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Tin Plate Kitchen & Bar

Main Street | Lake Tekapo Village, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6677
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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European, New Zealand, Pizza, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Lake Tekapo Village, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent excellent, the food, wine and company. Everyone very friendly and helpful. Best ever lasagne I have eaten and the red wine recommend was just perfect. Thank you Karen and Grace Lake District England.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We originally came for the WiFi, and we decided to eat pizzas as they were more original ones than usual! I had the Trio of Mushrooms and blue cheese, and my partner had the Salmon and grilled capers. Both delicious! Thin crust :) WiFi is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 771emilieg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The surrondings are rustic. Nice pizzas were available on the menu. We had the fish and chips, and they were great. Prices were typical for NZ restaurants, $25-35 for mains. Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bruno D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed our last night stay here at tin plate. We had tried many other places on the strip before and we had wished we had tried tin plate earlier! The service was great, every waiter or waitress was up for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mikaylabx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived near closing time, but was still provided a table, and very grateful as every place in town was closed. Had a salmon pizza, for first time ever. I am no food critic, but in my humble opinion, it was really good. Nice rustic...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Aurora_Raven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here. We arrived without a booking shortly after 6pm and were able to get a table. About 15 minutes later they were turning away walk-ins with a 30-40 minute wait for a table. The food was good, very nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank speake53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute great experience! Caring and friendly service and delicious homemade food. Been there for dinner, tryed the homemade soup, lasagne and partner had magarita pizza. Tasted fresh and well made. I would always come back once I visit Tekapo again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Annett S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant and super friendly staff. The 9 inch pizza is just a tiny pizza so perfect for little hunger otherwise go for 12. Amazing that they have vegan cheese!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jasmijn n
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant meal. Inside out of the rain. Easy access. Popular spot but plenty of seating. Recommend you book ahead just in case. It was packed. Great food. Great service. Excellent drinks selection. We had five adults and a toddler. Wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ntjsmith2016
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

excellent service and great food. at an average price. staff very helpfull. cant do enough for you. great background music. good atmosphere all round

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$10 - $24
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Lake Tekapo Village, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6677
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Tin Plate Kitchen & Bar is a contemporary Restaurant & Bar open for lunch & dinner and offers a diverse range of food, wines, craft beer, cocktails & a great pizza menu that is available for take away. Indulge in a scoop or bowl of New Zealand Kapiti ice cream, available in 10 delicious flavours! Our menu changes with the seasons to ensure you get the freshest and finest local ingredients on your plate, catering for gluten free, vegetarian & vegan diets. During winter come in & enjoy the warmth & comfort of the fireplace while relaxing with a glass of mulled wine & in summer enjoy a Cosmo in the outdoor seating areas & soak in the sun. Tin Plate Catering offers a range of options to suit all function & event types. Ask us for a copy of our Catering Kit which will give you costs & menu choices. The restaurant & bar can be hired out for private functions i.e. birthdays, corporate or staff events. Let us work with you to create the perfect event!
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