Lava Glass Café Taupo

Our café is open for breakfast, lunch as well as afternoon tea. Opening hours: Daily 09 am – 04 pm.

Cabinet Food & Blackboard Menu

You will be delighted by the selection of fresh, homemade meals and cabinet food. Everything is made of wholesome local, seasonal produce. There are gluten-free and vegetarian options available.

Cakes, Slices, Cookies

Those among you with a sweet tooth will certainly enjoy our range of freshly baked sweet treats.





Free Range Eggs
Your choice, poached, fried or
scrambled on sourdough.                                                      

Lava Benedict                                                  $20

Two poached eggs with streaky
bacon & spinach served on toasted
sourdough with our house made
hollandaise sauce.

Or replace bacon with smoked              extra $2

French Toast
Served with fresh banana, berry
compote, yoghurt & maple syrup,
drizzled with our homemade
Whittaker’s dark Ghana chocolate
sauce and almond praline sprinkles.







Chicken Quesadilla                            $18
Shredded chicken with cheese
and chipotle mayonnaise in a
toasted Quesadilla served with
a black bean and corn salsa.

Pasta of the Moment                        $20
Created with the chefs’
inspiration of the day

Moroccan Salad Bowl                       $21 
Spiced chick peas, quinoa,
roasted kumara, char grilled
capsicum, carrot, beetroot,
spinach, sprinkled with sunflower seeds, served with our house
made hummus.

Warm Lamb Salad                              $25
Seared lamb rump, roast winter vegetables, minted quinoa, spiced roasted pumpkin seeds, rocket,
drizzled with our Lava balsamic
plum sauce and finished with
crumbled goats cheese.

Pulled Pork Brioche Burger             $21
Free range pork slow cooked
and tossed in our house made barbeque sauce served in a
toasted brioche bun with a
refreshing apple and fennel slaw, rocket and chipotle mayonnaise.

Nachos                                                  $18
Mexican beef and beans on
corn chips topped with cheese,
served  with Lava salsa and
sour cream.