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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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“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“seared squid” (7 reviews)
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 713 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Price of two Americanos was standard and they were of a good quality. It took a while to get served as it was very busy. The place was fairly full and the main comment was the amount of voice noise inside the building during the...More

Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seasonal food and goods that sizzle tastes on the tongue and your mind goes - 'wow!' We were a large group and the service managed us all really well. Loved the cheese soufflé and the lemon meringue as my lunch!

Thank gunnfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped over at 11:30am and we struggled to find an available table for two, as it was all booked. We finally managed to get a comfortable table and we had a great lunch. He had lamb and I had some sole with gnocchi. We...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At a high quality restaurant like this you do not expect to have staff trying to 'on sell' with everything you order. We made it quite clear we were only calling in for coffee but this obviously is not the done thing. We were issued...More

Thank MACS77B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our trip back from Dunedin we stopped here for breakfast. We were definitely not disappointed - the meal as wonderful. The food was fresh and wholesome. An extra delight was the pantry shopping - plenty to tempt the wallet open.

Thank 956bronwync
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family dined here on Saturday for my elderly fathers birthday. This place never fails to delight. The food was absolutely lovely, locally grown but also healthy. Service was great and the atmosphere excellent. This is a good place for those with children as the...More

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch today with my friends. We booked online but it did not seem to have worked but luckily we managed to get a table. It was so nice and toasty inside. The vibe is really chill and casual. The layout of the...More

Thank ekta69
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Interesting place to visit. Definitely worth the trip. Fish and chips really good. The squid dish had less squid than chorizo but still nice. Only minor complaint was plates being cleared while one person still eating. Kinda seemed a little keen to get us out...More

Thank AMFMNewZealand
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing,after spending an hour or so looking around at all the fantastic shops we went in for lunch.(fantastic) well worth a visit.cant wait to go back.

Thank evans12018
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Restaurant Details

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