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Lakeland House Restaurant

) #3 of 18 Restaurants in Turangi ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, , Vegetarian Friendly
88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
+64 7-386 6449
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Food was stunning and the view even better! Delicious pasta and chicken meals, the service was prompt and plates were cleared quickly. Desert was also very good. The only thing that stopped me giving 5 stars is that it was extremely loud in the restaurant,...More

Thank Kristen D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The restaurant is very beautiful and the food is good. I had the lamb, very good but the only bad point is that the dishes are not warm, so that the food gets quickly cold.

Thank Pierre R
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

A fantastic place to dine. Stunning setting on the edge of Lake Taupo. Amazing food in all courses and topped off with great service... very friendly staff... we loved it and will return!

Thank PNMcCallums
Reviewed 28 December 2016

With a huge family and some of the ladies wanting lunch out on boxing day this was the place, 24 of us, service was great, food was amazing, huge portions. And to top if off the kids could swim in the lake. Plus some of...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Service absurdly disrespectful. SO. DAMN. SLOW. We had to wait 55 minutes for the OLIVES(!!) because they only "take the orders by the queue"... even when we asked the waiter saying we were really hungry, he said there was nothing they could do. When a...More

6  Thank Maria Paula M
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Picture perfect setting. Sandflies are about but spray is provided by the friendly staff. We were able to sit outdoors near the lakeside for drinks then head indoors where we were able to enjoy the lake views from our table - spoilt for views! My...More

3  Thank Charmaine R
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Tucked away on the lakeside at Tokaanu, you will find this lovely restaurant. Great menu & wine list, with a local wine available. The only downside were the young staff, no one made eye contact for quite a while, we were nearly going to leave....More

Thank hokimai
Reviewed 22 December 2016

A tourist from North America will suffer sticker shock in Australia and New Zealand. Restaurant prices, despite including tax and tip, are insane and portions are generally tiny. Lakeland House is an exception. The prices are the same as you would find elsewhere, but the...More

Thank Xworder
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had a delightful lunch here. Couldnt fault it from food to service, environment, staff...faultless. View to die for across the lake.

Thank ToTravel2Live
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great location at all times of the day. You can even arrive by boat from Lake Taupo. Food and service both of very high quality.

Thank Gil_Bycroft
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Turangi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-386 6449
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