If you’ve come to New Plymouth with an appetite, you can count yourself lucky.

New Plymouth restaurants are full of variety and flavour. A city that offers ocean, mountain and country, visitors and locals alike are well fed with everything from classic Kiwi pub fare to grilled Argentinian cuisine and more. 

If you want something a bit unique and a bit different, treat yourself to a four-course culinary journey at the famous Fork n Knife that celebrates the best of New Plymouth's fresh produce. Or if you’re in the market for some comfort food, you won’t be lost for choice, with an open-air pizza joint serving up delicious slices and thirst-quenching beer, a neighbourly spot serving up all things pasta related or a central city spot serving up late night waffles. There's something for everyone at New Plymouth restaurants. 

A city that has attracted lots of growers and producers, this Taranaki city is well known for high-quality ingredients and plates packed full of fresh goodness. 

With the range of restaurants in New Plymouth, you can be sure that a great meal is awaiting you.

The Best Cafés and Restaurants in New Plymouth

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For a smaller city, New Plymouth’s hospitality scene punches well above its weight.

The Burnt Place

Bench seating at The Burnt Place, Taranaki.
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The Burnt Place is quickly coming home away from home for Hāwera locals with its cosy neighbourhood vibes.

Liardet Street Projects

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A cohort of cool hospitality vendors come together to create Liardet Street Projects in New Plymouth; an open air foodhall that boasts a variety of authentic street food and...

Nice Hotel and Restaurant

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At the top of a hill, on the cusp of the green Pukekara...

Fork N Knife

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Tucked in behind The Arizona, you’ll discover Fork N Knife, an intimate private function space that goes the distance when it comes to contemporary New Zealand cuisine.