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14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-757 8686
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a supposedly romantic dinner out for our anniversary. The restaurant was quiet but for some reason we were shown to a table near the kitchen (and the bathrooms, we discovered) that turned out to be drafty and not the best option. I would...More

Thank nin132
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A nice, intimate atmosphere for a romantic dinner or working lunch, the menu never fails to disappoint.

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Nice restaurant and friendly environment... Authentic Italian chef... friendly staff although one of them was busy chatting up a neighbouring English guy that our drinks weren't topped up. Food was excellent and catered for my Vegan friend very well... Disappointed though that the Pasta is...More

Thank Nadine T
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, lovely family service, great range of wine and the food is flavor packed! Antonio is an amazing chef - one of my all time favorites!

Thank nerinek2016
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This place is a real New Plymouth institution and has been around for a long long time. Menu is up to date and food is truly excellent. Service from all staff always fast and friendly. Be aware that this is a popular place so it...More

1  Thank Akkadian
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Lovely Italian meal, generous sizes, quite authentic, lovely atmosphere and excellent personal service.

Thank kimz120
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant, fabulous meal, generous portions and lovely staff, couldn't ask for more. I have been previously to another restaurants in this chain and they were not a patch on New Plymouth, simply excellent.

Thank LucyOsfax
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Be careful people my experience at that restaurant was shocking at the least. Five family members where sitting for dinner and they told my wife to leave because she wasn't eating. Very disrespectful.

Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant... didn't realise it was part of the Portofino chain in NZ otherwise we might not have gone, which would have been a big mistake. The food was excellent - very tasty and plentiful. Desert was yummy. Although...More

Thank Pio M
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Large meals which are good value for the price. We had pasta and I had a wonderful steak. Average beer and wine selection.. Great Service with friendly staff

Thank jackietathome
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29 September 2016|
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
I have never done a set menu here. It would pay to ring the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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