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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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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 yesterday

River stone is a fabulous place to visit. It has gift shopping with heaps to offer and the best place to buy gifts for anyone. River stone kitchen is lovely if you wish to have a meal when visiting. The castle nearby is awesome! I...More

Thank Ainslie M
Reviewed yesterday

Alright for a coffee. The fort in the garden for the children needs a lot of repair to make it safe. The shops are full of over priced Chinese plastic that is just like you can buy in a dollar store and they look tatty...More

Thank smashing74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re in town visiting family and we’re recommended a visit to Riverstone Kitchen. I don’t normally order roast chicken but it, along with the pan fried fish, came highly recommended by our waitress. It was divine! This is a very high performing kitchen and the...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to stop on our way to Christchurch and popped in here. So pleased, it is a lovely place to relax and have a look around. The staff were really friendly and we had a good coffee and wander around before...More

Thank SusanY719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, efficient online booking system. Good service, interesting deli corner in the restaurant. The Venison Curry with cauliflower, peanuts and crispy (? not really) shallots had the right spiciness but was not too exciting. The Pan fried fish with fennel and lemon risotto was much...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to view the castle and have morning tea on the way back to Christchurch from Oamaru.The coffee was very good and they had some nice snack type food. A full menu was also offered. Service was good and restrooms clean. While you are there...More

Thank Basil781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnificent food, incredible setting with Dots dream castle in the background, manacured gardens where produce is planted picked and enjoyed fresh. An absolute must stop , must shop and must stay for at least several hours. Wonderful boutiquie funky but fabulous gift shops and if...More

Thank lindsaywalker2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family had a great time entrees where good and well priced. Mains where good with a wide range of options. Will definitely be back.

Thank jontim87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal at Riverstone Kitchen. Staff were really great when it came to my dietary requirements. My neice dropped her fork, and staff came and picked it up, giving her a new one. I had free range chicken. It was delishes, and...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything on the menu is interesting. Cosy comfortable dining, friendly staff and caters for all age groups. Enjoyed browsing around the craft shops. A lot of time and effort has gone into this kitchen and it deserves to be successful.

Thank Poon62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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