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GCR Grand Central Restaurant & Bar

££ - £££,
42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 7495
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
15 Jan 2018
“Good Value”
2 weeks ago
“Don't believe everything you read”
Open Now
16:30 - 21:30 Hours
Contemporary, New Zealand
££ - £££
42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the hotel and thought we'd try out the restaurant based on other's write ups. We were disappointed with the service but the food was excellent. All we heard during the meal were the waiters talking about their problems. Please put on some...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Clean and tidy but just an average menu and nothing to excite the tastebuds. $15 for a dish of icecream seemed a bit much. Pleasant staff.

Thank mumble67
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We had both breakfasts and dinners here and were very pleased with the quality of the food, the prices, and the service.

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had an early buffet breakfast one morning as it was Americarna on Saturday-very busy and was located just down the road and close to our motel in Brougham Street.

Thank blondy36
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and four workmates went for dinner and we were all blown away! The quality of the food is outstanding! Great job chef!

Thank Keats12
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We enjoyed breakfast here while staying at the Copthorne. Value for money. pleasant staff, good food.

Thank lynandmarkdavis
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Wow fantastic smiles brilliant service, free internet who could ask for more. While the decor needs attention and some chairs need replacing the food is five star with a five star attitude for service. The choice we made full breakfast, mushrooms delicately seasoned not over...More

1  Thank Marlaina C
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This is a meh experience. Staff is nice and friendly but that's about it. Ordered big breakfast and a soy mocca. Verdict: food tasted as is and lacking in presentation .. I have seen better big breakfasts. Coffee is ok..will not return

Thank Agatha C
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I dined late last year .. Christmas celebration .. excellent central New Plymouth location .. convenient hotel / restaurant However every 2 weeks I have my hair styled at Key Lime Pie opposite the Grand Hotel Broughham St main entrance .. Myself and others comment...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We were very very surprised that we were the only people in this really nice looking restaurant with exceptional staff and incredible food. I have to wonder if this is the best kept secret of Taranaki, honestly. The staff were wonderful and the lamb shank...More

Thank christine C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Contemporary, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
16:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
16:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
16:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 7495
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