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“Outstanding cuisine”
Review of Cucina

Cucina
Ranked #3 of 65 Restaurants in Oamaru
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Situated at the south end of Thames St ( the gateway to the Victorian Precinct ) OPEN Monday - Saturday at 5pm - late ( our kitchen closes normally at 9pm but if it's busy we stay open until later). Here at Cucina, we strive towards creating a consistently comfortable and enjoyable environment, in which you can appreciate Oamaru’s finest fare with your friends and family. We believe in supporting local business, in which incorporates fresh produce. Our intention is to create a restaurant filled with great food, beer and wine, and most importantly, enjoyable times, wherein maintaining a high standard of integrity.
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Cucina is a delightful restaurant with adjacent cafe/bakery. We had evening dinner in the restaurant and were treated to excellent service throughout. My partner had the clam fettuccini and I had the lamb - both expertly prepared with fantastic flavours. The drinks menu was a real treat, featuring an interesting range of craft ales as well as a comprehensive wine list. All in all, there's a lot to love about Cucina. This is a must-visit restaurant in Oamaru!

Better yet, you can return for breakfast at the cafe the following day, where we enjoyed very good coffee and cakes.

Both establishments feature the period decor for which Oamaru is famous, creating a captivating atmosphere for vintage fans.

Thank lauriecrow
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

What a great place to eat, great food, great service and great decor. The restaurant is in a great position too, overlooking many of the city's famous buildings.

Our meals were excellent, good quality ingredients, cooked well and nicely presented. Great menu too. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We had a great dinner here with excellent food and drinks and impeccable service. I would highly for anyone to stop here for dinner if you're in the area.

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Thank gloakley
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were not sure where to go for dinner and came across Cucina.
We were early diners as we had been travelling all day. We ordered a drink and then dinner. Both of our meal were superb. There was a nice time delay between course where we could enjoy our wine and talk.
We finished with the Cheeseboard. Yum Yum
I would recommend anyone to try Cucina

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Thank Chris5072013
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

THis little gem was such a perfect find in grey 8c Oamaru.The bar was welcoming, the fire was on and the ambiance could not have been better.
We ordered a cocktail and a local beer, then a steak that was really charred and ashed on one side, but med rare in the middle, we also had a flounder that came with salad, plus a side of cheesy chips. We shared a desert of strawberries and meringue that was not too sweet, and very delicate.The food was exceptionally fine, only matched by the charm of the owners and wait staff, Argentinian and Spanish.
It really is a place worth travelling to, do not go through Oamaru with out a visit, you can also have a great breakfast coffee at their cafe next door.

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