Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from Above $35
Ranked: #3 of 15 restaurants in Taupo

Bistro Lago is Taupo’s everyday bistro, loved by locals for its best in class hospitality and quality local produce.

Located in Hilton Lake Taupo, Bistro Lago has stunning open fires to warm up during winter.

In summer, dine out on the sweeping balconies which make for the best view of the lake.

Nourish Executive Chef Gareth Stewart works closely with the Bistro Lago Chefs to create drool-worthy lunch, dinner and bar snack menus.

Sample the best produce from the region with Taupo beef and lamb making for all-time favourite dishes.

The team are passionate about great produce, taking the time to source sustainable, cage free and free range products from local and regional suppliers.

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Bistro Lago
80-100 Napier Taupo Road
Taupo 3330

Open Hours:
Everyday:
Breakfast 7am-11am
Lunch 12pm-3pm
Dinner 5.30pm-9pm

Phone: 07 376 2319
Website: www.bistrolago.co.nz

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Bistro Lago
Location: Taupo
Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Mains: Above $35

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Lyndon Thomson

Yes had a very enjoyable evening thanks.

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Wonderful experience, thank you.

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Good service and the food was delicious.

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Had a very good dining experienced at Bistro Largo. The Menu was concise and varied, the main course was cooked to perfection; I had the lamb and my wife the steak, the presentation and flavours were very good. The Cheesecake dessert was again tremendous great mix of flavours. The staff were pleasant and considerate. well done to all.

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Chris French

A superb restaurant, tasty food, well presented and great wait staff. Always a pleasure to dine here and nice and warm inside on a cold Taupo night.
The steak is to die for!

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Suzy Aislabie

A great experience for all 4 of us. Food beautifully cooked and presented. Very tasty and a lovely environment to be in.

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Tanya Warnock

Great food and service well worth going

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Jenni Davies

Outstanding venue, food and staff

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Excellent

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Maree Ginger

Lovely way to spend mothers day lunch, beautiful views and food with excellent service.

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Karena Robinson

The restaurant had a nice setting to it. Had good service and lovely food.

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Liz Clarke

Lovely atmosphere, great service and food. Highly recommended

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Beautiful setting, excellent service.

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Bistro Lago is a lovely setting with awesome food and very welcoming friendly staff. Dining at first table was very enjoyable as the restaurant was quiet.

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Food was excellent. Service was great, albeit the bar service. Wait staff were friendly, and genuinely enthusiastic and attentive.

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Ignet Gloy

Outstanding experience!!!

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Jemma R

Great food, service was good but didn't come back to offer more drinks..

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janine tanatiu

Had a great lunch there today. Perfect location, great service and really nice food

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Just fabulous

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ChrisJan Hayden

Another superb First Table dining experience - this time at Bistro Largo, overlooking an orange-blue sunset over Mt Ruapehu and surrounds. I arrived early with the grandkids in tow and we escaped a cold outdoors to be welcomed into a warm room with the gas fire blazing - very comfy! We were served efficiently and the (rather limited) menu adjusted to cater for dietary needs. The friendly staff hovered a little too much (asking how the meals were even before we had really eaten much) and the Pork Belly seemed quite light on my own plate and slightly overcooked - with a stringy texture and burnt crackling. I would still rate this restaurant a "must do" for those looking for unhurried, personal attention, and fine food flavours. Well done, Bistro Lago - we will return!

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Ashleigh Dobbs

Great service, great food, will definitely be back

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Dilum Puwakdandawa

Amazing dining experience! First class!
We tried Entrees - Buffalo Mozzarella dish and a calamari dish! Cannot fault them
For our mains - we had Duck, steak and the vegetarian gnocchi! They tasted great! Simply amazing! Well balanced flavours and every element on the plate really added to the deliciousness! Apparently the steak dish portrayed perfection! We tried desserts which were good too! Would definitely go back!
They really impressed all 4 of us with their food and service! We had two foreigners with us and they absolutely loved every bit of the experience!

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Excellent food and service

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jo Swanepoel

Food not up to scratch lovely staff

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A well-presented and delicious meal, start to finish. Save room for dessert!

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Jude Sherning

Three excited ladies. Three bubbling glasses. Three helpful staff. Three stunning meals. One gorgeous sunset over Lake Taupo as our backdrop. One perfect venue. Three very very happy ladies.....especially the birthday girl. Thank you Bistro Lago and First Table. We'll be back sooooooon.

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Delicious good quality food - only issue we had was they forgot our drinks - but they were brought straight out after we asked. Very good service even with busy restaurant.

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Superb meal! We had the duck and the lamb rump. Great food and top service. Best restaurant in Taupō.

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Donna Moody

My partner and I had the most wonderful experience at Bistro Largo. Our meals were simply gorgeous. Fresh, innovative and cooked to perfection. The wine we chose was beautiful. Carrick Pinot Noir.

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Camilla Vartiainen

Amazing food and service

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Elle Hill

Delicious 5 star meal

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Great view, good food, nice wine

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We were greeted so warmly and both the food and the service were wonderful. We enjoyed First Table experience so it was very good value, thank you.

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Alicia Kant

Beautiful setting and delicious food! Thank you!!

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Delicious meal in a lovely setting.

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Barbara Sylvester

Very tasty Scotch fillet. Beautiful views.

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Really delicious food and good quantitiies

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Sue Thompson

2nd time I’ve dined here. It’s absolutely beautiful

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Nikki Hayden

Beautiful meal! Amazing service and will be back again

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Frank Walker

Celebrated my birthday here and indulged in 3 courses, bottle of Black Barn Rose and finished with an espresso martini. Loved everything! All topped off with world class views and wonderful, attentive service. Can’t wait to dine here again.

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Thank you so much for making our treat night such a treat. We all had beautiful meals and enjoyed our great company

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A beautiful lunch in a nice environment. Thank you

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The location was great and couldn't fault the service or food

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Food and service is awesome.
Porkbelly is so good.

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Mia Bishop

Awesome dining experience for our family of 4 - tasy, delicious & would highly recommend Bistro Lago for fine dining! Will definitely return to try more of the menu.

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Amazing restaurant, with great service!

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Fantastic service and absolutely delicious mains. The cheeseboard was fantastic - the honeycomb was delectable.would definitely recommend the lamb rump, and the duck breast was a close second.

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A lovely dining experience with great food and a marvellous dessert with a Whittakers chocolate base - need I say more?

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Delicious food, great and friendly service and a lovely place to be

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Great food and service, highly recommend.

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