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Vine Eatery & Bar

$$ - $$$European, ,
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was unprepared for how good this restaurant was going to be. I had a great salad and wonderful bowl of pasta. And of course a great glass of wine.

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister took me here for my birthday lunch. Fabulous service, warm comfortable environment. Amazing food. Great wine choices.

Thank SouthernPrincesca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing venue, amazing staff, very attentive, extensive drinks list and the food was stunning. If we are ever back in Taupo we will def visit again.

Thank jodsginlover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel manager recommended this restaurant as it has been a long time since we dined out in Taupo. We made a reasonably last minute booking and were told we could have a table at 8pm, but because it was a Saturday night and the...More

Thank landa795
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vine is a spacious yet warm bar and eatery worth whiling away some time on a winter’s afternoon. A nice range of wines are on offer, slightly pricey, and the staff are friendly and cheerful. On this occasion we weren’t eating but we did like...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would've given a perfect review had we have been acknowledged by the multiple staff at the counter upon entering. When we were finally greeted and requested a table we were quickly taken to one and immediately served water. The waitress even pulled out my seat....More

Thank FizzA3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a warm and inviting place to have a late lunch and were pleasantly surprised with Vine. We enjoyed a 'drink' and Tapas - both of which were excellent. The staff were attentive and fun. Great atmosphere.

Thank Sillyena65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a marvellous evening last night. My wife and I were catching up with old friends, and we couldn’t have asked for more. Our meals were absolutely delicious, so tasty and well presented (mine was by far the best duck breast...More

Thank AlanP1846
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, excellent service, great atmosphere. Had tapas, good selection of wines and beers and will be back again.

Thank DavidGreed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful restaurant (fully licensed) with amazing food. Highly recommended. More of an adults place as the prices are on the higher side

Thank Sue L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 5704
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Our talented chefs invite you to indulge in the dishes that have inspired our Mediterranean & NZ influenced menus. Our extensive tapas menu is designed to be shared, and we also offer a full a-la-carte menu for those wanting a more NZ traditional approach to dining. There's awesome Allpress coffee if you just want to relax and a full bar specializing in whisky, craft beer and a huge wine selection reflecting over 25 years in hospitality and wine Along with the many varying areas to enjoy, we have private areas such as 'The Balcony' and 'The Vintage Room' upstairs for groups of ten or more. Specialising in Long Table Shared Plate Dinners' makes Vine Eatery & Bar the perfect place for larger groups who are looking for something a little different and entertaining. For this we offer affordable $45 to $65 including a full tapa menu at $49. All options include dessert and can be paired with some great beverage options. For more casual gatherings we have some amazing platters full of fresh delicious meats, seafood and local produce. Open daily from 11am - Coffee by the fire, lunch, dinner or a drink and catch-up with friends, we look forward to hosting you soon.
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