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The Last Post Pub Restaurant

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12 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8080
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We walked into the Last Post Pub off the street after being ushered out of a "too busy to serve us" restaurant. The staff greeted us warmly & the young waitress was very attentive to helping us to order. The fare was unpretentious & wholesome....More

Thank Rodney I
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and good food. Service is quick. Warm and intimate inside which is especially nice on winter nights and there is a lovely covered area out the back for lazy lunches in the summer. We’ve eaten here a few times and had really nice...More

Thank Vikki C
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for six on a Friday night .. just as well as the place was packed soon after our 6.30pm arrival. Drinks, entrees, main meals were all received and consumed without complaint. Salad and pasta dishes were exceptional. Only flaw was waitress who...More

3  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Traditional cosy pub atmosphere on Oamaru's main street within walking distance of the Victorian Precint, Steampunk HQ and the blue penguin colony. Pleasant service and a good choice of food and drink on the menu. The seafood platter was excellent, as was the chicken curry...More

Thank Katharine E
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely lunch out with the family. Loved the building and the staff went to great effort to make sure there was something lovely I could eat and, more importantly, didn't go straight for the salad. Homemade batter meant I could have my first battered fish...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We ate at this place 18 months ago and I wasn’t very pleased it was just as lovely tonite. The staff are all wonderful, especially with the kids, and the food is not only very tasty but portions are enormous! Great value for money and...More

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

At The Last Post I had the best meal of our whole stay in New Zealand. The Thai beef salad was to die for, and the staff was very friendly. Classic pub environment which is always a plus. I just can't stop thinking about that...More

Thank ToveM153
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

enjoyed a lovely meal and recieved friendly service in this historic building which was once a post office . The price was reasonable also.

Thank chrisanddianne4200
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous little pub very English with a great selection of drinks. Food was a little expensive but tasted beautifully. Staff and locals very friendly. Make sure you book, don’t waste your time going to eat anywhere else this is the place to be.

Thank travelsuitcase2000
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Best place in Oamaru hands down. Great variety, with seafood as a specialty. Staff are outstanding & ensure your visit is worth your time.

Thank fitton74
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 8080
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