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Tongariro Lodge Restaurant

83 Grace Road | Just off State Highway 1 North of Turangi., Turangi 3382, New Zealand
+64 7-386 7946
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
83 Grace Road | Just off State Highway 1 North of Turangi., Turangi 3382, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was nothing special for the price we paid. It was nothing different from what we prepare at home on a daily basis - not worth in my view the price we paid.More

Thank bebeshor
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, I am sorry that you felt we were overpriced. The general feedback we get from dining experiences is very good, so it is disappointing to ready your comments. I would be happy to talk to you about your experience if you care to call...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had dinner here. Not impressed with food, $20 for kids meal that doesn't even come with desert and was hotdogs and chips (the most I've ever paid and I've dined at much more upscale places). I had stuffed capsicum that was fine but capsicum...More

Thank 13canadiankiwi13
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thanks for your feedback, although its not exactly what we like to hear. I have taken on board your comments re the children's menu, and it now includes desert. Also pleased that you enjoyed the service. Thanks.

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you for the fantastic personal service you gave each and everyone of us during our family weekend. A group of over 50 ranging in age from 2 months to over 60 years were treated to a superb weekend with beautiful meals, fantastic service and...More

Thank Nikki M
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi, that's great, we loved having your family at the Lodge, and are so pleased that you all enjoyed it. Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback, it's much appreciated and will be shared with all staff. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The smoked aioli on the potatoes was out of this world!!! Food was delicious and service was excellent. We were a group of over 30 but the staff handled us with efficiency and we're so friendly! I'll definitely be returning here. Great set-up with a...More

Thank Lizzie G
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank You for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent stay with us. So pleased that you had a great time, and enjoyed the Lodge and what we have to offer. I will see if I can twist the chefs arm...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We had a buffet dinner here with a large group of us. Awesome service and fantastic food!! We will be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent meal with us. So pleased you enjoyed it, we look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in the area. Thankyou

Reviewed 16 April 2017

You will not be disappointed. We were a group of almost 30 and we were very well looked after. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Plus we had canapés for our pre-conference dinner drinks. The salmon was especially good.

Thank hinemoa-auckland
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Fantastic, thanks for sharing your feedback, great that as a group you all enjoyed the food and experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Excellent food presented beautifully by very attentive Meri & Danielle. Thanks, Ladies! Awesome meals, chefs! We will be back!

Thank grassykey
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Thanks for your great feedback on your recent dining experience with us at the Lodge. So pleased you enjoyed it. Will pass your comments onto Meri & Danielle. Look forward to seeing you back again soon. Thankyou

Reviewed 12 January 2017

As we're relatively new to the Taupo area we had our entire family descend on us over Xmas. We'd heard good things about the restaurant, so we decided to take the family there for dinner one evening. What struck us first was the beautiful and...More

Thank Damian B
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent dining experience with us at The Lodge. So pleased that you enjoyed the meal and the Lodge. (the venison starter is definitely one of my favourites) We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

While visiting the region recently, we decided (on a friends recommendation) to call into the Tongiriro Lodge early one evening. From the moment we drove up the drive way through the cooling green and beautiful tree covered grounds, our experience was delightful. As we entered...More

Thank LyallBay36
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Hi, Thankyou for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent dining experience with us at The Lodge. So pleased that you enjoyed the meal and the surroundings as well as the service. We do look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

So we wanted a good meal in Turangi and quite by accident stumbled on this gem hidden away just south. Staff was professional and quickly accommodated our unscheduled walkin. Impeccable service, very quick and attentive in an authentic fishing lodge which has clearly matured from...More

Thank kpmcn
managertongariro, General Manager at Tongariro Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Hi, thanks so much for your feedback on your dining experience with us at The Lodge. So pleased that you found us, and that you enjoyed the meal, the ambience and the service. We do hope that you will return when next in this area....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Grace Road | Just off State Highway 1 North of Turangi., Turangi 3382, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Turangi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-386 7946
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Description
The Tongariro Lodge restaurant, is renowned for excellent food. The menu is updated seasonally to incorporate the best of local produce.
We are open for Breakfast from 7am and Dinner from 6.00 pm Lunch by appointment. To avoid disappointment we recommend you make a booking.
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