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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.

Wairakei Carvery Buffet

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

Experience a culinary journey curated by Chef Jason Lewis with a selection of exquisite dishes inspired by cuisines from around the world.

Every week offers a different menu, where you can fill your plate with invigorating soups, fresh salads, side dishes and generous servings of carved meats inspired by Mediterranean, Central European, or Asian cuisines.

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

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 your favourite New Zealand flavours like mussel and kumara chowder, slow-roasted lamb shoulder or roast rump of beef and roast pork with all the trimmings.

As always, finish the night with tempting desserts like golden syrup pudding and ice-cream to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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

Available every Sunday from 27th September 2020 to 29th November 2020, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

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

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Pre-Christmas Buffet

Tis’ the season to be Jolly

It’s time to start winding up the year, and what better way to say goodbye to 2020 than with dinner at our Pre-Christmas Buffet. Enjoy Kiwi Christmas favourites like Whiskey and marmalade glazed ham, slow roasted lamb shoulder, and all the traditional and inventive hot and cold sides you could want.

We’ll finish the meal with desserts from Christmas past and future – Christmas pudding, profiteroles, chocolate mousse and everybody’s favourite kiwi Christmas dessert: the pavlova.

Bring your friends or workmates for a festive dinner at our jolly all-you-can-eat buffet.

Available on Saturdays and Sundays 5th December – 20th December 2020 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Book your pre-Christmas celebration today by phoning us on +64 7 374 9647 or book online.

Entrance fees: NZD 49 (adults) | NZD 15 (kids 5-12 years) | Toddlers eat free.


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Celebrate Christmas with an unforgettable feast

Bring friends and family together for an unforgettable Christmas feast. Taste a grand selection of foods from the ocean like calamari and smoked salmon, sample our selection of fine cheeses and pâtés, and enjoy the freshly carved slow-roasted turkey with pistachio cranberry stuffing, glazed champagne ham and much more.

To finish, dive into a heavenly chocolate fountain, rich cheesecake and Christmas classics like a traditional trifle and Christmas pudding with custard.

Indulge yourself this Christmas and find out why our guests return year after year.

Only on Christmas Day, 25th December 2020.

Lunch seating available 11:30-1:30pm and Dinner seating available from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Pre-bookings are essential and can be made by calling +64 7 374 9636 or simply email us.

Entrance fees: NZD 135 (adults)| NZD 115 (seniors) | NZD 75 (child 12-15 years) | NZD 45 (child 6-11 years) | Toddlers under 5 years eat free

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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.