Our Asian food is passionately engineered for the contemporary setting, meaning there’s a little something for everyone. Authentic yet modern, simple yet elegant - Tao is where you need to be.
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About TAO Restaurant & Bar Queenstown
The name TAO, is derived from the Chinese philosophy that nurtures the understanding of balance and harmony. We believe in creating a simple, elegant experience for you to enjoy all we have to offer. TAO is a contemporary fusion restaurant that is proud to serve you seasonal and fresh food that you will love. We are open for brunch, lunch and dinner. Affordable yet classy, this is the perfect little haven for you to relax and enjoy an exquisite meal.
We aim to deliver an experience that exceeds your expectations with outstanding service, a gorgeous setting and of course, beautiful food. We have an awe-inspiring menu where you are sure to find something to satisfy your appetite. We deliver an intimate setting that is perfectly orchestrated for you to unwind.
Food was good, but the restaurant was quite cold. No duty manager on meant they couldn’t serve alcohol. The service was very poor, after 15 minutes of no service we had to get the waitresses attention and call her over to place our order. We had to ask several times for our drink to arrive.
Everything about this was experience was terrible
We enjoyed our meal and food portions were good. The twice cooked port was delicious. My partner wanted a beer but they weren’t able to let him have one as the duty manager wasn’t there so this was the only disappointing bit of our meal.
It is good value for money. there are some good dishes, like the spicy blue cod. The dumplings are ok.
No duty manager, so we couldn't drink with our meal. Many items missing off the menu.
The food was delicious! The pork bun & dumplings especially. Quick delivery of the food was awesome.
Great food great service enjoyed
Beautiful food, small main portions so tiny bit overpriced! But seriously delicious! It was very quiet but still felt very comfortable and the staff were all really lovely! Highly recommend
Good food and service. Reasonably priced.
The food is just ok but not authentic Chinese food.
Great food, lovely service and nice comfortable setting. We had a family dinner here with every dish being delicious. We left satisfied and with our belly’s full.
Weiter was kind. That’s nice.
The dumplings tasted microwaved and the edamame was cold and they said that they were sold out of pork buns and pork ribs but they had only opened 5 minutes prior?
Very tasty food. Plentiful & good service.
I am an American who lived in China for 8 years. The desire to eat proper real Chinese flavors and cuisine in Queenstown is impossible to satisfy. Until I went to dinner with my son at Tao 2 nights ago. The dishes were served with obvious care and attention to detail, and most importantly, the flavors were authentic, and not "dumbed down" to the common denominator of the tourist pallette. It was a most welcome and extraordinary experience, and anyone who wants to sample some actual Chinese food, and not rubbish made by any of the other quasi Chinese restaurants in town...your only option is Tao. Cannot overstate what joy it brought us to have these actual dishes again after so long.
The food was dismal. The staff are enthusiastic and inattentive. We are locals, and have had several friends who live in town come to your restaurant once. I like them, it is unlikely we will be back .
Delicious food with very friendly and efficient service, highy recommend.
food was way too salty
very good food and service, will come back again.
I dined in the other day.i love Chinese food and I know that some dishes can be spicy. Due to my allergy I can not have some Chili family spice. I mentioned the shop assistant that I can not have chili ir spicy food but she brought two dishes was very spicy or chili was in. I was so disappointed and found very poor service. The shop assistant couldn’t understand much English and took ages serve food as well. Especially seasonal vegetable was shocking.not fancy lookingalso taste was not fancy enough. I never go back there.
Beautiful food dumplings and steam buns superb
the waitress was not friendly or helpful at all. every dishes i ordered were too salty.
Food is amazing, modern environment and great service, super recommended.