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“Lovely food and exceptional service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Plateau

Plateau
Ranked #7 of 134 Restaurants in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $26
Cuisines: European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
Taupo, New Zealand
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely food and exceptional service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

Loved our meal in the restaurant - five star food and fantastic wine selection. During winter I love the fireplace for a place to meet friends for a drink. Great atmosphere here in the evenings.

Visited October 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Katikati
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A good experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012

Whenever we are staying in Taupo we ensure that we have an evening meal at Plateua.
The food is excellent and the sevice is of a very high standard.
On two occasions we have taken freinds visiting New Zealand there and they also have been impressed.
Be sure to have their garlic bread as you can make it as garlicky as you want. (They provide roasted garlic in a seperate dish.)

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank avoann
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“nice food and beer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

we went here after our motel owener said it was good, I had the Lamb my Husband had stake, we both had a starter with a jug of local made beer all very nice in total about $110 which is in line with the rest of NZ

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank bjdigg
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012

The choice is very good and the meals came out very well presented with large portion sizes . So much so that we could not try the sweets !!

Visited November 2012
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Thank RoyLorraine
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Hastings, New Zealand
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155 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Handled a large group with ease”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

Our party of 30+ was catered to with ease - a relaxing start to the evening in the bar next door, followed by a set menu with a couple of options, both of which were very good (particularly the beef fillet - melt in the mouth delicious). Staff were friendly and efficient, and even ensured non drinkers (like myself) were taken care of - a nice surprise as we usually get forgotten about!

Visited July 2012
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Thank KentandMichelle
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