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Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar

65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-759 1241
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (53 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Arborio Restaurant, Cafe & Bar
1. Views on the Terrace bar!
"Visited on a Friday night and it was busy."
Brigit B
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2. Excellent food & atmosphere!
"whole experience was nothing short of sensational"
Michelle B
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3. Longitudinally reliable
"honestly say l've never had a bad meal or been with anyone who has"
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner with family - all adults. We had antepasto platter and mains plus wine. Beautiful pork belly, really nice steak and the antepasto was really nice and such good value for money for the four of us. Really nice meal, always good at Arborio! Thanks

1  Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 21 August 2017

It had been a while since we'd eaten here but went with our two teenagers for dinner on the weekend. Arborio has always been a cool place to eat, but this time the whole experience was nothing short of sensational. Not sure what has happened...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely place with great views to catch up with special friends for a yummy Sunday brunch! The food & service here never disappoints.

1  Thank louisebC1122FY
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Made an early dinner reservation and was happy that we were squeezed in. Unfortunately there were two errors with our mains bit I have still rated high because the response to the errors was faultless and without hesitation. Additionally, the food was excellent and together...More

1  Thank Drew H
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been to Arborio twice and both times the starter was very good, but the main courses were very tasteless and greasy.

4  Thank Orchidacea
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch on a Monday. It was fairly busy with lots of moms and toddlers. The atmosphere was next with good water views. My food, the pizza, was average. I will say that the chicken burger, that someone at our table ordered, looked real...More

3  Thank Rich30306
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Dined here for lunch recently. I must admit it wasn't as good as previous visits. Our waitress didn't know the specials and had to go ask three times regarding our menu questions. My friends glass was cleared from the table and it was still 1/3...More

3  Thank Rachie11
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Have been to this restaurant numerous times and cannot fault it. Latest time was in a large group for a bday dinner, everyone loved there meals.

1  Thank caitlinpoppy
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Sunday evening dinner with family (no children ). Nice setting, great service, excellent menu without too many options. Starters and mains cooked perfectly. Large portions. Desserts delicious. Certainly recommend to others. We'll be back!

1  Thank mike h
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We, family of four, went here for brunch. All our meals were gorgeous, the big breakfast big enough, the balsamic mushrooms amazing, and the kids had the French toast and both said - YUM. Coffees and hot chocolates just right. There was nothing to fault....More

1  Thank Sonia U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 St Aubyn Street | Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-759 1241
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If you are looking for one of New Plymouth’s best dining experiences, look no further. Situated within the Puke Ariki museum on St Aubyn street, noted for its stunning architecture and outstanding sea views, Arborio is open seven days from breakfast through to late night snacks and bar service. Here you can enjoy Arborio’s warm and genuine service, welcoming decor and tasty, generous fare. The emphasis at Arborio is on flavour using the freshest seasonal produce that can be sourced for our delicious New Zealand cuisine and authentic pizzas, pastas and risottos. Arborio, a great New Plymouth restaurant, see you there! Simon & Marnie x
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