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Edgewater Restaurant

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243 Lake Terrace | Millennium Hotel & Resort, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 5110
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeted by Molly who has a great sense of humour. Given choice of table. Room hot but we soon acclimatised. Bread made in the house. A sourdough with infusions of tomato ( probably sundried ) and other divine tit bits served with butter. Perfect. Wine selection by glass limited but an attentive wine waiter. Waitress energetic and friendly. Entrée Pheasant... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a convenient, beautiful setting along the shores of the lake. The food was fine, not outstanding considering the price. It was a nice dinner setting, but the food was not as expected.

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Thank mnal345
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of the best steaks we've ever had awesome location and view, great dining experience with lovely friendly staff!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Bar staff poor with little English , waitress on auto pilot and wine waiter similar to character from faulty Towers! Very disappointing cooking . Best starter was bluff oysters requiring no cooking . Seafood bouillaisse was equivalent to prawns in tomato soup for $ 40 Duck was overlooked and stringy lacking any taste . Also duck skin had been deep... More 

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Monterey
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138 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had dinner here. All the food was excellent, there was a good selection of beers, the service was excellent. The menu isn't extensive. The salad was good and of a size that two people could share. The entrees were prepared perfectly. We had oysters, fresh fish of the day. There was no room for dessert. The ambience is nice.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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344 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our local friends invited us here. Absolute waterfront location. The interior decor begins to age a bit and needs some more modern update. Service was fine and the food as well. We only took a main course, some fish and chips and some the eye filet. Very good food quality and well prepared.

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Thank Karel V
Williamstown
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife loved her meal (lamb). I had the snapper (after a hard day on the Tongariro I wanted a fish dinner.) It was ...nice, but didn't have anything to bring it all together and therefore was just a bit disappointing. The entree (prawns three ways) was good. The dessert...escapes me. The chef is obviously talented but I left feeling... More 

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København
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming staff and kids got crayons and drawing paper at arrival. The kids menu could be better, but the main menu was nice and the food cooked to perfection.

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Thank Steffen C
Auckland
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We ate here for two nights in a row as Taupo was really busy and we couldn't get a booking elsewhere the second night. However, we were very happy to return! Both nights the food was beautifully presented and cooked well, and the specials had changed slightly from the previous night which gave further choices. The menu covered a good... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Great food and excellent staff. the staff c ould not have been more solicitous and gracious and the lake viw was somethong very special

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$36
Cuisine
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Lake Terrace | Millennium Hotel & Resort, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 5110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?