Governors

48 Hobson Street New Plymouth , New Plymouth 4342, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 4342
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Breakfast: 6am – 10am
Lunch: 11am - 3 pm
Dinner: 6pm - 10pm.

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About Governors

Governors Eatery + Bar is flooded with natural light from its large, street facing windows and focusses on regional cuisine that highlights the best local produce from the Taranaki region. Featuring indoor and outdoor dining areas, Governors is the perfect place to relax with a meal accompanied by a fine New Zealand wine, a specialty cocktail or refreshing beverage.

Our Governors team would like to invite you to an unprecedented culinary experience and a true New Zealand service from the moment you step into the restaurant or bar.

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

Very disappointing lunch. We were not offered dessert had to summons the waiter to order coffee.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 September 2019

An enjoyable meal and experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 September 2019

Lovely environment, great service and delicious food.

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Visited On Monday, 16 September 2019

Our meal was superb. Excellent flavours. Succulent, tender lamb and chicken mains were perfectly cooked and well presented with good colour balance.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

Excellent food definitely come back again

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 September 2019

We hadn't been for awhile as the standard of food had dropped from its usual 5 star standard but we heard the chef had changed and things were back on track. We were not disappointed as the food was excellent and the service was as good as ever.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 September 2019

Absolutely amazing food, thoroughly enjoyed every course definitely worth the money 😋

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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

Great

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Visited On Sunday, 25 August 2019

Got very hot sitting in window and was quite bright, needed to wear sunglasses at table, need some type of blinds on windows

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Visited On Sunday, 25 August 2019

Great food & excellent service!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Great food 😊

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Visited On Monday, 12 August 2019

Staff really nice. Food a delight to eat. A pleasure to dine here.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

4 of us dined under first table so it was good value but your prices are going up generally. 2 Of us ordered your mussel entree (chef's special) In fact we received oysters. Entree prices were $17-18 but our "Chef's Special" was $20 - not really a special to me ? and certainly not mussels I ordered your lamb main course because it stated on your menu that it was slow cooked for 5 hours. Dish came out with the meat quite rare and red in the middle. and coupled with the "special" entree price I found the whole evening very disappointing

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

We dined early as a First Table - booking, greeted & seated like honoured guests. Food delicious & ample servings, especially vegetables. Good wine selection. Special occasion fine dining!

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Lovely lunch time meal. Good atmosphere. Staff were attentive.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

We were impressed with the service which was of a high standard. The food was presented well and was delicious. We weren’t staying in the hotel, we live local and wanted to try the restaurant as it had been recommended as a place to dine by friends .

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Money well spent, enjoyed the variety of food, , the English tea was better, great customer service. Would definitely go back again.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

The English Breakfast was very weak - needed more than one teabag

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Superb service, friendly, accommodating staff, quick meals,in perfect condition

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Bread was not cooked in the middle, potatoes were not cooked in the middle, steak ordered medium rare was served well done. Our waitress was lovely and very apologetic, however kitchen staff kept on giving our table filthy looks which made for an uncomfortable time .The rest of the food ordered was lovely however the Chefs need to realise customers have a right to complain especially when you are paying a lot for a dish and it is not up to scratch. We wont be coming back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

The entire party of 16 enjoyed the evening. Would return anytime

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Awesome stay and lovely food and staff

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Probably a little too much enquiry about our meal and maybe more communication needed with kitchen team about who was taking the orders. Beautiful meals and desserts!!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

All staff very friendly and helpful 😀

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Very bland food. Cooked well but lacking in flavour.

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