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The Brantry

€€ - €€€European, , Vegetarian Friendly
45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0484
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled lamb” (8 reviews)
“duck salad” (7 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While on holiday in Taupō we decided to dine at The Brantry, taking advantage of their three course menu set price at $55 pp. The environment was lovely; we were seated in the outdoor conservatory which was pleasant on a warm evening. The service was...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked this restaurant because of the positive reviews. We were a party of 4 including one vegan. We phoned and asked if they catered to vegans and were assured it was no problem. When we arrived we once again asked if they catered to...More

1  Thank fair_g0
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner here in December during a Christmas stay in a house on Lake Taupo and the restaurant really is up there with the best. The service is perfect, the setting is lovely with a relaxed atmosphere - not too formal but formal enough to...More

Thank mrcrdeacon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whilst menu looked great and partners food was good my food (steak) was cold, so cold that the truffle butter on it would not melt. The corner of the room we were in (adjacent to the front door) was very warm with little air flow...More

Thank Alec_Fieldsend
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here whilst staying at a house on the lake and can’t recommend this restaurant enough. The setting is nice, especially if sat next to the garden, the service of friendly, attentive and more than accommodating- even gave extras! The food is sublime, high end...More

Thank 794luket
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the first contact making our booking the staff were obliging and helpful, especially as we changed the number of guests and arrival time both several times. We arrived in three groups totally our family of, finally, twelve people. The food arrive promptly and well...More

Thank Dianne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started with the coconut prawns which was beyond incredible, onto the confit duck leg which blew me away with its perfect combination of flavours. Finished with the salted caramel tart which also exceeded expectations. In the top 5 best meals of my entire blessed life!...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unassuming from the outside, this restaurant serves top-notch food. Walking distance from Taupo waterfront eateries, it’s worth the 10 minute walk to get superior food. You can order courses separately, or go for the price fixe. I had haloumi, beef fillet, and sticky date pudding....More

Thank didyouenjoyyourstay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is impeccable in every way. Dining at the next level in one of the most unobtrusive settings. If you do little else while in Taupo, take your partner to one of the top venues in the world ( in my humble opinion ),...More

1  Thank DavidKlease
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked in for New years Eve a 2017 dinner having seen the online reviews. The venue was totally not what we expected, its well out of the main restaurant area in Taupo and in what looks like an typical 2 story house in the...More

3  Thank TheWanderesfromAus
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Questions & Answers
7 February 2016|
Response from Lynne E |
brantry does cater for vegetarians.. will usually be a vegetarian entree. as for the main. if dont eat fish.. the chefs will see what you like and dislike and create a main vegetarian assiette using the main meals vege... More
Barbara M
17 January 2016|
Response from Lynn P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no reason to enquire for gluten free meals
Pam B
15 January 2016|
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Response from JanTrim59 | Reviewed this property |
My answer was going to be the same as Barbara M. If not email then check their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$44
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 0484
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The Brantry is located in a 1950's town house tastefully renovated to create a special ambience for any dining occasion. The low ceilings, large open fire and timeless decor gives a sense of style that owners Prue and Felicity are proud of. The food is described as contemporary New Zealand cuisine. Proud New Zealander Prue believes there is a wealth of food options here on our doorstep. The menu is updated seasonally to access all the freshest produce. The Brantry is a perfect venue for weddings we can organise everything from name tags to flowers.
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