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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” (31 reviews)
“green curry” (10 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
137 Tongariro Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are from Hawke’s Bay and whenever we are in Taupo we make a point to always visit this restaurant. The food is always brilliant and the service is always top standard and we will always come back here. Highly recommend

Thank H3803ZZmikew
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place never disappoints. Always a favourite, food is always brilliant, service excellent! Top marks guys

Thank Ky83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was always my favourite Thai restaurant but was a bit disappointed after not having visited for awhile. It was lunch but the food was pretty bland and couldn't taste the ginger in it at all. 4 of us had the same meal and the...More

1  Thank TaupoSheryll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my frends -Locals - wow what a meal, great service, nothing is too much, great flavours and good portions too, highly recommend

1  Thank FoxseeLady
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Our group of eight enjoyed delicious food at this restaurant. It is byo which is even better. You can choose your level of spice and as we like it hot this was perfect.

1  Thank Sally C
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorite Thai restaurants. Food is wonderfully tasty and consistent. Menu is very good and fresh. Service is sometimes slightly slow but they are always busy thus we recommend booking, certainly if anything is on in Taupo. You will not be...More

Thank BP-Savoir-faire
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Got take away and had to pick it up because they couldn’t deliver.. some dishes missing and they did absolutely nothing to help us with the problem ... they literally laughed and hung up on us! 🙄

1  Thank CariseBethan
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I came here 10 years ago when I was visiting family in Taupo, but was drawn back by the great tripadvisor reviews. We went on a Sunday night, 5 minutes past opening time and were able to pick the best seats in the place. By...More

2  Thank Roza B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The green vegetarian curry was very well balanced. Not to creamy. The vegetables were fresh and the dish served hot. Although listed as very spicy it was not spicy to my taste. Anyway quite busy on a Monday evening and also a lot of locals.

1  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 12 May 2018

If you like your Thai food on the edge of sweet than this is a nice choice for you. I don't really like my food sweet. I love the 5 tastes that Thai food normally tries to balance which are sweet, salty, bitter, pungent, and...More

Thank Cownsheep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
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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