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 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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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

The menu is brief and very meat-heavy. The entrees are quite meagre for the price - $18 for one duck croquette seems a little steep. The mains are also expensive but the serving sizes are more generous. Service is efficient and friendly, although on arriving we stood at the bar to have a drink and were asked somewhat abruptly to move to our table to "get out of the way". The only sparkling wine available "by the glass" is Deutz which is actually served from 200ml bottles. The restaurant is spacious and neutrally decorated. Very comfortable chairs! Overall an enjoyable dining experience which is decidedly unexceptional considering the prices.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

The idea of a High Tea was lovely and I looked forward to treating my daughter in laws but the event was not so lovely. Food was good, tea choices great, atmosphere nice but the service was lacking big time. Very disappointed and would not repeat

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

We were first seated by the lovley large windows but with the sun streaming in it was way too hot. The staff quickly found us a new table but maybe some shade blinds are needed. A lovely selection of teas and eats for an enjoyable high tea.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Great team. Great service Great venue. Definitely coming back. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Steak and fish were cooked to perfection.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

We came on ’ first table ’ deal so value for money was great. Service was very good, very attentive, even though the waitress brought us someone else's order. She was very apologetic. Food was lovely - the fish was a delicious dish with all the vegetables and sauce compliment. My husband's sirloin was beautiful, he enjoyed it very much. A very pleasant dinner, thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

We had a lovely dinner. Service was fantastic and our meal was great. We especially enjoyed the duck croquette entree.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 June 2019

The restaurant is absolutely beautiful and the staff are polite and friendly. Unfortunately, I did not enjoy the food, I had the lamb which was undercooked and cold, I also did not like the rest of the dish. I found the portion size was very small for the price and would definitely not go back.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

What a great experience it was, we enjoyed Dining at Governors. The food was amazing the cocktails out of this world, Luke was a good host and the service was great. we will be back for more.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Great food and service. Can get quite noisy in restaurant when busy.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 June 2019

A great place for any occasion. Will happily recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Meal was lovely. Meat cooked to perfection

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

Attended the high tea on Saturday. The food was lovely. Fresh and tasty. Will definitely come again.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

A romantic night out, and we got friendly efficient service and outstanding food, but so it should be for the price. Highly recommended for a special night out.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

The steak was amazing unfortunately the bacon crumb really let the steak down as it over powered the flavour of the steak other great meal

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Visited On Monday, 20 May 2019

Great food and service

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Visited On Monday, 20 May 2019

Lunch was at best average the fish and chips batter was hard and greasy the fish was very dry probably not very fresh. Disappointing given we had an excellent evening meal there a week ago obviously a different chef and menu

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

A very limited and expensive lunch menu. Paying almost $40 for a mushroom risotto is excessive. The food took a long time to arrive and portion sizes are small.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Great service from TJ. Beautiful food and very well looked after

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Always enjoy dining here. Delicious food and friendly service.

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