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Star and Garter

$$ - $$$European, Soups,
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 5246
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered blue cod - generous servings, fresh and tasty - met our expectations. Nice surroundings. Staff very friendly.. Most diners ate then left. Doesn't appear to be a restaurant where people linger and spend most of the evening at. .Appears to have a private function...More

Thank ShirlChristchurch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood was fresh and superbly cooked. Staff friendly, attentive and helpful. Place full of history.

Thank xtne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A delicious meal - I had the filo parcel and it was wonderful. My partner had fish of the day - gurnard. It was a great meal also! Lisa treats everyone like friends/family and our waitress was lovely. Thank you for another great meal.

Thank Leanz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How lovely to find a restaurant that cooks real food at lunchtime. There is no cabinet food here! The staff were friendly and helpful. I asked for a couple of changes to the pan fried fish option on the menu: no fries and no pasta...More

Thank ElizabethT45
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here after seeing the penguins It was like going back to 1976 in terms of the food. Unadventurous menu, lovely service and a solid meal.

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is the best restaurant in town, and certainly one of the best in the south island. Organised a buffet for 50 people, and Lisa was so accomodating with menu selection, price, time, all to suit us. She let us use the private room upstairs,...More

Thank henry s
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Have been here many times and always get a beautifully cooked meal. Vegetables are always delicious and staff very friendly. Many gluten free options for main course. Only one gf option for desert.

Thank r0bij
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This little restaurant is like going back in time ! Cute Retro setting.Friendly welcome as you enter. The Menu has something for everyone including children and the option to have a small or large meal. The food is always fresh - especially the Blue Cod....More

Thank AlisonM3318
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing. Meals were huge and very tasty!! The staff were impeccable and service was brilliant would definately dine again! Thanks to the team

Thank Shean H
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The food here is really good value and can highly recommend to locals and travellers alike, quite homely and tasty food.

Thank roseemcd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 5246
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