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Lake Bistro

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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taupo can be pretty busy for breakfasts so this provides a good option where parking is easy and views are great. We only went for breakfast which was smorgasbord.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was not our first choice and we were glad we ended up having dinner there. Nice view, good food and service. We had the lamb, very tasty, and the salmon fettuccine, well cooked. The kids menu is well balanced too with fish, salad...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Vero_linh
Reviewed 16 December 2018

After a very long drive, all we wanted was a good bistro meal and we were not disappointed. Quick service and the meal was worth the drive

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Spouse and I booked in for dinner on a whim. Wow. Nice variety on the menu, we chose sirloin steak (me) and fish. Both dishes were divine, and long time since I have had a better steak. Good meal size with fresh salad and great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Willfish101
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The food is tasty and the portions very generous. Really nice place for conversing as the room absorbs loud noise so you can easily hold a conversation. Entrees and mains are several dollars or more less than other eateries. Desserts are $3 to $5 less....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jembury
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

My entree of Whitebait was okay. I think the fritters were slightly over cooked, and the salsa was filled with coriander which I hate. My hubby had scallops and they were queen scallops so were tiny. These were ok too. My main of Pork Belly...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank denisemj62
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great venue, excellent food and not overpriced, friendly pleasant staff, will definitely be dining at this restaurant again.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Chepstow27
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Had a nice meal here close to our gorgeous accommodation in Lake Tapau. She who must be obeyed had a scnapper with veggies and lovely garlic rice with heat. Her Queenship had trouble with the rice so I had to come to her rescue and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tomranda
Reviewed 31 March 2018

My partner had the lamb meal which was quite tasty but I ordered a chef salad which was the worst I have ever eaten. Actually I could not eat it. The chicken was boiled and without any taste, the croutons were dripping with oil and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Gerda P
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The breakfast at the hotel is buffet style for the continental stuff. Then order only for eggs. With your eggs are hash browns and bacon. It's quite a big plate. I think it's worth it.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank boymomdfw
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