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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 8 December 2011

I have visted Riverstone Kitchen many many times and I am never ever disappointed. Beautiful food - the flavours are exceptional. When I leave I am already looking forward to visiting again next. Lunch and dinner both to a very high standard.

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank NZJulz
Reviewed 21 November 2011

the food was amazing, well presented often made from produce grown on the site. The service was excellant and professional. Ive been there many times and Ive never had a complaint.

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Our first meal in New Zealand after picking up a camper van at Christchurch and driving towards Oamaru. Stopped for lunch and what a place ! Most of the food grown on site or sourced locally and high class, restaurant quality food provided in a...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank turace
Reviewed 8 November 2011

Lovely stop just out of Oamaru. They produce a lot of their own food so lovely and fresh, great atmosphere. Negatives - efficient service but not overly friendly, poor menu for breakfast foods.

Thank Qualityexpectation
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Treasures magazine recently featured this place in their 'Top 10 Family Friendly Pit Stops in NZ' (or something similar) article. My wife had recently read the story so when we took our 8 month old daughter from Dunedin to Hanmer Springs and back last week...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank Pauly_Mc_12
Reviewed 1 September 2011

We just love this place! The Staff are always wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable. The setting rural and beautiful with the lovely touch of being able to see some of the herbs and vegetables growing just outside. Plus the happy looking Hens! The food is light...More

Date of visit: July 2011
Thank NewZealandHugz
Reviewed 28 August 2011

My husband booked us in for lunch on a Saturday as we were heading from Christchurch to Dunedin for Rugby. We were seated immediately and our waitress was informative and attentive. The food was excellent! Our mains were served promptly and were delicious. I had...More

Date of visit: August 2011
Thank KiwiHelene
Reviewed 22 July 2011

This fancy-scmancy restaurant won Restaurant of the Year in 2010, and has the prices and difficulty in getting a reservation that you'd expect with that. We made a special trip to the area to celebrate our anniversary with a meal at the Riverstone Kitchen, so...More

Date of visit: June 2011
Thank BinSF
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Restaurant Details

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