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Cafe Pinot

$$ - $$$
56 Huka Falls Road | Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-376 0260
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
22 Apr 2016
“Fabulous venue for small group”
29 Nov 2015
“We enjoyed the seafood platter for dinner.”
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New Zealand
$$ - $$$
56 Huka Falls Road | Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

We recently attended a 50th wedding anniversary at this venue and were very impressed The food was faultless for the type of function We were treated up stairs above the cellar firstly then downstairs to the cellar which was just great The steak was so...More

Thank Lynda G
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Decided to try the seafood platter for two and it was very, very nice. Calamari, prawns, scallops, ciabatta, herb mayonnaise, dolmades, olives, artichoke, sundried tomato, salad, gherkins, brie and grapes. Not a huge platter like you get some places, but a smaller quality mix of...More

Thank Lissel A
Reviewed 4 April 2015

A group of 9 of us had dinner here whilst touring Taupo. The setting in the late afternoon was magic looking out over vineyards and the rural setting. The menu was varied with various seafood and meats and the service very good. My steak was...More

Thank PhilthetravellerXI
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We were staying in the apartments in the same grounds as the restaurant and after a hard drive decided to eat here. We were also given a 10% discount voucher from the hotel on check in which made the decision easier. We were not disappointed....More

1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We called in for lunch and selected the scallops and the prawns, we shared them having half each and a bottle of Sav. Everything was wonderful

Thank George M
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Situated on the hills just out of the town centre (Taupo) with views across the Lake and forever is Cafe Pinot. 6 of us had a superb lunch out on the large deck in the vineyard. The menu is varied with a brunch or a...More

1  Thank Kiwiglobetroter
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We stayed in a Huka Falls resort and for convenience decided to go in restaurant which is situated on its territory. We ordered salad Caesar and pork with price around 20 for salad and 30 for pork which is quite expensive for NZ restaurant. Yes...More

1  Thank Valeria K
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We ate at this restaurant for convenience as we were staying at the resort and were very glad we did. It was a quiet Thursday night with few customers. This did not deter. The service was really good with a friendly helpful waitress and the...More

2  Thank AndyAuckand
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We ate here recently and although the location and service is great, the food is very average. This place has so much potential! The coffee was not bad.

Thank ames2790
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Very good food , well served and in a delightful setting (overlooking a vineyard and colonial church). The service was welcoming and prompt. Can really recommend the Anti pasta platter for two - a very large and varied serving - enough for three !! The...More

1  Thank tankie1
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USD 25 - USD 40
New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Huka Falls Road | Taupo, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-376 0260
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Café Pinot is the perfect private function venue available for groups of 20 up to 160 people. Be amazed with our beautiful outlook over the Pinot Noir Vineyard, the historic Fletcher's Church, the Taupo Township and out to Mt Tauhara. Taupo's best kept secret! An established location within the Huka Falls Resort complex, offers unique surrounds making us the most sought after venue for weddings and functions! From 20 to 160 people, Café Pinot has adapted our facility to offer a number of options to you, from the private cellar room (for up to 30 people) to a marquee on the deck (up to 160 people). A truly magical venue for those groups wishing to celebrate a special occasion, an awards evening or get-together - be it a corporate group, a work social club, a birthday party, your amazing wedding day, family reunion or your wedding anniversary celebration! Our onsite Events Team can organise your function from start to finish, including the wine, food, decorations & entertainment! Just sit back and let us take care of everything! YES we do take care of your dietary requirements. Conveniently located at 56 Huka Falls Road - just turn in at the little white church.
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