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Fine Fettle Cafe

) #15 of 18 Coffee & Tea in Taupo #77 of 111 Places to Eat in Taupo $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
39 Paora Hapi Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 7674
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Paora Hapi Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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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...More

Thank jaypot2015
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
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
Reviewed August 16, 2016

The Fine Fettle is my favourite place to have lunch when passing through Taupo. It has a healthy range of Gluten free foods. In particular I love the Seafood Chowder, even in the middle of summer !! I would say that the quality and quantity...More

Thank maxiesmart
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Myrtle order d a sandwiches for lunch and my self a pumpkin tart. We also ordered coffee. A flat white and a plunger coffee for one. My tart was left too long in the microwave so tasted very spongy and past its best and of...More

Thank Viv W
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Me and my fiancée went here for breakfast and we both had the eggs benedict, which was the best benedict I,ve had yet, being a chef myself the hollandaise just needed a little bit more vinegar or lemon juice but thats me being picky, still...More

Thank Molly & Josh J
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

I went here hoping for a tofu scramble full of fresh veggies. When they finally found the vegan breakfast menu, it proved rather boring. The beans were under cooked and the sauce rather bland. Sorry guys but I won't be back.

Thank 686david1961
Reviewed March 5, 2016

We visited for lunch after hearing that the cafe had a vegan menu, and we weren't let down! There was a decent amount of choice on the vegan menu, but the vegan breakfast sounded and (tasted) too good to pass up! Service was great and...More

Thank chick-pea-222
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

The food here was horrible. It was all gluten-free/dairy free and flavourless. We didn't order gf/dairy-free food but were given it. 3 Kids had pancakes which were not sweet at all and tasted burnt- we had to take them back. 1 kid had a pie...More

Thank Jordansherwin
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

There were 3 of us and we had a Devine lunch. Two of us had the pumpkin and feta tart and the other kumera and pumpkin tart. We had Beetroot salad and kumera and pumpkin salad and it was all scrumptious. My plunger coffee was...More

Thank Viv W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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