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Edgewater Restaurant

243 Lake Terrace | Millennium Hotel & Resort, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5110
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (14 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
“poussin” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
243 Lake Terrace | Millennium Hotel & Resort, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Everything about this restaurant was very welcoming . the food was well cooked . I had the Venison. it needed something to boost it and found the sauce didn't quite make it . my daughter had the Lam Rack which was well cooked . we...More

Thank joy532
Reviewed yesterday

We spotted a board advertising a Sunday lamb roast special of $21.90 while walking past the restaurant on the lakeside path from our nearby motel. So glad we tried it. The standard menu is definitely pricey but this way we got top notch service, views...More

Thank 345JulieH345
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Have eaten at this establishment over the years and its always been expensive however the food used to be exceptional. The price is top range the food not fees. My duck was appalling. The vegetables were old and substandard. Honestly can no longer recommend this...More

1  Thank mrewin
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had dinner here on our first night in Taupo. It was late for dinner, but the Edgewater was still open. We ended up being the last people in the restaurant. In spite of the late hour, they were very gracious. Our waitress was from...More

Thank Wildwoodatheart
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Greeted by Molly who has a great sense of humour. Given choice of table. Room hot but we soon acclimatised. Bread made in the house. A sourdough with infusions of tomato ( probably sundried ) and other divine tit bits served with butter. Perfect. Wine...More

Thank 896daveydave
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The restaurant is in a convenient, beautiful setting along the shores of the lake. The food was fine, not outstanding considering the price. It was a nice dinner setting, but the food was not as expected.

Thank mnal345
Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of the best steaks we've ever had awesome location and view, great dining experience with lovely friendly staff!

Thank ladeedalife1
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Bar staff poor with little English , waitress on auto pilot and wine waiter similar to character from faulty Towers! Very disappointing cooking . Best starter was bluff oysters requiring no cooking . Seafood bouillaisse was equivalent to prawns in tomato soup for $ 40...More

1  Thank Misspar
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had dinner here. All the food was excellent, there was a good selection of beers, the service was excellent. The menu isn't extensive. The salad was good and of a size that two people could share. The entrees were prepared perfectly. We had oysters,...More

Thank 2mchfn
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Our local friends invited us here. Absolute waterfront location. The interior decor begins to age a bit and needs some more modern update. Service was fine and the food as well. We only took a main course, some fish and chips and some the eye...More

Thank Karel V
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12 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from OzzieTaupo | Property representative |
hello Shirley - Diane GM here - Edgewater is open every night sometimes fully booked so reservations recommended. Christmas night is only available for in-house guests but that is not a Monday. I hope you enjoy your time in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Lake Terrace | Millennium Hotel & Resort, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 5110
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