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Bistro Lago

80 Napier Road, Taupo, New Zealand, 3330
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Open daily from 7am to late

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  • Disabled Access
  • Alfresco Dining
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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

Cuisine: European
Dress Code: Casual
Price point: $ $ $
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Visited On Friday, 20 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Bistro Lago. Above all, it was peaceful, quiet and spacious so that we could converse easily. We would certainly return with pleasure.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Fantastic experience Wonderful staff and service Delighted

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Visited On Saturday, 14 October 2017

only minor negative was speed of service. People were waiting to order extra drinks, so could have sold us more. Apart from that minor issue - everything else was fantastic

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Visited On Monday, 16 October 2017

Waiter was friendly and attentive. Lovely meal.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 October 2017

Great staff

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Visited On Saturday, 14 October 2017

fabulous!

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Visited On Friday, 13 October 2017

Great venue. Good service. Food came all at once. Mums 90th and they really looked after us. Fire going and the best table in the house.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 October 2017

Delicious meal here with excellent attention to detail. Would definitely come back again.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 October 2017

An excellent meal with very attentive staff. I came away feeling that I had received very good value for money

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Visited On Friday, 06 October 2017

Music not so great. Service exceptional. Food very nice. Decor excellent too

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Visited On Saturday, 30 September 2017

Amazing staff, amazing service, amazing food! My partner and I really enjoyed the dining experience here. The food was superb. We will definitely be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 28 September 2017

Bistro Lago has such a wonderful setting & amazing views! Staff most attentive & meal was delicious!

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Exceptional staff and exceptional food. Thank you all for an extremely delightful evening.

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Visited On Friday, 22 September 2017

We were very disappointed with our meal, it was not of a high standard at all, we had to send one of our courses back, the atmosphere was also lacking quality and would not call this fine dining or outstanding dining at all and would not go back again.

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Visited On Monday, 25 September 2017

Had a really lovely dinner at Bistro Lago today. The waiters were very friendly and attentive. Food was great! We were a bit guttered that we had unfortunately had too big of a lunch and could only handle a main and two entrees between us as we really wanted to try more things and dessert! We will definitely be back next time when we come back to Taupo and fully recommend the restaurant to others. Had a really yum virgin pina colada too, was not too sweet!

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Visited On Friday, 22 September 2017

Thank you for a great evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Amazing restaurant and excellent food and service. We will be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 09 September 2017

Our Steak meal was divine!! We could not fault it! The flavours were outstanding. Delicious!

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Visited On Saturday, 09 September 2017

Excellent service and a nice atmosphere. Fish and chips to die for!

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Visited On Thursday, 07 September 2017

Very nice meal and lovely staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 September 2017

Amazing!

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Visited On Saturday, 26 August 2017

Thought we were going somewhere really special in Taupo for an anniversary dinner. The service was so shocking we ended up walking out. It took almost half an hour for someone to ask us if we would like to order any breads or entree. No one filled up our water glasses all night. We were left without any wine for ages. Once we ordered they forgot about our sides. We waited another 20mins after dinner plates collected for a dessert menu, it never came so we got up and left. It wasn't busy, there were hardly any customers, the staff weren't paying attention to the tables, took numerous attempts to get their attention. It put us both in a bad mood and I would not go back.

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Visited On Friday, 01 September 2017

Excellent service and beautiful meal. Have dined here several times and will definitely return.

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 August 2017

I love this restaurant! Elegant and chic, one of my favourite places to dine. Definitely always a very pleasant memorable experience. The cuisine is beautifully presented, although this time I felt it was a little over seasoned with salt. But that is a personal preference and a minor observation. I miss the white linen tablecloths though! And the toweling hand cloths in the ladies toilet!

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Visited On Saturday, 26 August 2017

Found it hard to get what you are trying to achieve here. Fine dining or casual eating. Pricing suggests the fine dining but with having the bar so close and rugby on it didn't work for the price paid. Waitress kept on apologising for interrupting us when she came past with was annoying but overall we enjoyed our night

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