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Vine Eatery & Bar

Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
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37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Monday night , good , busy atmosphere and very tasty and well presented meals , good portion sizes too !

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Thank TandC111
Taupo
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A party of 4 of us went there for lunch. Great Food and selection, very busy. Service was slow and food was slow coming out. Otherwise nice atmoshphere and restaurant.

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Thank TaupoGlennis
Taupo, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice atmosphere. Food was very pleasant. Service was very good. Bar and wine selection were both good. Reasonable price.

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Thank trickypig
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this restaurant as it was easily the busiest in town, great atmosphere, food superbly presented and the soups went down well on a cold evening, waitress was fun and informative regarding the wines, value for money, the lamb hit the spot

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Thank Don-Michael-A
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 3rd visit this week and is the stand out eatery in Taupo. Wonderful Tapas selection - a huge wine selection, as well as more contemporary food such as steak, chicken, risotto etc. Truly memorable.

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Thank Michelle P
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, great service and superb fine dinning menu. Great for a special event or business dinner. The bar has an extensive range of fine wines and beer. Love the fire place in winter.

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Thank vipspa2016
Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service with friendly wait staff. Good menu selections, which were delivered promptly. Nice and warm on a cool night.

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Thank gtlegacy2015
Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have traveled all over the world and have eaten in some great places. Really liked this restaurant. Loved the food, service and decor. Would highly recommend it.

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant had a great vibe. It was very interestingly decorated. Service was very good. Food was tasty. Very relaxing. It was busy on a Saturday night. I'd recommend booking.

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Ohope, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience! We went for a late dinner, just before the kitchen closed. Not really knowing what to order on a cold night I browsed the menu, the menu has a great selection but the scallop and chorizo risotto caught my eye. We enjoyed a beautiful bottle of pinot gris from the cellar and these guys have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 5704
Description
Our talented chefs invite you to indulge in the dishes that have inspired our Mediterranean & NZ influenced menus. Our extensive tapas menu is designed to be shared, and we also offer a full a-la-carte menu for those wanting a more NZ traditional approach to dining. There's awesome Allpress coffee if you just want to relax and a full bar specializing in whisky, craft beer and a huge wine selection reflecting over 25 years in hospitality and wine Along with the many varying areas to enjoy, we have private areas such as 'The Balcony' and 'The Vintage Room' upstairs for groups of ten or more. Specialising in Long Table Shared Plate Dinners' makes Vine Eatery & Bar the perfect place for larger groups who are looking for something a little different and entertaining. For this we offer affordable $45 to $65 including a full tapa menu at $49. All options include dessert and can be paired with some great beverage options. For more casual gatherings we have some amazing platters full of fresh delicious meats, seafood and local produce. Open daily from 11am - Coffee by the fire, lunch, dinner or a drink and catch-up with friends, we look forward to hosting you soon.

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