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The Crooked Door Gastropub - CLOSED

Corner of Roberts St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-376 8030
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Jul 8, 2014
“This place has Closed down”
Mar 23, 2014
“Loads of choices”
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Seafood, Spanish, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Corner of Roberts St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

We enjoyed our meal there last weekend. A good variety of menu choices, warm , meal size almost too big. I had very large two pieces of Snitzel with nice fresh veg. My daughter had chicken which unfortunately she found quite spiced, but that was...More

Thank golfingkiwi2
Reviewed September 19, 2013

We tried to stop by for lunch, but they are only open for dinner, oops! So we went back in the evening and had a lovely dinner. There weren't any tables available when we first got there so we sat at the bar and had...More

Thank aknoble
Reviewed September 7, 2013

A fabulous restaurant, you have to visit at least twice to try the steaks and the seafood. My husband and I have eaten here three times, we were so upset to arrive one time to find it shut. Everything is good, you need to try...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed August 28, 2013

My family and I visited one evening as our hotel was close to this restaurant. They have a bit of seafood on the menu and some wonderful soups as well. I enjoyed the beer and I can't remember what my family had to drink, but...More

1  Thank KHCP2012
Reviewed June 18, 2013

An old English looking Building in the middle of NZ, who would have guessed it, The food was outstanding and the fish was as fresh as you could get. Being cold the fire was on and it made you feel all homely and cossey.

1  Thank Silverfern lodg... T
Reviewed June 5, 2013

We liked the sound of this restuarnt on line and saw the pictures of the yum looking food,so my Husband& I went there for our 25th Wedding anniversary on Tuesady night.It was a cold wet night and we walked into a cold empyt resturant...should of...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed May 31, 2013

The night we went was very cold outside,so what a lovely welcome when we opened the Door. Lovely and warm with most tables taken, ( which is a good sign,) Although they were quite busy we did not have to wait long to be served....More

1  Thank Barry-Jang
Reviewed May 25, 2013

Had a lovely evening meal here. The food was great & prices included veg etc. ( not the case everywhere!). The staff, despite issues with the wet weather, were lovely. Note: if you get a booklet from the Tourist Office you can get a free...More

1  Thank cedarchaser
Reviewed May 14, 2013

We stayed one night in Taupo en route to Auckland from Wellington. This was the Friday after Anzac Day, and it seemed a lot of folk had used the opportunity of a four day weekend and the Indian summer weather, to get away. ( Taupo...More

1  Thank Heather and Ray H
Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Went for dinner last night. Food experience mixed. Fish dish was good and generous. Pork belly was generous in size but undercooked and therefore tough and pretty dry. Service was very fast, perhaps a little too fast - much food precooked and reheated? Wine list...More

1  Thank Hondar27
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$7 - $30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Roberts St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-376 8030
  • E-mail
Run by local couple Leon and Sharon, The Crooked Door is situated in Taupo's only mock-tudor building. A unique destination of contemporary cuisine, hearty favourites, indulgent desserts & decadent cocktails, in the style of a British Gastropub, we pride ourselves in serving excellent, yet unpretentious food and beverages.Our comprehensive menu has a dish for everyone, whether you drop in for a casual drink and an iTi plate (smaller versions of our menu favourites) or stay for longer and enjoy our cosy atmosphere with a main meal, dessert or more.For all occasions we have a separate room that can accommodate groups of up to 20 people for Dinner.We are offering Daily Specials, come and visit us today!!!Checkout our Facebook page or website for Specials and a full menu listing.