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The Crooked Door Gastropub - CLOSED

Corner of Roberts St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
+64 7-376 8030
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
8 Jul 2014
“This place has Closed down”
23 Mar 2014
“Loads of choices”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Corner of Roberts St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 8 July 2014

opened the door to be greeted by a demolition zone... Notice says that it will be reopening under a different name late 2014

3  Thank TabithaPenman
Reviewed 23 March 2014

First impressions, 'ye olde English' style decor, quaint but tired. But being acknowledged as soon as we walked in the door, and seated soon after by friendly staff made it more homely than hokey. The big suprise was the menu, quite a big list of...More

Thank Tracey N
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Typical pub food, good if you are really hungry. We went on Valentines Day, our other choices were fully booked. Service was good but would probably not go again if we were in the area.

Thank Mare47
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Everything about this establishment is depressing, the welcome, service, atmosphere and the meal. To be made aware of the problems the restaurant is having about different things is not what I go out for dinner for. We had been warned by others but still decided...More

Thank BrianTaupo
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Went on the basis of the menu left in our motel room and we were not disappointed. There is an extensive starter/sharing menu and good choices for the mains. We had fish of the day, Gurnard, which was a good size portion with fries and...More

Thank AandAKent_UK
Reviewed 20 February 2014

It was nice to see the iTi dishes available but what a surprise 15 delicious mussels as a iTi dish, cooked surperbly. The seafood chowder was very filling and had a variety of seafood in the cob. The oysters were fresh and succulent. The beef...More

Thank Cherie M
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Best of the three places we visited for evening meals in Taupo, we found that the various dishes from the tapas / tasting menu were all very good & not huge . Maybe we were fortunate , all the other dishes for diners in the...More

Thank travellerbazza
Reviewed 7 February 2014

We visited the Crooked Door on the recommendation of our Hotel Manager and were not disappointed. The Staff were friendly from the minute of our arrival and the menu was extensive. What made it unique was the option of the iTi menu which allowed us...More

Thank V8-MGer
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We went to the 'Crooked Door' last night for a meal and once again it was lovely. They were very busy, so the waitress got us sorted with our drinks and next moment were given a complimentary garlic bread, as she said there may be...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We had a excellent meal here waitress was really friendly and helpful, meal was amazing we waited a little while but waitress gave us very nice garlic bread would highly recommend this restaurant

Thank CMT970
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Roberts St & Titiraupenga St, Taupo, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-376 8030
Run by local couple Leon and Sharon, The Crooked Door is situated in Taupo's only mock-tudor building. A unique destination of contemporary cuisine, hearty favourites, indulgent desserts & decadent cocktails, in the style of a British Gastropub, we pride ourselves in serving excellent, yet unpretentious food and beverages.Our comprehensive menu has a dish for everyone, whether you drop in for a casual drink and an iTi plate (smaller versions of our menu favourites) or stay for longer and enjoy our cosy atmosphere with a main meal, dessert or more.For all occasions we have a separate room that can accommodate groups of up to 20 people for Dinner.We are offering Daily Specials, come and visit us today!!!Checkout our Facebook page or website for Specials and a full menu listing.
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