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“Great food and atmosphere”
Review of Mole & Chicken

Mole & Chicken
Ranked #23 of 141 Restaurants in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed February 5, 2011

Came to Taupo from Wellington, was passing through on business. Local hotel i was staying in passed on this place to go, was greeted by friendly staff and a very warm atmosphere, a very wide selection on their menu, which was refreshing to see. Sat in bar area as i was travelling alone, what a great place, felt like i was not alone as the staff made me feel like a local! had calamari starter, melted in my mouth, was superb! had battered fish as main and once again was superb! Had a wonderful evening, every time i call through Taupo i will be calling back in, this is now my local in Taupo!

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Reviewed January 23, 2011

Was recomended by locals, turned up to a busy inviting atmosphere. the weather was beautiful and we were very lucky to be able to nab a table on the deck! we had our two young children with us who were entertained from the moment we sat down which led to my husband and i being able to enjoy our meal rather than have to take turns playing refree. I had the chicken which was lovely and tender and full of flavor my husband had the fish of the day which was presented so beautifuly and just melted in your mouth. i was surprised when reading the childrens menu that they do not serve "chicken Nuggets!" thank you finially a place that sell real meals for children and not just deep fried junk. overall we throughly enjoyed out dining experience the food was fantastic and the staff friendly and accomadating. i reccomend the Mole and Chicken to anyone passing through Taupo. Delightful and value for money!

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Reviewed December 27, 2010

We had a great dinner here. It's just a pub but someone in the back knows how to cook so it's not all straight out of the deep fryer. Great flavors in the honey and Ginger chicken and the chicken salad was superb. The fish looked good too. Generous portions and family friendly andeven some decent wines on offer. Not flash but a great value spot in the touristy heaven (or hell depending on your perspective!) go if you get the chance.

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Reviewed June 8, 2010

Great (huge!!) meal - friendly staff. Does not try to be anything than a great value,unpretentious, family restaurant.

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Thank FranNewZealand
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Reviewed April 28, 2010

Thanks to the staff , ok the dog and I had to eat on the deck, no hardship lovely time of the day, food was great and Bella was served water as well

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Thank WellingtonNzSue
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