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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  • Disabled Access

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 Monday, 13 January 2020

Food was awesome, staff tried hard, they were friendly.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Lovely food, good service

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

We enjoyed our meal very much at Governors and recommend the restaurant without hesitation.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Great meal and service

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

My husband and I were celebrating my birthday with a dinner here and were having a night out alone without our 15 month old for the first time in a long time. The food and drinks were great, but unfortunately the service wasn't the best to start, we arrived just before 5.30pm for our 5.30pm reservation and were seated at our table with menus. Our orders including drink orders were not taken for approx 20 mins, although the orders of tables around us, who arrived after us were taken. We then received our bread starters just after 6, but still hadn't received drinks so I had to follow up to see how far away they were. Once the food and drinks finally arrived they were delicious and we couldn't fault these, and the service did improve after I followed up on our drinks, but by then we were already a bit disappointed.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Outstanding food and service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Our favourite place to dine out as a family. Love the service and food. Great atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

the steak was the best we have had and the lamb also was cooked to perfection and was delicious. We recommend both dishes. Service from Lucky was superb!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Delicious food, pleasant service and a nice atmosphere. Was a lunchtime services so was maybe a little low key and unhurried, but comfortable seats.

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Was a good venue for a family get together with various ages.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

The food is the worst I’ve tasted. All vegetables are served with picked cucumbers, carrots etc Servings are very small. Overall quality of food is similar to a takeaway shop instead of a top hotel in New Plymouth. Also the waitress insisted on us ordering entree and did not listen to what we wanted. Consequently we couldn’t leave the restaurant fast enough and we didn’t bother ordering any dessert

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Enjoyed the lunch - in walking distance to the restaurant - will be returning in the near future to repeat the experience. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

First table with 50% off the meal so definitely value for money. Food was delicious & excellent service

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

My husband and I dined at Governors while holidaying in New Plymouth. While there we were treated to a first class meal and impeccable service from very attentive staff. When a large party arrived, the staff noticed the increase in the noise level and moved us to a quieter table. My husband was also spoilt by a complimentary dessert in honour of his Birthday. We couldn't fault the meal or service and would definitely return to dine here again.

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Best fish we have eaten in NZ

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Nice food although it was cold. Thought it too expensive for what you get. Wine is far too dear also.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

I already submitted a glowing feedback report earlier today. I hope you received it. Elayne

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Visually the meal can not be faulted. Tasted great. Unfortunately my daughter became sick during our dinning experience but we will be back.

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

We had a delicious meal with outstanding service from Liza - she really was great!! Will definitely be back again!

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 December 2019

I really enjoyed the flavors of the food but was not impressed with the piece of lamb belly flap dished up with my mains - the lamb.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Food and service was good

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Had a very enjoyable evening with a group of friends. Service was great and the food delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Staff were wonderful. They knew the menu and drinks. Service was great. Steak was awesome with lots of yummy flavours happening on my plate. Merry Christmas

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Thank you to the Food and Beverage team of Sarah and Luke - the 50th Wedding Anniversary lunch for our parents went so well, we all enjoyed the experience!

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Service is excellent and food is so delicious!!

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