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Lakeland House Restaurant

88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
+64 7-386 6449
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison” (21 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

an outside table on a clear warm day, sheltering from the sun under the sun umbrella, looking out across the lake, boats pulled up to the shore coming in to eat. and delicious food - seafood chowder, carbonara pasta

Thank kathy a
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Family dinner to celebrate a major birthday. Heard great things before we came and so pleased we did. Magnificent view over Lake Taupo. Meal was well presented and loads of choice for us each. Grandchildren enjoyed the experience. Good service, courteous and friendly staff. Lovely...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Very good dishes, prapared with accuracy and love! We went 4 times in a row to this lovely location: the view of the lake from each table is unforgettable. Very good choice of wines at a good price.

Thank fmmarini
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had heard that this was the best place to eat in Turangi and it certainly lived up to expectations. Try anything with seafood in it and you will be very happy you did. Very large servings though, particularly of pasta (I had seafood marinara) so...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a wonderful dinner here, stunning view and absolutely divine food well presented each course was really tasty would thoroughly recommend. Fantastic service too a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Taupo. Booking essential Thanks to all the staff.

Thank CassieLevin
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Food was stunning and the view even better! Delicious pasta and chicken meals, the service was prompt and plates were cleared quickly. Desert was also very good. The only thing that stopped me giving 5 stars is that it was extremely loud in the restaurant,...More

Thank Kristen D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The restaurant is very beautiful and the food is good. I had the lamb, very good but the only bad point is that the dishes are not warm, so that the food gets quickly cold.

Thank Pierre R
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

A fantastic place to dine. Stunning setting on the edge of Lake Taupo. Amazing food in all courses and topped off with great service... very friendly staff... we loved it and will return!

Thank PNMcCallums
Reviewed 28 December 2016

With a huge family and some of the ladies wanting lunch out on boxing day this was the place, 24 of us, service was great, food was amazing, huge portions. And to top if off the kids could swim in the lake. Plus some of...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Service absurdly disrespectful. SO. DAMN. SLOW. We had to wait 55 minutes for the OLIVES(!!) because they only "take the orders by the queue"... even when we asked the waiter saying we were really hungry, he said there was nothing they could do. When a...More

6  Thank Maria Paula M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Turangi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-386 6449
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