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64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2425
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dined with friends from New Zealand. Their choice of this restaurant was spot on. While the meal is a little pricey the steak with truffle puree quality, presentation and most of all taste was exceptional. I think i had a spiritual moment when my...More

Thank mbkitmgr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in a couple of beers fir the boys and wines for the girls. Was really busy but we were lucky enough to get a leaner near the bar. I liked how there was a vast range of people in there. Tradies, business, bogans there...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here a couple of times - as always food is very good, service is very good & craft beer were great!

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely meal, we shared a sea food platter while watching the All Blacks beat Australia. As I am a pescatarian and my husband is a full on carnivore, we asked if we could have a half and half platter....More

Thank wrighttaupo
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Nice enough venue, but music got turned up loud quite early as part pub/part restaurant (7pm booking for dinner). Food was ok, but overpriced overall. Oysters for entree which were yum. Husband had beef - was fine. I had Salmon as FOD and that was...More

Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Nice surroundings. Food pricey. Friend sent her meal (buger) back as was pink and not very warm. Second one was stilll pink when questioned this told by waitress thats how they cook them. Wouldnt go again expensive for what it was.

Thank wez6699
Reviewed 14 August 2017

As e are often guided by the 'ranking' of a restaurant we didn't know what to expect, as it is down the list on Trip Advisor, but we were pleasantly surprised. I had called in earlier in the day and was greeted by 2 very...More

Thank 896daveydave
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Went tonight for dinner and we had a toddler with us. We booked for 5.30pm so we wouldn't be late home. Service was so slow we had to get up and find a waiter three times. Waited over an hour for mains and people around...More

Thank Renee K
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We loved the place and the atmosphere. Service is really friendly and ready to assist. Said that we've been a little bit disappointed by the food. We took an lamb rump and one duck breast: the former was ok but nothing special while the latter...More

Thank Flyerzblog
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Nice atmosphere, although looking out the window is MCDs before you see the lake. Pretty pricey for what you get. I probably wouldn't re-order the seafood platter but my son loved the curly fries.

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Joann S
3 April 2016|
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Response from Lynda F | Reviewed this property |
From what remember there is a web site that offers 3 courses for about $32 dollars all from the same menu as normal but you must book for 6pm or 6.30 there are 2 to 4 meals available most days.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 26
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 2425
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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.
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