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64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2425
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prawn bisque” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (32 reviews)
“seafood platter” (10 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

My husband and I went to Plateau for New Years Eve. Even though they were fully booked they gave us a late booking as everything was booked up. Lovely restaurant with very friendly staff that couldn't do enough. Food was nice.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Just got home from a fantastic evening at Plateau! We found it purely by chance using first table, which meant dining at 5pm got us a discount (however we would definitely have paid full price for everything, I would go as far as saying it...More

Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed January 2, 2017

So I don't normally write reviews, if the place is OK or similar to how the reviews have described then I don't really see the point however if something unusual happens then I think it might be worth letting others know. My Girlfriend and I...More

3  Thank James S
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely experience at Plateau last night when many places were closed on New Year's Day. There was no public holiday surcharge. Meals were delicious - after eating so much this trip my husband and I had just one main each, he had...More

Thank KassieG87
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice place but the food wasn't amazing. We shared the seafood platter which was supposed to have oysters but it came without them so don't know what happened there. Service was great though

Thank Stacey G
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot for dinner. Great Gastro pub! Awesome lamb. We had a fabulous night! Highly recommend this spot for a nice night out

Thank Elizabethbaci
Reviewed December 27, 2016

We dined as two couple on a very busy Christmas eve. The restaurant was heaving but we were offered a table at the rear of the restaurant/bar. The drinks list is pretty standard as is the menu with all the usual steak, lamb, fish offerings....More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, service was really good and food perfect! Had the beef which was amazing and the fish of the day! The bruchetta were also good! Desert wise the date pudding was great! Can only recommend!!

Thank Franco8375
Reviewed December 21, 2016

This Bar and Restaurant was well above expectations. Steak that I had was fabulous.My wife dinner was also ist class.

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

We turned up at Plateau without a reservation and the staff made a great first impression by seating us promptly. The service throughout our meal was great and the food was delicious - especially the eye fillet which was cooked to perfection. We would highly...More

Thank LoriYau
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Joann S
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$15 - $26
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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.
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