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) #7 of 93 Restaurants in Taupo $$ - $$$ European, ,
64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2425
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • 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 May 20, 2016

We went to this restaurant without a booking early on a Saturday evening. We were warmly welcomed and our group of three adults and one child was given the only u booked table. We were given both the bar menu and the dinner menu, plus...More

Thank Gill H
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Husband and I stopped here for dinner while on holiday. The food was delicious! I had the Angus Beef Filet which was flavored and cooked perfectly. The potato gratin side was actually my favorite part -- so melt in your mouth tasty. Ended the meal...More

Thank umezoom
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Went for dinner, excellent service. Food is delicious, would recommend to anyone for dinner date.We had entree and main size of dishes is very reasonable, you don't need to order extras.

Thank Sveta B
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Passing through Taupo on my way home I dropped in here for lunch, simply because it had handy parking. I'm glad I did. Friendly staff, tasty food and the pate was excellent. Nice layout and atmosphere.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed May 1, 2016

We booked here on a recommendation..there was a function on which literally spilled over into the dining area . My wife and I gave up trying to talk because of the racket from a standup party ten feet from where we were sitting.The waitress did...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Booked through first table and were pleasantly surprised. Warm comfortable atmosphere with very friendly and efficient staff. The food was great I had the Angus steak and my husband had the duck which was very tasty and nicely presented. They even had my favourite wine...More

Thank Jeanie2011
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice ambience, good service, great range of beers and nice food. Nothing to fault. Our experience of restaurants in Taupo has been patchy and good service not as common as it should be. The Plateau made a nice change and the service was very professional.

Thank RikNZ
Reviewed April 25, 2016

My husband and I have been here twice recently and have found the service from the staff to be exceptional. They are all extremely friendly and helpful. The platters are well presented and very tasty. We love the background music and atmosphere of this restaurant,...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed April 24, 2016

In the weekend we went to the Plateau for a couple of platters and drinks. My husband and I have 4 children and a nephew also was with us. After the waiter took our order, my 11 year old son said "that man is really...More

1  Thank Tirau77
Reviewed April 23, 2016

we were visiting and a local took us there. We had a great evening there. Service excellent, food yummy. Would like to return...and eat more. We will be back!!!

1  Thank murrbren
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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
  • 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, Large groups, Kids, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
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.
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