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Vine Eatery & Bar

) #11 of 91 Restaurants in Taupo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, Wine Bar, New Zealand
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My motel highly recommended this place to eat and I was NOT disappointed!! The food and service were great!!!!!!! I had a great meal here and the wines were outstanding and it was easy to get to from Huka Falls

Thank gary c
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well located restaurant, comfortably busy. Nice decor, tables not on top of each other. Menu good with lots of nice choices, servings plentiful. Downsides, servers need a bit more oversight, our pork bellies were not slow cooked, but when mentioned to the waitress, she didn't...More

Thank pan123969
Reviewed 5 days ago

Taupo is my home town but don't get there very often, so we were recommended to come to vine for dinner. Food was tasty and lots of choice. Nice wine and not overpriced (and I live in Auckland so understand overpriced vino). For me however...More

Thank Leadev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious meal here! Beyond my expectations and amazing flavour and quality. Anyone that stays in Taupo should have a meal here! Venison was beyond words!

Thank MattyAspinall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decor, the service, the food, the wine list, all very, very good. On the menu there is a "small plates" section of about 20 items, average price $16, which can be ordered as starters, or a tapas type meal for a group. Mains are...More

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first day in Taupo and once again not sure where to go for dinner but this place looked inviting. A warm welcome and even though it was Friday night and the place was very busy the staff found us a place. Loved the decor...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent sevice, great food. We horoughly recommend this bar/restaurant. Try to go early and sit by the fire for your first glass of wine!

Thank SusanCamperdown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our drinks and meals at Vines. The environment is lovely with wine and grape themes and interesting lighting. The staff were well groomed and welcoming with slick delivery though our wait person could not remember the fish of the day. Top marks to...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner here at Vine - food was very good and the service was great too. Slightly noisy but not too bad and given it was Friday evening and the place was very full this was fine.

Thank Bullit2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to have a meal after receiving advice from family members. We did not book but the staff were very efficient. They quickly seated us and provided us with appropriate menus and information. The staff were attentive, cheerful and helpful. We ordered a wine...More

Thank rosscooper
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 5704
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Our talented chefs invite you to indulge in the dishes that have inspired our Mediterranean & NZ influenced menus. Our extensive tapas menu is designed to be shared, and we also offer a full a-la-carte menu for those wanting a more NZ traditional approach to dining. There's awesome Allpress coffee if you just want to relax and a full bar specializing in whisky, craft beer and a huge wine selection reflecting over 25 years in hospitality and wine Along with the many varying areas to enjoy, we have private areas such as 'The Balcony' and 'The Vintage Room' upstairs for groups of ten or more. Specialising in Long Table Shared Plate Dinners' makes Vine Eatery & Bar the perfect place for larger groups who are looking for something a little different and entertaining. For this we offer affordable $45 to $65 including a full tapa menu at $49. All options include dessert and can be paired with some great beverage options. For more casual gatherings we have some amazing platters full of fresh delicious meats, seafood and local produce. Open daily from 11am - Coffee by the fire, lunch, dinner or a drink and catch-up with friends, we look forward to hosting you soon.