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The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie

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282 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
7-378 3893
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Gorgeous lake views

You are dining lake side and the lake is lovely. The food was pretty good, but the view is the best. Worth a visit for the views.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2014
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Napa Valley, California
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Napa Valley, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

You are dining lake side and the lake is lovely. The food was pretty good, but the view is the best. Worth a visit for the views.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Friendly staff and amazing food. Great chowder with lots of seafood served in a bun!! And you just can't go wrong with a Stonegrill!! Perfect!

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Dargaville, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

and fat toasted sandwich for lunch under the shade of the huge outside umbrella's just soaked up the scenery in the shade hiding from the full force of the sun.Very relaxing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We were probably pushing our luck, with seven of us turning up out of the blue without booking - but even though the restaurant had an event on, they still found room for us without any fuss at all. The service was great, the food was really classy - for a mid-price restaurant, we seemed to be getting top priced... More 

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Gold Coast
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

nice selection of craft beers amd the fillet steak on hot stone was very good. but I almost didn't stay because of the awful, loud music

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The food is good. The service was not up to that though. The whole athmosphere reminde me of the Eagles-song "Hotel California"...

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Noosa, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Had dinner there after a long day on the road. Fabulous meal and amazing value for money. Would highly recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

This place is a MUST visit if only for the location. Hidden next to the lake near the wee Maori village of Waihi it is very special. The food is classic french style showcasing the best of the region's fresh ingredients. The venison was superb. Portions are generous so make sure that you have built up an appetite. Perhaps skip... More 

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Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Only cafe with unrestricted views over lake Taupo. Very friendly service and good food. Also very child friendly. Beautiful outside sitting area with a little beach. What a gem.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Great food and right on the edge of Lake Taupo. The staff were friendly and attentive.

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  • Address: 282 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: 7-378 3893

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