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“Not just a cafe”
Review of L'Arte Cafe

L'Arte Cafe
Ranked #8 of 43 Quick Bites in Taupo
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Voted Lonely Planet's No 1 cafe pick for the Central North Island and one of the top 10 places to visit in New Zealand. L'Arte Cafe and Gallery is not to be missed when visiting Taupo. Allow yourself time to experience something very unique and special! A trip to L'Arte is a visual and edible feast and unlike anything you have experienced before. The cafe and gallery are both set in a magical garden, complete with an outside mosaic living room. The food and art at L'Arte's unique destination are both exquisite. Resident ceramic artist Judi Brennan's work is evident everywhere and is sold exclusively from the gallery at L'Arte. L'Arte Cafe serves Allpress coffee, has a wonderful selection of New Zealand wines and beers and the excellent service exceeds all expectations. With New Zealand's finest produce, L'Arte's kitchen team produce everything fresh on-site, from homemade bread to homemade pesto and onion jam. We have also created a small deli so you can take some of L'Arte home with you. L'Arte Cafe, Gallery and Garden is a special holiday experience that will stay with you .........
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Great place to go for a coffee or more (a little cold in winter)make sure you sit in a warm spot.love being able to look around the garden and gift shop ,always good to take visitors ,has the best herd teas in town.

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank swiwi51
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Reviewed 15 September 2012 via mobile

If you want more than a cafe then this is the place to visit.
At Acacia Bay, it is about 15 minutes from the main Taupo township with superb food and an interesting mosaic arty garden. Well worth the drive for the tasty food and great atmosphere. Staff are also very friendly and efficient.

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Thank Mary12Auckland
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Reviewed 31 July 2012 via mobile

This was rated as one of the top 10 dining experiences in new Zealand by Lonely Planet. My expectations were higher but it was still a lovely experience. I thought the menu was rather limited but it has a great atmosphere. The mosaics are very cool.

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Reviewed 22 July 2012 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch at l'arte. Lovely mosaic garden outside, quirky art ideas in the garden. Staff very nice. Food tasty and seemed home made.

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Thank TLMF
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

lovely food and cool ceramic shop......yummy for just a coffee too we always visit on our girls trips :)

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank bossyb43
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