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Lakehouse Taupo


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, European, Central European, Pub, New Zealand
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews pizza chocolate fondue steak fish and chips ribs chowder salt and pepper squid chicken hot stone craft beer stone grill great beer two sides pale ale lake view on tap an early dinner
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beer selection was good. View was wonderful. Had the a platter to share $35 and was really disappointed with the quality of ingredients.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KiKi-blue56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place amongst other restaurants at the lake end of town on a holiday weekend after a morning spent mountain biking. It's more like a bar with food. We had a pulled pork burger and beef burger. Came with chips or salad but...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rosemary V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hash stack should read deep fried supermarket hash Browns with too much hollandaise. Inedible unless you like deep fried. Special breakfast ordinary.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank aotearoanewzealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an area packed with competition we found some good things at the Lakehouse, but also some areas for improvement as well. The location could hardly be better for one and ample outdoor seating. The stone menu is unique and we thoroughly enjoyed our sampler...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BdMorons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during the long weekend and they were quite busy. However, the table service was good and efficient. Food was tasty and the waffles had good condiments. The men got the big breakfast and that was tasty and sufficiently large to satisfy hunger.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 795rebekahw
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Ordered the chicken burger and vegetarian pizza. Burger was good but pizza was average. No flavour or seasoning with minimal olives and feta. Drinks which were ordered prior to the meal had to be asked for twice and came after the meal. The lemon, lime...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aimz2416
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Tasty sharing platter with nice selection of craft beer. Live music nearby so all in all a relaxing summer hangout.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KatreenaNZ
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Firstly, fish and chips without any condiments. Need I say more? Yes, I must. The ‘lovely’ waitress behind the bar on the night of the 9/1/18 was particularly friendly, in fact she perhaps gave us customer service to almost the minimal acceptable standard. “Whata ya...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank leas0504
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Great food, coffee. Friendly enthusiastic staff at breakfast this morning. Very happy with the experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Not sure where to start - we ordered Lake house burgers, a pulled pork burger and a share platter - fries were cold and the burgers were totally awful - we only stayed because everyone was hungry after a big day out but the stomach...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MaureenV277
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