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Huka Falls Rd, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
07-378 5791
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This restaurant is at Huka Lodge
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Delicious food served in beautiful surroundings

From the warm greeting at the door to the chat with the GM of the hotel, service cannot be faulted. Delicious food was served discretely and recommendations from waiting staff appreciated. I cannot fault this restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Zojanahage
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

From the warm greeting at the door to the chat with the GM of the hotel, service cannot be faulted. Delicious food was served discretely and recommendations from waiting staff appreciated. I cannot fault this restaurant.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Visited the Lodge for dinner after a 4 hour drive Speechless... Excellent & unsurpassed hospitality by both the management and staff. Extraordinary surroundings , dinner by the fire... NZ you have one of the finest lodges in the world, well done to all associated with this remarkable jewel We will be back for the total experience

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The whole experience with Huka Lodge restaurant has been perfection starting from the beginning to the end. I wrote to them prior to make reservation for casual lunch knowing it's going to be a public holiday weekend, the emails were warm and welcoming, and I was truly happy when they replied they could accomodate us! The lodge itself is private... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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108 reviews 108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were returning from seeing a show in Auckland and decided to have lunch here. Huka Lodge's reputation has always been intimidating. Where WAS my Armani suit and diamond encrusted platinum Rolex..... and was the Lamborghini good enough to grace their car park??? As we walked the short distance from the car park to the lodge we received an inviting... More 

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Hope Island, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The staff are very friendly and efficient and the food is of a high standard. We were there out of season and I would advise some caution if the Lodge were full as the common space areas particularly for drinks and to a lesser extent for the restaurant itself may be somewhat limited particularly if the weather precludes using the... More 

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Ashburton
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We have just had a truly wonderful weekend at Huka Lodge. I could almost write a novel about it but let me stick to some bullet points: 😄Location/setting is stunning 😄food is as good as it gets 😄staff efficient, friendly , warm. accommodating and simply nice people. 😄oh! and bonus was we both caught a rainbow trout from Lake Taupo.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Huka Loge is on many's bucket list. Stay there at least once and you will know what being meticulously taken care of feels like.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

We have been for private lunch for my birthday. Very attentive service, something that you not always get in such "well established" places. Food was excellent and plenty: great fish platter and best lamb we had in NZL so far. Very impressive wine list, however selection for wines by the glass (...I.e. Lunch) was quite limited (one per grape type).... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

My family of eight loved our dinner in the Trophy room at Huka Lodge. My daughter thought it the best dining experience she has had.. Simply the best New Zealand has to offer we all agreed. It is the most wonderful green gardened lodge - absolutely beautiful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

If you are looking simply for a place to get a quick meal, give this a miss. Only go if you want a WHOLE experience: excellence in service, cuisine, location, ambience, and everything ABSOLUTE LUXURY. We visit Taupo at least once a year and have always said "we must go to Huka Lodge one day". Well that day came when... More 

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  • Address: Huka Falls Rd, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: 07-378 5791

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