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41 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 1236
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (73 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
New Zealand, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
41 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This nonsense about a burger and chips being around $25 is a have. Also in the have category is this perception that you are getting something more than a normal beef pattie burger because it is a beef burger from an angus beefy. Well, an...More

Thank Murray T
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Loved my Cranberry,Chicken, Camembert burger 😊 washed down with an Apple cider . They have burger of the day which is on special They have a loyalty card Nice atmosphere in the large 2 storied building (the old L’Escargot French restaurant in the city)

Thank nzandreanz
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

I had a crispy chicken burger it was beautiful plenty of crispy tender chicken in a lovely fresh bun with salad and sauces. My partner had the steak burger which he really enjoyed and the onion rings in the burger were top notch.. The service...More

Thank Lisax1970
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The burger IS good, lots of beer's bottle, The draw on the wall IS really funky. Its in the city center near go i site so easy to go.

Thank Colonel-severus R
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I would just like to say a huge thank you to the management and the staff who made our evening outstanding and did everything, plus more to ensure we were comfortable and happy in 2 hours spent in the restaurant last night. Best Burger ever...More

Thank elvisc0lac0
Reviewed 9 March 2018

All 4 of us had the cheese burgers, one had the double and it was enormous! Onion rings, Shoestring Fries & Polenta Chips more than enough for 2 people in each portion! The Polenta Chips were the best I've ever had delicious & so crispy....More

1  Thank Crystalrose54
Vanessa_Prohibition, Manager at Prohibition, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi Beverley, Thank you very much for your lovely review. It was our pleasure to serve you all last week. Look forward to your next visit at Prohibition! Regards, Vanessa Tran

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Both beef and chicken burgers were good in this fun place with photos of tattoo designs covering the walls. Excellent fries and onion rings. If you prefer, ask that fries come out with the meal rather than earlier.

Thank noniw
Vanessa_Prohibition, Manager at Prohibition, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi noniw, Thank you for your positive feedback. Hope to see you again at Prohibition! Regards, Vanessa Tran

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We had a delicious Old Bill Burger - 24 hr slow roasted in beer pork shoulder in a fresh bun, with salad and a slice of crackling ! Highly recommend . Food served promptly and fresh . We would go back . If you are...More

Thank Patrick H
Vanessa_Prohibition, Manager at Prohibition, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Patrick H, Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy that you and your wife enjoyed our Old Bill burgers. Look forward to seeing you again! Regards, Vanessa Tran

Reviewed 21 February 2018

We were on holiday in New Plymouth and ate in some very good places but this was our favourite. The decor - of many international tattoo designs - was really interesting. We occupied ourselves while waiting for our food with deciding which ones we'd like...More

Thank pmt1
Vanessa_Prohibition, Manager at Prohibition, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi pmt1, Thank you for your review on our food and service. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your time at our restaurant. Look forward to your next visit! Regards, Vanessa Tran

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Nothing can beat Prohibition’s burger before some drinks on Friday night😎 Prohibition, I’ll be back soon to try the rest of your menu!

Thank BaljeetS135
Vanessa_Prohibition, Manager at Prohibition, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Baljeet S, Thank you for your kind words. Look forward to see you at Prohibition again! Regards, Vanessa Tran

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 1236
  • E-mail
New Plymouth’s own American-style burger and tapas bar, Prohibition Burgers & Hooch on Brougham Street, is known for its fantastic burgers, delicious tapas and tasty side dishes. Open for lunch, dinner and drinks all year round, the restaurant has a modern atmosphere with funky décor; perfect for groups or parties. There’s also a great range of food for the little ones on the kids’ menu. Want to try something a little different? Each month, Prohibition Burgers & Hooch dream up a delicious ‘burger of the month’ that’ll have you back for more.
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