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Licorice Cafe

Check out the award winning Licorice Café while you are visiting the region. Located on State Highway 1 at Motuoapa. They are open for breakfast or lunch and have a number of delicious options. Pay them a visit and tell us what you think!

Licorice is an award-winning café located on State Highway 1 at Motuoapa on the south-eastern edge of Lake Taupō. Motuoapa is approximately 9km north of Turangi and 30 minutes south of Taupō.

Licorice Café, now open 7 days year round, serving breakfasts and lunch with a comprehensive range of cabinet food and Supreme Coffee. Sit outside in our lovely garden in summer or by the fireplace for winter. Gluten free options available.

Opening times

Business hours
Monday – Sunday 8.00am – 4.00pm
+64 7 386 5551
Physical address:
57 State Highway 1
New Zealand