Kitchen and Food

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.

It would be always helpful if you provide dietary requirements when you make a booking. 

Dinner at the lodge

We provide fine dining at the lodge. Reservation needs to be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance to allow the purchase of products and allow for suitable preparation time.  Contact us for further information. 

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. 

15% surcharge applies during the public holiday. 




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