Lakeside wining

If it’s a fine wine, mojito or cold tap beer you’re after, there’s a handful of stunning lakeside locations to sit back, relax and watch the sun go down whilst enjoying an autumn sundowner.

Take your pick from these relaxing locales with epic views across our great lake.

Edgewater Restaurant, Millennium Hotel and Resort Manuels Taupo

Absolute lakefront. Choose from an extensive wine list from the bar, snuggle in to a cosy chair by the fire and watch Taupo’s lights twinkle along the shoreline as the sun goes down. Find out more about Millenium Hotel here.

Braxmere, Tokaanu

Platter, glass of wine, views north across the lake… life doesn’t get much better! Find out more about Braxmere here.

Two Mile Bay Sailing Club

The laid back Two Mile Bay Sailing Club comes alive on Sunday nights with live music, woodfired pizzas and a good beer selection. Soak up the relaxed holiday vibe from their lakeside beanbags, or sit out on the jetty and watch the sailing boats float past. Find out more about the Two Mile Bay Sailing Club here.

Roberts Street, Taupo

Taupo’s eat street with a selection of cafes, restaurants and bars that look out over the lake towards the mountains. Grab a group of friends, an outside table, and share some food and laughs while watching the world go by. Some of the bars and restaurants on Roberts Street include Pub 'n' Grub, Lakehouse, Waterside, Dixie Browns and LoneStar.

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