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The Brantry

) #5 of 92 Restaurants in Taupo $$ - $$$ European, , Vegetarian Friendly
45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0484
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck salad” (7 reviews)
“pulled lamb” (6 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and welcoming. We had the duck and the lamb. They were both delicious. The decor was homely, possibly a little outdated, but the food more than makes up for it!

Thank wendyhassall
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The service is always good. We had the beef 3 course at $60 and one had the pork at $55. Entrees and dessert were not huge but didn't want huge amounts. Good size steak. Unfortunately my first steak came out over cooked but not an...More

Thank TaupoSheryll
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious three course meal for a super reasonable amount. We loved the atmosphere and beautiful quality of the food. Definitely will be back, our favourite place to dine in Taupo

Thank FlightoftheKiwi
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The restaurant is lovely, the staff are professional and friendly and the meals were very nice, just a bit small in size for the price. The dessert was even smaller. We have dined at this restaurant before but this time didn't enjoy it quite so...More

Thank markilee
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We ate a most delightful dinner at the Brantry. The food was some of the best we have eaten in NZ and the service friendly and professional. A must for any foodie!

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A really nice meeting for a great price. Not outstanding as mains could have been hotter but tasty and a good quality meal. Worth a try.

Thank W3581MCmarkb
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I loved the Brantley. It is fine dining but not too over the top expensive. The meal was really lovely and the staff were excellent. Friendly, personable and professional. Always will to go the extra mile to satisfy the diners needs. Highly recommended.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

A last minute booking on a busy night so our hopes weren't high for this untried establishment. Boy we're we wrong! From initial welcome to the farewell (last to leave the restaurant) we had a great dining experience. There was an Excellent range of kiwi...More

Thank G E
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We went to The Brantry a week after going to The Bistro, at both restaurants we had 3 courses. Between us we tried different dishes, unfortunately not one of the dishes at the Brantry came up to standard. It was as if meals had been...More

Thank Abby P
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The prix fixe menu has plenty of choices so there should be something to satisfy every palate. The food is of excellent quality, very well prepared and served in adequate quantities. A reasonable selection of local wine. The Midas Pinot Noir was very good and...More

Thank HughDonovan
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have more vegetarian options than on your menu
6 February 2016|
Response from Lynne E |
brantry does cater for vegetarians.. will usually be a vegetarian entree. as for the main. if dont eat fish.. the chefs will see what you like and dislike and create a main vegetarian assiette using the main meals vege... More
Barbara M
Do you have gluten free meals ?
17 January 2016|
Response from Lynn P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no reason to enquire for gluten free meals
Pam B
Do you have gluten free options?
15 January 2016|
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Response from JanTrim59 | Reviewed this property |
My answer was going to be the same as Barbara M. If not email then check their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 0484
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The Brantry is located in a 1950's town house tastefully renovated to create a special ambience for any dining occasion. The low ceilings, large open fire and timeless decor gives a sense of style that owners Prue and Felicity are proud of. The food is described as contemporary New Zealand cuisine. Proud New Zealander Prue believes there is a wealth of food options here on our doorstep. The menu is updated seasonally to access all the freshest produce. The Brantry is a perfect venue for weddings we can organise everything from name tags to flowers.
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