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Lakeland House Restaurant

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88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
+64 7-386 6449
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood chowder” (21 reviews)
“prawns” (17 reviews)
“snapper” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant. Extremely good value for money. The food is interesting and really tasty. I highly recommend this friendly restaurant. We all so enjoyed our lunch. We'll be back!

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always look forward to visiting and eating at Lakeland Restaurant whenever we stay in Turangi. This time was no exception. The staff were first class, friendly and professional. The food was exceptional, as were the beautiful views of the lake and black swans. A...More

Thank C G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start, the location is beautiful, in front of the lake. Staff is very nice and helpful. The seafood was delicious! The seafood platter for entry is delicious and very big (enough for two people to share as an entry). And the seafood chowder was...More

Thank Natalia N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first found this place by chance more than 9 years ago and were so enchanted by the atmosphere, location, staff and food we just had to come back and dine here again. Had the seafood chowder back then and could not resist giving it...More

Thank Vic B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to go here for dinner by the staff at our accommodation in Turangi which is always a good sign. It was well worth the 10 minute drive. Set at the end of lake Taupo the views over the lake would make any...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprised at the great reviews for this restaurant. Our waitress was totally not interested in us or in knowing anything about the menu. We asked what the difference was between the Scotch Fillet & the filet steak. She said she had no idea! And she...More

Thank hippychick925
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of extreme ups and downs. Shrimp trio starter was really good. Brand new waitress needed LOTS more training..lots We had a brief experience with another waitstaff and could tell a huge difference. Chicken main was ok, but I would call it an average Royal...More

Thank BayouWanderer
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our group of fishing friends met here for an impromptu lunch. The staff couldnt have been more accommodating and were attentive to our needs and requests. A superb lunch was had by all, washed down with very good coffee at the end of the meal....More

Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We are so glad that we opted to go here, even though about a 10min drive from Turangi town centre. The location is simply stunning, the food is great, and so was the service!

Thank NavinW
Reviewed 12 October 2017

looking for a place to go for tea prior to our ride south to join the N800 motorbike ride with lovely friends so looked into Trip Advisor for whats in the area. We found this gem after seeing all the lovely comments and so glad...More

Thank joy532
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Waihi Road | Little Waihi, Tokaanu, Turangi 3381, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Turangi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-386 6449
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