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Star and Garter

) #4 of 44 Restaurants in Oamaru $$ - $$$ European, Soups,
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 5246
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love going to the Star and Garter, every time, a consistency of friendly efficient staff, beautiful homely atmosphere and the most AMAZING entrées, mains and desserts. Love that they have the same menu and you look forward to the Lamb shanks, Fish, Roast, steak...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passed through Oamaru on our way north stopped to see the town. Being hungry we decided to stop at the star and garter and were not disappointed. My partner had the chowder and confirmed it's excellent reputation and I had the fish of the day,...More

Thank W6617XRmatth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined with a larger group recently, meal was a buffet style and simply delicious with great choice. The only issue I felt was that we were rushed a bit at the end to vacate - only after the meal was finished of course, but because...More

Thank Rme48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to the Star and Garter in anticipation of a homely meal. We ordered the roast of the day which was pork. However when it arrived, it really was just a plate of chopped up "mystery meat" awash with gravy and a piece of...More

Thank Mr and Mrs Chow Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended by a local and were not disappointed. Awesome service and food. Delicious Battered Blue Cod, with delicilous range of deserts to finish.

Thank redunn55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this by the owner at our motel and gave it a try. From the moment of walking in we were greeted warmly and shown to our table. We hadn't booked but we were early so didn't have a problem getting a table....More

Thank Pollyjoan
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is the place to visit on a cold winter days for great home comfort food at pleasing prices, Staff are attentive and friendly who treat a couple, small groups and bus loads with the same attention. Never disappointed.

Thank Lin637
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I have been twice and twice my taste buds and mind have been blown. The menu is good and I have had two of the items Blue Cod and the roast which was pork. The meals are large and delicious, You don't have to wait...More

1  Thank Styly_Girl
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Good menu selection but would have liked to have known the fish was deep fried. The flavors were good and the size of the small meal was more than enough. A place locals have been going for years.

Thank Hock8
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick takeaway coffee on Anzac Day. The restaurant was full, no tables available which is great. Lucky we were only after takeaways. Good to see heaps of gluten free options too.

Thank Ben W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 5246
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