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Who doesn't love a good coffee? Get your caffeine fix in style in Taupo in one of our best cafes.

Storehouse, Taupo

Taupo’s newest café, open from 6am for that early morning caffeine fix! Located on the lakefront, this bustling café consistently delivers great Allpress coffee – grab a takeaway and enjoy the lake to mountain views from the shore. Find out more about Cafe Baku here.

Delta Coffee Cart, Turangi

Serving up L’Affare coffee even on the coldest winter mornings, this trendy wee coffee container is a welcome midway stop when exploring the southern end of the lake. Perfectly positioned at the start/end of the Tongariro River Trail, it’s the ideal way to finish an autumn jaunt along the river (they also serve Movenpick ice-cream and sorbet – yum!). Find out more about Delta Coffee here.

Kefi, Taupo and Kefi at the Hub, Wairakei

A favourite with locals, Kefi serves up fantastic Organico coffee. Kefi at the Hub is a favoured pit-stop for mountain bikers, located just over the road from Craters Mountain Bike Park – lycra is optional! Find out more about Kefi here.

L’Arte, Acacia Bay

A long-time favourite and local hangout (also named named by Lonely Planet as the central North Island's top café), the relaxing location, sculpture garden and gallery make this artful café the ideal place to relax with a consistently good Allpress coffee in hand. Find out more about L'Arte here.

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