We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Brantry

45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0484
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck salad” (7 reviews)
“pulled lamb” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (618)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 600 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely dinner for us. The most fancy dinner we have ever had. We had the 3 course dinner and shared our order. Curry prawns and fried camembert. Eye filet and pork belly. Creme brûlée and cheese cake. Everything was amazing!!! 2 faults but it was...More

Thank bustraveller2704
Reviewed 5 days ago

I found this restaurant online just as we were driving from Aukland to Taupo and my partner and I were both gushing over every description on the menu. We were not disappointed when we finally made our decisions. The staff were completely lovely, welcoming and...More

Thank Tracey V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the ambience of the place, almost like being with family, lovely touch of rugs over the back seats in the outside seating area although we certainly did not need them. Great service particularly from the lovely Canadian waitress and the food was superb. Have...More

Thank hukanui76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very accommodating and we received excellent service even though there were 14 of us. The food was excellent, everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. The prices were very reasonable for the quality we received.

Thank helenpZ623UG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here on our third night in Taupo and wish it had been our first, especially as there are a number of dishes on the menu that we could have chosen. The restaurant is a few streets away from the town centre in a converted...More

Thank Chris_and_Jean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked weeks in advance for a special girl friend get together and knew in advance there were some big groups this evening However plenty of space in the cooler bigger room ( nice touch having the blankets ) We have sat in this room...More

Thank pippaking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing dinner this evening! Everything about my meal was delicious and all CLICKED together perfectly alongside with a perfect dining set up. Couldn't fault one single thing!

Thank pettnapah T
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Turned us away at the door at 9 their loss our gain so we went to Vine instead where we had a great mealMore

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
BranTPO, Manager at The Brantry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Trip advisor member, We are sorry you feel you had to give us a 1 star rating when we were unable to accommodate you for dinner on Saturday night. As we pointed out there were two reasons for not being able to look after...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1 x wow for the service, 1 x wow for the food and drinks and 1 x wow for the value! Really happy we found this place as it ticked all the boxes!

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious... my tween daughter could have eaten my eye fillet steak by herself if I had not maintained a hold on it. We opted for the three course option. It is expensive but our one extravagance meal wise on our weeks holiday.

1  Thank Helen W
Nearby Restaurants
Master of India Restaurant
882 reviews
.80 km away
Spoon and Paddle
264 reviews
.55 km away
510 reviews
.70 km away
Nearby Attractions
Taupo Museum
175 reviews
1.17 km away
Taupo i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
125 reviews
1.07 km away
Tongariro Expeditions
214 reviews
1.06 km away
Taupo Market
27 reviews
1.29 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 February 2016|
Response from Lynne E |
brantry does cater for vegetarians.. will usually be a vegetarian entree. as for the main. if dont eat fish.. the chefs will see what you like and dislike and create a main vegetarian assiette using the main meals vege... More
Barbara M
17 January 2016|
Response from Lynn P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no reason to enquire for gluten free meals
Pam B
16 January 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from JanTrim59 | Reviewed this property |
My answer was going to be the same as Barbara M. If not email then check their website.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$41
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 0484
  • E-mail
The Brantry is located in a 1950's town house tastefully renovated to create a special ambience for any dining occasion. The low ceilings, large open fire and timeless decor gives a sense of style that owners Prue and Felicity are proud of. The food is described as contemporary New Zealand cuisine. Proud New Zealander Prue believes there is a wealth of food options here on our doorstep. The menu is updated seasonally to access all the freshest produce. The Brantry is a perfect venue for weddings we can organise everything from name tags to flowers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing