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Lotus Thai Restaurant

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137 Tongariro St, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
(07) 376 9497
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brilliant service and food

Absolutely fantastic service, best I have had in the longest time. food at this restaurant was amazing, so tasty snd great to share! Would highly recommend for anyone visiting Taupo.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Beth T
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Absolutely fantastic service, best I have had in the longest time. food at this restaurant was amazing, so tasty snd great to share! Would highly recommend for anyone visiting Taupo.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had dinner with friends on the 11th May 2015,the service and the waiting staff was great,as for the food was average the Pad Thai was not all tjat great too sweet,would think hard to visit again.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Went here for Mothers Day. Had heard about it from various people. It got very busy after we arrived but that didn't stop the wait people from being very attentative and not a long wait for food. We loved the service. Made us think of being in Thailand again. The food - Pad Thai. My husbands favourite. Found a lot... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Excellent service. Staff outstanding. Duck curry the best my hubby has ever eaten. Good atmosphere and food options on the menu to choose from. Reasonably priced.

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My partner and I were lucky to get a table here (it was very busy). The menu was huge, there were a lot of options, and it had a BYO licence, so I sent my partner off to bottle shop, as the restaurant's drink selection was not on the menu. There was a cute guide in the menu which gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Went here on Anzac weekend, and boy was it a treat. The food was delicious and reasonably priced, but the main attraction was our waiter - a delightful man named 'Bank'. Words cannot describe this guy, but I'll try. He was enthusiastic, smiley, and happy-to-help. Basically, he was on point. Will be here again just for the service - the... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This restaurant is very popular in Taupo. It serves high quality and tasty Thai cuisine. the staff were very attentive and friendly. The price is fair.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Yum yum yum! This Thai restaurant is just what you need to warm you up in Taupo. Staff are very attentive and friendly. Food is tasty. Pad Thai was a little sweet but still nice. Wine list wasn't extensive however BYO is available. Agree with other comments it can get a little noisy. Hot towel brought at the end of... More 

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auckland
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Very tasty meals. Very efficient service. Reasonably priced. Place was packed so obviously popular with locals. We had a couple of nervous diners in our group who normally don't love Thai. But both loved the meal. Every single dish we ordered was a knockout. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend the curry puffs and the Pad Thai - we got them to takeaway, more than enough to share between two!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 137 Tongariro St, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: (07) 376 9497

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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