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Riverstone Kitchen Restaurant

) #1 of 44 Restaurants in Oamaru $$ - $$$ European, ,
1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
+64 3-431 3505
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • 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 4 days ago

Totally amazing experience. Restaurant is first class, with a delightful menu & service with real character. Grounds are impeccable with little shop's offering some unique souvenirs/ gifts. Castle is extravagant & a once in a life time experience.

Thank fitton74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and so so awesome with the indoor playroom and fantastic outside playground for the kids. Kids are occupied while mum relaxes with a coffee and a yummy treat!

Thank mongibson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Matakana for a weekend to get away from Auckland for a break and learnt about this must visit restaurant from our accommodation hosts. Worth booking to get a table. They had nice friendly service and were helpful with our 5yo son. We...More

Thank rvnelson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you Riverstone for an incredible experience. We walked around your restaurant first to hear about the storey of the family, the castle and The home grown veg. Then we were sat with a perfect view of the castle as I sipped a Chambord fizz....More

Thank Lealani2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard about the Popular Riverstone so decided to book and stop in on our way home from Dunedin. Warm friendly welcome, quick service. Ordered 4 coffees 2 x pie specials, beef cheeks and lamb. Was all very yummy and filling. Great wee space...More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on the way north on 21/5/17. This was our 6th or 7th visit and all previous visits had been excellent with no complaints about the food or service, so we make a point of stopping here when passing. On this...More

Thank Woodstacker123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had stopped at Riverstone on Tuesday to find the place closed. On Thursday I stopped on my way home to get breakfast. I had a coffee and eggs benedict with bacon and few salad greens on bun. Service was good and the fire was...More

Thank McVicarnz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love Love Love this place! We have been there many time when traveling from Ch Ch to Dunedin. great place even with our little boy who enjoyed walking around looking at the castle being built and the wonderful children's area. Hearty meals ,high quality food...More

Thank chiquebeauty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went here for lunch, with my mother for her birthday. well sign posted along the waitaki highway..heaps of carparking,and niche wee shops selling craft wears etc..there is a newly built (not quite finished) castle nearby which looks out of this world,and heaps of covered raised...More

Thank kellyfR8040IH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good hearty food and warm friendly staff, great for meetings or just a really nice meal, excellent coffee too!

Thank Tim O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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