There are a range of great cafes and restaurants in Taupo, ranging from fine dining to relaxed and family friendly. There are also some great places to get takeaways, or why not get something delivered?

Here is our list of recommended cafes and restaurants in Taupo. Don't see anything that takes your fancy? Come see as at Reception and we will help you find the perfect place for you to eat.

2 Mile Bay Sailing Centre Cafe and Bar. This licensed café and bar sits right on the lake edge, just across the road from Anchorage Resort, in fact the café sits over the water itself with panoramic views across the lake. It's a nice place to relax with a coffee, wood fired pizza, or even a drink.

Ploughmans is Taupo's favourite english styled restaurant and garden bar, good honest food, fantastic beer garden and great staff!    

The Brantry is an award winning restaurant has built its reputation on top quality New Zealand cuisine that is unique to The Brantry.    

Victorias Cafe offers excellent service, delicious food and coffee and a warm and spacious cafe environment.

Portifino Taupo is part of a family of local restaurants focused on delighting every guest with a genuine Italian dining experience.

Dixie Browns is open early through late for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Eat in, take away or delivery.   

Vine Eatery & Bar. Indulge in New Zealand and Mediterranean influenced menus. Their extensive tapas menu is designed to be shared, and they offer a full a-la-carte menu for those wanting a more NZ traditional approach to dining,

Indian Affair has diverse mix of traditional and modern Indian cuisine combined with personable and efficient service. Eat in, takeaway or delivery.   

Incredible India started with a determined vision of capturing the flavors, colors, and hospitality of the exquisite tradition and diverse culture that makes India.

Lotus Thai offers a true Thai experience. Prepared by Thai chefs and served by staff in traditional Thai costume.

Thai Delight offers over 60 dishes, served fresh, full of flavour and healthy. Dine among ancient and contemporary artwork, experience the delightful atmosphere and classical Thai cooking at Thai Delight.

Lone Star offers fast, efficient and friendly service, outstanding food sourced from the best and freshest ingredients, offering value for your hard earned money.

Hell Pizza offers takeaway pizza, pasta, salads, deserts and more.      

Fish Box - born out of a passion to cook the classic kiwi takeaway in the best possible way.  It’s located just up the road from the Anchorage Resort, only a short 5 minute walk away.