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25 Arahori Street, Turangi 3353, New Zealand
(07) 386 7515
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome meal

The meal was very well presented and was of a good size. It was value for money with a good selection of choice The only thing of note was the waitress did not know what I was wanting when I ordered a liqueur coffee and wanted Drambuie in it

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Mark H
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Turangi, New Zealand
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Turangi, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The meal was very well presented and was of a good size. It was value for money with a good selection of choice The only thing of note was the waitress did not know what I was wanting when I ordered a liqueur coffee and wanted Drambuie in it

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Probably the best meal my wife and I have had in the many years we have travelled to Taupo and Turangi . Dinner was superb . Lamb cutlets were tantalisingly meaty - really tender . My wife's orange roughy was fresh and fleshy . The meals were generous - the prices more than reasonable . Why we were the only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Atmosphere of the restaurant is superb. Nice and quite, allows you to talk to your friends over the table and actually get heard. Food is great and service is brilliant. Grab a glass of wine or beer on your way in at the bar. Entrees served just in the right time and your mains are served once you finish with... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Excellent hearty food and great service. We liked the fact we could eat on the premises at a licenced restaurantbwith a good selection of wine.

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te awamutu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

i visited twice for dinner with locals who eat here regularly. this made for a very welcoming atmosphere. we ate in the tv-foyer-bar area at the few tables/sofas here, instead of the restaurant proper. mid-range price, classic kiwi restaurant fare, there was rugby on the big screen and locals all talking together at the bar and tables including the staff.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We had an excellent meal, and a charming waitress. My panko crumbed orange roughy was exceptional, and my husband enjoyed a huge t-bone steak..

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Eye, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We found this restaurant by luck, as we were driving around Turangi looking for a place for our dinner. By taking a wrong turning we discovered the Turing Motor Lodge and decided to try their restaurant. What a good decision as the dining room was pleasantly busy and was well furnished with good table spacing. We chose the fish &... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Staff good, food good wine good- what is there to complain about? Weather was great , saw the blue duck, life was fine. Very pretty area with rivers and grassy areas.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My boyfriend and I came for dinner on New Years Eve however, we were running late for our reservation as we drove from Palmerston North. The kitchen was actually due to close by the time we arrived, LUCKILY the lovely accommodating staff made a small exception and allowed us to order! We had a excellent NYE due to this (thank... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Parklands is a really friendly place to visit if in Turangi. The food is good and enjoyable but basic type food and is well presented and enjoyable. We always eat here one night when staying in Turangi.

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  • Address: 25 Arahori Street, Turangi 3353, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Turangi
  • Phone Number: (07) 386 7515

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