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The Rice Bowl - CLOSED

119 Top Town Complex | Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 0989
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
18 Oct 2016
“Rice Not Bowl”
23 Mar 2016
“Kiwis at Home - A little gem”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
119 Top Town Complex | Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I wanted to grab a quick lunch and decided to try out Rice Bowl. Service was poor. Food came out with a cooked bug in it. The waiter took it back and replaced the plate but no apologies nor discount offered. Food was not of...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Hidden away in the little Arcade within the Top Town Cinema Complex is this little gem called the Rice Bowl. Visited this Chinese Restaurant a number of times now & we have yet to be disappointed with either the food or the service. Staff are...More

Thank Farrar1709
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Another great meal tonight as always. The food is always tasty, well cooked and presented. The staff are very friendly and make you feel like part of the family. We visit the restaurant regularly and highly recommend a visit.

Thank Qtapint
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Popped in for a quick bite before a movie, staff were helpfull and service was quick and excellent. Took advantage of the $20 special, drink, starter and main. Food was great and decent portions, great bargain and we will go again on our next visit...More

Thank thebarbsagain
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Came here with friends for dinner. I asked the waiter how big each order was - if good for 2 to 3 ppl per serve, he said they were good for 1..so we ordered one for each of us and it turned out they were...More

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Mary G, Owner at The Rice Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Dear andzkg...Thank you for your review...albeit grossly misplaced, erroneous - and arguably malicious. We sincerely believe you have got the wrong Chinese restaurant. Why ? Because: 1. We have full set of cutlery on the table besides chopsticks. You don't have to ask for a...More

Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Best Chinese food in NP so far. We will go again soon! They were very helpful and nice with us and the food was delicious!!

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We go here regularly since arriving to live in NP 2 yrs ago. Always friendly and as we go often, we get asked if we want ''our'' table! Food is very very nice. The special menu of $20 each for two courses and drink is...More

Thank alinz56
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Very attentive wait staff from the moment we entered the restaurant. Very family friendly, making helpful suggestions for our young child's meal.

Thank Chris_Roxbury
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We visit The Rice Bowl quite often and every time the food is excellent the staff are very helpful and very friendly I enjoy my visit every time

Thank Qtapint
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Regular visitors to this restaurant. Menu and price is varied although dishes are somewhat tempered to New Zealand taste. Food is always of the highest standard and the service good. Recommended to freiends and family.

Thank Dave J
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  • Address: 119 Top Town Complex | Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 0989
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