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Emerson’s Craft Beer Dinner

Enjoy a Taupo exclusive: A bespoke six course menu paired with Emerson’s craft beers on 28 July at the first of Bistro Lago’s Beer-maker’s Dinners. Join Emerson’s founder Richard Emerson and New Zealand Lion ambassador Kurt Gross as they share their extensive knowledge of brewing, and guide you through a selection of craft beers chosen for this night. With the phenomenal culinary expertise of Nourish Group Executive Chef Gareth Stewart and Hilton Lake Taupo Executive Chef Adrian Walker, along with the great history and selection of Emerson’s, this night is not to be missed.

6:30pm Friday 28 July | $99

Bell Belgian Table Beer 3.2%ABV Freshly shucked oysters, lemon and hot sauce  
Emerson’s NZ Pilsner ‘Fish fingers’ 
on toast, crab chantilly, pickles 
Emerson’s Citrus Centric Citrus Infused IPA – Pork belly corn dogs, pickled mustard ‘n ketchup 
Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA – ‘Bangers and Mash’
duck and kale sausage, brown butter yoghurt, roasted artichoke 
Emerson’s Phantom Lord Hopped Stout – Yorkshire puddings- 
beef cheek bourguignon, bacon, burnt onion 
Emerson’s London Porter – Slightly salted chocolate tart, tamarillo, chocolate sorbet

We would love to share your experience so please take a snapshot of your meal, and upload to Instagram at #eatdrinkhilton

Seasonal Produce of the Month

Wholesome grains have fuelled civilisation for more than 10,000. These pocket rockets of wholesomeness are packed with protein, fibre vitamins and minerals. So enjoy our harvest of great flavours and textures while they’re at their best.
Sous vide lamb backstrap, south American chimichurri, buckwheat salad, feta and seaweed rice cracker $38
Marquise au chocolat, rye beetroot sorbet, spelt crumb and malt chocolate mousse $18
Cloudy Sour $18

We would love to share your experience so please take a snapshot of your meal, and upload to Instagram at #eatdrinkhilton

Bistro Hour

Start off your dinner right and enjoy 20% off drinks daily between 5.30-6.30pm.


Taupo Experiences

Ultimate Taupo Hilton Fly and Dine. Click here for more info


Join us for a early dinner. Children 10 year old or under will dine for free when selecting from the children’s menu with every dining adult.


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