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Vine Eatery & Bar

$$ - $$$European, ,
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (85 reviews)
“flounder” (8 reviews)
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome dinner, delish seafood chowder, amazing lamb rack, great atmosphere, staff were great. Would recommend to all but book as it is extremely popular!! Love and will be back !!

Thank Marshabunk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered a hot chocolate on a rainy day. It was served with a chocolate dipping sauce and some marshmallows. It warmed you up and was absolutely delicious. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Sarah_Star19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visiting Taupo for my birthday weekend with 10 friends and were attracted to the great vibe coming from Vine. We didn't have a reservation and the restaurant was quite full but they made it work for our large group and I'm greatful they...More

Thank Gemma D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here on two consecutive nights. Food, beer, service and atmosphere were all great (although the food did fall short of being outstanding but still fine).

Thank JimCurtis70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were attracted to the restaurant by the stylish premise. It really conveys elegance and relax. And the interior is decorated with chandeliers made from bottles and glasses. We were saluted by the aroma of freshly cooked fish, herbs and bread. We did not book,...More

Thank silvia_frisia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vine has a great name and wine cellar to boot. An extensive cellar and a manager that knows his stuff, the chefs are very good and there are some favourites on the menu, one being the Scallop and Chorizo risotto. Without a doubt a dish...More

Thank Crete_Ohope
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch at Vine. Although the main courses were all enticing, we settled on sharing a range of tapas-styled plates. The lamb croquettes were outstanding, served with an absolutely wonderful mint and peppercorn jus. All the plates produced an explosion of flavours...More

Thank SchalkNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several people recommended Vine to us for a nice dinner out for two. We arrived over an hour before our reservation, and joined the Friday night crowd on the Wine Bar side of the room for a few drinks before heading to our table. The...More

Thank SLNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time at the Vine. A wonderful staff member recommended a wonderful Craft beer experience! Would totally love to return for a complete dinner experience soon!

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent my 50th Birthday in NZ and I am glad I chose the Vine for dinner. Great atmosphere and decor. Martinis were up to par and the wines were excellent.

Thank septemberamam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 5704
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Our talented chefs invite you to indulge in the dishes that have inspired our Mediterranean & NZ influenced menus. Our extensive tapas menu is designed to be shared, and we also offer a full a-la-carte menu for those wanting a more NZ traditional approach to dining. There's awesome Allpress coffee if you just want to relax and a full bar specializing in whisky, craft beer and a huge wine selection reflecting over 25 years in hospitality and wine Along with the many varying areas to enjoy, we have private areas such as 'The Balcony' and 'The Vintage Room' upstairs for groups of ten or more. Specialising in Long Table Shared Plate Dinners' makes Vine Eatery & Bar the perfect place for larger groups who are looking for something a little different and entertaining. For this we offer affordable $45 to $65 including a full tapa menu at $49. All options include dessert and can be paired with some great beverage options. For more casual gatherings we have some amazing platters full of fresh delicious meats, seafood and local produce. Open daily from 11am - Coffee by the fire, lunch, dinner or a drink and catch-up with friends, we look forward to hosting you soon.
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