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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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1 - 10 of 722 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place to take the family for a meal and a play and a walk around lots to see from a castle to animals to homegrown veg for the restaurant . The gift shop alone will keep you all busy looking at stuff for ages...More

Thank NigelT593
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food! Highly recommended. Staff polite and helpful - efficient service and delightful surroundings!

Thank CarolHall525
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast here on our way through. Thanks to Carl at Ashley Motor Lodge Timaru for recommending this as a delicious place to eat. The gardens are beautiful and the Castle is spectacular to look at.

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 10 friends travelling from Christchurch to Dunedin and made this restaurant one of our stops along the way. Reservations was definitely needed as the place was packed even at 1.45pm! Not only was the food absolutely amazing, the surroundings was...More

Thank Aimbig_karen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in our way back from Dunedin with my mum and my three children. My mum had a vegan meal great to have vegan and DF meal choices. Mums meal came out different to what she ordered but the staff were amazing handled it beautifully...More

Thank Venture813057
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous restaurant! I’ve never had a salad like it in my life ! Beautiful. Enjoyed wandering around the gorgeous little shops. The castle in the back ground is a little interesting!

Thank Mareedawn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are fun , flexible and knowledgeable of their dishes - I manage to get this way a few times a year and once more from mains to dessert the food was well thought out and as good as you’d expect - never...More

Thank PrestonSteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I called in here for lunch on our way through to timaru. We were able to be shown to a table. But would recommend to book as weekends seem to be very busy. The food was just delicious the service was brilliant...More

Thank lynn e
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Now this is what i call fantastic food and service! the level of care to when you enter and when you leave isamazing! cannot fault anything really and trust me im quite picky when i eat out so THANK YOU for the amazin experience and...More

Thank ThomasBerkley
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

A must try for all sorts of reasons. The facilities are great. The food is great. The staff are great. The whole concept and surrounding buildings and gift shops are a delight to wonder through and then their is the castle. You really have th...More

Thank jacquelinemL6261UF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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