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“beautiful meal”

Edgewater Restaurant
Ranked #39 of 138 Restaurants in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $36
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“beautiful meal”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Beautiful meal. Only disappointment was our bread starter was a little dry. Would be nice todine in summer so could enjoy the views.

Visited August 2014
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Thank Debbie M
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kiwihost101, Manager at Edgewater Restaurant, responded to this review, January 14, 2015
Dear Debbie M,

Thank you for your positive feedback, the views certainly are amazing in the summer time, its just wonderful to watch the sunset across the lake.

It is most unusual to read your bread was a little dry as we bake it fresh everyday so that it is just perfect, I do apologise for this and hope you will return for another beautiful meal and this time a beautiful sunset.

Sincerely Rachel
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Dad's birthday”
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We thought this might be a good place to treat father for his 80th birthday. We were right. Arrived at 5pm to watch the sun setting over the lake with a drink in the bar. Seated at 6.30 to be treated with excellent service and even better food. There was a lot of indecision on what food to order and the staff were patient and friendly throughout. Being a happy, joking family, they read us well and joked and laughed along with us. There was enough staff to clean up without disrupting us for too long and they had efficiency written all over them. I wouldn't normally go to a place like this to shout 10 family members a meal but in this case it was a very good decision. Everyone enjoyed their respective meals and deserts andI would recommend this restaurant for any occasion on any day.

Visited July 2014
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Thank wingnut63
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kiwihost101, Manager at Edgewater Restaurant, responded to this review, January 14, 2015
Dear wingnut63,

Thank you for your kind feedback, we truly pride ourselves on providing exactly these kind of experiences for our diners and best of all, we love doing it. Your review is certainly one for us all to be proud of, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Sincerely Rachel.
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great night out”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Probably the highlight of our trip as far as restaurants are concerned. Great food and good service. It was at night so the view over the lake could not really be appreciated.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Bigrinkles
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kiwihost101, Manager at Edgewater Restaurant, responded to this review, January 14, 2015
Dear Bigrinkles,

Its so pleasing to read our restaurant was the "highlight of your trip", that is a very rewarding response and I thank you very much for your kind feedback. We hope to have you back to enjoy one of our famous sunsets.

Sincerely Rachel
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Essex UK
Level 6 Contributor
601 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
“Great Meal”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ate here on our first night in Taupo, the meal was excellent and the chowder one of the best I have ever had. The service was friendly and very professional.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Angel57
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Taupo, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful but.....”
Reviewed May 21, 2014

We have recently moved to the Taupo area. We chose this restaurant to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary because of the great online reviews. There are many great dining places here in Taupo but sadly for us this was not. Pluses, Staff - friendly, helpful & well presented, beautiful presentation in the restaurant (loved the artwork on the walls). We hoped the food would improve as the evening progressed but it did not. Total let down & very dissapointed in an evening that could have been worth remembering.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank hapeta68
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OzzieTaupo, General Manager at Edgewater Restaurant, responded to this review, June 19, 2014
Dear hapeta68- it is most upsetting to read your review, also most unusual to hear of disappointment with meals. Our pride and excellent reputation is based on top cuisine and friendly professional service, so, with this in mind I ask if you are willing to share more information with me re meal feedback, in order for me to pass onto Chef and team. We appreciate and welcome constructive comments as a way to guarantee guest satisfaction and return guests to our beautiful restaurant. please email dining@manuels with contact details and reference to enable us to address this situation. Sincerely Diane
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