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) #8 of 92 Restaurants in Taupo $$ - $$$ European, ,
64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2425
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (31 reviews)
“prawn bisque” (9 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service. and the meals were tasty. Large beer range. and nice wine list. More refined food and a good selection. We will be back

Thank 937johntaupo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a huge menu but what they offer is incredible!!!! Slightly on the pricey side of life but totally worth the time and money, fantastic service. Lovely to sit outside on a nice day

Thank ashofmelbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a cold night the venue is warm and the service and quality of the food for an evening meal excellent.

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't give a lot of 5 star ratings for restaurants, but am pleased to give this one. What deserved it was the cauliflower soup and the eye fillet steak. both superb. service was on the money. meals weren't huge (not small either) so the...More

Thank GrahamAK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in here for dinner last week. The staff were all helpful and pleasant. The menu isn't massive, but what they do, the certainly do it well.

Thank unicyclistjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice food tonight and staff are awesome. Great place for dinner and a catch up with friends and awesome people

Thank troyjamesa35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hit the plateau, as it wasn't too far from accommodation, great wines and some good beers waitress was awesome. And the food fine

Thank awondering
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Taupo on the night of our 40th wedding anniversary. We asked at the tourist information centre for a place to celebrate our special occasion. The problem started when we tried to book by phone with the person taking the call unable to...More

1  Thank phital
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Business group enjoyed dinner and drinks midweek. Good menus, and food and wine enjoyed by all. Service was good, Only issue was service was slow, but venue was pretty busy. Enjoyed - and we will be back.

Thank 691kiwigirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened to stop here looking for somewhere nice to have lunch on Mother's Day. A friendly chap noticed us peering through the door and welcomed my family inside without a booking 10mins before they'd even opened. The staff were very accomodating and a table...More

Thank Barry D
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Joann S
Hi, Please tell me what 1st table voucher means. Does it apply for only certain hours or certain days of the week? Do we need to make reservations? We would be a party of 4 on Fri, May 6.
3 April 2016|
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Response from Lynda F | Reviewed this property |
From what remember there is a web site that offers 3 courses for about $32 dollars all from the same menu as normal but you must book for 6pm or 6.30 there are 2 to 4 meals available most days.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 2425
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Located one block from the lake, Plateau Restaurant & Bar in Lake Taupo is an award-winning New Zealand meeting place that serves the finest craft beers and kiwi inspired food. Since 2003, it has been nationally recognized by Hanz for its excellence in lamb and beef and celebrated by locals and tourists alike as showcasing the best of New Zealand wining and dining.
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