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39 Paora Hapi Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 7674
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice coffee here and a café trying to encourage a very 'natural' edge to food. Nice smoothies here too!

Thank Marsha1999
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always like to try different places to eat and we won't be going back to Fine Fettle they should stop making there own bread and they should have a full kiwi breakfast on there menu and a reasonable price also they need to cook with stabbing and cutting the food the coffee was nice.

Thank graham w
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

I was so happy to finally find a vegan cake in Taupo that I ordered it straight away...however, after eating awesome vegan cakes and baking them myself I was very disappointed. ..the staff was great though! I just recommend trying new recipes since vegan does not mean tasteless as a lot of people believe!

Thank Anna N
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Fine Fettle is a place I would recommend to friends. The staff are so friendly and helpful and their food is delicious. I recommend the mushrooms. They have a superb vegan/vegetarian menu.

1 Thank Jacqui P
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Great food with great hospitality. Caters for all types of dietary requirement! (Was going to take photo of the food, but digged in too fast. Oops)

Thank Jack L
Taupo, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2016

It is a delight to have a good range of gluten free products on the menu...Keep it up please...There are more and more people that love the choice you have to offer.

Thank 194745
2 reviews
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We were excited to test the vegan breakfast but the hash browns were insipid and the tofu was tasteless. Plus the service was not very welcoming. 17nzd was a bit expensive for a plate with mushrooms, tofu, baked beans, hash browns and bread+hummus. The bread was really good though. The playground area for kids is great.

Thank Paul P
Taupo, New Zealand
Level Contributor
47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

The food is still the same, wholesome, natural , tasty, really great value but the more times I go there the more irritated I find I am by the bouncy sound. The atmosphere is all hard surfaces so all sound becomes loud noise. It difficult to have a conversation because chairs scrape, voices reverberate ,...

Thank jaypot2015
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

For years now we have been enjoying the seafood chowder with the delicious bread made on site. Have tried other lunches here but keep returning to the seafood chowder, its good!

Thank Abby P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Good gluten and dairy free options, healthy and tasty. Friendly staff. They make their own gluten and dairy free bread.

Thank Janine G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Paora Hapi Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 7674

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?