Category Archives: Taupo

Brown Sugar Cafe

Our Taupo road trip ended with a final stop at Brown Sugar cafe in Taihape.  Mr Wasabi was after a decent cup of coffee as well as filling up on petrol.  Since we were not very happy with Telephonic Cafe … Continue reading

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Plateau

Plateau has a stylish pub/restaurant, with a casual meet and greet area, a courtyard for outside dining and drinks, and a private dining room for group bookings which is also ideal for children.  Plateau have seven New Zealand Craft Beers on tap, … Continue reading

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Le Cafe Telephonique

Stopping on of our road trip to Taupo I decided to make a quite stop for coffee.  we decided to head to Le Cafe Telephonique, thinking it was a nice boutique French Cafe serving up some delicious croissants.  I was actually … Continue reading

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Who ate all the pies? Paetiki Bakery – Award Winning Steak and Cheese Pie

Despite our ever growing culinary diversification, of our love for the humble New Zealand pie, it does not seem to be diminishing.  But in fact a surge of new gourmet pies being made available in supermarkets swell as your local cafes … Continue reading

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Dixie Brown

Was given the word by my brother that Dixie Brown is worth a visit.  So I decided to make a brief visit as we passed through Taupo.  Located along the main road overlooking lake Taupo, provides a prime stop for … Continue reading

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Bistro Lago @ Hilton Lake Taupo

Bistro Lago is owned and operated by the Nourish Group that is backed by celebrity chef Simon Gault who also owns Shed 5, Crabshack, Euro, Jerviois Steak House amongst other restaurants around New Zealand.

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Bistro Lago

Our usual stomping ground when we are in Taupo. Bistro Lago is another restaurant owned by Simon Gault the nourish group. And perhaps one of the finer restaurants in Taupo. Bistro Lago is part of the Hilton Hotel which offers … Continue reading

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