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Spoon and Paddle

101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 9664
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“french toast” (23 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Manager Mukesh went the extra mile by serving breakfast at lunch time, good coffee,delicious food, great service and a cute cafe :)

Thank nicknack0
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on the recommendation of a friend - I had the most delicious gingerbread French toast, it was so good we came back another 3 mornings. Looking forward to our next visit to Taupo!

1  Thank Helen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a neat place! A house using all the rooms as dining rooms. Theres also a lot of tables and umbrellas outdoors. A safe playground for kiddies, and wheelchair/pushchair friendly ramps. The service was quick. Devine Hot Chocolate, and the croissants are gorgeous, although could...More

1  Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch, we ordered the beef tacos and the pork belly bun. Both were excellent and very tasty. The service was friendly and quick.

1  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Paddle and Spoon when travelling through or staying g Taupo. Great food, coffee, service and a playground.

Thank jmck_wgtn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best eggs benidic I have had and I have had a few. ☺ Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank Gidget54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful breakfast of Eggs Benedict with salmon and perfectly poached eggs. Quick service with a smile. The reviews totally lived up to our expectations 😁

Thank Lightlady38
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spoon and paddle is a great place to relax and enjoy an amazing meal with family and friends. The service was great and food came out fast and top presentation. Would definitely recommend

1  Thank Oirish C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The scrambled eggs were lovely and fluffy, the bacon and mushrooms were pretty tasty and the coffee was good. There doesn't seem to be any printed menus that you can sit and browse so you have to stand at the counter to order which can...More

1  Thank LorenMarieC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on previous reviews, we thought we would have a great experience. So not to be mean but it was very good but not excellent. Coffee was indeed well made, we had eggs bene which was toward the top end. This doesnt mean you shouldnt...More

Thank msiladi
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Questions & Answers
12 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Mukesh G | Property representative |
Hi there, Dogs are very welcome. We do have lots of shade and a water bowl for your dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 9664
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Lonely Planet says: Filling a spacious and airy 1950s house with colourful decor, Spoon & Paddle is more evidence you'll find great cafes pretty well anywhere in NZ. Excellent coffee partners with a concise beer and wine list, and the energetic and youthful owners focus on delivering dishes like tasty lamb shoulder tortillas, and just maybe the country's best eggs Benedict. A mini-fort in the garden will get the kids exploring, while Mum and Dad tuck into mid-afternoon treats like macaroons or lemon meringue pie
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