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Vine Eatery & Bar

$$ - $$$European, ,
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had booked - luckily, as it was quite busy. Overall it was excellent - very good wine selection by the glass, which were surprisingly inexpensive - and a good menu. Had a selection of tapas (beautiful!) and then a main each. Service was spot-on,...More

Thank Eleanore M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous staff that pay attention to detail and personality contribute to satisfying your needs. An impressive selection of wine . We had many dishes from the tapas menu, each delicious and unique. Dessert- sticky date pudding! A must.

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I were out in Taupo recently and needed a quick bite about 8pm at night. We stumbled on Vine Eatery and Bar. What a find! Beautiful large Bar and Eatery with a great food and wine menu! We were worried we would...More

Thank WellieAnnie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Urbane, welcoming atmosphere with diverse menu and wonderful selection of New Zealand wine & seafood. Attentive waiting staff. Reasonable prices. Will definitely return!

Thank jmuldoon3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended the Vine by the skipper of our fishing boat. (Howard at Lake Fun.) We went from the harbour to the restaurant, dropped off the fish, headed back to the hotel for 1/2 hr, then came back to the restaurant to find our...More

Thank Toecon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful salads and wine selection! Nice atmosphere and very friendly staff! A great place for lunch or dinner. Highly recommend this place

Thank Bec B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner in a private room. Great ambience/mood, excellent service, great wine and food. A really enjoyable night.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recommended this place by a receptionist at a local spa. It turned out to be a great meal with a huge range of wines available and some good local craft beers to sample. The bread to start with was fantastic and all of...More

Thank softballer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, friendly and professional staff. Only popped in for a drink, but will go back again for a meal. Everything looks lovely.

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were served by the beautiful and enthusiastic waitress Barbra. Amazing friendly service. Food was full of amazing flavour and cocktails were delicious!

Thank breewood94
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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