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Vine Eatery & Bar Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, ,
37 Tuwharetoa Street | Taupo Central, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5704
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • 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

We decided to go to the Vines for dinner on Saturday night, glad we booked as it was very busy being a long weekend. Although being a large busy restaurant the seating is set out in such a way, giving it a comfortable and intimate...More

Thank tuataraTaupo_NZ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend coming to Vine for a meal. The menu offers a wide range of meals. The staff were friendly and the food was perfection! I will definitely be coming here again.

Thank Cherie Walsh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

food is stunning and staff amazing. Wine selection is also unbelievable. wonderful place to share amazing food and drink with the one or ones you love

Thank natashabT731NO
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and service highly recommend because of the great atmosphere and great flavours , they accommodated us after 9 for s late dinner and appreciated it. Thanks for a great night vine

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The meals were very good (one mistake was rectified without fuss nor question). A nice wine list (on the wall), and the waitress was very good, and all in all a good night out. We will be going back.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came on a busy night but they found us a table for 2 down the back - nice and quiet. From the get-go we were attended to with drinks, menus, pleasantries. Our meal came in a very good time and was super tasty -...More

Thank MacDutch
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited Taupo for a few days - and enjoyed eating at Vine not once but twice. Good well presented menu, high quality food. And a novel approach to wine - a splendid 'wine wall' where you can choose your bottle yourself. Service was especially...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome dinner, delish seafood chowder, amazing lamb rack, great atmosphere, staff were great. Would recommend to all but book as it is extremely popular!! Love and will be back !!

Thank Marshabunk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered a hot chocolate on a rainy day. It was served with a chocolate dipping sauce and some marshmallows. It warmed you up and was absolutely delicious. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Sarah_Star19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting Taupo for my birthday weekend with 10 friends and were attracted to the great vibe coming from Vine. We didn't have a reservation and the restaurant was quite full but they made it work for our large group and I'm greatful they...More

Thank Gemma D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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