Food & Dining In Taupo

We are located close to Taupo city centre, where there is an abundance of Restaurants and Cafes. Below is just a small selection of dining options.


Voted Lonely Planet's No 1 café pick for the Central North Island and one of the top 10 places to visit in New Zealand. L’Arté Café and Gallery is not to be missed when visiting Taupo. Allow yourself time to experience something very unique and special! A trip to L’Arté is a visual and edible feast and unlike anything you have experienced before. The café and gallery are both set in a magical garden, complete with an outside mosaic living room.


Located on the shores of Lake Taupo, the largest fresh water lake in the Southern Hemisphere; enjoy views of Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe while dining on Dixie Brown’s extensive menu. Open early through late Dixie Browns caters for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. With vegetarian and gluten free options complimenting a menu of lakeside treats; made on site daily by our passionate kitchen you’re guaranteed to take home another great memory of your time in Taupo.


The mission is simple: serve delicious, affordable food that guests will want to return to week after week. We always have plenty of room but you are welcome to book a table, and are loacted within walking distance to Comfort Inn Cascades.



Vik & Grant have taken your favourite cafe to the next level.....Victoria's is now open 3 nights a week (Thursday - Saturday inclusive) and is open until 5pm Monday to Wednesday and Sunday 8.30 - 4pm. Their Executive Chef, Jason Lewis (previously heading up Bistro Lago for Simon Gault at the Hilton, Taupo) has created a menu that flows seamlessly from day to night - the old favourites are there for breakfast and brunch, joined by burgers and salads, including small sharing plates and fabulous cuts of meat, pastas and pies. Our ever popular cabinet food with beautiful sweet treats is available all day as is our consistently excellent coffee; as if we could forget about that!


Thai Delight Restaurant establish since 2007. It offers over 60 dishes, served fresh, flavorful, and healthy Thai food in Taupo area. With a choice of meat or a vegetarian option and various levels of spice to meet the various tastes of authentic Thai food.


This award winning restaurant has built its reputation on top quality New Zealand cuisine that is unique to The Brantry with a sophisticated wine list to create a unique dinning experience. The Brantry is constantly at the forefront of Taupo’s dining experience and a recent stylish refurbishment in the original 1950s town house has allowed us to offer a variety of dining experiences from the intimacy of the Cellar, Alfresco Dining in the garden to the open plan upper level for larger groups.

Plan your holiday with us

We have accommodation options to suit all types of travellers. We are located close to Taupo city centre, and we are right on the edge of Lake Taupo, giving you direct lake access.

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