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Dixie Brown's
84/100 (6794 ratings)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Soups
Vegan Options
European
New Zealand
European
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Breakfast
Brunch
Mushroom Sauce
Meatballs
Salmon
Belgium Waffles & Bacon Served with Apple Cinnamon Compote and Male Syrup ANC Cream
Butter chicken
Full Rack of BBQ Ribs
Cheesecakes
Kiwi Farmhouse Breakfast
Flat White
Eggs Benedict
Cakes
Seafood chowder
Garlic bread
Burger
Fish and Chips
Chowder
Lamb Shank
Chicken Fettuccine
Cheesecake
Slow Braised Beef Cheek
Lamb
Beef
Fantastic Milkshake
Pesto
Ribs
Fish
Pork
Prawns
Pancakes
Pizza
Eggs Benedict
Pasta
Toasts
Salad
Omelette
Scallops
Coffee
Death by Chocolate
Waffles
Calamari
Pork Belly
Belgian Waffle
Calamares
Onion rings
Sit down
European
New Zealand
Serves Alcohol
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Reservations
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Waterfront
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Brunch
After-hours
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"Great night here. The customer service was on point staff were very friendly and our order for 5 was at our table within 10 minutes. I was very..."
Nikki Waaka
"We had dinner last night here and breakfast today too. It's amazing!! Service was great, super friendly and helpful waitresses/manager. Steak and..."
Sandy Wang
"If I could give 4 and a half stars, I would. It was literally only because we had to ask about drink orders twice. The table next to us also had to..."
Chelsea C
"From South Africa to Taupo this was an amazing experience. Food was superb, my partner and I will definitely be visiting again..."
Carmin Kannemeyer
"Great food. Highly recommend the bread and butter desert. And the cheese..."
William Aull
"The meals here were fantastic (my pork belly was slightly tough) and our girls loved the milkshakes. Service was very slow and we waited a long tine..."
Allan Sparrow
"Went to Dixie Browns twice over the last year. First time we were stopping through from Wellington and just looking for a family meal. We stopped for..."
Kym Moore
"Another fantastic meal at Dixie Browns. Such tasty dishes. Wish we lived closer so we could come more often. Such great service from their friendly..."
Maria
"My family and I visited Dixie Brown for the first time recently by accident on the 19th of Jan and I am glad to say it was a very good accident..."
A R
"Last ones late at night and still service with a smile. Food was quick and excellent because there was no one else there and we were hungry. Can't..."
Dennis Hancock
"after the good experience I had in Mount Maunganui, I decided to let my friends to have a try on Dixie Browns since we’re in Taupo today! all of..."
Sheng Yi Lim
"Girls weekend in Taupo, thought we'd check out Dixie Browns & I'm so glad we did. Beautiful meals, drinks & atmosphere. The service was phenomenal!..."
Shantel Manihera-Hadfield
"Lovely atmosphere, apart from the loud rap music that was playing. Omlette was over cooked rubbery. Smoothie could have better presentation. Apart..."
Kristal Turts
"The best chicken fettuccine I have tasted. Burger and pizza were also superb except for the dry..."
Crizelle Clerigo
"Good was amazing work a great selection. There is a kids menu which was ok, it was done on an activity sheet and came with crayons. The spot the..."
Sarah Long
Huka Prawn Park
74/100 (6740 ratings)
Restaurants
New Zealand
Seafood
Seafood
New Zealand
Lunch
Fish & chips
Shrimp
Salad
Calamari
Calamares
Fish & Chips
Curry
Prawns
Garlic Prawns
Fish
Sit down
Seafood
New Zealand
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Highchairs Available
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Lunch
Mid-range
"The food was absolutely amazing. Really makes you full, it was worth it. I did not even wait for more than 10 mins. One thing better than the food is..."
Nabilla Mutiara
"We ate at the restaurant. The service was excellent. Our order came remarkably quickly. The prawn curry (pictured) was delicious and the prawns very..."
Russell Opland
"Very fun activity park. There is a good variety of activites from little walks to water rides. Almost all of the activies are water themed so..."
James Thompson
"We love our tour guide (front desk) for the day, we forgot to asked her name, she is so kind and sweet. And all the staff on the day. They are all..."
Kuya Jaja and Skye's Kulitan
"Pretty cool place ! I personally think the price is a little steep in winter since you can't really enjoy all the water features. Looks like an..."
Tiana Sharp
"First time visiting the Prawn Park as an adult and really enjoyed our time at the theme park. The tour was informative and the prawn feeding..."
Christine
"Very nice experiences we enjoy as well as well got stress because my brother drop my phone into the water pool but after an hour we found it. we..."
bedika thapamagar
"Looked great they where closed yesterday when we where their. Big car park out front the Entrance was nice and clean and there is a price list on..."
Rou Haarhoff
"Had such an amazing day here. Who would have thought prawn fishing could be so much fun. Popped in to show our UK guest the place with the view of..."
reveandrob L
"Incredible, loved feeding the baby prawns (definitely go on the tour!) and all the foot baths. 10/10 would prawn..."
Sally H
"We are a group of 10 adults and 3 children, had fantastic fun filled day at this place. Very child friendly and has a restaurant after the tour...."
Arlene Barraca
"An amazing day out with the family. So many interactive activities for the kids to do, with the highlight being feeding the baby prawns in the..."
Tracy Morgan (Squoodles)
"Set in a stunning location on the edge of the mighty Waikato river is Huka prawn park... If u love ya fresh prawns & seafood then you'll enjoy the..."
Dan McLaughlin
"Wish we'd still be able to fish prawns. This pandemic has affected this awesome experience but staff were awesome. Still got the guided tour of prawn..."
Tanya M Tabuavou
Mcdonald's
72/100 (5156 ratings)
Quick Bites
American
Fast food
Fast Food
American
Cafe
Cafe
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
Breakfast
After-hours
Big Mac with Chicken
The Boss Burger and Double Cheese Burger with Coffee
Minty Fresh
Supposed to Be Chicken Tenders
Busy Sunday Afternoon
Burger
Chai Latte
Fanta Orange
Burger Ever
Deluxe Cheese Burger
Sausage and Egg Mcmuffin
Filet-O-Fish
hot chocolate
Fries
Soft Serve Ice Cream
Big Brekkie Burger
Kiwi Big Breakfast
Sit down
American
Café
Fast food
Drive Thru
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Free Wifi
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Playgrounds
Brunch
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Cheap Eats
"Consistent taste of Big Mac with Chicken and Bacon, egg McMuffin, and hashbrown. The coffee was mild. A few spacious indoor dine-in areas and a few..."
Ernest Li
"As far as McDonald's go, they are mostly all the same, food never changes. However this one has a DC3 in the front yard that also doubles as a dining..."
Alistair Drake
"I admit it, we came for the plane. But the plane is totally worth the trip! Where else in the world can you order your Happy Meal, walk past the..."
Marsha Russell
"📍 McDonald's Taupo Lake Boasts the title of the coolest McDonald's in the world! It indeed looks stunning from the outside and has an antique..."
彭笙瑞
"Only went for plane. Was pretty cool and well setup. There is a front museum but with some information. This could use a little bit of an update as..."
James Thompson
"Overall this place is great. Had some stunning views over the adjacent lake Taupo. This Macdonalds maintained the standard of the franchise and were..."
Gustav Campher
"Very special McDonalds. What a place to eat and enjoy. No aircon so it got a bit warm but the whole place was fantastic and worth eating. Would go..."
William Sherwin
"Pretty cool!!! It proudly boasts the title of being the coolest McDonald's in the world, and for good reason! The highlight of this restaurant is the..."
Cooper
"The view is great ⤴︎ ⤴︎ ⤴︎ I was surprised to see a real plane next to the shop‼️ It was very lively and the staff was nice..."
ウェイクエイキー
"It was a fun experience with decent food. The person taking trays from the airplane didn’t bother wiping the tables...."
Lisa Baker
"Nice place, Nice atmosphere and location. The plane to eat in is obviously a huge..."
João Pinela
"The aeroplane is extraordinary, but the dishes is super small. Totally different compare to other outlet… I can eat two sets in..."
xuan yui lim
"Really lovely breakfast, potato hash was so yum!!!! I do prefer my bacon crisper but apart from that top notch. Will definitely be..."
Em Jenner
"Voted coolest McDonald's in the world, how can it not be a five star when it has a plane that you can eat in? The said plane does only have one door..."
Dennis Chu (chukatsung)
"Dubbed the world's coolest mcdonald's for their DC-3 plane. Had a meal on the plane, and it was a rather fun experience where there are antique..."
ZY
Master Of India
90/100 (3847 ratings)
Restaurants
Halal
Indian
Vegetarian Friendly
Balti
Nepalese
Nepalese
Balti
Gluten Free Options
Indian
Healthy
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Halal
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Drinks
Cheese Garlic Naan
Tandoori Mixed Grill Platter
Kheema Naan
Lamb Saagwala
Indian Beer
Tikka Masala
Beef
Chicken Tikka Masala Rice
Tandoori Chicken
Beef Vindaloo
Garlic Butter Naan
Eggplant
Pappadoms
Lamb
Chicken Do Pyaza
Chilli Chicken
Chicken biryani
Chili
vd Eggplant Balti
Mango Lassi
Balti Prawn Masala
Roti
Basmati rice
Curry
Masala tea
Tandoori Prawns
Prawns
Vegetable Biryani
Sit down
Balti
Indian
Nepalese
Healthy
Accepts Credit Cards
Reservations
Delivery
Seating
Takeout
Table Service
Accepts Mastercard
Wheelchair Accessible
Accepts Visa
Street Parking
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Digital Payments
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Drinks
Mid-range
"Great Indian restaurant with really tasty authentic food and fantastic service. There’s a reason most locals come here, because it’s the best..."
Scott Devonport
"Overnight stay in Taupo. Extensive menu and I was spoilt for choice. So the chappy in charge, Tanaka (?) suggested he would make something special. I..."
Richard Mojel
"I came here because I wanted to try traditional Indian food, not curry that I eat in Korea. The food of master of india was the first traditional..."
Seokhui Jeong
"Welcomed with very friendly staff. Excellent recommendations from waiter. Very well presented and delicious food with generous serving sizes...."
Jann3
"BEST INDIAN I HAVE EVER HAD The service was exceptional, all the staff were really kind ! Food was incredible a copious cheesy garlic nann lots of..."
Ninon Bazin
"These guys do a great job. Stopped through on the way to Auckland. Awesome service and the chef’s garlic chicken was excellent. Would recommend..."
Geoff Bell
"Great Indian food and service They even provide mild option so the food isn’t too..."
Evangeline Wong
"The most BEAUTIFUL food 😍. First time here and I can’t recommend highly enough. We had butter chicken, garlic/cheese stuffed naan (the best naan..."
Piri Waitai
"What a place. The moment I saw the friendly staff member go out of his way to hold the door open for us as we left the establishment with our meal, I..."
David Paligora
"Phenomenal, phenomenal food. I visited from Hamilton with my family and haven't had anything like it before. Great service, friendly staff, beautiful..."
Matt Borg
Vine Eatery & Bar
86/100 (6114 ratings)
Restaurants
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Wine Bar
European
Contemporary
New Zealand
Contemporary
Vegan Options
European
Wine Bar
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Dinner
After-hours
Lunch
Brunch
Sticky Date Pudding
Halloumi
Risotto
Sous Vide Beef Cheek
Croquettes
Mussels
Mediterranean Lamb Cutlets
Prawns
Calamares
Vine Platter
Seared Scallop
Lamb
Salmon
Free Range Pork Belly Garlic & Chilli Glaze
Lemon Souffle
Bruschette
Beef
Molten Chocolate & Caramel Fondant
Pesto
Paella Balls
Fish
Chowder
Pork
Tapas
Steak
Prawns
Affogato
Falafel Plate
Pasta
Lamb Rack
Salad
Espresso Martini
Meatballs
Scallops
Sharing Platter
Focaccia
Duck
Eye fillet
Chicken Liver Pate
Paella
Coconut Panna Cotta
Croquettes
Calamari
Sit down
European
New Zealand
Wine Bar
Contemporary
Outdoor Seating
Private Dining
Reservations
Street Parking
Seating
Live Music
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Dinner
After-hours
Lunch
Brunch
Mid-range
"The atmosphere here was amazing. We loved the art up on the walls made from old book pages! The food was amazing, some of the best we've had in a..."
Stacey B
"I thought the food and service here was magnificent. We had some jamon croquettes and paella balls which were great as was the lamb wings and..."
Birdman
"Our first time in Taupo and we checked out Vine for dinner.Nothing to fault! Our waitress Emily was attentive & polite, friendly with her own..."
Coppercat
"Amazing food and wine. Beat meal I've ever had!The lamb cutlets were to die for and the chocolate fondant dessert was next level... can't wait..."
Leah Anstis
"Breath of fresh air. In a town that seemed to have a ribs and burger bar for almost every resident, this was a breath of fresh air - spacious and..."
FatCat
"In Taupo for a weekend,decided to try the vine eatery Friday night tried several of the tapas dishes .cannot fault any of it food excellent wine..."
Paul Orton
"We initially wanted to go to The Brantry but it was unfortunately closed on a Sunday, so the Vine was our second choice. Thankfully it turned out to..."
Adeline
"We ate here earlier tonight and I have to say it was fantastic, the staff were very helpful and the food was delicious! We had a party of 5 and..."
Marty
"We have been eating at the vine eatery Taupo twice now and the food was always excellent . Had a chance to meet Head Chef Reginaldo Gallina a very..."
Helga Gruber
"There's not a whole lot to say - it's the best trip-advisor rated restaurant in Taupo for a reason. - Excellent food. Like really really..."
Ed Lyons
"This place is unique and an experience. Great from start to finish. They also have decent beers on tap but don't advertise this. The service is..."
A Vanstone
"Was a lovely experience - beautiful food and excellent choice if wine at great prices - if I had one negative it would be that we were recommended to..."
Joanne Tucker
"Probably one of my most memorable meals in NZ. First word of advice is to made reservations ahead of time. We came across this restaurants just by..."
Christie
"All our food was absolutely delicious and the service was friendly and efficient. The Chef came and spoke to us, which was lovely as well. Our..."
Mel Abbott
"I had my birthday here and I would say that everything was absolutely perfect and well exceeded my expectations! Sarah's organisational skills in..."
Libya Taurua
"Went here for lunch on a Friday and had a really lovely BAP. Awesome atmosphere, nice and warm on a cold winters day. Good service, and plenty of..."
Kaylene
"Dinner for 2 to celebrate my husband's birthday, and we could not have chosen a better place to eat, since tapas is one of his favourite types of..."
Kaye Cochrane
"Scenic Cellars has been. Landmark in Taupo for years, they have recently moved and added an innovative restaurant "The Vine Eatery" to their service...."
Tony Booth
"While staying in Taupo over christmas we were lucky enough to dine at The Vine Eatery. Small plates are a great way to dine especially over a good..."
Sonja Braddock
"We were able to get a table for 3 on a Friday night without reservation. A nice stop on the way to Napier. Delicious onion soup. Shared plates are..."
The Translator
"The menu is well put together. Obvious care has been taken with regard to flavours and presentation. All dietary restrictions are well labeled, and..."
Dick Mc Schizz
"Beautiful setting lots to look at, food was expensive but tasty literally has hundreds of wines to choose from good place to go for drinks we had a..."
D Bakes
"Updated Review: we recently attended what has become an annual group meal at Vine Bar. Once again a great experience though we would have loved to..."
Sam Roff
"Amazing food & fast to come out. Our waiter was the most delightful South African gentleman called Perfect and he absolutely was! The cocktails were..."
Claire Atkin
"Wow. This was some of the best food I have ever tasted. The quality was absolutely top notch. Price was very reasonable for how amazing the food was...."
Braydon Murphy
"Always a pleasure to come here. Attentive friendly staff and we had a fab meal. Highly recommend the French onion soup and the scallop chorizo and..."
Josie Swan
"Amazing place!! They gave me a free entree for a mistake that wasn’t even their fault in the first place! Highly recommend. Really good staff and..."
Leander Menezes
"Vine Eatery and Bar was surprisingly busy for a Sunday evening. But a table was found for us, and our lovely evening began. The atmosphere was..."
Linda Meehan
"This week a group of 12 of us booked the upstairs venue at Vine for an annual dinner celebration. The food was astonishing. The service..."
Judi Smith
"We both really enjoyed what we ordered the scallop risotto and the salmon were excellent. I ordered the large size and it was enough but barely and I..."
navonco
"Great spot for dinner, service was friendly and very quick. The food was presented well and very delicious. Great menu with lots of choices. The..."
Joel Andrews
"I have eaten here twice and every time it has been great. Yesterday was amazing and our waiter Perfect was outstanding. The food was so delicious and..."
aklcx
"Food was excellent, couldn't fault it one bit. Waiter service was very good. Glad we boked early however we really wanted to experience dessert but..."
Richard Houlahan
"Recently visited for dinner and must say it amazing. I had the grilled prawn as entre and eye fillet bacon wrapped and both were perfect well cooked..."
Paul Quilliam
"One of my absolute favourite restaurants ever- and I don’t even in Taupo. Best tapas I’ve come across but all their meals are fantastic. The..."
Amy Claire Walsh
"Had a Cajun fried soft-shell crab and a seared scallop risotto. Both were great, especially the crab. Always great staff, who were running around..."
Stephen Parker
"We had a delightful evening with our good friends from Taupo. They, like us, had never eaten dinner at The Vines, but once in Annette’s capable..."
Margo Lawrence
Spoon And Paddle
94/100 (6613 ratings)
Restaurants
International
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Cafe
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast
Lunch
Brunch
Drinks
Beef
Eggs Benedict
French Toast
Toasts
Pancakes
Cakes
Lamb Shoulder
Salad
Lamb
Salmon
Pork
Tapas
Tacos
"This is one of those places where you say "that looks nice, we must try it one day". Well finally we did, and it was amazing. Clearly it was once a..."
Steve Drake
"Relaxing atmosphere, good food & coffee. Little one kept amused by outside play area. Fab little place to..."
Karen Beveridge
"Loved the falafel souvlaki - a light lunch packed with fresh ingredients, and frankly the best falafel I've tasted. Great friendly staff, can't wait..."
Ronna Grace Funtelar
"Awesome place, great people, friendly, lovely food and reasonably priced. Keep up the great work!!! I will be..."
Brenden Jacobsen Hss UM
"Lovely staff, lovely spaces and quite simply the nicest meal I've had since arriving in New..."
Margaret Jane Hallford Coleman
"Enjoyed coming here with my girlfriend on holiday. They did amazing gluten free..."
Corey Askwith
"Awesome food and fabulous service. Especially impressed with the way front of house staff talked to a young man with Downs and allowing him time to..."
Traci Liddall
"Breakfast was so good! Staff were very friendly and service was fast, very much recommend a visit here if you're staying in..."
Scott Grindrod
"Very nice and quaint! Friendly,spick and span, nice people nice view over lake and mountain AND yummy food and coffees that are very tasty and NOT..."
Judith Litchfield
"This is the one of my favorite cafe in taupo,i love to come enjoy the hot chocolate and the food. ..and the staff is friendly .�� Love..."
Shiyee Teo
"What a place. Fab food fab service fab location. just..."
Mona El Malti
"Absolutely delicious breakfast � warm friendly service and cosy..."
Jane McCullough
"Awesome food and coffee. Great hospitality. Fab atmosphere..."
Raelean Matthews
"Had lunch here today and it was fantastic! The pulled lamb souvlaki is to die for!!!..."
Krystie Marriott
"Big place, lots of seating and parking. Away from the town centre so quieter. Everyone is very friendly and service is good. Banana milkshake wasn't..."
Karl Chong
"Ordered the French toast, hash stack and waffles. 10/10 everything was fantastic, food, service, atmosphere. Highly recommended and would definitely..."
Brittany Tipene
"Came here on our honeymoon a few years back and it was delicious - I am happy to report there’s still the great same food and service today. This..."
Evelyn Lamble
"The Spoon and Paddle has a nice relaxed vibe to it, and a lot of nice outdoor seating, which was especially good on a sunny day. The food was..."
Michael Davidson
"Stopped in for breakfast this morning. Food and coffee was great, staff are very attentive & super friendly ! Thanks for having us. Appreciated the..."
Arohaina Daniels
"Absolutely fantastic service! The young Māori woman serving us was very polite and friendly! The food was delicious, I ordered the Hash Stack and it..."
Maia Fanning
"Popped in for a quick lunch. Food was great and the burger portion size was really big. Kids lunches were great too, Had to get a doggy bag for the..."
Key Man
"Had a beautiful coffee here and the French toast Coffee was perfect temp and taste French toast Was very very sweet and as a dish very heavy and..."
Mr_Edfudi
"Shakshukah was delicious - the sauce was just a little bit spicy, the flavours were excellent, the eggs perfectly runny and the flat bread was nicely..."
Jasmine Tern
"My first stop on this Road trip up north to highly recommend place called @spoonandpaddle I ordered Waffles 🧇 with White Chocolate and a Berry..."
Mi_Foodie_Guide
Paulys Diner
92/100 (3304 ratings)
Quick Bites
American
Diner
Fast Food
Fast food
Diner
American
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Mint Chocolate Milkshake
Burger Hawaii
Veggie Burger
BBC Burger
Honey Butter Chicken
Fish
Burger with a Fried Egg
Cheeseburger
Burgers
Loaded Fries & Deep Fried Mac & Cheese
Burger
Shakes
Loaded Kumara Fries
Beef burger
Chicken Burger by the Lake
Beef
Double Cheeseburger
Vege Fries
Burger Shop
Chicken Burger Vege Burger Loaded Sweet Potato Fries
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Pasta
Salad
Wings
Chili
Sweet Potato Chips
Mac and cheese
Chicken Burger Combo
Chilli Cheeseburger
Fast food
Diner
Fast food
American
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Dinner
Lunch
Cheap Eats
"Best burger in Taupo? yeah, probably - but the bar isn't exactly high... Have eaten here twice and enjoyed it both times, but I've definitely had a..."
Alex Marshall
"Things have changed. I came here years ago and it was amazing! But times have changed and so has this place. The southern fried chicken burger was..."
Jared Wood
"Food was good, staff were friendly as well. Highly recommend the southern fried chicken (any variation) as well as the special beef burger. Jackfruit..."
JQ Teo
"After a long days drive and staying a night in Taupo I asked them to recommend me a burger and liking some spice I went with the chilli cheese burger..."
Jonas Lim
"They say it is the best burger in town. I disagree. I think is the best burger in the North island. Just go there if you crave for some burger. Stop..."
TEONG LING YEOH
"DO believe the hype! Possibly the best smash burger I’ve had in NZ over the years—far outweighing the famous (and in my personal opinion..."
Steven Thompson
"The average price of a burger is $15, but it's delicious, and I personally think it's worth..."
Xie Xie
"Exceptional dining experience! From the warm ambiance to the exquisite flavors, every detail at this place reflects a commitment to excellence. The..."
akshay malhotra
"Had to stop at Pauly's Diner when I was in Taupo. The burgers are simply delicious and you can make it a combo with chips and a drink. We had the BBC..."
William Lin
"excellent burgers here. not much seating inside, and the meat patty was quite small for the price. i had to pay extra to have salad in the burger...."
Willy
"Found this burger place unexpectedly and boy was it good. Me & my wife shared 1 burger and it was so good we returned again the next day. The service..."
Richard Ng
"Limited place to dine in.For me bun was nice and for first time to try their burger it quite..."
Hana 4260
"This place is fantastic really. The burgers and shakes are very simple but they are excellent. Made fresh to order along with the milkshakes. The..."
Alexander Blaskovich
"Busy spot for dinner. I had I the bacon smash burger, outstanding crunch on smash patties, soft sweet bun. Chicken was very tasty and flavorsome,..."
Jono joe
"So we saw videos on YouTube and one of YouTuber recommended this place in Taupo. Before that I never knew it existed. Soo we plan to go there on our..."
Gagandeep Singh
"These burgers are SICK. also. Chips Cole with chip spice which was delicious. Had a great banana milkshake. And glass bottle coke & L&P...."
Lorene Bannon
Indian Affair
88/100 (2650 ratings)
Restaurants
Wine Bar
Indian
International
Indian
Asian
Balti
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Halal
Halal
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Drinks
Chicken jalfrezi
Tikka Masala
Tandoori Chicken
Palak paneer
Chilli Chicken
garlic naan
Masala Papad
Vegetable Samosa
Lamb
Panipuri
Fish
Malai Kofta
Chicken tikka masala
Chili
Pista Kulfi
Butter chicken
Tandoori Chicken
Chicken biryani
Vegetable Steamed Dumplings
Paratha
Curry
Butter Paneer and Palak Mushroom
Gulab jamun
Steam Momos
butter naan
Kathmandu Paneer
Kadai paneer
Sit down
International
Wine Bar
Indian
Wine and Beer
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Highchairs Available
Reservations
Full Bar
Digital Payments
Seating
Free Wifi
Table Service
Accepts Credit Cards
Wheelchair Accessible
Delivery
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Private Dining
Buffet
Street Parking
Serves Alcohol
Drinks
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Mid-range
"With so many Indian restaurants to choose from in Taupo, we based it on Google reviews and it paid off. The menu here was mind-blowingly large! We..."
Dane Marcus
"The best Indian food we have ever enjoyed. We had no idea what to order, but the waiter recommended us several dishes, which were all fantastic...."
Feeling
"Delicious food, great friendly service. comfortable & clean surroundings,, excellent choice of food. Megna is the best Indian restaurant, giving..."
Prem Yakten
"Nice service with great food served. We had Biryani, mango chicken, and garlic roti. Mango chicken is a bit sweeter than I expected, but in general..."
Tang Hsueh-Ling
""No words for the staff and their mind blowing service. They made our day with big smile on their faces. I went there with my friends and we enjoyed..."
Academic Assistant
"Indian Affair Taupo is a fantastic restaurant for Indian cuisine lovers. With its inviting atmosphere, flavorful dishes, and excellent service, it is..."
Rajkumar Shrestha
""I have never heard this place before, one of my family friend had a gathering and we went to take a take out from this place. The place was pretty..."
Horrid Shiv
"The best meal of our trip. Great service, delicious food, extensive alcohol selection. We had the Chicken Tawa and Lamb Mango. Appreciated the good..."
Susan Gregory
"Cleanliness of the restaurant is amazing too ✔👏 Classy atmosphere. Gorgeous food. This is a fantastic place which I hope to return..."
Abhishek Bhusal
""Quick and friendly service, Staff had smile on face and ready to help. Food ... food quality and quantity is best in town." Super delicious Nepali..."
BHTM TA
The Bistro
89/100 (2248 ratings)
Restaurants
Healthy
Vegan Options
European
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
European
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Banana Pudding
Swordfish
Wine
Olive Oil
Prawns
Mocha
Duck Confit
Burger
Crème Brûlée
Lamb
Beef
Smoked Fish Chowder
Confit
Warm Marinated Olives
Creme Brulee
The Bistro Wild Rabbit & Chicken Liver Terrine
Tempura
Pasta
Bag of Chippies
Cakes
Belgian Chocolate Cake with Fromage Blanc
Salad
Truffle Ravioli with Dried Mushrooms Foam and More Deliciousness
Lamb
Scallops
Beef 2 Ways
Pesto
Duck
Sous Vide Calamari with Gnocchi
Fish
Calamari
Corn 2 Ways
Pork
Crème Brulée
Calamares
Blood Orange Sorbet Grapefruit Pomegranate Molasses Cashew Meringue
Pork Belly
Vegan Surprise
Steak
Sit down
European
Healthy
New Zealand
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Reservations
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Table Service
Accepts Visa
Wheelchair Accessible
Accepts American Express
Street Parking
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Dinner
Mid-range
"My wife and I went here for our anniversary dinner. We booked a table late but they were still able able to accommodate us. Service was great and our..."
Nik Kho
"Walked in after reading the reviews on Menu mania, and weren't disappointed. Beautiful flavorsome food, for a very reasonable price. Pork Belly,..."
Sonya Thorpe
"What can I say but Wow! From the first complimentary spoonful of ceviche I knew the chef in the kitchen knew what they were doing. I had the pasta..."
Maggie Isaac
"We dined here Sunday night, absolutely devine!! I had duck leg - to die for - so tender and tasty and beautifully presented. Hubby had poussin,..."
Janette Powell
"Best meal I've had in a long long time! I've never eaten rump steak like it and the calamari is to die for! Also had the pleasure of chatting with..."
Lee Farling
"WOW! What an amazing meal! We had the terrine and mussels to start followed by the duck and the lamb ribs, the waitress was great and warned us about..."
Sara Blackburn
"What an amazing place to go!Went on a Sunday night with our family of 3 children under 6 for a Sunday night meal and it was..."
Karina
"Experience pure. We travelled to Taupo on Valentines Day, got recommended The Bistro from locals. When we arrived at The Bistro it was packed but the..."
Janet
"We celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary here - it was amazing, the service was top knotch - Abbey was our waitress and she was so funny but still..."
Shelly Alexander
"What a great addition to the town restaurants..The meal was fabulous and very tasty. Service was great and we requested a chat with the chef who..."
Sherie Rose
"Top meal. Two of us had starters, the chips with black truffle and the beans, both awesome. The duck was melt in your mouth, the veges well cooked...."
Sue Jeurissen
"Arrived late in town, we were looking for a restaurant in Taupo and chose "The Bistro" totally randomly. What a great surprise. The food was "simple..."
Lulu Tercinier
"We had a great meal. The Chowder was Divine and duck fell off the bone it was so tender. The complementary canapes and bread is a nice touch. ..."
David Bruce
"The Bistro is a great little place to dine, starting with complimentary bread and canapés followed by a journey through the menu. The food is the..."
Joshua Fletcher
"Went to The Bistro last night for our first visit, all we can say is fab and we can't wait to go back. Lovely complementary canape and bread to..."
Lisa Cameron
"Had the chowder and beef rump dish tonight. Sensational! A chef that knows his flavours. Awesome refit from top to bottom and lovely atmosphere. Best..."
Arron Frost
"Was visiting Taupo with my friend for a few days. We were looking for a boujee place to eat for a celebratory final meal. The Bistro knocked it out..."
Tanushk Martyn
"We made a last minute reservation and felt welcome. The complimentary home baked sourdough bread was delicious and had a crisp crust and beautiful..."
Aletta Lamprecht
"What a great find in Taupo! I don’t usually eat 3 courses and hardly ever desert but the menu was enticing. The sous vide squid starter was a..."
Susan Schenk
"Amazing food and service! The calamari and cured raw fish were my favourite! Also loved the complimentary homemade sourdough and lemon brown butter..."
Sally Marsden
"The Fish might have been the best fish I have ever had. Perfectly crispy on the outside with a deliciously tender interior. And don’t even get me..."
Louie Primeau
"Perfect spot for a couples date, quiet and relaxed. The food was delicious, especially dessert. Service was good too and the food came out..."
Robert Wenham
"As food lovers, we reserved both nights in Taupo for The Bistro. The menu at The Bistro is relatively simple. We tried almost everything on the..."
jin jeremy
"My husband and I have been here a few times now, and every time we have had a very positive experience. 😀 the food is delicious, the service is..."
Rachel Williams
"Such a beautiful atmosphere and service. Food was just delicious. We were disappointed to don’t tried the degustation menu because we arrived too..."
katinka frizel
"If you are in Taupo make sure to try The Bistro! We were there for dinner over Easter weekend and the food is stunning. We had rabbit terrine as..."
Sarah Roussel
"Here has Kids menu. My boy loved the creamy paster. The market fish dish was very nice with spicy pumpkin mash. Make sure book in advance as they..."
Rikki Mitchell Family
"We had yet another fantastic night at The Bistro. The food is so good and the complimentary bread and butter (with a twist) was delish - yum!! Some..."
John and Kelly van Raders
"We were a group of 8 that was on a time limit. The food and drinks were divine,didnt feel rushed at all. Pork belly was melt in your mouth and the..."
Bevan Woltersdorf
"I found this restaurant online before I left Sydney, and it was further recommended by two locals. So glad we visited. It was one of the best meals..."
Elie Ibrahim
"Had degustation menu with wine matching. Incredibly tasty, a surprise for each course..."
Maxime Vasuta
"Always such a personal and delicious experience, can't wait to go back for our annual anniversary dinner in September. It's hubby's only good steak..."
Amy Andrews (jessie0wessie)
"Attended with a table of 13 the night before the Taupo cycle challenge. The food was fantastic and the service was accommodating with a few extra..."
Larissa Lyndon
"Outstanding Bistro experience and highly recommend. You’ll be taken care of by Jude, his family and crew. My first time, and I will be back next..."
Craig Cooper
"Warm friendly atmosphere, attentive service and yummy food. We had mains of perfectly cooked fillet steak and duck with perfect crispy skin...."
B Wild
Cafe Baku
74/100 (2669 ratings)
Quick Bites
Coffee & Tea
Coffee & Tea
International
New Zealand
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
International
Cafe
Cafe
European
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch
Breakfast
Brunch
Drinks
Waffles
Crepes
Schnitzel
Bagels
Burger
Stout Pie
Cakes
Bacon Scroll
Beef
Eggs Benedict with Breakfast Sausage
Pesto
Harissa Squid
Burgers
Buttermilk Griddle Cakes
Flat White
Eggs Benedict
Cappuccino
French Toast
Smoothie
Juice & Smoothies
Toasts
Mochaccino
Pasta
Cheese Scones
Buddah Bowl
Omelette
Salad
Almond Croissant
Falafel
Calamari
Eggs Any Style
Mussels
Broccoli Salad
Calamares
Scrambled eggs
Falafel
Juice & Smoothies
Salmon
French Toast
Schnitzel
Sit down
International
New Zealand
Café
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Highchairs Available
Digital Payments
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Drinks
Mid-range
"Great brunch overlooking Lake Taupo. The staff is friendly and service quick. That paired with great coffee and a relaxed vibe made for a great..."
Gordie Felt
"Great selection of cabinet and menu items, both taste and presentation deserve a 5*, likewise for the ambience. Long black isn’t that fab so..."
IL Deko
"The almond croissant with creamy almond filling is in my top 3 almond croissants I've tried in NZ. Just the right balance of filling to bread. The..."
Liesl
"Cafe Baku, tucked away as a hidden gem in the heart of Taupo, is a culinary haven serving up an array of seriously delectable dishes. On my recent..."
Amin Kazemi
"A hipster feel cafe by facing Lake Taupo, seems to be quite popular with locals and visitors. Serving atypical Cafe type food, with sandwiches, cakes..."
Azimeer Manaf
"We stopped here for brunch on the way through Taupo. The food was good, vegetarian options available, friendly staff, nice view over the lake. It was..."
Dianne
"Wonderful and cozy bar to have a breakfast. Great choices and wonderful chocolate with almond..."
Giulio Toscani
"The score says it all. Really nice cafe. Food is..."
Gavin Li
"A great spot for visitors. The coffee is a bit more expensive than those up the road, yet this place is popular for a reason. The menu is decent,..."
Chantal McNaught
"I enjoyed my breakfast experience there. It seemed to be a popular place as I entered they had a few tables available. You have a choice of sitting..."
Dennis Niu
Waterside Restaurant & Bar
86/100 (2127 ratings)
Restaurants
New Zealand
Bar
European
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Bar
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
European
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
After-hours
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
Drinks
Oyster
Calamari
Lamb
Mussels
Burger
Pesto
Fish & chips
Calamares
Fish
Salmon
Pork
Beef
Chowder
Cheesecake
Fish & Chips
Prawns
Pasta
Salad
Meatballs
Scallops
Cheesecakes
Duck
Sit down
New Zealand
Bar
European
Cash Only
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Street Parking
Reservations
Waterfront
Lunch
Drinks
Brunch
After-hours
Dinner
Mid-range
"Absolutely delicious meal here tonight. Steak and chicken meals we’re beautifully done. Great spot with views to the lake. Staff were excellent,..."
L-M Hallam
"This is a perfect location to have lunch especially on a warm and sunny day. Location is right infront of the lake and has nice ambience. Staff are..."
Ferdinand Go
"We had a table for 10. The front wait staff were engaging and attentive. Our lovely attendant took our orders and even after all the changes, the..."
Teresa Higham
"Food was excellent and delicious! I finished it so fast before I even thought of taking a photo. Steak was cooked to absolute perfection. Sticky date..."
Sophia Lemafa
"We had a nice dinner out with the family, great friendly staff, nice meals, love the platters and kids enjoyed their sundaes 🍨..."
Rini Sim
"This place is insane! The food, the location. Incredible. Loved every minute. Service was amazing. Thankyou, we really enjoyed our..."
Charlotte Fletcher-Beesely
"The freakshakes were a kids idea of heaven! Food was great and the service was excellent. Cocktails 🍸 are amazing..."
Charlotte Marshall
"Dinner was so yummy. I had the chicken wrapped in bacon with a sun-dried tomato paste inside & gnocchi. It was..."
Iso Anderson
"Had a dinner meal here while spending the night in Taupo. Service was outstanding, venue was warm, clean and spacious. Food was just perfect, and the..."
Catherine Faletanoai
"We had our work Christmas dinner here on Friday and the food and service were awesome! Great value for money and the staff were lovely, accommodating..."
Carolyn Mackay
"I like it. Good experience while dining with family. Good food as..."
Bas
"Bit of a long wait but food wasn't bad, could've been a bit of a larger serving for the chicken..."
Madilyn Povey
"We enjoyed our dinner. Ribs were great. Mussels were delicious but my steak was just..."
Marin Ianev
"2years before,Awesome place close to lake. The staff sre cute and friendly, they gave me high quality services feels. Thanks guests. (Adding my..."
Jimmy LAI
"We were in town for a day and chose this restaurant for dinner based on the special advertised on the board outside and the atmosphere plus lighting..."
Yen Luong
"Went to lunch at Waterside to sample their "Freakshakes" Had a Chocolate, Caramel and Fudge, they were delicious, quite a bit to get through,..."
Spider Webb
"Been here before last time when I went to Taupo. Their steak here is very good. We also tried their mussel with creamy bacon sauce which. The..."
Wilson Shum
Pub N Grub
72/100 (2030 ratings)
Restaurants
Bar
Pub
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Bar
Pub
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Brunch
Drinks
Flat White
Salmon
steak and chips
english breakfast
Fish & chips
Sandwiches
Beer
Chowder
Burger
Cheese burger
Mochaccino
Fish & Chips
Pork spare ribs
Steak and Ribs
Ribs
White wine
BBQ Beef Burger
Nachos
Chicken tenders
Cheese Bites
Eggs Benedict
Hazy Ipa
Toasts
Nachos
Steak Sandwich
Beef
Garlic Prawns
Steak Sandwich
Speights Cider
Lamb
Fish and Chunky Fries
Fish
Warm Beef Salad Pizza
Pork
Salad
Loaded fries
Mussels
Sit down
Bar
Pub
New Zealand
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Television
Live Music
Waterfront
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Drinks
Brunch
Mid-range
"Great calamari excellent salad and loved the dressing! Beef burger was..."
Steve Anderson
"Delicious food, coffee roasted and brewed perfectly and a great price. Friendly waiter's, clean facilities, good music, great atmosphere. Visit..."
mushable13
"Didn't get food just had a couple of pints and enjoyed the view. Like the layout. Awesome bar maid. Friendly. Fun and..."
Annette Mariu
"Pub n Grub was busy when we arrived, but it was easy to get a table. I got a steak with chips and a glass of wine, as did my partner. That came to..."
Stewart McDonald
"We popped in for a drink. Casual bar/restaurant. Warm welcome. Relaxed atmosphere. Didn't try the food tho what was coming out looked very..."
susan young
"We were in Taupō for the weekend and this seems to be THE place to go. Was always busy with a good energy but we easily managed to find a table both..."
Lisa Nelson
"Went with a group last weekend. Personally I had Tempura Prawns followed by the Fettuccini with added chorizo and prawns. Mine superb. Couple of the..."
Phil Heming
"Just a little more care in the preparation as one of our 4.meals had cold deep fried squid rings. Service was average fornthe price paid. Tip: 1...."
Shane Weastell (Westy)
"I had the fish burger and 2 pina coladas, absolutely amazing. My partner had the steak meal and was full until 2pm the next day. The customer service..."
Danielle746
"Absolutely love Pub n Grub, we stop here for breakfast whenever we pass through Taupo. Staff are always friendly and miling, food is always..."
Katfrin
"Nice food, resonably priced loved the decor. Our waitress wasn't very responsive she must've had a long day we greeted her twice but no reply hope..."
Char Rewiri-Ulufonua
"Had dinner there in October 2022. The crispy salmon and the fettuccine were both delicious. Service was also excellent, noting that there is a..."
Nick Choy
"My family and I have been coming here for the past few years every time we drop by Taupo. The food and service are always exceptional. Friendly staff..."
Betty Bloghog
"Delicious pub style food, good vibes, great music, and warm inside, and friendly service. Very central with great outdoor seating and view of the..."
Pami Curry
"Great coffee. They open early and were kind enough to put the football game on tv when asked. Okay prices and a large menu to choose..."
Lee Boynton
"Huge servings, great smiling staff, amazing whakapapa beer on tap. The best nachos I’ve ever had in New Zealand. Best location. Must have nachos..."
Nirav Gor
"Have been enjoying PnG for many years as we visit once or twice a year from Wairarapa. Excellent renovations, nice to see permanent duty manager..."
Poppys Dad
Cobb & Co. Taupo
79/100 (1977 ratings)
Restaurants
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
Bar
Steakhouse
European
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Bar
Steakhouse
European
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Drinks
Pork Belly Meal Scrumptious
Seafood chowder
Cobb Crunches and Traffic Light
hot chocolate
Ice Cream Sundae
Chocolate Brownie
Deep Fried Cauliflower
Chowder
Burger
Triple Chocolate Cheesecake
Fish & Chips
Fish and Chips
Ribs
Marinated Buffalo Wings
Prawns
Lemon Lime and Bitters
Nachos
Shrimp
Fish Chips & Salad
Beef
Cobb Loaf
Cobb Crunchies
Schnitzel
Cobb Schnitzel
Sirloin Steak
Chicken Alexandra
Coach Burger with Curly Fries
Lamb
Pasta
Scotch Fillet Mignon
Pesto
Salad
db Export Fruit Cider
Fish
Fish & chips
Wings
Cauliflower Nibbkes with Four Sauces
Pork
Sit down
Bar
Steakhouse
European
Seafood
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Television
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Lunch
Drinks
Dinner
Mid-range
"Lovely place for dinner- family friendly atmosphere, but suitable for single person, or group. I was late in my dinning time and really appreciated..."
Christine Raymond - Kichwapanikuna
"We had drinks and fries to start our late lunch, chefs were sent off on a break before there dinner set but we were happy to find a place to take us..."
Ruiha kara
"The gentleman who served us was wonderful, sorry I don't recall your name. We were not bothered by the "no liqour licence yet" But i do understand..."
Orana Trevelyan
"Very nice meals, wanted dessert but couldn't fit anything else after..."
Jo Atkinson
"Great restaurant! Portion sizes were big, prices were decent. Wouldn’t call the food top quality, but perfectly acceptable for a cheaper family..."
John Thompson
"Haven't been to a cobb n Co since I was little... So the Adult traffic jams were just fun!! Beautiful meal. Amazing staff. (and local..."
Sarah Morris
"Great place for good food and ambience. Like most places short staffed so don't be in a hurry and let the staff do the best they can. Lovely well..."
Philip Luders
"Family diner with some extra thrown in. The wait staff did tell us that they are understaffed and tried their best to serve everyone as punctually as..."
Sarah Ong
"We had a lovely evening at Cobb & Co. Wish they were still in Auckland. Really great service and the food was high quality. They were really kid..."
Kiri
"Walked in 45 minutes before the kitchen closed. Promptly ordered & received our meals quick smart. The food & service were both great...."
Ingrid Chapman
Lone Star
76/100 (1925 ratings)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
American
Vegan Options
Bar
Bar
Southwestern
New Zealand
American
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Southwestern
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Breakfast
Brunch
Drinks
Salmon
Burger
Prawns
Fish & chips
Beef
Burrito
Nachos
Lamb
Fish
Pork
Salad
Calamari
Calamares
Sit down
American
New Zealand
Southwestern
Bar
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Takeout
Television
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Brunch
Dinner
Lunch
Drinks
Mid-range
"Service was goooood!!!! Food was gooooood!!!! Booked a table with 27 people and definitely a great outcome. Food didnt take long at all, staff were..."
Fooooood
"Very busy and packed with people. I loved how they had free range chicken and such a range of yummy food. There was a long wait but only because they..."
Foodie
"I came in when all the 'Halloween deco' was up and it looked very well done!The place is well located and the bar is a presentable..."
Daniel Moore
"Have been here twice and it is the best Lone Star in my opinion! The deserts in particular are great, the food in general is value for money. Great..."
Aimee R
"Had my daughters 21st dinner here last June, and it was really good, it was a busy Saturday night, but their service was great.Meals were..."
Kim Ormsby
"Busy busy busy, Lonestar is Lonestar you always know what you are going to get if you are a repeat customer and it will taste the same every time and..."
Amanda
"Had lunch here yesterday & afternoon drinkees today, fast friendly service, warm welcoming atmosphere & a free garlic loaf this afternoon to..."
Colene McBride
"had a whānau lunch and we all loved our meals ✨ cooked perfectly and presentation was so pretty. left feeling full and satisfied 🍽️ we’ll..."
LOZZ
"We tried the online takeaway option in Taupo. Great easy experience, value for money with generous portion sizes. We ordered the Rib box. Only..."
Becs Illingworth
"Showed up late notice with no booking and was catered to by staff. Service was lovely and top notch and the food was amazing. My wife had the salmon..."
Sione Vea
"Food was great, staff were..."
Christine Bradshaw
"We went for the Boxing Day dinner. The food was amazing. The staff was very friendly. Although we haven’t made a reservation the team helped us to..."
Chanjief Chandrakumar
"Ignored on arrival by maitre de and nearly walked back out after a wait, then sat us at a table by an open door without being asked if it would be..."
Grant Robinson
"FOOD was spectacular! Got the Pork and the Crackling was to die for. If you know me you'll know I love a good cracking. Only complaint was that It..."
James Hickmott
"Love the taste of homemade garlic bread 🍞. The rib is so yummy as well. Food comes fast and cooks in a nice..."
Be the One
"Our server has been amazing. As I ordered low dairy, she has checked with me every step of the way during the preparation of our meal. Excellent..."
Toffee-pop Nz
"Came to lonestar for dinner, My partners 1st time and we loved it, He had the Tequila Scallops and Bb Ribs and I had the Dixie Chicken 😍 Enjoyed..."
Shannel Tata
"Super evening with the usual massive portions of food. We were five at the table. We enjoyed Redneck Ribs (enough for two), salmon, teraki and chips..."
Dora Green
Plateau
87/100 (1885 ratings)
Restaurants
Gastropub
New Zealand
Gastropub
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
European
New Zealand
Contemporary
Contemporary
Vegan Options
European
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
Drinks
Ceviche
Oyster
Ginger & Lemongrass Chicken Dumplings
Salmon
Calamari
Steak w Beetroot Puree
Lemon Tart
Lamb
Risotto
Oyster Shared Platter
Burger
Antipasto
Pesto
Calamares
Taupo Lamb Rack
Fish Sliders
Fish
Salmon
Coconut Panacotta
Pork
Beef
Smoked Venison Carpaccio
seafood platter
Fish & chips
Oysters
Chowder
Lamb Rump
Fish & Chips
Seafood Platters
Truffle Fries
Ribs
Espresso Martini
Prawns
Mushroom Arancini
Pasta
Market Fish
Salad
Great Wine
Scallops
Snack Platter
Confit
Duck
Sit down
European
New Zealand
Contemporary
Gastropub
Accepts Mastercard
Reservations
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Seating
Street Parking
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Television
Dinner
Lunch
Drinks
Brunch
Mid-range
"We had a lovely experience here!! We were looking for a restaurant with good seafood. Hit the spot with this pick. Started with a seafood platter and..."
Carl DSilva
"We dined here for a celebration dinner . Excellent service and delicious meal. Finished off the night in front of the fire with desert and ports. ..."
Michelle P
"We dined at Plateau Restaurant tonight and we were very satisfied with whole meal and friendly service, it also has a great atmosphere/vibe to the..."
Mel Obers
"Had dinner here new years eve, we had no booking and they managed to give us a outside table which was great, the service was very good and we all..."
Reon Barnfield
"Very pleasant, really nice food, service alittle slow and had to keep asking for water, they weren't that great at noticing that your glass was..."
Di Curley
"Don't be deceived by pub-like atmosphere! The food was actually pretty good, and service was amazing! We were all impressed, and really enjoyed our..."
Kirsten Cunningham
"I got to Taupo every year & never knew this place was open during the day until my last visit & I'm glad I know now! Fast, friendly &..."
Colene McBride
"Shot jude. Are you gonna put your Monteiths dish on the..."
Mathew Pendleton
"Yum Yum. Once you have had this food you want more and more. My partner and I went with some friends we each ordered a different dish and each of us..."
Liz
"My partner and I got a deal voucher to eat here for lunch. It was a fabulous deal and very cheap for what you get. It was warm and inviting with..."
Gavin Goldsmith
"I came in with my partner on a Friday night and although the restaurant was busy, the staff were very friendly and did everything they could to sit..."
Jojo
"We ate at Plateau recently and found everything fantastic. We loved the winter menu and the staff were so friendly. Our meals were perfect and we..."
Mark
"We first dined at this beautiful restaurant in Feb and we amazed at the food and service. We came back 2 months later and the amazing waitress..."
peter oht
"Amazing experience! The atmosphere is so classy, cosy & comforting I love the ambiance and so did the whole family! We were lucky enough to have the..."
Taylor-Louise Turner
"We couldn't fault this delightful restaurant. From the booking process to the farewell it was simply an excellent experience. Tables are spread..."
Noel Munford
"I looked online for a decent restaurant and was delighted to have dined here. There were decent vegan options for my partner (not always easy to find..."
William W
"Wonderful food and service. We went for my mother in laws 60th and they really made an effort to make it special. A small plate and a large plate are..."
Jack Wood
"I have eaten here a few times and enjoyed their excellent menu. The staff are friendly and helpful. We didn't book a table prior, so the front of..."
Graeme Wooller
"Where to start ! The ambience was lovely! The service is 100/10, very efficient, kind, funny, and she did an amazing job (well done!) The seafood and..."
Tegan Chisnall
"Didn't take photos of all our food. But this place was sooooo delish! Make sure to book if you Wana eat here. We walked in and got 1 of 2 bar leaners..."
Brittany Tipene
"Service was excellent. Food was amazing, no complaints, every bite was a mouth sensation. Yum. Cocktails made to a high standard...."
Paul Stratford
"I went for a bit of a walk while I was in Taupo and part way through I was keen for a coffee and a bite to eat and coffee. I stumbled upon this place..."
Kym Moore
"Incredible food, great service. Been 3 times always amazing!! We will be back. Barb was incredibly attentive and very informative about the menu..."
Melissa Kennett
"I don't know what I was expecting but this was near perfect. Just all around great food, great atmosphere, great cocktails, and at a great price. I..."
Sean
"Impressive food and friendly attentive wait staff. The snack platter was good to share. Loved the lamb cutlets...."
Fraser
"Was in Taupo for a night traveling between cities for work and liked the look of this place from the outside, so decided to wonder in. I was happily..."
Talmin Pai
"Booked dinner here due to good reviews and did not disappoint. Service friendly, quick and attentive even on a busy Sat night. Food was of..."
Stacey Palmer
"Had a beautiful, delicious dinner at Plateau tonight, Venison capachio sooo very tasty would definately recommend, Beef Ragou would come back for and..."
Kim Powley
"HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Everything was perfect. The pork belly is to die for! Very talented chef. Atmosphere is beautiful and the service and staff are..."
Amberley Birch
"Went here for my mom’s birthday. Food was delicious and yes, locally sourced, but it didn’t seem very NZ, aside from the pavlova. I think it’s..."
Mary Ann Jawili
Replete Cafe & Store
92/100 (4061 ratings)
Quick Bites
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
New Zealand
Cafe
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Lunch
Brunch
Breakfast
Toasts
Carrot Cake
Bagels
Quiche
Pancakes
Cakes
Pasta
Lamb
Salad
Pesto
Salmon
Sit down
New Zealand
Café
Highchairs Available
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"We had a wonderful lunch yesterday which was a public holiday. We had no issue at all paying 10% surcharge for the public holiday (if you've been in..."
Lisa Hill
"Absolutely amazing breakfast yesterday morning, such friendly lovely staff. Highly recommend this for a family friendly dining experience. Thanks..."
Allisa Richardson
"We're low carb and make subs all the time. They were accommodating and really cheerful about it. The food was lovely, chargrilled bacon cannot be..."
Alexander Valentine
"Really impressed by the teapot for my green tea. I drink a lot of tea in cafés and this is the best so far - ever! Good size and the plunger at the..."
Eva Heraud
"Best coffee in town! Delicious focacia for lunch. 10/10 would..."
Brianna Lees
"Customer service is outstanding. Every customers got the same smiles from all staff. Food is amazing. Well done to all..."
Shirley-Anne Johnstone
"Cool cafe with delicious tasting food, kiwis at their..."
Jacqueline Letham
"My favourite place to go in Taupo. Awesome Staff and the service is second to none. Love this place..."
Bridgette Te Tuhi
"Just finished eating your Hangi. Divine. Great cafe and cooking/kitchenware shop. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly..."
Linda Mary Sparklington
"Everything is excellent here. Excellent coffee, excellent food, excellent staff &..."
Paul Dennison
"Awesome staff! Great coffee and food. Highly recommend. Also have cool..."
Shawn Plummer
"My fave spot for anything food related in Taupo. Service, coffee, kitchen 'must haves' and food. What more could a girl..."
Traceylee Hooton
"Couldn't fault this place and food...top notch!! ...bring a franchise to Melbourne...please!! Loved it all..."
Margie Hyde
"While we dined in, I was blown away by the variety of excellent quality sandwiches, rolls, pastries, cakes and other items for takeaway. They all..."
Dane Marcus
"Was just walking in town when i saw this busy cafe. Thought to give it a try and was surprise to see Nasi lemak in the menu. Its not bad and good try..."
Shazlena Shariff
"We stumbled across Replete Cafe by accident and enjoyed the ambience, latte, walnut brownie, and service by Clement. The next day we considered going..."
Hamish Pringle
"Lovely cafe and friendly staff, got the filo pastry goats cheese and spinach. Beautiful. Light and crispy. The shop adjoining is cool to, quirky..."
Adam Friel
"Beautiful food. We had the sardines and Buffalo mozzarella for breakfast. It was beautifully presented and equally delicious. We'll definitely be..."
Kirsten Jefferson
"The person who took our order seemed a little stressed and perhaps uninterested in offering a friendly service, which reflects the 4 stars for our..."
Andrea F
"After searching on Google for a nice little (not a chain) cafe I came up mostly blank. I’m really quite snobby about my coffee tbh 🙈 Then I..."
Amy Earnshaw
"Big assortment of pre made food and a nice menu, salads were imaginative and super tasty, delish eggs on toast and excellent coffee. Also lots of..."
Kamini Rae
"Had a very good brunch here it was hard to make a choice. But we both went for the hotcakes. Coffee excellent on the strong side in case you can’t..."
Rebecca KEENAN
"Cute busy cafe & homewares store - sells gorgeous different stuff. Brekkie was perfect, added smoked salmon on request even though it wasn't a menu..."
Anony Mouse
"Probably the best lunch I have had in Taupo so far. The ginger latte is spicy and warming, the cappuccino smooth and tasty, and both the kedgeree and..."
Margo Lawrence
"Really good service, friendly international servers. Great coffee, try their flatwhite. After 12 yrs in the USA this place delivered on the want for..."
MissMinimish
"We arrived not long before closing, so we were limited to food from the cabinet. It all looked delicious - really well done. My salmon bagel was..."
Kath C
"First discovered Replete many years ago, after a long interlude searched it out again. A little difficult as the signage is very subtle, arrived 5min..."
George Curtis
"Best Mochas in Taupo! Great big breakfast to set you up for the day or if you like Blue Frog Cereal (best by far) for those needing something..."
Stu Hastings
"Busy place at lunchtime on a cold winter's day but warm welcome, warm atmosphere and great warm food inside. We had soup of the day (Moroccan..."
Jon “Buzz” Dunning
"Really lovely food with a more interesting selection than most cafés. Excellent service with a smile (and even a collective staff song and dance at..."
Deryl Northcott
"Great cafe with great service. The cabinet food looked..."
Kris
Burgerfuel Taupo
83/100 (1750 ratings)
Quick Bites
Fast Food
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Fast food
Healthy
Healthy
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Hamburgini with Cheese
Spud Fries with Aioli
V8 Vegan Burger
Burger
Chicken Burnout
Choppers
C N Cheese
Beef
Bastard with Kumara Fries
Bacon BBQ Roadster and Kumara Fries
American Muscle Double
Smack N Cheese
Chicken Burger and Fries
חזה עוף
Class Coke
Bacon Backfire
Cheeseburger Meal Natural Nuggets Meal
Kumara Fries with Aioli
Sit down
Fast food
Healthy
Seating
Highchairs Available
Takeout
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Cheap Eats
"Fantastic fast food restaurant. Burgers are of the larger portions and very filling. There is upstairs seating available inside and lots of outdoor..."
Phillip
"We rocked up late, must have been closing time, the kind lady serviced us, even though a staff member said to her we are closed. She was still happy..."
Dee Renor
"Burger Fuel is my reward every week. My burger today was a bit cold, but it was still reka..."
riqi harawira
"Surprisingly tasty burger, i can say this is one of the best burger i've..."
Bas
"It was an alright experience, the burger was delicious but the Kumara fires were either refried, the oil was old or just sitting for a long time :/..."
Kpop fangirl
"Visited on 11/08/23. Best burger I've had in years! Customer service was amazing and made our order quickly and accurately. I would definitely..."
Max Mooney
"Great tasting burger with wonderful lake view! I think the burgers in this place is one of the best in town, not pricy, great taste and really nice..."
Quinton LI (Quinton)
"Amazing vege Burgers at a busy time of the evening. Was a little bit difficult to find a place to sit where other outside diners cigarette smoke..."
Orelle McDonald
"Best burgers and an awesome view, with upstairs warm seating its the best example in NZ. You cant go wrong here. Vegans, vegetarian, gluten free..."
Tyrone Penning
"Burger fuel is burger fuel right? Meal was good, had a Modifried burger, chips and drink. Burger was good and for once the chips were actual fresh..."
Johno Yarrow
"We were arriving quite late in Taupo and just ended up coming here to pick up some burgers for dinner. We ordered in store and then headed out to Pac..."
Benedict Uy
"Burger Fuel is probably the best restaurant chain in New Zealand. Their burgers are one of the best I've ever eaten, and it's on par with the price..."
Wei Jie Tan
"I really like this page! We are at 2 different locations while visiting NZ North Island. The burgers are really good and..."
Joan Coffing
Victoria's Cafe Kitchen Bar
84/100 (1705 ratings)
Quick Bites
Cafe
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Cafe
European
Gastropub
New Zealand
Gastropub
Gluten Free Options
European
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast
Lunch
Brunch
Drinks
flat white coffee
Mocha
Eggs Benny
Burger
Lambs Fry and Bacon
Eggs Benedict with Bacon
Avocado Smash
Beef
Red Velvet Latte
Eggs Benedict
Salmon Bagel
Toasts
Flat White Large
Pancakes
Omelette
Omelette
Delicous Coffee
Sensational Salad
Chicken and Mushroom Filo
Cakes
Salad
Eggs Benedict w Salmon
Risotto
Plum Porridge
Pork
Salmon
Eggs Bene with Bacon
Chicken Burger
Eggs Benedict with Pork Belly
Gnocchi
hot chocolate
Chowder
Sit down
Café
Gastropub
European
New Zealand
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Street Parking
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Drinks
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"Called in for Breakfast in a group after we stayed the night in Taupo before heading north to Auckland. Really friendly service. Food was really good..."
Vaughan Wilson
"We have been twice on holiday and both times the service was superb and the food fresh and you could tell the food was made in house. Highly..."
Glenn Phillips
"Popped in here for a coffee and cake yesterday. First time we'd used it and it certainly won't be the last. The seating and atmosphere were great, as..."
Steve Drake
"Awesome food and drinks and lovely staff! I've just had the 'detox loaf' and a coffee for a quick breakfast and absolutely loved it!!! So yum I..."
Claire Dredge
"Without a shadow of a doubt... best food in town!!! I drool over the poached eggs and potato cakes and don't get me started on the date and orange..."
Michal Johnson
"Our fave cafe hands down! Best coffee,delicious food and cheerful friendly staff..."
Tia McDermott
"Out for mothers day brekkie with my family. Was totally impressed with the staff. Before we order was told it was a 30min wait. That was expected as..."
Karen McLean
"We loved Victoria’s in 2015 on our honeymoon and our return trip 2.5 years later with the kids it’s even better. Thank..."
Emiloly Ramsay
"Love everything about this place. The food, the coffee and the service is..."
Nic Jarvis
"I love coming to Victoria's! Friendly service and the delightfu arrayl food is delicious!!! The coffee is always great and I will never forget the..."
Sharyn Newman NZ
"Great setting, astmosphere and food. In fact there was food envy when I posted a picture of my Avocado Smash breakfast on..."
Beth Kearney
"Great staff and super Xmas atmosphere. Tasty food and nice coffee. Very satisfied. Even my parents were impressed! Thank..."
Sasha Law
"Eggs bene was tasty. I definitely had jealousy issues when someone else's scrambled eggs came out! Good selection and friendly people that worked..."
becca
"Very lovely lunch today, we ordered cheesy beef burger, soup of the day, and the works(the pork ribs were really..."
Vicky Huang
"Lovely cafe. They have a great food selection and everything has their own little twist on it. The fluffy pancakes with lemon curd were..."
Christine Pover
"The people at this cafe are so polite and kind, their food and coffee is on top. Have a visit when u come to..."
Jaehyo, Olivia Roh
"Grabbed breakfast here on our way through to Wellington! Service was extremely friendly, food came out fast and was delicious. Lots of dairy free and..."
Lucy Morris
"Pancakes was the absolute tops! So delicious and the coffee was the best had in the NZ..."
Beth Mug
"Soy flat whites, dirty chai, salads, frittata, Mac and cheese - it's all delicious and the list goes on. They can somehow send out coffee that is far..."
Dan May
"Nice decor, friendly staff plus great food! The best combo! Had rolled omelettes with chorizo, capsicum and potatoes with added BACON!! Eggs were..."
Jia Woei L
"Love it. Good food. Good coffee. Relax..."
Bas
"Had 'The Works' and it did not disappoint. One of the best big breakfasts I've ever had, and one of the few that has lived up to what it's advertised..."
be ry
"Went there per recommendation as suddenly had cravings, but the small pancake a lil dense, had..."
Wolfie King
"Super cute little cafe with an outdoor patio! We stopped on our way out from Taupo to Wellington and grabbed 2 expertly crafted and strong Flat..."
Jennifer Johnson
"Sitting here at the moment. Enjoying our coffee. Amazing ambiance ☺️ very relaxing. Loved the variety of foods. Thanks for catering ketogenic..."
Mrs Smith
"It's a nice diner with casual diner style options. Most of the portion sizes are large, and very filling. The staff are friendly. Our experience was..."
R L (Eatinghero)
"Excellent food, staff are very friendly and helpful. Great atmosphere with plenty of room to sit down, relax to enjoy your food and coffee. Plenty..."
Joel Andrews
"The food was nice. However the edamame beens were a bit frozen. The place was very busy but the service was relatively..."
Emilia Stocks
"Great food options. Don't forget to add bacon if you want bacon on your Eggs Beni or your wife might steal your pork from yours, who did it right..."
Andrew Cook
Lava Glass Cafe
84/100 (1811 ratings)
Restaurants
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European
New Zealand
Cafe
Soups
Healthy
Soups
Healthy
Vegan Options
Cafe
European
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Lunch
Brunch
Breakfast
Café
Soups
New Zealand
European
Healthy
Café
Takeout
Reservations
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Breakfast
Lunch
Brunch
Mid-range
"A cute little stop just outside of Taupo; perfect for a cloudy or rainy day where hiking or going out on the lake is not possible. They sell the most..."
Amy Rosvally
"Beautiful place to visit. The Gallery was Gorgeous... You couldn't help but wander through amd appreciate each piece on show - they are stunning! The..."
A Tuua
"A very different experience seeing very vibrant and colorful glasswork. We went through the garden and it was pretty nice but I guess they could..."
Gayan Perera
"The Lava Glassblowing studio and sculpture garden is a must do when in Taupo. The glass art is mind blowing beautiful and a real treat to view. The..."
Alan Courtenay
"Such a beautiful place to stop by. I’m so glad I got to walk through the lovely garden. I was really keen to bring a piece of NZ and this artist..."
Jessica Soppitt
"Amazing place to learn about the world of glass and how is the process of glass blowing. Really good cafeteria service. And the store to buy is..."
Romina Andrea
"Had a quiet stroll through the glass garden, lots of nice glass sculptures and art work. Worth while making a stop..."
Hennie van der Walt
"The walk through the door of this gallery is just a blast of colourful beauty and light. We had plenty of time and enjoyed lingering over favourite..."
heather derbyshire
"So amazing to see such beautiful art being created right in front of you. The glass garden is beautifully laid out with excellent displays and..."
qazi ali
"Absolutely amazing show room of pieces for sale, I loved almost everyone of them, the jewellery was well prices and wish there was more of a..."
Dats Travln
Ploughman's Restaurant And Bar
81/100 (1638 ratings)
Restaurants
Pub
European
New Zealand
British
Bar
British
Pub
European
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Bar
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Crumbed Schnitzel
Loaded fries
Beef Works Burger
Butter chicken
Fish & chips
Chowder
Seafood chowder
Cheesecake
Burger
Venison pie
Fish & Chips
Garlic
Curry
Lambs Fry and Bacon
Salt and Pepper Calamari
Prawns
Banofee Pie
Cheesecake of the Day
Beef
Seafood Hotpot
Cheesecakes
Smoked Salmon Pizza
Fish and Chips
Chocolate Mousse
Lamb
Pasta
Mango Panacotta
Pesto
Salad
Chicken and Bacon Fettuccine
Fish
Scallops
Ploughmans Pizza
Pork
Salmon
Pork Belly Without Mash
PIZZAS
Sit down
Bar
Pub
British
New Zealand
European
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Delivery
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Television
Reservations
Lunch
After-hours
Dinner
Mid-range
"I walked in expecting a cheesy, British-style pub and average food (for no reason, I just had my doubts). What I received was expertly prepared food..."
Dane Marcus
"Well what can I say, wow, what an awesome place, we love theme bars and this one is awesome, what a beautiful place to go for a meal, even just a..."
Keith Buchan
"The food is delicious 😋 and the service is amazing. Thanks, ploughmans restaurant, for the night and dinner..."
Wild Wolf Spirit Gaming
"This place has great large portions! The service is a bit slow to be honest, one of the only negatives about the place. We ate here twice and were..."
Kyle D
"Just had an amazing dinner. 2x Adults, 3x children. We had the salt and pepper calamari, kids cheese pizza and fries, chicken and bacon salad, fish..."
Egan Bidois
"The wife and I switched to Ploughman's for our local, on account of the nice setting/atmosphere and the awesome staff! Special shout out to Taylor,..."
Tom MacPherson
"After a few bumps we’ve finally found a great place to dine in Taupo. The atmosphere is amazing and very English to every single detail. The..."
Vanessa Avila
"Excellent service. We had a great meal. Loved the setup. We were there on a busy weekend with a football festival. Would..."
Hadleigh Lynn
"Great English pub, if your looking for good food, friendly service, happy staff and cold beer with a nice place to sit outside and enjoy the sun then..."
Daniel Southall
"Great pub atmosphere. Lovely selection of food. Did not feel rushed at all. Portions on the large size. Great value for..."
Lianne Milne
"Garlic bread amazing. Arancini balls were well made with the nicest dipping sauce. Staff were well mannered and friendly. Great atmosphere. Good..."
David Lyle
"Excellent dining. Nice staff and friendly. Food awesome..."
Gayle Shaw
"Lived here for years and tried Ploughmans for the first time. Really enjoyed it. Nice big burger and fries, pizza’s looked good and the kids..."
Bronson Dredge
"Spicy chicken burger was great..."
Sharron Trass
"Awesome friendly service, and the food so good will definitely be..."
Bryan Wawatai (Wolfbane)
Malabar Nepalese And Indian Kitchen
93/100 (1590 ratings)
Restaurants
Asian
International
International
Indian
Vegan Options
Asian
Halal
Vegetarian Friendly
Indian
Nepalese
Nepalese
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Halal
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Drinks
Lamb Palong
Lamb bhuna
Chicken Neapli Curry Chicken
Chicken momo
Stewed Nepalese Mixed Momo
Curry
Palak paneer
Prawns
Chicken Lollypop
Braised Lamb Shank
Beef
Garlic Mussels
Salt and Pepper Calamari
Cheese Garlic Naan
Indian Salad
Tikka Masala
Dumplings
Fried Momo
Lamb
Himalayan Chicken
Fish
Duck
Chicken Tikka Trio
Pork
Calamari
Tamarind
Mussels
Nepali Dumplings
Chicken tikka masala
Calamares
Roast Chicken with Mushrooms Pepper Sauce
Goat curry
Sit down
Indian
Asian
Nepalese
International
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Reservations
Seating
Delivery
Table Service
Outdoor Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Cash Only
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Drinks
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"As a big fan of Indian food, I would say their food is amazing. And with all respect, we were very upset about the waiting time. We waited exactly an..."
Meimei Yang
"My wife and I absolutely loved this restaurant! We ordered the Nepalese Chatpate, Chilli Momos, and Chicken Lollipops! We were so impressed with the..."
Sunny Dama
"The food was outstanding. Flavours and aromatics devine! Generous portions. The waiter was delightful and very accomodating. Highly recommend if you..."
Jo Schirnack
"Amazing yummy food, loved the momos and chicken lollipops very authentic great service and definitely worth a visit if passing through..."
Sayali Narawade
"Service was nice, food was ok. The hot and sour soup wasn’t sour at all, mango chicken was too sweet and no salt, Vege platter was good except..."
Andrei Mironiuk
"Very nice place to have the dinner. We enjoy the starters dishes as well as main dishes but starters dishes was yummy and main dishes was ok but love..."
bedika thapamagar
"Taste & presentation are absolutely essential but customer service makes a huge difference. Thanks to you guys as you nailed at all of these. Taupo..."
Mrs Smith
"A great place for having yummy 😋 starters. Friendly staff. Good ambiance as well. For food, we tried fish tikka, chicken momos and chicken soup..."
Niraj N.T.
"Really great dining experience at Malabar, we ordered the set Nepalese for two. Everything was really flavourful and the portion size and spice level..."
Sean M
"Staff here is amazing and provide with great service. Decor is very welcoming and had plenty of parking available nearby. Food was good too but it..."
Sushant Sehgal
The Brantry
90/100 (1545 ratings)
Restaurants
European
Vegan Options
New Zealand
European
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Kaffi Lime Brulee
Curry
Prawns
Wheat Beer
Beef Carpaccio
Beef
Market Fish
Confit
Sticky Date Pudding
Cheesecakes
Crème Brûlée
Salad
Croquettes
Beetroot Salmon Gravlax
Crab
Halloumi
Free Range Pork Belly
Scallops
Lamb
Miso Butter
Duck
Fish
Szechuan Pepper Squid
Calamari
Pork
Taupo Beef Eye Fillet
Salmon
Beef dinner
Lemon Yoghurt
Ginger Brulee
The Pilot Cab Merlot Blend
Cheesecake
Sit down
European
New Zealand
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Private Dining
Dinner
Mid-range
"Thank you for the amazing meal and friendly service. The staff here topped on my perfect birthday with your food, service and surprise candle in my..."
Kim Robinson
"Wow just had dinner here tonight ND it was amazing. We sat at the table in the wine cellar room and thort that was just the kewlest room. The waiters..."
Crystal Shelford
"Amazing food and fantastic staff. Couldn't recommend..."
Sophie Hyland
"Superb service, food and atmosphere. Could'nt have gone anywhere better for my husbands 50th dinner. Love, love, loved..."
Penny Kim
"Fantastic night celebrating my Dad and Mum's 60th wedding anniversary with family. Food was amazing and staff so friendly and made my parents feel so..."
Kim Hawkins
"If I could give 10 stars I would. Fantastic service, lovely atmosphere, and the food was to die for! Amazing value for money - we will be back..."
Stephanie Keates
"Awesome restaurant. Meal was delicious. 7 people all very happy with choices. Nora the Aussie is the..."
Yvonne Coates
"I really wish I could give more stars the whole experience was fantastic and the food was amongst some of the best I have had loved..."
Steve Hearn
"One of the best dinning experiences ever Blue steak cooked to perfection! Back for Valentines..."
John Stapleford
"Sooooo delicious The cutest little cottage - cosy fancy English little villa Beautiful food Amazing food actually And such a bargain $55 for 3..."
Amanda Bull
"Outstanding! Totally my kind of food, and amazing value for money. Perfect portion sizes, great service...."
Rebecca Ameriks
"Such a cool place to dine, Food was perfect, service was great and the Restaurant itself was awesome. Definitely will bring our friends here next..."
Tania Whale
"Excellent food and fantastic ambience, friendly service staff - a must visit if you are in..."
Donald Fernandez
"Excellent service and awesome food. Would recommend to anyone...."
Debbie Richdale
"Best restaurant meal we have had in Taupo. Excellent service, great selection and thoroughly recommended. Thank..."
Paul Munro
"Had a lovely experience as per usual at the Brantry tonight. Amazing service from our lovely waitress Abbie and the food was delicious...."
Gemma Mitchell
"Awesome dinner. Amazing food and service. will definitely try again and fantastic ambience. Me and my friends we enjoyed alot� love you guys. Thank..."
Anupama Babu
"Had a table of 5 come to Brantry for dinner. They offered for us to sit in the "cellar" which was a very cool atmosphere and gave a private dining..."
andrew webster
"Beautiful three tier Dégustation where you can choose one of each course. Will definitely come again for the food and enjoyable cocktails. Friendly..."
Jordan
"A Truly Phenomenal and Unparalleled experience..When we arrived we were greeted by the wait staff, this was truly a memorable moment, the young male..."
jacki hill
"How can it be that this Michelin-stars deserving restaurant is not in Cuisine’s top 50 (let alone the top 250). Something is wrong with this..."
Mark Watson
"Found in the Lonely Planet book, it felt like a good dive into the New Zealand kitchen. The staff was kind and made sure our drinks were filled. The..."
Lieke Louter
"Neat qerky idea of turning a house into a restaurant. Good range of alcoholic & non alcoholic drinks. Had the 3 course menu with the eye fillet..."
Dana Patterson
"This restaurant is exceptional. The surroundings are super cosy. Like you are in an old fancy pub in England. Our group was made to feel very..."
Emily Pearce
"The food was pretty good - NZ cuisine. The vegetarian starter was a bit simple though. Take a note that their menu doesn’t have everything on it..."
Karina Kisselite
"What an amazing place! One of the best restaurants in Taupo and North Island. Set up in a house, this restaurant has plenty of space to suit any..."
Andrei Diomidov
"This would have to be one of the best dining experiences I've had in a long time. I think what really made it was the service, staff were genuinely..."
Sarah Mcilroy
Bistro Lago
83/100 (1545 ratings)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
European
Contemporary
New Zealand
European
New Zealand
Contemporary
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Dinner
Lunch
Breakfast
Brunch
After-hours
Pork
Tuna
Salmon
Burger
Fish & Chips
Beef
Prawns
Crawfish
Catfish
Fish & chips
Salad
Crab
Scallops
Lamb
Duck
Fish
Risotto
Sit down
European
Contemporary
New Zealand
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Reservations
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Seating
Waterfront
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Gift Cards Available
Brunch
Breakfast
Dinner
After-hours
Lunch
Fine Dining
"Very friendly and attentive, food was great and the portions were larger than I was expecting for the quality and..."
Emma Riddell
"We visited on Mother's Day 2022. The whole experience was flawless. They have a diverse menu that surely appeals to a wide variety of dinners. The..."
Noel Munford
"Loved the atmosphere Plants all around the dining area great views of the lake Service was great and food was..."
Lyn Lealand
"Foods are delicious. Price is a bit high, approx $40-50 per person without drinks. Service is good. Waiting time for food to be served was around 20..."
mjn205
"Lovely atmosphere, excellent customer service, great selection of food & wine. The food was fantastic. I went here with my partner for his birthday..."
Courtney Hoe
"We had breakfast twice and cocktails once at Bistro Lago during our stay at the Hilton. The staff at the restaurant is very friendly, willing to go..."
Mini Rag
"We had the most delightful lunch meal for my Mums birthday today. The food was absolutely superb. Customer service 10/10 atmosphere and location..."
steve short
"Absolute class. Amazing food. Great atmosphere with a fire. Top quality service with a smile. Despite being fine dining, our kids loved the food...."
Luke Pirie
"The best martini Tobias has ever had. As well as the fish and chips, salt and pepper calamari and autumn greens. I had some delicious Hawkes Bay..."
Sarah Morley
"Lunch booked as passing through en route to Hamilton and home. Been here before and never been disappointed. Excellent decor and..."
Greg Spark
"The dinner is marvellous: beef is soft, oyster is fresh, cauliflower soup is yummy. The buffet breakfast is enjoyable too. Friendly staff and lovely..."
TheNZLILY
"Had the high tea here today and it was so delicious! Views were lovely, and staff very helpful and informative of the hotel origins and menu...."
Stacey Rimene
"Thanks team. Had a lovely meal. Food was excellent. I had the Lamb it literally melted in my mouth. Service was great very friendly staff. Highly..."
Gill Walls
"Food is the winner here and the service is phenomenal. Had the yellow finn tuna and the scotch filet and both cooked to perfection. Will hit the..."
frazer bond
"Everything was great , ingredients are eye picked fresh from the chicken Caesar salad to the mezze plate and scotch fillet . Waitress 5..."
luigithakiwi
The Steak House Taupo
87/100 (2018 ratings)
Restaurants
Steakhouse
European
Steakhouse
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Drinks
After-hours
Greek salad
Fish
Ribs
Chocolate Brownie
Scotch Fillet
Prawns
Beetroot salad
Eye Fillet Steak Wrapped in Bacon with Blue Cheese
Burger
Eye Fillet with Potatoes and Red Wine Jus
Prime Ovation Lamb Rump
Creme Brulee
Beef
Sirloin Steak with Potatoes
Croquettes
Steak Bearnaise Sauce
Sirloin Steak
Crème Brulée
Ham Croquettes
Craft Beer
Pasta
Lamb
T Bone Steak
Salad
Pesto
Steakhouse Burger
Scallops
Fish
Steak with Blue Cheese
Duck
Pork Belly
Peppercorn Sauce
Apple Crumble
Garlic Cheese Bread
Oysters
Lamb Chops
Filet Mignon
Sit down
Steakhouse
New Zealand
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
After-hours
Drinks
Dinner
Mid-range
"I recently dined at this steakhouse and ordered the T-bone steak with mashed potatoes and a Greek salad. The ambiance of the place was really..."
Dmitriy Fridlyand
"Delicious! This place lives up to it's name. I only got a photo of the Greek Salad I ordered but that steak was AMAZING! Service was friendly and..."
Amy Rosvally
"Stopped here on the way to visit Mount Ruapehu, which you get a wonderful view of over Lake Taupo. The service was excellent, and the restaurant has..."
Jeremy Lawless
"Steak house taupo never disappoints it’s my favourite restaurant to dine with friends also family dinners with children,celebrations and more....."
Kirsty Henderson
"HIGHLY RECOMMEND! The Food was incredible. Worth every cent. The service was on point and the atmosphere is beautiful. If you are visiting Taupo and..."
Amberley Birch
"The food overall was pretty good. The steaks were cooked a little unevenly, but were overall pretty good. The sauce they came with was pretty tasty,..."
Emma K
"The food was soooo yum! I got the eye fillet steak wrapped in bacon. It was cooked perfectly. I also got the tipsy barbie cocktail and that was also..."
Destiny Moore
"Walked in no reservation served and seated straight away. Awesome place to dine food was superb 👌 on the high side but worth it definitely....."
Aqua Queen
"We had Scotch fillet steak and another one with bone marrow, it was really nice but there was no veges with the steak. We did order some entrees and..."
L J
"The place has a very warm and cozy atmosphere. Our serveuse and the staff we interacted with were all very kind and friendly. I can't recommend the..."
Ophélie C.
"Felt very satisfied after the meal.🥩🥩 Had Eye fillet steak wrapped in bacon, cooked well, tasted fantastic😋 while T bone steak was a bit..."
Yuan Z
"Place was nice and warm. Hospitality was perfect. Food was great. The calamari and pork belly for entree was to die for and set up nicely for a..."
Sione Vea
"On the 23rd of august me and my partner had been walking around Taupo for well over 30mins looking for a restaurant to dine in, after being turned..."
Tina Taylor
"The steak was perfectly seared and with the bone marrow it was next level. I've never had anything like it before. Highly recommend if you're looking..."
German Medina
Jolly Good Fellows
82/100 (2258 ratings)
Restaurants
British
British
Bar
Pub
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Bar
Pub
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Brunch
Cappuccino
Fish & chips
Seafood chowder
Chowder
Grilled fish
Apple Cider
Fish & Chips
Burger
Lamb Shank
Costillas de Cerdo
Ribs
Salt and pepper squid
Porterhouse Steak
Nachos
BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING
Bangers and Mash
Two Fried
Bangers And Mash
Jolly's Beef Burger
Lasagne
Shrimp
Lamb's Fry and Bacon
Guinness Pasteis with Green Beans
Beef
Powerhouse Steak
Lamb
Pan-Fried Fish
Pesto
Crispy Pork Belly Slow Cooked Then Grilled Crispy
Fish
Selection of 13 Different Beers
Pork
Pasta
Lasagna
Salad
Chicken Burger
Sit down
Bar
Pub
British
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Television
Waterfront
Reservations
Lunch
Brunch
After-hours
Dinner
Mid-range
"Great pub with good honest pub meals. You won’t leave hungry! Whether it’s a nice sunny day and you sit outside or inside by the fire you get..."
Danno Williams
"Pretty good pub food in a great spot! We had the fish & chips (friggin amazing batter) and pan fried fish on mash with creamy caper sauce. Both were..."
Jacqueline Orr
"We had two great burgers. One beef and one chicken. Both with a unique spin thanks to the toppings. The service was the best and our orders were..."
Steve Christian
"A good choice in Taupo. Great service, super view, fun atmosphere. Good pub grub food. We went back because the staff were so..."
Meran Moore
"Lovely spot for lunch or a drink with views over the lake. Service was friendly and efficient, food was hot and tasty. One of our favorite spots in..."
Donaleen Shiell