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64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2425
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here several times - excellent quality food and great service. Really enjoyed the risotto and the garlic bread was crunchy and full of flavour. Never had a bad meal in all the visits. Will be back!

Thank tania_raumati
Reviewed August 11, 2016

On a very cold Monday night the hotel three course menu was great value. The wine and beer choices were varied. The service was not rushed and tables were Well attended.

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

First off, the cauliflower soup was DIVINE. It was silky, velvety, and perfectly seasoned. Perfect for a winter evening here in Taupo and even challenged the artichoke truffle soup at Guy Savoy in Paris! The beer selection was very good and varied. They even offer...More

2  Thank Nicole Y
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Food was exceptional, great atmosphere, the staff so attentive and absolutely lovely. We had the $55 three course set menu, was absolutely Devine, will definitely be back.

Thank reporoa
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Love this place! My business partner and I come here a lot for lunch! Service is always bang on, food is great and the American pale ale is the goods!

Thank samuelmarking
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant and a real credit to the owners. Staff were impeccable and I would say world class. The food was devine (I ordered the confit duck) perfectly cooked and seasoned and a great wine list for choice. Finished off with a glass...More

Thank Clono
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by today after being caught out by the rain. Walked in with our daughter and her pushchair for a drink and the staff were awesome. Very friendly and went the extra distance and moved us to a good table even though we were only...More

Thank PeterTAuckland
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to try this restaurant and once we were in the door, served a drink (cocktail for me) and sat at our table we could see we were going to enjoy ourselves! 3 course meal! Very impressed!! Will be back again! Service was...More

Thank Melissa J
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Party of four had excellent meal here. Two of the party opted for three course set menu which was great value for $55. Service was exceptional! Only downside was a very limited option of vegan meals for one of the party. Overall would highly recommend.

Thank Fourkiwis
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good restaurant in Taupo to celebrate during a few days away. We had a few drinks and entree from the bar menu beside the fire, then a main and dessert from the restaurant menu at a table. Plateau is very...More

Thank TimAkston
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Joann S
Hi, Please tell me what 1st table voucher means. Does it apply for only certain hours or certain days of the week? Do we need to make reservations? We would be a party of 4 on Fri, May 6.
April 2, 2016|
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Response from Lynda F | Reviewed this property |
From what remember there is a web site that offers 3 courses for about $32 dollars all from the same menu as normal but you must book for 6pm or 6.30 there are 2 to 4 meals available most days.
Kaye N
Can we see a menu please
January 17, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $26
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 2425
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Located one block from the lake, Plateau Restaurant & Bar in Lake Taupo is an award-winning New Zealand meeting place that serves the finest craft beers and kiwi inspired food. Since 2003, it has been nationally recognized by Hanz for its excellence in lamb and beef and celebrated by locals and tourists alike as showcasing the best of New Zealand wining and dining.