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The Brantry

45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 0484
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck salad” (7 reviews)
“pulled lamb” (7 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 603 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here after reading all the excellent reviews and we weren’t disappointed. Everything was exceptional, the food and service in particular. This is a great option if you want to try the best of NZ and is very reasonably priced.

Thank Jess D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The TripAdvisor reviews of The Brantry were so uniformly good that we felt compelled to give it a try. It might just have been that our Sygic navigation app lost its mind (that happened on a couple of occasions during our NZ trip) but we...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a treat.. The free range pork belly was absolutely delicious.. The best I have tasted in NZ over the last 4 years. The slow cooked pulled lamb just peels off and we're succulent. The eye fillet was tasty too. Would definitely visit again...More

Thank SGDOH62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner for us. The most fancy dinner we have ever had. We had the 3 course dinner and shared our order. Curry prawns and fried camembert. Eye filet and pork belly. Creme brûlée and cheese cake. Everything was amazing!!! 2 faults but it was...More

Thank bustraveller2704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this restaurant online just as we were driving from Aukland to Taupo and my partner and I were both gushing over every description on the menu. We were not disappointed when we finally made our decisions. The staff were completely lovely, welcoming and...More

Thank Tracey V
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Loved the ambience of the place, almost like being with family, lovely touch of rugs over the back seats in the outside seating area although we certainly did not need them. Great service particularly from the lovely Canadian waitress and the food was superb. Have...More

Thank hukanui76
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The staff were very accommodating and we received excellent service even though there were 14 of us. The food was excellent, everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. The prices were very reasonable for the quality we received.

Thank helenpZ623UG
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Dined here on our third night in Taupo and wish it had been our first, especially as there are a number of dishes on the menu that we could have chosen. The restaurant is a few streets away from the town centre in a converted...More

Thank Chris_and_Jean
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We booked weeks in advance for a special girl friend get together and knew in advance there were some big groups this evening However plenty of space in the cooler bigger room ( nice touch having the blankets ) We have sat in this room...More

Thank pippaking
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing dinner this evening! Everything about my meal was delicious and all CLICKED together perfectly alongside with a perfect dining set up. Couldn't fault one single thing!

Thank pettnapah T
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Questions & Answers
7 February 2016|
Response from Lynne E |
brantry does cater for vegetarians.. will usually be a vegetarian entree. as for the main. if dont eat fish.. the chefs will see what you like and dislike and create a main vegetarian assiette using the main meals vege... More
Barbara M
17 January 2016|
Response from Lynn P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no reason to enquire for gluten free meals
Pam B
16 January 2016|
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Response from JanTrim59 | Reviewed this property |
My answer was going to be the same as Barbara M. If not email then check their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$41
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Rifle Range Road, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 0484
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The Brantry is located in a 1950's town house tastefully renovated to create a special ambience for any dining occasion. The low ceilings, large open fire and timeless decor gives a sense of style that owners Prue and Felicity are proud of. The food is described as contemporary New Zealand cuisine. Proud New Zealander Prue believes there is a wealth of food options here on our doorstep. The menu is updated seasonally to access all the freshest produce. The Brantry is a perfect venue for weddings we can organise everything from name tags to flowers.
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