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We change the menu depending on the availability of produce. Dinner is a set menu. We offer one menu for each meal. We combine entree, main, and dessert from the menu below. 

Cuisine and Wine

Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet breakfast as the sun streams in over Mount Tauhare watching the changing colours of Lake Taupo and the mountains. 

Each evening you are invited to join your hosts and other guests for complimentary drinks and canapés around the fire in the winter or in the late afternoon sun on the spacious decks in summer. Selections change daily and are matched with iconic New Zealand wines. 

Taupo offers a wide choice of wonderful dining options only a fee minute drive from the lodge.
Experience genuine Kiwi hospitality in very special NZ surroundings - the perfect romantic hideaway or retreat.

Complimentary in-room bottle of carefully selected New Zealand wine, specialty teas and gourmet coffee; Complimentary WIFI throughout the lodge; Pre-dinner canapes and drink. As a guideline, guests meet on the deck or in front of the fire for complimentary pre-dinner drinks and canapés before heading out to one of the many restaurants in Taupo only a few minutes drive from the lodge. 

We would be happy to recommend or suggest some of the many dining options in Taupo. Taupo serves up a fine array of brasseries, cafes and restaurants and we're happy to make arrangements on your behalf.

Your breakfasts and canapes will be produced using New Zealand's finest and freshest produce selected on a daily basis.In the evening you will be able to enjoy a selection of fine wines to have with canapes that have been produced with passion by your hosts providing you with a little something special to savour.

Terms and conditions

  • All menu options are provided based on the availability of products at the time the request is made. if products are not in season or stock, they may not be available, and we have the right to change the menu. 

  • Reservations need to be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance to allow for the purchase of products and suitable preparation time.  It would be helpful if you could provide information on allergy restrictions. If we don't receive the notice, we assume you don't have any. 

  • We don't have a designed vegetarian menu. 

  • Dinner time is set. Pre-dinner drinks and canapés are available at 6:00 p.m. and dinner starts at 7:00 p.m. 

  • There is a surcharge of 15% on Easter holidays, Christmas, and New Year's. 

  • Dinner is not combined with the discount deal. Please take a look at the Terms and Conditions for each booking. 

  • Cancellation is 24 hours free cancellation. Within 24 hours, 100% cancellation fees. 

  • For more details, please refer to the webpage Terms and Conditions.

Important notes: Dinner is only offered to lodge guests. Your dinner reservations will only be valid if you have booked accommodations. 

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