Open daily from 7am to late
- Disabled Access
- Alfresco Dining
About Bistro Lago
Located at the stunning Hilton Lake Taupo, a memorable experience awaits you at Bistro Lago. Absorb the ambiance created by the restaurant unique décor with welcoming open fires and leather seating or dine outside on the sweeping balconies to enjoy the spectacular views.
Afternoon Tea is served Friday to Sunday 13.00 - 16.00
Lovely setting, food was a taste explosion. We enjoyed our dining experience.
Very enjoyable even if quiet due to being a beautiful day.
People were just lovely. Had first table which was great as i would not dine there at full price, but we had a great time.
Family celebrated our mother’s 99th birthday at Bistro Lago as we had previously for her 98th. The staff were excellent and the chef and kitchen staff completed the luncheon with a surprise delicate dessert for mum. Everyone included some patrons joined in wishing mum a happy birthday.
Lovely food and great place to enjoy views of Taupo
Enjoyed an excellent meal in comfortable and welcoming surroundings. The food and wine were of a high standard with the food and beverage staff similarly of a very high standard, all of whom added to the experience in a positive way.
We had a very enjoyable evening at Bistro Lago. The food was excellent and the staff friendly and attentive. Thank you so much, we will definitely be back.
All of the staff that looked after us were fantastic. They were friendly, relaxed and knowledgeable about the menu. Overall they made the dinner so much more enjoyable. Oh, and the food was superb too!
Both my husband and myself used the linen serviettes on our laps over dinner and noticed that there was so much lint from the serviettes deposited onto my woollen black pants and Tony's navy jumper, that the clothing will need dry cleaning. The head waitress offered to get a clothing brush, but nothing happened. Disappointing.
We have previously dined at Bistro Lago and the service has significantly improved since our last visit. The food was great and service fantastic. We will definitely recommend to others and return. Thank you
Our wait staff particularly Nina were superb.The food was delicious and plentiful. The timing was just right went very smoothly.
Inattentive and very absent waiting staff, unable to explain duck menu properly. Terakihi was not fresh, smelled and was overcooked. And then they tried to charge me for the fish at the end of the meal! Very disappointing as often visit Bistro Lago and unsure if I will go back now.
First Table booking, lovely evening, beautiful view
A fabulous evening with wonderful staff especially Mary from Wisconsin who was knowledgable and a real delight . Thank you ever so much
Awesome food, I had the beef cheek and the duck I was in heaven eating it and didn’t want it too end. I have eaten at most all restaurants and this by far is the nicest food I’ve had along with good service. Thumbs up to you all at Bistro Lago
We were made real welcome - attention to detail - great service - great food - well done and thank you
Great flavours in the food. The chocolate fondue was to die for. A real eating experience. We'll be back.
the location is good and food is the very best
Waiter was not attentive, we requested one dish without the fried egg but sure enough it arrived with the fried egg. Our plates weren't cleared for atleast 15mins after finishing, we were not asked if we would like to order more drinks until the meal was nearly over and were sat off to the side even though window seats were available all night.
We visit you every time we come to Taupo We look forward to visiting and we're never disappointed. It is by far THE BEST eating out experience
Great service and atmosphere. We are planning on coming back very soon. The banana prawns were the dish of he night.
The food was amazing and very generous portions for a fine dining restaurant. service was good but at times we were left waiting for our empty wine glasses to be filled up.
We had a superb lunch at Bistro Lago today. Ordered the 3 course Duck which is the special for October. We felt that we were on the tasting panel of the finals of Masterchef Australia. Staff were wonderful and welcoming and attentive. Have rebooked for another lunch in 2 weeks.
Friendly professional service. Tasty meals, very satisfying..
Great food and atmosphere! Really friendly staff too. Highly recommend