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.

your stay includes:

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 canapes 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.

We offer meals at the lodge

Beef Burger on BBQ...225grams of ground beef, girl onion, tomato and salad served on a large toasted bun.

Pizza for two...choose either our salami with sundried tomato papers, gherkins, olives and mushrooms or ham & pineapple pizza.

Fish of the day...lightly battered and lightly fried.

All dishes are served with chips and fresh salad, top with home-made salad dressing.

Rack of Lamb...Served with roast Tournè potatoes, pumpkin, steamed butter glazed beans carrots...


Crème Brûlée...served with Morello Cherries, missed berries sorbe... 

5-course Set Menu

  1. Entree: Includes two glasses of selective wine
  2. Fish dish: sashimi salmon roll, rice and prawn sealed inside
  3. Soup: home-made Asian style Wonton suop
  4. Main: Roast Rack of Lamb... served with seasonal vegetables
  5. Dessert: in-house made fruit Cheesecake, served with ice-cream, passionfruit/chocolate dressing. Or, Creme Brûlée..served with sorbet and cheeries

Set Menu requests to be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance to allow the purchase of products and allow for suitable preparation time. 

Note: 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 in stock, then they may not be available at the time of placing an order.