Restaurants and Cafes in Turangi Tongariro

Just outside of Turangi you will find two fantastic restaurants situated close to the picturesque Tongariro River, one located at a popular fishing lodge and another on a vineyard.

Five minutes drive from Turangi, past Tokaanu at Little Waihi, there is a stunningly located restaurant on the lakefront; one of only two on all of Lake Taupo. Fifteen kilometres further west on State Highway 41 at Pukawa there is another restaurant with wonderful views overlooking the lake. 

So relax in a cosy bar or pub, or dine on fresh cuisine at a Turangi restaurant. Grab a coffee at a local café, or sip on locally produced wine at a beautiful Turangi vineyard. You're guaranteed to find something that suits your tastes in Turangi.

  • Fergusson's Cafe

    Enjoy lunch or a snack in this historic building. Restored to its former glory, Fergussons Cafe offers hot and cold mountain beverages and the healthiest of cafe cuisine.

    • Location Tongariro
    • Activity Cafes Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Turangi Bakery & Café

    Do not pass Turangi without getting your pie fix at Turangi Bakery & Café.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Cafes Bakeries, Takeaways & Fast Food Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Delta Coffee

    The only coffee stop before and after the Desert Road in a very accessible large carpark beside the world famous Tongariro river. Open from 7am to 4.30pm, 7 days a week.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Cafes Bakeries, Takeaways & Fast Food Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Valentino's Ristorante Italiano

    We are the only licensed Italian Restaurant in Turangi and have been in operation since 1990. Ettore the owner/Chef was born in Treviso near Venice, Italy where he learnt his cooking skills in the Veneto region, before coming to Turangi.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Restaurants Turangi Eat & Drink
  • The Ruapehu Restaurant

    The hotels's signature restaurant, located within the Chateau Tongariro, delivers the finest ambience and all the sophistication expected of the Chateaus elegant traditions.

    • Location Tongariro
    • Activity Restaurants Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Creel Tackle House and Cafe

    An Historic Fly fishing tackle shop selling freshwater fishing tackle, Licences and flies with attached small Cafe selling fresh baked / cooked food daily. The Cafe opened Dec 26th 2013.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Cafes Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Ruapehu Lounge Bar

    Open daily from 11am until 5pm. Take in breath-taking mountain views from the grand Ngauruhoe Window.

    • Location Tongariro
    • Activity Restaurants Pubs & Nightlife Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Floating Rock Vineyard and Cafe

    The Floating Rock Winery and Café (Kuratau River Wines) is more than just a fabulous vineyard; it’s a unique experience for visitors and guests.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Wedding Venue Wine & Vineyards Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Turangi Bakehouse and Cafe

    Turangi Bakehouse and Cafe offer delicious food for everyone to enjoy. Whether you dine in or takeaway, you’ll be sure to come back again.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Cafes Bakeries, Takeaways & Fast Food Turangi Eat & Drink
  • Burger King Turangi

    Burger King Turangi does great burgers. We do other stuff too but our burgers are where it all started. The name is probably a clue.

    • Location Turangi
    • Activity Bakeries, Takeaways & Fast Food Turangi Eat & Drink

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