Food & Drinks - F&B Promotions Taupo Hotel

Wairakei Resort Taupo

Sumptuous Treats Await

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 Tealight

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.

Treat the family to a Sunday roast to start the week

Sunday Roast

This Sunday, gather your family or friends to a delicious roast meal. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat selection of fine roast beef, succulent pork and crackling, lamb infused with rosemary and garlic and chicken roasted to perfection, all accompanied with the classic sides such as Yorkshire pudding, roast vegetables, home-style gravy and all the trimmings. Complete your meal with your favourite desserts and a wonderful cheese platter.

Enjoy all the benefits of a great roast without any of the dishes!

Available every Sunday: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Entrance Fees: NZD 45.00 (adults) | NZD 12.50 (children from 5-12 years | Toddlers below 5 years eat for free

Take your taste buds on Safari


Explore the finest selections from South Africa, Morocco, West Africa, Ethiopia, Angola and more at our Out of Africa Buffet. Sample traditional Muamba chicken stew, bobotie, chakalaka, biltong, and traditional Malva dessert. Whether it’s the taste of home or the taste of adventure, you won’t want to miss out!

Available every Saturday from 5th October 2019 – 30th November 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Pavilion Restaurant.

Entrance Fees: NZD 45.00 (adults) | NZD 12.50 (children from 5-12 years) | Toddlers below 5 years eat for free



It’s time to start winding up for the end of the year, and what better way than with a casual dinner at our Pre-Christmas Buffet. Enjoy Kiwi Christmas favourites like glazed ham, roast chicken, creative side salads and everybody’s favourite dessert: the pavlova.

Bring your friends or workmates and make it a true celebration with ugly Christmas sweaters.

Available on Saturdays 7th – 21st December 2019 from 6 PM – 9 PM.

Entrance fees: NZD 45 (adults) | NZD 12.50 (kids 5 – 12 years) | Toddlers eat free

Book your jolly buffet today!

Indulge yourself this Christmas

Christmas Day Grand Buffet

Bring friends and family together for a decadent Christmas feast like none other.

Enjoy a grand selection of foods from the ocean like prawns and smoked salmon, sample our selection of fine cheeses and pâtés, and enjoy the freshly carved slow roasted turkey with chestnut stuffing, maple glazed champagne ham and so much more. And for desserts, there's a heavenly chocolate fountain, boysenberry cheesecake and Christmas classics like a Gingerbread house, trifle and Christmas mince pies.

Accompanied by Christmas crackers, elaborate theming and all the classic songs, indulge yourself this Christmas and find out why people return year after year. Only on Christmas Day, 25th December 2019.

Lunch seating available from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM and Dinner seating available from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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

Entrance fees: NZD 129 (adults), NZD 109 (seniors), NZD 69 (child 12-15), NZD 39 (child 5-11), Toddlers below 5 eat free

Live cooking under the stars

Night Markets

The Wairakei Resort Taupo Friday & Saturday Night Market is a local summer favourite where you get to immerse yourself in the tastes of Mexico, Spain, Asian Fusion, Kiwiana and delicious deserts while enjoying the live cooking and music playing in a peaceful garden setting under the sun and stars.

For a limited period only, come see what everyone is raving about. There’s a different menu each week and it is all-you-can-eat!

On rain or shine Friday and Saturday nights from 27th December 2019 to 29th February 2020.

Entrance fees: NZD 45.00 (adults) | NZD 12.50 (kids 5-12) | Toddlers eat for free

*Please Note: Due to a private function the Night Market will not be available on the 28th February 2019.