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The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie

282 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
7-378 3893
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Ranked #54 of 106 restaurants in Taupo
Most recent review
- May 3, 2014
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Dargaville, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
35 helpful votes 35 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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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England
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

It is not easy to find this delightful place and we were a bit late getting there. We were assured this was ok. We enjoyed a beautifully cooked meal looking out onto Lake Taupo.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Not promoted enough, mostly used for inhouse guests but if you're looking for a nice dinner out then look no further - great value.

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