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Jolly Good Fellows

$$ - $$$, British,
80 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0457
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pastie” (13 reviews)
“lambs fry” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
80 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 423 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

great food and very good service very helpful and friendly staff a credit to this place and in a awsome location ,you can walk from your hotel or walk to town

Thank lorraine d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a meal at this place. I ordered porterhouse stake with chips and salid. Steak was nice slightly more cooked than med what I asked but still nice. Partner bangers and mash. Both filling. We didn't order dessert although had a nice selection. Great...More

Thank Raniformis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went down on a busy Saturday night. Place was packed and there were no free tables but were told if we wanted to wait, there were four groups ahead of us. We waited and had a drink with a friendly local couple. It was then...More

Thank C L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal (dinner) at this establishment Stayed close by so an easy walk from the lakefront area Friendly staff and quick service Restaurant was nearly full up inside and it was too cold for us to sit outside so we were lucky to...More

Thank lordy39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the recommendation of our hosts, went to this establishment on a very busy night. Had to wait for a table, but the wait was very worthwhile. The steak and guinness pastie simply superb. A good range of Englsih ales such as Boodingtons wet the...More

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Taupo, New Zealand, make sure to try Jolly Good Fellows' Caesar Salad - fresh lettuce, crispy bacon, crunchy croutons, savory anchovies, topped with parmesan cheese and boiled egg. Had this for two nights in a row last week, am now back in Manila,...More

Thank Desiree P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed in a hotel down the road and the receptionist recommended it for dinner. What a great suggestion. We were seated straight away and food was very quick to come out. Meals were very generous and we struggled to eat it all. Service was...More

Thank sue b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice lunch here looking out over the lake. We like the great selection of European beers here. The meal was great & very filling!

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Have always driven past, but never stopped to have a beer and check out the food. I am glad we tried something different. Monday staff ladies were brilliant. Supper cherry, happy about life and there jobs, made lovely and polite conversation. We ordered the chicken...More

Thank La Toya S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and warm atmosphere. Good food at reasonable prices. Sort of a pub atmosphere. Not a huge choice from the menu though. Fish pie and steak wete very enjoyable. Would return.

Thank Ausietravler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 0457
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