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Huka Lodge

Huka Falls Rd, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
07-378 5791
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Ranked #9 of 106 Restaurants in Taupo
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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Taupo, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Exclusive lodge surroundings without the exclusive feel. We were greeted with a smile, handshake and introduction from our lovely waitress Abby from the minute we stepped in the door. We were seated in the lodges lounge area in a lovely sunny nook overlooking the amazing gardens and river. The lunch menu offers three choices for each course and each choice... More

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Eden, Utah
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

If you like gourmet, this is your place.....foams, small bites etc. All wonderful. And the place could not be more beautiful, romantic, private, choose your adjective. Service is discrete and prompt. Ideal in any category.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

My wife and I were lucky enough to grab a spot a the table for this years Big Red dinner at the lodge and after very good reports from a great friend about the food we were looking forward to the night even more. The degustation dinner was to be paired with wines from Stony Ridge and having the owner/head... More

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