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Pitches Store

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45 Swindon Street, Ophir, New Zealand
+64 3-447 3240
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really didn't expect to find such a quality restaurant in a tiny town. Beautiful food in a lovely building. Would highly recommend .

Thank Anna O
Alexandra, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was beautiful - like being served something from Masterchef! Absolutely loved it. Atmosphere and staff were amazing. We have been back twice - and it was just as amazing each time. Great selection of wines. Thanks very much.

Thank nicky158
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In a quaint historic town , easily overlooked , you can have an exceptional dining experience . The menu changes regularly and is innovative and experimental in a" not too many flavour combinations " way. Not over priced , and they have accomodation if you need .

Thank Tania G
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pitchers has beautiful food cooked by Daniel Hill, the crayfish with mango and avocado salad was amazing. The outside garden area is such a nice place to sit on a warm day, the staff are friendly and there is a large range of cabinet biscuits, slices and muffins.

Thank Jaz C
Key West, Florida
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner at Pitches Store during our ride on the Otago Rail Trail. Unfortunately, it poured rain the next day so we went back to Pitches and asked us if they could help us get to the next stop. The manager said, "No problem, I'll drive you." What a great thing for him to do.I highly recommend... More 

Thank Jeffrey J
Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find, everything about our experience at Pitches Store was perfect. Love that it is out of the way, middle of no where yet serving some of the best food I have had in a long time. The accommodation looks superb too. We will be back for sure! There is so much more on the menu I want... More 

Thank QT83
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to see such a fabulous cafe in Ophir. We stayed for lunch and all if us thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Wait staff guy was friendly and helpful with choices. The food was fantastic. Different twist on recipes. I had chicken croquettes and they were so yummy. Someone has put a little of thought into the variety and the balance... More 

Thank Di A
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Amazing little café in the middle of nowhere. Friendly, prompt service (ie: very non-New Zealand) from an interesting rural inspired lunch menu. Highly recommended.

Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Short stop on a drive around Otago. Stunning views in the area and an interesting bridge close to here. Great brownie and good tea.

Thank GinnyGinya
Queenstown, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Who'd have thought tiny little Ophir would have such a fantastic restaurant. We came here for a special dinner and it did not disappoint. The food here was delicious and wonderfully presented. Finished off with lovely kiwi hospitality - who could ask for more?! Highly recommended! Will definitely be back.

Thank Nicksterful

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Swindon Street, Ophir, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Ophir
  • Phone Number: +64 3-447 3240

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?