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Vine Eatery & Bar

) #10 of 93 Restaurants in Taupo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, ,
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (89 reviews)
“beef ragu” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Super busy which created a great atmosphere; staff were fairly friendly though seemed rather busy so were a little brief with us on arrival but we fortunately had a very very helpful waitress who helped us selected some delicious tapas to share. The pork could...More

Thank trace883
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps I was ready for this after a long morning drive but was a great lunch. These were some of the best tapas outside and it has been said I know a bit about tapas. Patatas bravas done in duck fat with pink or spiced...More

Thank Dick74
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Vine via a review on this site and were not disappointed. Unusual but effective way to select your wine is that they have a "wine wall" with all the bottles on one side of the restaurant, on shelves. You simply select the bottle...More

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in a couple of times over the weekend for a cheeky wine and also enjoyed a quick snack of their delicious bruschetta on one of the visits. Vine is quite a cool space, large gas fire with comfy chairs alongside, and then high...More

1  Thank z1bby
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here several times and have enjoyed the Menu and wine very much. Would recommend this place to anyone wanting a superb meal.

Thank Ginny556
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner love to grab dinner at the Vine Eatery. The tapas are simply delicious. Amazing food especially the paella balls or pork belly. My favourite cocktail there is the Raspberry Mojito. Wow :)

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner visited this place a few times on our very short trip to Taupo. Amazing service, food and atmosphere. Definitely one of our favourite restaurants in New Zealand.

Thank Monster87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on table 10 last night and omg the food was amazing. I had garlic prawns which I have been craving since I booked a table a few weeks ago so good. Our mains were just delicious. Our waitress was very friendly and always...More

Thank Nola J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were wondering around looking for a dinner opportunity and we came upon this place. It was buzzy, in a good way, on a Friday night but they found a nice spot for us. Dinner was really good - beef ragu papadelle and pork belly....More

1  Thank AucklandShar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a good place to eat and were delighted to find Vine Eatery and Bar. The entrance is attractive , reflecting the excellence of the food, wines and service. Judging by the many guests , the reputation of this restaurant is well...More

Thank Liley2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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.
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