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The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie

European, New Zealand, French
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282 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
7-378 3893
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Wellington, New Zealand
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Small but nice rooms. I didn't dine here but the bar staff are great and the view is too. Friendly staff.

Thank nigeltrewhitt
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We ate here three nights in a row because we were staying at the hotel and partly because it was the Easter break and you could not guarantee a seat in one of the lakefront restaurants if you had not booked in advanced. However what we found was good food, attentive service and the ability to talk without shouting over... More 

Thank Karen H
Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Had dinner here will staying a night in the hotel was convenient and easy. Food was good Richard our host was great no complaints just good honest food. Nice view of the sunset

Thank shp1
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Ok, let's straighten out a few things about this place. First of all, it is NOT a French restaurant. It has the usual continental courses offered: steak, chicken, fish, lamb. It's good, but not French. Then, you need to know that it is the restaurant attached to the Libby if the Lakeland Resort. The sign for the resort out in... More 

Thank suragolda
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78 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We had dinner here while staying one night. I had the shrimp cocktail, the stuffed chicken & ice cream sundae. My two daughters shared the herb & garlic cheesy bread, one had the kids chicken nuggets, the other had lamb shanks & chocolate mousse mudcake. It was all very yummy, the stuffed chicken was so moist unlike the stuffed chicken... More 

Thank luvggs
Sunny Coast
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

The food is excellent plenty of choice and the portions huge, be careful how much you order as you might not get through it.Prices are very reasonable and good selection of wine and beer. The staff are very friendly and courteous as well as being efficient. Views across the lake amazing Certainly a great place to eat if in Taupo.

1 Thank Ranald606
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We had dinner here three nights in a row and really enjoyed all three nights. The menu is simple with a good range of selections. Dinner and drinks was reasonably priced and the service was excellent. Staff are friendly and kind. I recommend this place.

Thank Ron T
Ohope, New Zealand
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Bitterly cold evening outside but a great warm atmosphere inside. Very friendly and helpful staff set the scene for the evening and that carried through to the end. The kids meal came out quick which was really appreciated; as did the starters. All four adult main meals were delicious and good value for money. We couldn't eat dessert which is... More 

Thank Garry L
Napa Valley, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

You are dining lake side and the lake is lovely. The food was pretty good, but the view is the best. Worth a visit for the views.

Thank 106carog
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Friendly staff and amazing food. Great chowder with lots of seafood served in a bun!! And you just can't go wrong with a Stonegrill!! Perfect!

Thank Charlotte J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
European, New Zealand, French
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 282 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: 7-378 3893

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