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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 2 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a drink here on a Thursday night when everywhere else was dead and the atmosphere and staff was great so we booked a table for dinner the next night and were very glad that we did. The food was excellent and...More

1  Thank Fiandalholmes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there as a group booking and was impressed with how they managed with the amount of people. Food was enjoyable and the staff were very good at serving everyone. Great wine selection.

Thank kozmohiggins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, fantastic food, great service!! Drinks were amazing too! Warm on a cold night and the place was pumping!

Thank leesmith237
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious meal of pork belly and lamb chops as good as anywhere in New Zealand. Truly memorable! Vine has open spaces as well as intimate dining. Many were just drinking and socializing with wine as we ate early. The chef was ready to prepare a...More

Thank Gary & Pat C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Sacred Waters in Taupo for three nights and found vine eatery and bar the first night. The food, atmosphere and staff were second to none that we ate there the three nights. If you are looking for the best don’t go past...More

Thank ann r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family get together when in Taupo over Queen’s Birthday Weekend. Vine came highly recommended and it didn’t disappoint. Great service (thanks John) and the food was top notch. Pleased I booked as very popular. Plus I had to change my party size at...More

Thank flyingkiwi66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with our family of four and were nowhere near dissapointed. They have a nice kids menu so our youngest child could enjoy her meal as well. We ordered some small platters between our three of us and we were not disappointed. The...More

2  Thank Traveller240602
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here tonight on an off chance that there might be a table for four available. And BOOM they had a table arriving late and so squeezed us in. Really unexpected to be fair as it was a holiday weekend and a busy Saturday...More

1  Thank Zane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last night in Taupo and decided to go for an upmarket establishment. Good choices and the venison I ordered was sumptuous. Place was very busy and the service as expected. Not to be missed.

Thank Ton AJJ v
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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