The Tipsy Trout is a cafe and restaurant located in Kinloch, Taupo, with sweeping views across the marina, lakefront and children’s playground, our location is unique.

We offer a comprehensive cabinet selection, along with brunch and lunch menu offers a great range of dishes, with gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan options available. Our evening menu is a la carte menu and available from 5.30pm, focusing on fresh, seasonal produce and delicious flavours.

The Tipsy Trout uses Hamilton’s Manuka Brothers’ coffee, a unique and rich coffee lovingly roasted over Manuka wood, and features a hand picked wine list with a New Zealand focus. We guarantee you will not leave you disappointed!

Kinloch is an easy drive from Taupo, situated on the shores of Lake Taupo, nestled between two of the Great Lake Trails premier tracks – the W2K (Whakaipo to Kinloch) and the K2K (Kawakawa to Kinloch), great for mountain biking and trail walking. We also have bikes available to hire to enjoy these trails.

We recommend booking for your next dinner reservation below, before 4pm.