Food & Drinks - F&B Promotions Taupo Resort

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F&B Promotions


While Wairakei Resort Taupo offers a variety of delicious a la carte dining options, we are famous for our other food and beverage promotions.

Whether you’re looking for an authentic Kiwi afternoon tea, available daily, or in the mood for one of our legendary buffets, check out the promotions below to see if we have something that tickles your fancy.

Please consider booking a table in advance to avoid disappointment.

Afternoon Tea

Wairakei Resort’s Afternoon Tea marks a decade-long tradition of catching up with your loved ones or friends over sweet and savoury treats, finger sandwiches with gourmet fresh teas or espresso coffee. You may also upgrade to include some bubbles.

Our Afternoon Tea is hosted in the Pavilion Restaurant, with the opportunity to enjoy this in our beer garden.

Available daily from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Entrance Fees: NZD 24.50 | NZD 35.00 with prosecco (adults) | NZD 19.50 | NZD 30.00 with prosecco (seniors)

Book your Afternoon Tea today by calling +64 7 374 9647 l 800 737 678 or simply email us.

Please book at least 24 hours in advance.


Enjoy the tastes of Aotearoa and beyond in this quintessential summer-time buffet with live cooking.

Join us on Saturday and Sunday evenings to enjoy meats hot off the BBQ like marinated prawns and grilled beef, or opt for something fresh from the wok like Pad Thai or nasi goreng.

Stop by the outdoor bar for a refreshing cocktail, wine or beer between rounds and don’t forget to finish the evening with delicious Kiwi summer favourites like sherry trifle, baked cheesecake and dark chocolate mousse.

Available from 26th December 2020 to 31st January 2021,  6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Entrance Fees: NZD 49 (adults) | NZD 15 (kids 5-12 years) | Toddlers eat for free with one paying adult.

Don’t miss out – book your table today!


It’s back for one night only – our famous Mexican Buffet! Enjoy all your favourites from South of the border like beef fajitas, chicken enchiladas, and all the wonderful fresh sides and salsas you could ever want.

Finish the night with the bright, zesty flavours of lime cheesecake, or enjoy the warming spices of churros and cinco leche cake with ice-cream and sorbet.

Available on 29th January 2021, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Entrance Fees: NZD 42 (adults) | NZD 15 (kids 5-12 years) | Toddlers eat for free with one paying adult.

Don’t miss out on this taste fiesta – book your table today!

Wairakei Carvery Buffet

Go on a taste adventure with Wairakei Resort Taupo’s internationally inspired Wairakei Carvery Buffet.

Enjoy tastes from Southern America to Asia, Europe and beyond. Fill your plate with invigorating soups, fresh salads, side dishes and generous servings of hot dishes fresh from the kitchen.

Don’t forget about dessert – a selection of our favourite indulgent desserts form the perfect way to finish the evening on a sweet note.

Available every Saturday from 6th February to  27th March, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Bookings are recommended, save your table today!

View this week’s menu for our delicious offerings.

Available every Saturday from 26th September 2020 to  28th November 2020, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

Entrance Fees: NZD 45 (adults)| NZD 15 Kids 5-12 | Toddlers below 5 years eat for free with one paying adult.

Bookings are recommended, save your table today!

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Enjoy a family style roast share-platter

Sit back and relax at the week’s end with our delicious Sunday Roast Buffet. Fill your plate with classic Italian stuffed porchetta, champagne ham, and roast lamb shoulder at the carvery station, then stop by the colds section for delicious seasonal salads and sides.

As always, finish the night with sweet treats like fresh fruit, ice-cream and a range of desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Bring your friends and family for a wonderful roast meal with none of the work! Book online today or call 07 374 9647.

Available every Sunday from 7th February 2021 to 28th March 2021,  6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Entrance Fees: NZD 45 (adults)| NZD 15 (kids 5-12 years) | Toddlers eat for free with one paying adult.