11 am to 11.30pm
- Disabled Access
- Free Wi-Fi
- Alfresco Dining
About Vine Eatery & Bar
Mediterranean & New Zealand Cuisine
Craft Beer, Fine Wine & Cocktail Lounge. Our talented chefs invite you to indulge in the dishes that have inspired our New Zealand and Mediterranean influenced menus. Our extensive tapas menu is designed to be shared, and we also offer a full a-la-carte menu for those wanting a more NZ traditional approach to dining.
We offer fabulous Coffee by Allpress Espresso, and Harney & Son’s Teas. Our full bar specializes in whisky, craft beer, and a huge wine selection reflecting over 25 years in hospitality.
There are many spaces to enjoy; sit around the fireplace, a variety of table and booth settings indoors and out, or for groups of ten or more there’s our private rooms upstairs – “The Balcony” and “The Vintage Room”.
Specializing in “Long Table Shared Plate Dinners”, Vine Eatery & Bar is the perfect place for larger groups who are looking for something a little different and entertaining. For this we offer affordable $50 to $65 menus, including a full tapa menu option at $49. All options include dessert and can be matched with some great beverages. For more casual gatherings we have amazing platters full of fresh delicious meats, seafood and local produce.
Open daily for Coffee by the fire, lunch, dinner or a drink and catch-up with friends, we look forward to hosting you soon..
The atmosphere was spoilt when the music became overpoweringly loud.
We loved our dinner at Vine & would highly recommend it to all our foodie friends. The staff were lovely - attentive but not intrusive. The decor was fabulous and gave the area a very elegant but comfortable ambience. Such a nice place to go with either, a group of friends or something more intimate. Both our dishes were different, both delicious & a shared dessert didn't disappoint either. 5 stars in my book!!
Great place for a quality meal. Nice range of mains, the five we ordered were delicious. Definitely a place to visit for a fancy meal, make sure you book so you don't miss out!!
Great busy place. Great food. Thanks Mike.
We sat in a booth, the music was too loud for dining. Too much balsamic vinegar was overwhelming on the fig salad which would have otherwise have been a great dish.A lovely menu, great variety and will dine here again on our next trip to Taupo.
Brilliant. Best restaurant in Taupo. Will be back.
We loved it all! Food was great especially the squid and the cauliflower tapas. Yummm. Excellent service. Attentive but not pushy. Thank you guys!
Visited a few time’s over the years. Last night was one of the best; great service from barbie, food was delicious, Great atmosphere. Thanks a lot Well done guys!!
Was a buzzing environment with great service and the food was outstanding. We had also been there for lunch on the same day and equally impressive. Cheers
Absolutely loved the food! So yummy! We will be back
This is the third time here. It was a busy Sunday night and busy. Dinner for three, sadly two mains had cold vegetables which should have been hot or warm. The stuffed chicken was very disappointed with, a small thigh, so not much chicken at all, sitting on dry stuffing. Mentioned on paying bill, hopefully passed on to chef like she said, otherwise we do enjoy this restaurant.
Excellent friendly service. The food was absolutely delicious.
We were a part of a group of 13 for dinner. Wow! What an experience! We opted for the tapas menu for the table, the food was incredible and there was plenty to eat. The server we had absolutely made our night, providing the best service we have ever received! A++++
Always a delight to eat here been back many times and slowly introducing more people to our favourite restaurant in Taupo. We will be back again.
Excellent venue, food, atmosphere and service. Hope to go back again next time we’re in Taupo.
A more extensive wine list at the table would be nice otherwise lovely place to eat and spend time
Great vibe, very cool establishment. Great service all round.We'll be back.
Had Vine recommended by a friend and it did not Disappoint! Fantastic atmosphere, service and food. Would definitely return on next visit to Taupo and have recommended Vine to friends who are visiting in the coming months.
Lovely people and service. Atmosphere was pumping, lots of people. Issues we had were some very rude people sitting behind us and We didn't really enjoy our meals to be honest. Cocktails were yummy!!
Our favourite restaurant to visit when we’re in Taupo
Lovely meal, excellent service. Will definitely be back.
Pleasant surroundings Salad a little disappointing Fatty lamb, meagre portion Sharing plates good
Whether my wife and I pop in for a wine after work or we drag friends out for dinner we always have a great experience at Vine. Leanne and her staff do a great job. And Barbara is simply a nut case!
We were a large mixed group with the old and the young and we were all thrilled with the food, service and price! BEST fish ever! Thanks for your time Lee in helping us with the booking etc!