the best of the region

Caffe 1808

Caffe 1808

Phone: 03 348 5089

Famous for our coffee and great food, all made on site.

Sheltered private outdoor area.

Meeting room available for hire

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New Plymouth
Phone: 06 759 1241

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!


Social Kitchen

New Plymouth
Phone: 06 757 2711

The social kitchen is a comfortable bistro which celebrates a social occasion and shared dining.

Situated in the former Salvation Army Citadel, the Social Kitchen's cosy environment surrounds you with character and charm.

The use of a Mibrasa charcoal oven allows our chefs the ability to cook with authenticity which retains the natural flavours.

Our food is made to share and be enjoyed by all.

Federal Store

The Federal Store

New Plymouth
Phone: 06 757 8147

The Federal Store's Jeremy Burton "just knew" his cafe was on the right track when the building manager, who has known the place for years, dropped in midway through renovations and saw the newly mounted vintage Tip Top mural, "He thought we'd found it under the paint," Jeremy laughs. It turns out the place was once an ice-cream parlour…"We've come full circle," say Jeremy, who with Susan, took over the cafe, formerly known as Zanziba, from Jeremy's mother and a few other owners in between.

After an extensive refit, The Federal Store opened its doors in November 2012 "and it hasn't really slowed down since", says Jeremy. He wanted The Federal Store to feel instantly familiar to anyone who passed through its doors - local or out-of-town, "60-year-olds and 16-year-olds". The cafe thrives on word of mouth and Jeremy says the early support he received from locals convinced him The Federal Store would be a success.

Shining Peak

Shining Peak Brewing

New Plymouth
Phone: 06 927 3133

At Shining Peak Brewing, we brew our beers in our brewpub, serving them straight out of the tap, with a locally sourced menu. Drop in say hi, grab a pint (or three) and learn a little bit about our special province while sipping on some locally crafted brews. Best of all, 5% of all the money you spend on our beer, is directly donated to a local organisation each and every month through our 5% Project. Drink Beer, Do Good.

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Snug Lounge

New Plymouth
Phone: 06 757 9130
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45 Normanby Road, Mt Eden, Auckland
PO Box 8287, Symonds Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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