Lava Glass Café Taupo

Our café is open for breakfast, lunch as well as afternoon tea.

Coffee & Cool Drinks

Enjoy a rich and aromatic 100% fairtrade certified organic coffee. We also offer an assortment of cool drinks.

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 sweet treats.

Café Taupo Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday

Hot, cool drinks, cabinet food and cakes: 9am – 4pm

Blackboard menu: 9am – 3pm



Free Range Eggs on Sourdough $12

Eggs Benedict with Champagne Glazed Ham $18

Eggs Royale with Crispy Skin Salmon $18

Eggs Florentine with Sauteed Spinach & Mushrooms $18


Slow Braised Silver Fern Spring Lamb Shoulder $18
Gremolata, Chilli Labneh (Yoghurt) & Dukkah Crispy Flatbread

Smoked NZ Kahawai Frittata (Open Omelette) $18
Shaved Courgette, Bean Sprout, Shallots & Lava’s Tartare

Polenta Crumbed Handmade NZ Halloumi $18 Raw Zucchini Salad, Shaved Fennel, Basil Seed, Mint, Green Olive & Chipotle Whipped Feta

Nacho’s $18
Beef Nacho’s with Gluten Free Corn Chips, Cheese, Sour Cream, Sweet Chilli & Guacamole
Vegetarian Version Available

Tofu Poke Bowl (Vegan) $16
Pan fried Tofu, Rice Noodles, Edamame, Pickled Seasonal Vegetables, Pink Ginger, Nori, Toasted Sesame Seed & Satay Dressing

Quesadilla of the Day $16