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Main Street Bakery & Cafe

78 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
+64 3-312 4397
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (28 reviews)
“venison pie” (4 reviews)
“moroccan lamb” (3 reviews)
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6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Fast food, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
78 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Every year we head to Central Otago to cycle the wonderful trails, always making sure we arrive in Oxford in time for an early lunch pie! We made two stops this year, and first had the New York Peppered Steak pies. Great pastry, delicious filling....More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a delightful place for a delicious breakfast pie and a latte. They also have many other tasty pastries available. It is a charming place right on Main Street in Oxford. You can’t miss it. They also have very good WiFi which can be...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is quite a large café with lots of space between the vintage and retro table settings. The coffee I had was quite good but the cabinet food was looking pretty standard and uninspiring the day I was there - may be I was too...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I have the benefit of just moving into the area and have discovered a gem of a cafe in Oxford. The Sheffield Pie shop is renound for its pies and I have to say they are delicious but now they have bought the Main Street...More

Thank Jane M
Loretta P, Owner at Main Street Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Wow thanks for the review Jane so pleased you love sitting in for a cuppa ...soon you'll be able to do the same in Sheffield!

Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed every visit to the Famous Sheffield Pie Shop in Oxford. Now that one is gluten free choices are limited, they do have GF pies but they are frozen so be prepared to wait or take home. We chose wraps this visit &...More

Thank janhB7129HF
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

This bakery has a wonderful selection of lovely pies and bakery treats. The cafe feels warm and welcoming and easy decorated with nostalgic mirrors. There are even fresh flowers in the toilets!

Thank Faye G
Reviewed March 15, 2018

One of my favorites in NZ. Try the chicken, apricot and canambert cheese! Fantastically good and great service.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Well we didn't get to try a Sheffield Pie at lunch time because they had sold out. So we had the next best thing ( I guess ) - Pepper steak pie and a couple of sausage rolls along with some great coffee. Large selection...More

Thank John W
Reviewed January 25, 2018

A spin-off from 'The Famous Sheffield Pie Shop'. Great Pies - almost as good as the original. Amazing Strudel.More

Thank Ann H
Loretta P, Owner at Main Street Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hi Ann Thanks so much for your review - we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Just for your information the bakery has been relocated from Sheffield to Oxford purely for space reasons. So all the products are now made in Oxford, allowing us...More

Reviewed January 9, 2018

We had very enjoyable lunch at the bakery,they have an extensive range of cabinet food as well as blackboard selections,A lot here to choose from. Staff here are exceptional giving a nice homely service all adding to a most pleasant experriance.Many Thanks ,we will return!.

Thank dcleghorn
Loretta P, Owner at Main Street Bakery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Wow thanks so much for your review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and giving our customers that friendly, country, homely experience is what we aim to do. See you next time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +64 3-312 4397
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Proud to supply old fashioned kiwi styled baking. Baked on site by our highly skilled bakers. Come in to our cosy cafe and sit and enjoy one if our famous pies, sweet treats or have a great hearty country breakfast...we have our famous breakfast buffet available Saturday and Sunday 7.30am till 11am. We have the best coffee in town made by our team of expert baristas ..one is never enough! Enjoy our lovely outdoor area or sit in our family area packed with toys for the kids.
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