First of all Why would you call your bistro “simple but nice”? Had a lovely meal here! Great service and wonderful food.
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Don't let the name fool you this is not your typical bistro! Lovely little upscale restaurant with amazing food! Little bit on the pricey side (as you would expect for the quality your receiving) but 100% worth it! Very friendly and helpful service. I had...More
We decided to try the Bistro after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. I ordered the Pork Belly and my husband had the Scotch Fillet. We were both super impressed with the flavours of our meals and how well cooked they were, the pork was...More
I’m not sure how Trip Adviser works out the restaurant rankings but ‘The Bistro’ is currently #5 when it should be #1. We had an excellent meal at the #1 restaurant the other night, but ‘The Bistro’ cuisine is on a completely different level. We...More
Went here twice during our stay in Taupo. Their catchphrase 'simple but nice' is a massive understatement. The chef is amazingly skilled. So for example, for one starter I had calamari cooked sous vide with lemon gnocchi and fried capers The calamari was beautifully soft,...More
‘Simple but nice’ is a bit silly when compared to the beautifully cooked and presented food at The Bistro. Jude Messenger is obviously a highly skilled chef with a great little team. We are owners of a very busy bistro and would give our right...More
Food and flavours are superb. Portions are quite small and it can get rather noisy but service and food make up for that. Make sure you book ahead.
I enjoyed my entire meal! For starters we had the calamari which I thought was superb. For my main dish I had the lamb, the flavors were amazing. The lamb was cooked perfectly, very tender. My husband and father in law had the fish special...More