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) #29 of 92 Restaurants in Taupo €€ - €€€ , European, British
Off State Highway 1 45 Charles Crescent, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 3422
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“venison pie” (39 reviews)
“kidney” (4 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Off State Highway 1 45 Charles Crescent, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ploughmans ,when I hear the name I think of good quality meals and service .Friendly staff, ,a good range of bers on tap and good wines .Good for lunches or dinner at night you will not be disappointed

Thank goldenfox2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has been a favourite over the years when visiting my parents and we always took them to Ploughmans for a special lunch, so decided on this visit to take my Mum for lunch for her birthday and have to say we were extremely disappointed. The...More

Thank Shona B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This has new owners so we were unsure as to how we would find the food and service but honestly everything was perfect.

Thank 106emt
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch today, we decided on a bottle of wine from their wine list , waitress came back to say sorry it's not being made anymore and no one told me. This was not her fault, wine list should have been current. The service...More

Thank T8114VFwendym
Raethiborn, Owner at Ploughmans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback Will take this on board and address FYI new menus and wine lists are in print. Paul

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Tried ordering Dinner from Ploughmans last Saturday while we were staying At the Cove in Taupo. Gentleman who answered the phone first took down our whole order. Then came back to us to say that some items not on their menu. The Cove, where we...More

Thank Glenda B
Management response:Responded 22 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We regret that old menus were displayed in your Motel and will rectify this. There are also chargeback options at many of the motels we deal with which can make the takeout option a lot smoother or we can do...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We eaten here several times while in Taupo, wonderful food lovely attentive staff good atmosphere, we will definitely return when are next in Taupo.

Thank countrybumpkin50
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Ploughmans hosted my family reunion. 29 people from 3 to 88 years old. They custom designed a menu for us, dealt with individual accounts and fussy eaters and over all provided the best value meal I have had - ever. The per head cost...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The location, the menu, the staff were all great, by when the food arrived it was very disappointing. I ordered a mixed platter - over 90% of the food was overcooked and dry. It may have been because we were a large group of 13...More

Thank Riotrioadventures
Raethiborn, Owner at Ploughmans, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

h there, Thankyou for your feedback which is important to us as we strive to continuously improve our standards We will take on board your critique and look into this with the Kitchen. Paul

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped into Ploughmans for lunch and left very happy. I had the beef burger which was delicious! A nice thick homemade beef patty not a packet one that's just been fried up. The staff was also very friendly and has a lovely atmosphere outside on...More

Thank ccw85
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Venison pie/ delicious Kidneys and bacon / rich and tasty Eye fillet/ perfect Curry of the day/ yum Dessert is on the way A Taupo treasure

Thank 700christophero
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off State Highway 1 45 Charles Crescent, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 3422
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