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The Brantry

45 Rifle Range Rd, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
07 378 0484
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Ranked #2 of 109 Restaurants in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $25
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Napier, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Friday night was the third time we have been to The Bantry. Every, on every occasion the meal has been excellent and the service top notch. Really appreciated the extra little touches. For example my wife ordered an entrée but I did not. However I was given a complimentary taster that was very appetizing. Will always set aside a night... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I actually went on Trip Advisor to check out best restaurants in Taupo and this came in 2nd. WOW!! its in a house on Rifle range road. The house has a real 70's look to it. low ceilings and wood features. But this really didn't detract from the ambience. On a night evening it would be lovely to sit outside... More

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armagh northern ireland
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210 reviews 210 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Visited after reading the reviews. Lovely welcome and a nice homely feel to the restaurant. Food was excellent, nice wine selection and well priced. I would highly recommend the brantry. One of the best meals we have had on our travels around nz

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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105 reviews 105 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Excellent venue. Nice seating out side in the sun but could be nippy. Blankets hanging over the chairs. Inside is cosy. Fantastic meals but not large and the waitress will warn you. Very friendly staff and great service. Young chef newly accredited but excellent. They have won lots of awards from Lamb and Beef. I had the Eye Fillet cooked... More

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edinburgh, uk
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We ate here from the set menu ($55 for 3 courses). I was very impressed with the menu, the choices we selected, the quality of food for the price, and in particular the service, which which was a perfect balance of professionalism and friendliness. Can't recommend this highly enough if you are in Taupo and looking to have a nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

The Bantry would be one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. Food was fantastic, great flavours, cooked to perfection. No one was disappointed with their meals, great value and service.

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Hastings, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were a big group of loud ladies (my future daughter in laws hens night) we had the room up stairs. We had a very pleasant lady serving us who explained to the group the menu and how the service would work. A three course meal with a good variety and all served together, we all enjoyed each course. Good... More

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Really enjoyed our dinner at the Brantry. The atmosphere is good and the food is delicious. We had not ordered starters but they brought us a small complimentary snack anyway. They have a standard price for each course $15 for starters or deserts, $30 for mains, $45 for two courses and $55 for three courses. This makes it simple and... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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217 reviews 217 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I dined here recently as part of a large group, and was most impressed. We took the $55 option for a three course dinner - and all my colleagues spoke very highly of it. The food was beautifully presented, there was an excellent range of options, and the service was impeccible. Being a large group we were fairly spread out,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of Beechtree suites just across the road. The restaurant has a lovely home-like dining atmosphere. The food was superb and the waiting staff knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. The prices were reasonable and very good value considering the quality of the meals. Highly recommended.

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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
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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