L'Arte, Taupo

4.4
A quirky little cafe and eatery, L'Arte remains best known for its mosaic garden meticulously crafted by ceramic artist Judi Brennan over a number of years. These vibrant sculptures, including an outdoor living room, provide a unique setting to enjoy your meal, prepared fresh on site. The cafe offers an all-day breakfast menu and a large selection of beers and wines. Stop by the small deli if you'd like to bring some of the food home. Put L'Arte into our Taupo online driving holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Taupo.
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  • October 13, 2017
    enjoyed afternoon cuppa and enjoyed the stroll around, some lovely art for sale. The ceramic feather and flowers are stunning.  more »
  • October 8, 2017
    The cafe is good but today we just came to check out the artwork around the place. There is always new stuff to see and th mosica garden is great for photos  more »
  • October 6, 2017
    Visiting L'Arte was like dipping into a garden full of Gaudi and Hundertwasser objects - so colourful and fun. I bought ceramic flowers for my garden wall and plan to add to them regularly. The cafe w...  more »

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