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The Bay Bar & Brasserie

$$ - $$$, Pizza,
703 Acacia Bay Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 8886
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
703 Acacia Bay Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had meals here on two occasions - and certainly didn`t disappoint! Both times we had scallops & then local meats. The atmosphere is great & the staff were very helpful!

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Bay Bar and Brasserie yesterday. We received a lovely greeting on arrival and every member of staff we encountered was delightful. Two of us ordered the eye fillet (perfectly cooked) and one the dory, which was also amazing. Thank you...More

Thank ClanWatson
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I dined here with hubby last week for the first time in a while. We have a holiday home in Acacia Bay and used to dine here regularly but haven't been spending a lot of time in Taupo of late. It has gone through some...More

1  Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Always receive good service, and amazing food when we visit The Bay. Lovely relaxed environment, with a high quality of meals. It can get busy so would recommend booking a table if you after more than just bar snacks. All the food is good, and...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Been a couple of times in the last three weeks. Each time enjoyed the food and the vibe. Entrees are great and good size. Pizzas are great. Try the new special desert of churros. Decadent.

Thank TimN451
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the Bay Bar for the Sunday roast , food was tasty and homely but a good night was spoiled by the young waiter with short dark hair not once but twice belching loudly as he stood over the food on the serving plate -...More

Thank Coffeegirl07
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great night next to the fire on a cold night great service and great food the staff are very friendly and accomodating and the service is great

Thank Zoran1
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great surroundings. Resteraunt was full so we sat in the bar area. Great surroundings and friendly staff.

Thank John N
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Going to The Bay for the tea was the perfect way to finish our time in Taupo and catch up with friends. The service was excellent, suggestions to have the kids meals first, happy to provide extra plates for the kids to share. Then the...More

Thank Palmymumof3
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a neighbourhood "bar" restaurant recently bought out by one of the staff members and totally redone. Our hotel recommended it and we had a good time, had a chance to try different wine and beers, were treated like locals, and had a very...More

Thank HelmutS2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pizza, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Acacia Bay Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 8886
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