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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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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
25 Aug 2016
“You won't be disappointed ”
28 Feb 2017
“Early Breakfast”
Open Now
All hours
Contemporary, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 March 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 15 November 2016

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

Thank lynandmarkdavis
Reviewed 26 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 27 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 6 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
Reviewed 17 November 2015

poor quality food badly prepared and very poor potions . The salmon was to oily to eat and the pork pieces were few and far between breakfast was cold and pouched eggs are not nice cold

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Excellent fresh fruit salad with poached eggs for a perfect breakfast. The coffee was perfect along with the wait staff.

Thank Ross T
Reviewed 11 November 2014

I privately messaged GCR Restaurant via their facebook page, the message was read and not responded to. A copy of my letter is below. I was not looking for a free handout or vouchers, simply an acknowledgement and apology. As this has not been forthcoming...More

2  Thank MissFlibberty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Contemporary, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail