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The Brantry

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45 Rifle Range Rd, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
07 378 0484
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Brantry is located in a 1950's town house tastefully renovated to...
The Brantry is located in a 1950's town house tastefully renovated to create a special ambience for any dining occasion. The low ceilings, large open fire and timeless decor gives a sense of style that owners Prue and Felicity are proud of. The food is described as contemporary New Zealand cuisine. Proud New Zealander Prue believes there is a wealth of food options here on our doorstep. The menu is updated seasonally to access all the freshest produce. The Brantry is a perfect venue for weddings we can organise everything from name tags to flowers.
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  • 229
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Wow! What a find!

Our hosts recommended this restaurant for our wedding anniversary dinner. Beautiful food and a beautiful venue. Happy diners

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
donnazart
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hamiton new zealand
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
hamiton new zealand
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our hosts recommended this restaurant for our wedding anniversary dinner. Beautiful food and a beautiful venue. Happy diners

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Celebrating a birthday with my husband. Welcoming service - they invited us to sit in the bar next to the fire and have a glass of wine while we looked over the menu. Food was absolutely delectable. Staff amazing.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I have been lucky to have been invited to eat here twice. Lucky because some one else was paying. Don't get me wrong, the food was excellent, the service and atmosphere were fine ( like sitting in someone's front room ) and the range of choices of food and drink were fine, but oh! the prices. As i say, I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had a fabulous dinner here (4 adults, 2 x 9yr olds). We all had a 3 course dinner & all dishes were of a very high standard. The food is not over the top, lots of very good local produce that was well cooked & presented. Salmon, beef, scallops - all great. Salted caramel & chocolate desert was fabulous,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Four of us dined at Branty on a Saturday night. It was very busy but the food was great and the seating surroundings relaxing. Our meals were not rushed to the table but gave us time to enjoy the meal and time with our friends. Great night here.

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Sydney, Australia
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely environment, prompt service. Some very odd touches with the food though. Adding some sort of cream cheese onto the cracklinig part of belly pork is very strange. As was the odd topping on the bread that came with the parsnip soup. Quite expensive for what this is.

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BranTPO, Public Relations Manager at The Brantry, responded to this review

We were obviously disappointed that you thought there were "odd touches with the food"- The topping on the pork belly was actually apple aioli and not some sort of cream cheese and the spread for the ciabatta with the soup was walnut, watercress & feta. We pride ourselves in creating and providing our clients with innovative full flavoured cuisine -... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We picked this restaurant as the No 1 recommended restaurant in Taupo and were not disappointed. The service,food,setting were all what we had read about. Great menu and amazing value for money.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We've been raving to friends this week about the meal we had at The Brantry on Saturday night - we still can't get over what good value it was! 3 courses for $55 is a great price for food this good. There was an interesting selection on the menu; I eventually settled on the duck salad to start, followed by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Brantry is one of those restaurants where you can't decide what to have because it all sounds and looks so good! And if it all tastes as good as what we ordered you will not be disappointed. The waitstaff were lovely and attentive from the moment you walked in. I highly recommend visiting the Brantry while in Taupo.

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My partner and I were treated like royalty from the moment we walked in the door!! The staff, the service, the meal ... everything was superb!! Our evening at the Brantry was just wonderful!!!!!

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Additional Information about The Brantry

Address: 45 Rifle Range Rd, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 378 0484
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 25

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Rifle Range Rd, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: 07 378 0484

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

The Brantry is located in a 1950's town house tastefully renovated to create a special ambience for any dining occasion. The low ceilings, large open fire and timeless decor gives a sense of style that owners Prue and Felicity are proud of. The food is described as contemporary New Zealand cuisine. Proud New Zealander Prue believes there is a wealth of food options here on our doorstep. The menu is updated seasonally to access all the freshest produce. The Brantry is a perfect venue for weddings we can organise everything from name tags to flowers.
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?