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“Loved the Lamb Rump Dish”

Waterside Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #15 of 137 Restaurants in Taupo
Price range: $8 - $21
Cuisines: Bar, New Zealand, European
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Serving, Lunch and Dinner you'll soon discover Waterside's reputation for great casual dining and fantastic meals to meet everybody's needs.Take in the stunning views of the lake and mountains while you enjoy being looked after by our friendly staff, try one of our creative cocktails or speciality coffees. Fantastic outdoor dining in summer, and a fireplace to keep you warm in the winter.Enjoy!!
Timaru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Loved the Lamb Rump Dish”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

This was the best lamb rump dish I have ever had. Master Chef quality... the lamb just melted in my mouth...yummy. Great service too. Would highly recommend.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent location, food good but a little pricey.”
Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

The location if this restaurant is excellent, right on the water front. We were welcomed immediately as we walked through the door. The menu had a nice selection on it. I felt it was a little cheeky of them to charge extras for vegetables with dishes.
When my steak arrived it wasn't really that hot as was the mashed potato like it had been standing around waiting for other dishes to cook. When I told the waitress she immediately apologised and offered a free coffee or desert to me, which I thought was really nice.
Not a bad experience and we will be back again next time we are in taupo.

  • Visited August 2013
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent night”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

From the minute you walked in the door the staff greeted us with a lovely warm welcome. Our meals were delicious and good value for money. A creative menu is offered, just that bit different which was great. Will definitely be back on our next visit to Taupo.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Dianne L
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12 reviews
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“Warmly welcomed when we walked in off the street.”
Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Nothing was too much trouble. Delightful waitress who was very patient. Food was delicious. We all loved the meals we chose and there was plenty of it.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank JennyForbes
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Taupo, New Zealand
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Place For A Drink By The Fire”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

I like to meet friends here for a drink by the fire, it has a casual and relaxed atmosphere and a great menu selection, with awesome views. On my latest visit I had the chicken breast, with lentils and cauliflower puree - very yummy. Their $20 week night deal is also fantastic, check out their facebook page for daily special.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Erin O
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