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14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-757 8686
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Rapperswil, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As Italian Couple...we can say that the Pasta was very tasty. Friendly service & nice place. Our Starters came fast..the Mains came after 30 minutes. But it was worth it :)!

Thank siromubri
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

a nice setting with a nice menu and good wine. Very expensive for new plymouth. we have travelled and eaten in far more exclusive resturants in large cities for much less. otherwise very nice

Thank Frank and Tina ... B
Hawera, New Zealand
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Have been here before and wasn't disappointed. Four of us dined here last week. The service was great and meals were tasty and filling.

Thank izzipop
Tauranga, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We dined here while on holiday. One of us had been before, but we had only ever heard good things about the Brand. We chose an entre and a main each... We were so full we didn't order dessert. Neither of us eat mushrooms but they were very happy to alter the dish for us. Glad we booked as the... More 

Thank fourfeetwilltravel
New Plymouth
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The place is near full on a Tuesday at 1800hrs sharp. Lucky to get a table I think. Nice atmosphere here dear. What an enjoyable crowd. Authentic names on the menu. Food came out quick. Tasted like it was made by Ronald McDonald. Fast food Italian style, I think. Soggy Pasta and sugar filled sauce. Pizza like pikelets. Cream sauce... More 

Thank surfinsmiley
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Was here for dinner with friends and again everything was amazing! Haley was our waitress and her service was excellent. Food was so delicious I wanted more ravioli. Love coming here as everything is great every time.

Thank ranlom1
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable and great service nice and romantic for a special night. Short wait for meals. Reasonably priced

Thank grunga
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Surprisingly popular on a Wednesday night and the authentic fare explains why. Gnocchi was tasty and clearly freshly made. The Tiramisu also worthwhile but contrary to what the menu suggests Nona has definitely got this one covered. Service was attentive for a busy night and friendly enough. Pricing seemed a little steep for the location but as a tourist it's... More 

Thank Jamie C
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Have recently discovered this restaurant and now it is one of my go to restaurants. Great food, at an excellent price, good service, nice ambience. Good for families and couples.

Thank Rachel M
New Plymouth
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We went as part of a group of 10, while there is a really good selection on the menu the meals took a long time to come out, to there credit all the groups meals came out at the same time. My meal was so rich in cream I could finish it (which is very rare) I noticed a few... More 

Thank KiwiPaulNewPlymouth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-757 8686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?