Winter Eat & Drink

Fuel up for a day on the snow, or unwind in a cosy restaurant or bar in Great Lake Taupo this winter.

Cosy winter dining

Great Lake Taupo is home to an amazing array of eating establishments, bars, weekly markets and specialty food stores. Ethnic restaurants are plentiful and locally grown food features strongly in regional cuisine.

Cafe culture

Taupo has a contemporary urban café culture. You’ll find superb coffee, quality food, cafés combined with retail space and hip little side street eateries situated next to some of Taupo’s best street art.

Lakeside Dining in Taupo

The dining experience in Taupo is characterised by lakeside views combined with excellent contemporary cuisine. Discover a wide range of options from fine dining to ethnic cuisine, tapas-style menus, local organics and casual pub meals.
The region also has a bustling nightlife with plenty of après ski action in local bars, pubs and restaurants during winter.
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