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Riverstone Kitchen

$$ - $$$European, ,
1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
+64 3-431 3505
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Regular customer of this fantastic place. Never been disappointed. Consistently delivers top cuisine at affordable price. Will be back many times. Thanks.

Thank axebe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch had the roast lamb very nice presentation was great. Also a good range of beers will be back

Thank floydtim1987
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, nice service, but watch out if you're on a tight budget. The food is definitely worth it. Menu choice is great. Places for the kids to venture are a massive benefit. Would recommend highly, nice treat. Chef even came to check if food...More

Thank GinagAuckland
Reviewed 6 days ago

Riverstone is easily one of the best restaurants in the region. The food is always delicious - fresh, interesting, local. Our most recent visit was a quick stop for coffee and cake, which were both excellent. Take the time to walk around the impressive vege...More

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 1 week ago

was expecting a little better , with all the hype this place generates, not too sure where that comes from.. waitresses and ordering friendly and quick, meals little dissapointing. mainly craft beers. and quite cool sitting in there. an ok restaurant !!!

Thank Gavin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I write this. Brilliant coffee, food, service and atmosphere. I couldn’t fault it even on a rainy day. Lots for kids to do as well. Will be back

Thank D J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I eat there regularly- about every three weeks and it has been a place to take guests. However, the standards of both the wait staff (younger new staff, rather than the older ones) and the food has been declining. We went there...More

Thank Lyn C
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a place. After a long day driving to find this restaurant gem was amazing. Great food, first class service. Unique place with a modern castle on site.

Thank BermudaSolo
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Checked out the number one eatery in Oamaru and booked online Great booking system Arrived 5 mins early and was greeted with oh you got in we must have forgotten to lock the door! Waited the 5 minutes and we were seated Reasonably prompt service...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great food & service. So busy, it is well worth booking - they managed to seat us thankfully. The food was worth the wait - thoroughly enjoyed the salmon dish. A delicious selection, local produce - caters to the various travellers tastes. Walk around the...More

Thank Diana B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-431 3505
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A busy restaurant in rural Oamaru, New Zealand owned by Bevan + Monique Smith. Reservations are recommended.
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