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Culinary delights served in stylish surroundings and topped off with the majestic panoramic view of one of New Zealand’s most iconic lakes, Lake Taupō is where you will find yourself when you dine at Suncourt Hotel’s Lake Bistro bar and restaurant. With a new menu featuring  classic to elegant contemporary cuisine there is sure to be something to tantalise your taste buds.


To book a table please call +64 7 378 8265. Reservations are a must for dinner. There is no need to book for the lounge or terrace lounge.

Full breakfast 7:00am - 10:30am

Lounge and bar: 3:00pm - Late

Lake Bistro: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Breakfast with a view

Looking out across the magnificent site that is the Great Lake itself, Lake Taupō, from the Lake Bistro restaurant is just the first step in starting your day perfectly here at Suncourt Hotel.

The next step is trying out the amazing breakfast which will greet you as you walk through the doors. With a wide selection of scrumptious breakfast treats both hot and cold to the delectable choices. Barista made coffee on request and the wonderful staff always on hand to meet you it couldn’t be a better way to get your day going.

Cooked Breakfast $16.50

Continental Buffet $16.50

Full Breakfast $25.00

Opening hours

7:00am – 10:30am

Reservation: Tel +64 7 378 8265

Unforgettable Dinners

Once your day has come to an end what better way to finish it off than relaxing with a delicious meal at the Lake Bistro restaurant.

Compliment your meal with one of the many wines and beers from our selection or get a bit adventurous with one of the bars stunning cocktails. Start with a selection of breads to get things rolling and then dive into the mouth-watering Entrée choices with perhaps our Seafood Chowder or the delicious Beef and Guinness Pie.

Now it’s on to the main course featuring succulent Grilled eye fillet, finished in the oven with grilled vegetables, vine tomatoes and garlic mash with a onion jam and wine jus, Pork rib cutlet with poached apple finished in the oven with maple syrup. Served with roasted potatoes, vegetables and Marsala sauce or Slow cooked Lamb Shoulder, grilled vegetables with buttered peas, roasted potatoes, thyme & mint jus just to mention a few, (Also a specials board is on everyday featuring the fish of the day or any specials).

Desserts are just an order away with classics like our sensational Apple and Custard Tart or Cappuccino Creme Brulee with lemon biscotti.

Then sit back and relax with a selection of cheeses, coffees or just to finish things off right, a night cap from the bar.

Dinner Menu

Kids Menu

Opening hours

Lake Bistro: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Lounge and bar: 3:00pm – Late

Reservation: Tel +64 7 378 8265


In the afternoons, the hotel is open to guests and day-trippers for hot and cold beverages and seasonal snacks. Whether it’s for a bite to eat during a walk or a glass of champagne, all are welcome to make use of our terrace and lounge.

The deck and lounge

Taupō’s great lake is one of the most stunning views in New Zealand and the Suncourt Hotel has it on its very own doorstep. Formed from the most violent volcanic eruption ever recorded in history around 186 AD it is now looked on as one of the most beautiful landscapes in the North Island.

The Lake Bistro bar and restaurant is sublimely situated to allow its guests a spectacular Panoramic view while enjoying all we have on offer. Whether you’re enjoying a drink with friends on the deck on a stunning summers day or sampling one of our fantastic coffees as you warm yourself from the chill of winter outside. Combine all of this with our friendly and helpful staff and you won’t want to leave.

Lounge & Bar Menu

Opening hours

FROM 3:00pm to Late

Have a question? You can contact us anytime.

+64 7 378 8265