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“Awesomeness” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Federal Store

Federal Store
Ranked #2 of 161 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Awesomeness”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

Great cafe, funky interior,Friendly helpful staff. Delicious food. One of my fav cafes in New Plymouth. Highly recommend dining here.

Visited October 2013
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English first
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best coffee in Taranaki”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Jeremy and the staff are first class. The food is premium and their attention to customer requirements is fantastic.

The federal store coffee is the best I've tasted.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Taranaki
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Upbeat atmosphere, great coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

If you are looking for a place to have brunch / lunch in New Plymouth, this is a great choice. It is busy and upbeat. Stay away if you like calm and quiet places, this is not that. The food is very good and the menu has enough variety to please everyone. Coffee is great, service is friendly and the 50's vibe is very cool. One of my favourite places to takes visitors to Taranaki to eat.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland, New Zealand
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

we went there 6 times while at the Womad Festival last week and everytime we enjoyed every Moment. Fantastic selection of Food, clean and healthy Food, the Service is so lovely and efficient. Even on the busiest day everything went smoothly and calmly. will come again when in New Plymouth!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Piha, New Zealand
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A must eat destination in New Plymouth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

Where do you start a review; The coffee is amazing - choose the regular size to get the best flavoured experience; they have nailed it. The background music is a elegant mix of 40's big band crooning - who knew I was such a fan. The cabinet has a huge selection each day and then you also have the menu board as well. The cakes I can only say are not only eye candy, but it would have been the best ever ginger crunch I have tasted. Atmosphere is great , staff are wonderful, and they also have the original take on the latest craze of soda bars with the authentic Foxton Fizz.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Piharian
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