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Vine Eatery & Bar

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37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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 today via mobile

We stopped here perchance after being enticed by the trendy decor. The space itself is extremely well thought out. The drinks are reasonably priced and served in beautiful glassware. We had dinner plans elsewhere but ended up going back and were so glad we did!...More

Thank LucyfromNZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

We always enjoy Vine and will take our visitors there when they come to Taupo. It has such good atmosphere and decor with good efficient and friendly service. We usually order tapas style food to share and a variety of wines. The food is great...More

Thank wendy1811027
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been traveling the North Island for the past 3 weeks...eating out most days, all over the island. Vine came recommended to us by the hotel manager as a place he and his wife enjoy, so we gave it a try. The menu is...More

Thank wijssa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked simple from the outside, but on entering the decor and atmosphere was both interesting and relaxing. Service was on the ball and friendly. The drinks and menu choices were varied and covered a wide range. The food was spectacularly good!

Thank JohnMon2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fish soup for entree and main for my wife. Perfect fillet steak cooked rare as requested, nicely presented sides. Great size wine glasses to enjoy the bottle of red. All in all couldn't be happier with our meal. Plus our lovely waitress made the...More

Thank HMWH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well we dine here a quite a bit and for a much needed nice night out we decided to treat ourselves to dinner at vine - ordered market fish (snapper) it duly arrived - took a bite definitely not snapper but worse to come was...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. Ordered a few tapas dishes. Falafels were raw and inedible Chicken bits were so salty , also inedible. Olives were served hot , not sure if this is a New Zealand thing Caesar’s salad tasteless. All in all an...More

Thank Pundah17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined on Friday 6th March and the Restaurant was buzzing - really busy. We ordered a selection of small plates (pork belly, beef cheeks, lamb cutlets and prawns) and each dish was succulent, tender and flavoursome. Despite the fact that it was so busy,...More

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined on a busy Saturday night, the waiting staff were amazing our young gentleman waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly. Ordered tapas as well as seafood soup. Soup was very nice great amount of seafood. The paella balls were awesome the lamb cutlets too. Croquettes...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible Mediterranean Fish Stew. Tastes like Heinz canned pureed tomatoes, heated and poured over some seafood. So fishy and no flavor. Go some place else if you want food with flavor. Wine Pours are half the size at full price. They put them in large...More

Thank Dhanvantre
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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