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Scotts Brewing Co Restaurant

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1 Wansbeck Street | Oamaru Waterfront, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 2244
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Wed 10:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Didn't try the food but the beer was good. Clean place with outdoor terrace and nice atmosphere. Friendly staff let us sample before ordering beer. They had their own Gluten Free brew. Food seemed to be mostly artisan pizza and looked tasty.

Thank ChristinefromWales
Christchurch, New Zealand
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a lovely lunch here with another family. We managed to get a big long table to accomodate all of us. The pizzas were divine and the beers were great!

Thank Alibaliboo
Golden Bay, New Zealand
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You just have to try the craft beers to believe them. My favourite is the Harbourmaster IPA, a beautifully complex IPA with a hint of citrus and lingering caramel, not bitter. Great with the pulled pork pizza. Allow time to sit and sip your beer on the deck while you wait for a pizza and check out the view of... More 

Thank Jude G
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hello Stayed close by at the Harbour site Camping Ground it was wettish but managed to call in for a Quiet beer nice people lovely surroundings wud have gone back apart from the rain which started coming down

Thank 120851Bwc
Brisbane, Australia
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scott's was great - really cool atmosphere with the restaurant with seating inside in the brewery (big vats and all) or plenty of outside seating too. They had 5+ beers on tap, and offered tasting paddles too. And they had a gluten free bottled beer (and a very low gluten tap beer). My wife with Coeliac's was able to finally... More 

Thank Ben W
Hastings, New Zealand
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208 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learn about the history as well as try the aged whiskey and look at all the interesting memorabilia around the shop. Been there before and would go again

Thank leoniehastings
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little spot for lunch with friends. Amazing specials, and delicious thin crust home baked pizza. Great house beer options, with flight tasters to try and find what you like best, but they are all pretty good. Good service, not having to wait long at all. What a lovely way to while away a sunny hour or two in Oamaru!

Thank KiwiFliesNZ
Nelson, New Zealand
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you like craft beer then this is the place to go in Oamaru. Even if you don't like craft beer then you need to visit as this is the place (wines etc also available). Great location in the old town, great beers, and modern atmosphere especially outside in the beer garden. Beer prices stock standard for craft beer $8.5-12.5.... More 

Thank nomadicnevs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Friday arvo. Very popular. Sat outside and enjoyed the weather and people watch. Hubbie had a beer plate and thourally enjoyed sampling each one. Didnt have a pizza but they did look amazing.

Thank tyndo1
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely modern space. Pizzas looked amazing though we didn't stay to order. Slightly disappointed with the beer but we have very eclectic tastes.

Thank rocciojs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Brew Pub, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Wansbeck Street | Oamaru Waterfront, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 2244

You’ve earned a beer.

Scotts Brewing Co. is based at the foot of Oamaru’s Victorian Harbour Precinct. Overlooking Friendly Bay, the brewery’s sheltered sunny deck and beer garden is the perfect setting for enjoying a cold one, in a true southern style!

It's been a long dry spell for the region, when the elections of 1905 put a cork in commercial brewing in Oamaru, until now...

Pioneering in gluten free beer from a back shed in West Auckland to an industrious and inventive production brewery in a old railways good shed building in the far south, the Scotts team have developed their craft and mastered the tricks of the trade. Inspired by the bounty of this Southern region, one brewery move later…Scotts Brewing Co. with local grain, South Island hops and Southern Alpine water is now brewing premium craft beer - strictly for your enjoyment!

... Scotts Nineteen 05 Golden Ale, is the first commercial brew made in Oamaru in over 100 years!

With an ever changing range of Scotts craft beer & guest taps, a refined spirit & wine list with the best of New Zealand's regional offerings and gourmet pizza to match every inclination – Scotts Brewery is a must stop, or stay, while visiting Oamaru.

The tides have turned for this drought stricken land. Scotts Brewing Co. is proud to present the former beer drinker, beer once more!

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