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“More than great food.....”
Review of Riverstone Kitchen

Riverstone Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 65 Restaurants in Oamaru
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$24
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A busy restaurant in rural Oamaru, New Zealand owned by Bevan + Monique Smith. Reservations are recommended.
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting friends we were treated to dinner. Such great choices on the menu. It was wonderful and making a choice was difficult as everything was so enticing. From the beginning to the end of the meal was simply pleasurable and most enjoyable. The service was great and the waitress very informative about the menu and the specials. After the meal we spent a most relaxing time in the gardens and play area was great for our youngest diner. A visit to the lively store on site was nice and the view of the castle was great. A lovely place for a great meal and a relaxing time.

Thank GregY1288
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Anytime you are driving on the Christchurch/Dunedin road and want a coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner stop, make this the place. In fact, time your journey so that you can visit Riverstone Kitchen. The food is absolutely wonderful, the staff so friendly and helpful and the gardens, children’s adventure area and playpark all make this the ideal stop. We called in for lunch during the week and although it was busy we were happily accommodated, the menu is amazing, service quick and efficient and the food was top class, beautifully presented and reasonably priced. We couldn’t really justify a dessert as we were quite full but they were so delicious we were very pleased that we had found room. We then had a leisurely stroll around the gardens before continuing our journey. We all just wish we lived a bit closer and could visit more often.

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

We stopped here on the way to Dunedin for a coffee & a snack.The coffee & the food was very good.The is so much to see outside with The Castle & the craft shops.

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1  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and we always take visiting family here. The food is delightful and the service excellent. My mother-in-law thought it was the best steak she ever had and my father-in-law absolutely demolished his venison meatballs pasta. My squid with tamarind sauce was light and delicious, and for vegetarians the asparagus risotto is very tasty. Dessert was wonderful as well. The garden, where some of the food is sourced, is a nice walk. Been here 3 to 4 times already and will keep on coming back.

Thank YCM L
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The restaurant was very busy with a seminar in progress but the staff managed to fit us in at a quiet part of the restaurant. The staff were par excellence but was let down by the quality and price of the meals. My thoughts were that the meals were over-priced for what they were.

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