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Creel Cafe – excellent coffee and the best pastry this side of Paris.
Turangi Bakery & Cafe – discover award-winning pies with uniquely New Zealand flavours like venison, kumara and gravy, or lamb, kumara and mint.
Rust Gourmet Burger Bar – craft beer, New Zealand wine, tapas, and gourmet burgers to die for. The latest addition to the Turangi foody scene and already becoming a firm favourite.
Lakeland House – absolute lakefront and the perfect location for a long lunch over generous platters and New Zealand wine.
Tongariro Lodge – lodge dining at its best, with open fire in the winter months. Beautiful fresh produce, meat and game, prepared simply to let the flavours shine through, all in a beautiful garden setting. Open for casual dining and lodge guests.
Delta Coffee Cart - excellent coffee, plenty of parking and situated at the start/end of the Tongariro River Trail means this is the perfect point for pre-ride coffee or post-ride ice-cream!
Explore local art stops around Lake Taupo with this one day itinerary for the admirer of creativity. Discover hidden talent and popular artist hot spots, as well as other fun things along the way.