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The region is at the forefront of dining with innovative menus showcasing fresh local ingredients. Enjoy locally produced Taupo beef and lamb, which has been produced in a way that verifiably preserves the water quality of Lake Taupo.
Sample mouth-watering slow cooked southern US-style meats washed down with a locally brewed craft beer at SMK Southern Meat Kitchen, or share a Mediterranean style platter with a group of friends at Vine Eatery & Bar or one of the other inviting local eateries.
For that special occasion you can't go past The Bistro, recently nominated in the top 100 New Zealand restaurants by Metro magazine, and The Lodge at Kinloch Club where all cuisine is sourced from the private 2000ha owners estate adhering to the 'estate to plate' organic philosophy.
Dine in style in the elegant Bistro Lago. Taupo's premium culinary destination is steered by the expertise of Executive Chef Gareth Stewart to create an unforgettable dining experience.
Tejano Cantina serves a mix of Mexican & Texan cuisine in central Taupo. We deliver a small but seasonably fresh menu of both traditional dishes and crowd favourites.
Delicious, honest, fresh cuisine at Taupo's Mole & Chicken. Go where the locals go and watch sports on the big screen, enjoy a meal, have a drink and take in the breathtaking views from the deck.
A local favorite and famous for it's welcoming ambience and service, the Parklands Motor Lodge Restaurant is popular Turangi hot spot offering a hearty menu and well stocked bar.