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) #7 of 93 Restaurants in Taupo $$ - $$$ European, ,
64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2425
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank allabouttravel086
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Nice staff and nice price. This place has it all as we were there with young kids for dinner which was very suitable while others had a business meeting and a few friends out for a wine.

1  Thank IsabellasMum23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bump to this place when we are on the way to south for lunch. It was delicious foods that we had ordered on that day. What I like that outside sitting for smoke on freezing day. The staff was friendly too. It was good lunch...More

Thank Cahyadi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really popular place - we saw a bunch of people miss out on tables. A great bar menu, and the service team were very professional.

1  Thank Martyn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommend this restaurant by a local so we decided to check it out. Visiting a popular destination during school holidays can often mean noisey restaurants full of children and while there is nothing wrong with that; sometimes its just nice to have a...More

1  Thank Hardworkingteacher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Plateau for 2 nights that we were in Taupo and the service and food were excellent on both occasions. We also spent the afternoon fishing on the lake and had arranged a table in the Bar for Mulled Wine which is lovely...More

1  Thank jamnbakk
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Overall we enjoyed our experience in Plateau. Great ambiance, food presentation was perfect. And I'm surprise how clean the bathroom was. Reflected how they maintained the cleanliness of the place.

Thank Shan P
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Joann S
2 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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