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64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 2425
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (31 reviews)
“prawn bisque” (9 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner over Labour weekend. The place was packed and we were expecting meals to take awhile as a result of this, but they were really quite quick. The prawn starter is possibly the best thing I've ever tasted! The lamb back strap...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Really great place to go to in the evening, awesome food and the best curley fries in town. Lovely staff

Thank hellie86
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food is this place is delicious...we were all extremely impressed. I ordered the lamb main and chocolate fondant dessert and it was just awesome. And the portion sizes were excellent too. Everyone else loved their meals too. We have recently dined at Palate in...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We read all the reviews about the top restaurants and chose Plateau. A nice clean venue, we were seated and attended to by a very pleasant waitress. My wife had sole and I had steak. What superb meals. We followed up with desserts attended by...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The food here was just fantastic, and couldn't complain about service either. I would personally recommend the absolutely delicious pork belly with scallops and puree. The puree shined. Best meal I've had all trip

Thank hotdevittydog
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A real chill out place, cosy and family friendly. The food here is awesome! The oysters starter was huge, plump and so fresh! Hubby had the lamb rump which was cooked perfectly and my scallops pappardelle satisfied my pasta/noodle craving to a T! The dessert...More

Thank Celine S
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday evening and had a most enjoyable dinner. The choice of mains was somewhat limited but the lamb and chicken dishes were very tasty and well matched with the vegetables. A quiet and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank popone
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We took a party to lunch on Friday and all I heard was praise. I had a wonderful soup and a beet and goat cheese salad, and it was superb. Beautifully presented, just the right size portions and great service.

Thank allan m
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The staff are really friendly here and make you feel looked after. The cocktails are particularly awesome! And plus its a great venue

Thank Jojo4141
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We arrived around 7:30 on Friday night and were able to get a table for two right away. Service was very friendly without being obtrusive. The variety of food offered on the menu was great. We had one entree and one main. The venison entree...More

Thank Chris F
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Joann S
Hi, Please tell me what 1st table voucher means. Does it apply for only certain hours or certain days of the week? Do we need to make reservations? We would be a party of 4 on Fri, May 6.
2 April 2016|
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Response from Lynda F | Reviewed this property |
From what remember there is a web site that offers 3 courses for about $32 dollars all from the same menu as normal but you must book for 6pm or 6.30 there are 2 to 4 meals available most days.
Kaye N
Can we see a menu please
17 January 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 2425
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Located one block from the lake, Plateau Restaurant & Bar in Lake Taupo is an award-winning New Zealand meeting place that serves the finest craft beers and kiwi inspired food. Since 2003, it has been nationally recognized by Hanz for its excellence in lamb and beef and celebrated by locals and tourists alike as showcasing the best of New Zealand wining and dining.