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Lotus Thai Restaurant

137 Tongariro Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-376 9497
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (30 reviews)
“green curry” (9 reviews)
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
137 Tongariro Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined as a family on a Saturday night. The resturant was full and very loud. I would not recommend this restaurant if you are looking for somewhere quiet or romantic. It was very noisy. The staff are friendly and food is delicious

Thank Prin_NZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 7 with young children (15 months & 4yo). At the time of booking we asked for a high chair specifically. At the time we arrived at the restaurant we asked again, the lady looked at us and just ignored us....More

Thank amylV1523KZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on New Year's Eve with our family of four. Very good food, attentive service. After dining it became clear that getting a taxi was a major problem. The restaurant staff conferred and then one of them drove us back to...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is very friendly but seemed a bit stretched with the crowd that was there that night. Main dishes were very good (fried beef and beef green curry).

Thank Nitchy83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can see why this gets the #1 Thai Resturant in Taupo. Food was lovely as was the service. Nothing to complain about that's for sure.

Thank hayley_lingard
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Food was average. The tom yum with prawns is basically filled with prawns and lots of mushrooms. Vegetarian pad thai was alright, but the baby corn inside it was sour, not sure if it has gone bad. Service was good though.

Thank Indra W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Have eaten here over the years of visiting Taupo but very disappointed this year. Bland , boring duck & beef stir fry ,no atmosphere,yawning staff. All in all we will not eat here again

Thank retmarahau
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Despite restaurant being full staff were very attentive. Food was well presented and tasty. Food style was good for sharing dishes.

Thank jana_kiwi
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A party of six for dinner - really impressed with Service, and a broad range of food to go with it . . Pity only a holiday visit, as I'd love to go back to try other food options .

Thank dave b
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We came in just after 6pm and by the time we left just after 7pm the place was full. It was recommended from our accommodation. 2 combination entrees and 4 mains approx 120 which I thought was a good price. Food was very tasty and...More

Thank Kim S
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8 July 2016|
Response from Dylan L | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I'm not sure but the best Thai I've ever had
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Tongariro Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-376 9497
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