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Star and Garter

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$$ - $$$European, Soups,
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 5246
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was just what we were looking for, amazing food, great service and lovely home atmosphere. Its a must when in Oamaru!

Thank pbsymonds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a group of 13 to celebrate my Dads 81st birthday. The menu was good and reasonably priced and all the meals came out together without a single grumble from the table. The place was packed with another large family group having...More

Thank 40batty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good daily menu (fish and chips/vegetables, childrens menu beef with vegetables). Freshed vegetables used, choise in small, medium or large portion.

Thank SasenJP
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

After arriving into Oamaru in the rain and then spending a cold but entertaining hour or two watching the penguins come home, we were in need of warm family-friendly food. And the Star and Garter delivered a great supper, plus a warm welcome. We all...More

Thank GeorgeHulbert
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Front of House Excellent we were met by a Lady who understood what we wanted and took us to a table immediately., no mucking around. Food Great , we had Fish of the Day (Orange Roughy) and Soup Of the Day, Tomato with Ciabatta Bread...More

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Cool evening and a hot meal! We had fresh blue cod and roast beef. The meals were served with fresh winter vegs and taste like just taken from the garden!! In fact we by chance that afternoon saw the owner buying the fresh vegs by...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 5 June 2018

A very good lunch for our visit at Oamaru. A beautiful town with heaps of Victorian style buildings, really like the yellowish white colour tones, and we stop at this restaurant for lunch. We ordered Fish the day and Roast of the day, well, all...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The Garter has a menu of basic wholesome food well prepared. The staff are true treasures and the place has a great atmosphere!

Thank SDAtherly
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Chanced upon this restaurant and are so glad we did! Friendly welcome as soon as we stepped in the door, wonderful waitress with great personality and helpful advice, delicious food and very reasonably priced to boot! Highly recommend both the Seafood Chowder and the Blue...More

Thank Kate-and-Bruce
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Friendly front of house staff Who straight away go true the menu with you. Excellent food! Fresh ingredients, home made, and a really big portion, all of that for a Good price. One of the better places we had lunch at in our 7 months...More

Thank WimNijs
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Sorry I was asking how do you add photo to my previous review Barry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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