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The Bay Bar & Brasserie

703 Acacia Bay Road, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
(07) 378 8886
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English first
Tauranga, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We called in on the Fri night for drinks and for a look at their menu, looked perfect, so booked it for sat night for 10 of us. Lovely having a little place like this just down the road from where we were staying in Acacia Bay. The food was wonderful, I think we all went up to the chef... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

The WRC (buffalo wings, ribs & deep fried Camembert) was larger than expected, with a salad included. A very good start. The Running Wild pizza was superb. The service was a little cool to start but warmed up as the evening progressed, they were quite busy. Nice and warm inside on a cold, wet night. A good choice when staying... More

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Canberra, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The service and meal were excellent, the restaurant winning international awards for pizza. The hospitality of our host was beyond expectations, it will remain one of our fondest memories of NZ.

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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93 reviews 93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Our first trip into Acacia Bay proper, and we find this neat bar and brasserie. Good choice, food and value. Will be back on our next visit.

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NZ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Two types of pizza on offer - $22 or $28 with the latter being labelled as 'gourmet'. We often have their pizzas and stick the $22 - The Angler is our favourite. Great buzz in this place - you can sit outside on a nice evening, in the restaurant which has a lovely warm ambience and enables you to see... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We had a meal here on Saturday, 3 of us ordered medium rare scotch fillet. Mine was medium well but tasted okay so I didn't say anything, my friends was well and truly over done, almost grey and very dry. The waitress was very unhelpful and at first didn't even want to replace it, after showing the chef who agreed... More

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nz
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The restaurant is lovely and relaxed We had thought that the prices were a little expensive when we arrived BUT the food was fantastic and the portions were big (so good value for $$) The food was fresh, well presented We had the Dory, prawns, and beef fillet - just perfect!

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Atlanta, GA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This was just down the road from our B&B and recommended by our hosts. portions are large, service average, no atmosphere and food was ok but nothing to really recommend.

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San Francisco
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

If you need to grab a meal on this side of the lake, this is a must do spot. We stayed at a local B&B and walked here for dinner. It was a New Years day, and fortunately for us they were open. We had two meals, one was the chicken dish, and the other was the salmon. Both were... More

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Abingdon, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

My husband had the ribs and the portion was very generous he said they were the best ribs he has had so far. I had lamb shank and it was very tender and tasty .

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Additional Information about The Bay Bar & Brasserie

Address: 703 Acacia Bay Road, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 378 8886
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo

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