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Jolly Good Fellows

) #18 of 93 Restaurants in Taupo $$ - $$$ , British,
80 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0457
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't eat here but they had a good selection of beers on tap and good wines. The staff were friendly and there was a lovely atmosphere in the pub.

Thank Michaela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good cosy pub with a warm fireplace. A nice spot to relax at the end of a busy day. The restaurant attached serves great meals for all the family at a reasonable price. Serves a good hearty burger and a wonderful seafood chowder, but...More

Thank Lucia L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pub type restaurant. Good food and service. very busy but we weren't kept waiting too long. Wide variety on the menu

Thank SRG0304
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I went to the Jolly Good Farmer for dinner on a Thursday night during the school holidays. There were plenty of dishes on the menu that were tempting to both of us. We were seated promptly and served just as quickly. Our...More

Thank MattyandAce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was the closest eatery within walking distance to the motel we were staying at on a bitterly cold evening. It was very busy, but we were promptly seated at a table. The service from the staff was very good and friendly. The menu...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly and efficient and the food was standard pub grub but enjoyable. It was cold outside but nice and warm inside around the fire.

Thank Pilbara2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with two young grandchildren early on a cold wet winter night and this was perfect for what we wanted/needed. Service was good and very friendly. The food is good basic pub fare. Nothing too fancy but felt homely and really enjoyable. Kids menu...More

Thank benny001
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for dinner. Can't fault the friendly service, speed of delivery and beer options, but the meals did seem a touch pricey for what was essentially good pub grub. Someone else said "you get what it says on the tin". You do, but...More

Thank Scjhwill
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is lovely and warm with open fire. Nice atmosphere although a little dark. The staff were very very respectful and well trained. The only thing that let the place down was when staff yelled at each other to say the drinks were ready. I...More

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We choose this place because it look like a BIL fortress which would be great for the test match atmosphere. Welcoming from the very start with service to match. Steaks were tasty and the pepper gravy was moorish. Guinness was excellent. Chocolate Mud Cake was...More

Thank McBanjo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Lake Terrace, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 0457
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