Cuisine: New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35
Ranked: #4 of 15 restaurants in Taupo

The Lakehouse proudly serves the finest craft beer from breweries across NZ and beyond.

They meticulously product test, with great enthusiasm, all offerings to ensure that you, their guests, are not disappointed.

Their food is sourced from local producers and prepared so the natural flavours shine through and match in harmony with their craft beer and wine.

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Lakehouse
10 Roberts Street
Taupo 3330

Open Hours:
7 days a week

Mon-Fri 10am - late
Sat-Sun 8.30 - late

Phone: 07 377 1545
Website: www.lakehousetaupo.co.nz/

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Ranked: #4 of 15 restaurants in Taupo 4
Lakehouse
Location: Taupo
Cuisine: New Zealand
Mains: $15 - $35

Reviews

Lyn Hunt

The four of us had terrific service from the young waiting staff, who coped with our somewhat whacky sense of humour. for one young lass it was her first day on the job. These girls were polite, engaging and provided excellent service. It is the second time I have dined there with friends and we'll certainly go again.

The food was delicious and we didn't have to wait long before it arrived.

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We arrived at Lakehouse to a warm welcoming atmosphere starting the evening with craft beer tasting and we were pleasently surprised very happy we proceeded with a tasting platter which was delightful the pork ribs are so delicious my partner decided she would have them for her main, everything was well presented and the staff were very attentive and lovely, I had the 200g scotch fillet on the stone grill for my main which was perfect the curly fries you can't go past, no room for desert. We thoroughly enjoyed Lake House and would highly recommend dinning here this would be our top pick for Taupo.

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Marie Riri

Our first experience with First Table, faultless :)
Lake house was amazing food, our eyes were too big! Great relaxed atmosphere and the service was super friendly and efficient, thank you

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The lakehouse has a very warm and friendly atmosphere. Upon arrival, the staff were very welcoming and friendly. Our table was nicely set for us and the service was friendly and efficient. The manu had a good selection of dishes and it was interesting because ive never used a stone to cook my own steak at a restaurant before. We really enjoyed it. The meal sizes were generous, not to mention delicious, and also very reasonably priced! Thank you for having us.

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Claire Chapman

Highly recommended.The service here was amazing. So obliging as a couple of us have Coeliac disease and nothing was a hassle for them with our diet. The food was fantastic from the fish which was salmon, the Lakehouse stone plate was delicious, the pizza tasty. Will definitely be back.

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Stephanie Keates

Great food in a casual setting! The lovely Scottish waitress was awesome. We had the sharing platter, a seafood chowder and a pizza between 3 of us. The seafood chowder was AMAZING! Definitely one of the best I've had. The platter was perfect in terms of the variety of food, and the portion sizes. Hubby and son shared the chocolate fondue for dessert - it was huge, and they totally loved it! Really looking forward to going back to The Lakehouse to try one of their hot-stone meals.

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Adric Ng

The moment we stepped into the restaurant, we felt so welcomed and was showed to our table. On the reserved table we can see that a handwritten board with my name one it and to me that was the special touch by them. They were busy the whole time, but always take special notice on our table and I must say, the customer service is just top notch. No balls were dropped even when there are only 2 staffs running the whole floor. The food was of good potion size and the kids were happy with their kid's meal. Lakehouse is a place I will be back and will recommend to my friends who are based out of town when they are here in Taupo. Well done to all in Lakehouse for making this dining experience such a wonderful and memorable one!

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Arrived at 5:30 to find table set up. Waitress very attentive - menus given to us immediately. bottled water and glasses on table. Our drinks arrived promptly. Both of us ordered the Fish & Chips .... after about 20 minutes the food arrived - very hot so obviously freshly cooked! The meals were HUGE and could not fault anything. We will definitely be returning to this restaurant!.

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Brett Hutton

Great little venue. The staff were right on point from entry to departure.
Great selection of craft beers, with taste glasses given before committing to a big glass.
The star of the show was the food. Does not matter how you cook it if you have not got quality product to start with.
Had a wonderful steak.
Well done all concerned

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Fantastic dining experience. The restaurant has an upmarket pub feel, yet inviting for family dinners. The vibe is relaxed but the food and service was amazing.

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Lyn Hunt

The four of us had terrific service from the young waiting staff, who coped with our somewhat whacky sense of humour. for one young lass it was her first day on the job. These girls were polite, engaging and provided excellent service. It is the second time I have dined there with friends and we'll certainly go again.

The food was delicious and we didn't have to wait long before it arrived.

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We arrived at Lakehouse to a warm welcoming atmosphere starting the evening with craft beer tasting and we were pleasently surprised very happy we proceeded with a tasting platter which was delightful the pork ribs are so delicious my partner decided she would have them for her main, everything was well presented and the staff were very attentive and lovely, I had the 200g scotch fillet on the stone grill for my main which was perfect the curly fries you can't go past, no room for desert. We thoroughly enjoyed Lake House and would highly recommend dinning here this would be our top pick for Taupo.

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Anita BT

100% everything we love this place x

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Warm inviting quiet evening out with my partner. Super quick service and the setting was clean and quiet for an intimate diving experience. Highly recommended

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Maree Ginger

Great team, great food! Will be back again.... And again

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The moment we walked in we were welcomed by the very friendly staff. The staff continued to be very helpful even though it was a busy evening, nothing was too much trouble. The food was great, we ordered the stone grill for our main and it was a very generous portions. It was nice to have a proper salad served with the steak. Overall a very pleasant dining experience. Highly recommended

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Julie Habib

Good

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Great service. Nice ambience. Food plentiful.

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Marie Riri

Our first experience with First Table, faultless :)
Lake house was amazing food, our eyes were too big! Great relaxed atmosphere and the service was super friendly and efficient, thank you

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Excellent service, friendly and fast. We shared the Camembert starter this was really good; hubby had the hot stone sirloin and was really impressed; I had the lamb shank which was good but nothing to rave about. Dessert was spectacular, we had the chocolate fondue and should really have 4 people sharing rather than 2! Great place, well be back, I want to sample their pizza

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Lorraine Chave

Fabulously friendly from our arrival to our departure! Excellent cafe food and hubby kept us amused as he dealt with cooking his own steak on a sizzling platter [he doesn't cook!]...chowder was, I am told, just perfect! My shrimp/prawn dish was a chilli'd as I would want :-) and with our overseas visitors we shared bruschetta and a million laughs as we caught up: Our young waitress made sure, without 'being in our faces'...that all was as it should be and frankly we cannot fault the service - the food and the lovely friendly cafe atmosphere.....DO go visit!

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Cheryl Armstrong

A great place to go always enjoy our time at Lake House
Can not fault the place good food ,priced right,and very friendly and attentive staff

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Susan Williams

Great service, amazing food! Was a really great night.

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Shannon Davison

The food was great as well as the service will definitely be back

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Louise Petit

Fabulous staff, delicious food and fast service. Such a good way to finish an awesome day.

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Food was tasty and a good selection of craft beer and ciders to choose from.

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Dian Smith

Was an awesome evening. Took my friends who were first time diners. They loved the amazing quick service and the beautiful food. The atmosphere was just right.

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Food first class with a good menu to choose from. Would go again.

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Another lovely dining experience at Lakehouse. Food was awesome, service was tops :-)

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Once again terrific service and great food!

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Dianne Mexted

An amazing meal with incredible customer service. Would recommend this restaurant to everyone who wants a yummy meal and drinks at a fraction of the price

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Denise Hunter

Food was delicious.. We recommend the pork belly it was prefect. Great service and we love the range of craft beers on tap... What a wonderful evening.. Thanks so much

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Silvia Clarke

Was amazing food. Had the restaurant to ourselves. Excellent for our first 1st Table experience.

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Sarah Te Kura

Excellent place for a relaxed meal. Our 3 boys all enjoyed their burgers, and we loved our steaks. Will definitely come again.

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Barbara Smith

We have dined here previously & were not disappointed. Had the taster on the hot stone. Delicious. Highly recommended.

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Jami H Wawatai

Great experience table had our name.was shown to the table by staff who are very friendly. We would recommend to anyone to go there and we were happy with the discount too.

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Holly Watson

Great service and food. Was my birthday and they were so lovely. Great with my 2 boys and baby girl. Fast and yummy

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Judi Williams

Great food. Wonderful staff. Good experience.

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We had starters and a main each. Both were generous portion size and we left very satisfied:)

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Jane Meredith

The food was delicious and service was prompt and friendly

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Great dinner meals were all very nice and good service Cheers

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This place was hands down our favourite place we dined out in over the seven nights we stayed in Taupo (and we dined out every night).
The brewed on-site beverages were amazing and the menu very appealing to all members of our family. Can’t wait to return soon.

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Merveen Kara

The food was great and the service was top notch BUT.....
It was too loud and noisy and no respect for other diners. So, staff should have stepped up...
Otherwise 10

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Prue Caldwell

Fourth time dinning here and never been disappointed. LOVE the food, service and atmosphere.!!!!!

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The lakehouse was already busy when we ate but the food came quickly and the waitstaff were friendly and efficient. A great family place to eat - thumbs up from our 11 and 13 year olds!

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Love the fondue

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Excellent service despite it being a busy night. Large portions. With the noise of the other diners and the big screen TV it would have been nice if the music could have been turned down as it was hard to have a conversation. Otherwise a great place to dine.

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Loved this restaurant!! The food and service was outstanding!! Had the malaysian beef curry, pork belly and date pudding. Will be back for sure!!

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Helen Robertson

Great service and very friendly. Food was delicious.

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Although there were other very rowdy guests, our request to move tables was not a problem. The food was fabulous and would highly recommend the platter. Great value and excellent variety. We loved the option of ordering a jug of cider and an extra scoop of ice cream to the gluten free brownie was no trouble. We were very well looked after by the friendly waitresses and would definitely dine again - especially in the summer where you can sit outside looking towards the beautiful lake. Top job Lakehouse.

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Merveen Kara

Great service and the food portions, very generous size.
Overall experiencewas excellent. Keep it up!!

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Sarah Goertzen

Casual and easygoing dining. They had set a table aside for us which was awesome. Loved the friendly service. We got the salt and pepper squid, full size seafood chowder, nachos, kid’s burgers and drinks. Food came out quick and was yummy. Kids enjoyed their sundaes topped with treats. Husband said his dark beer was good. Great place for a young family with restless kids - noise from all the chatter around us hid our noise too! Thanks for a good evening.

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The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting. Great selection of craft tap beers which changes weekly. The food is top class and service is quick. We would highly recommend this restaurant for casual dining.

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Great casual dining. Thanks Lakehouse.

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Fantastic service! Loved it, would visit again!

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Toni O'Keeffe

Enjoyed our meal at hte Lake House on Friday night. A bit noisy when we arrived with peope there just for a drink, but soon quietened down when they left. Great selection of options and the food was well presented. Cheers.

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Christina Keir

Delicious! Thanks

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Jeanette Kirikau

Great food,friendly staff.highly recommend.

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Nacole Pue

Great food, location and service :)

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Big serving and staff were accommodating

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