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Star and Garter

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, Soups,
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 5246
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot ham” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our Airbnb hosts recommended this gem and we were not disappointed. We specifically came for the Blue Cod which w had pan fried and it was delicious! Excellent service and enjoyed looking at all the photos.

Thank Luxgb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and lovely service from a very young, dark haired waitress. Delicious lamb and pork belly dishes. Interesting wine list. Lovely room and decor. Would really recommend- close to the penguins if you are visiting!

Thank Suzy2110
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly staff made us feel welcome. Staff were really welcoming and inclusive of our young daughter. The food was delicious, we absolutely enjoyed our meals. Relaxed, cosy atmosphere with nice background music.

Thank SJHancock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had lunch here. All of the food was delicious. Friendly and competent staff. The atmosphere in the restaurant was very good. I had a very relaxing and comfortable time.

Thank Yukiwarisou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with family for dinner. Staff were friendly and prompt. We only had a main each but everyone was satisfied with their meals. Nothing super fancy, just good food.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Star and Garter offers good old fashioned meals in a homely environment. And the service is quick, friendly and attentive. We eat here every time we visit Oamaru, which is often. Highly recommended if you like meals like mum used to cook.

Thank Ravyboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My dad had the popular dish lamb shank while I had another crowd's fav light beer battered cod fish with fries. Was not very greasy and oily, a pleasant dish! The best lamb shank we've had for the past few days! The food was delicious...More

Thank Stefanie C
Reviewed 1 December 2017

6 of us shared an evening meal and a variety of local dishes - all different. All good sized portions and great value.

Thank johnC4806NT
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

If this was in rural USA this would be a ma and pop shop - well cooked food and substantial portions, with friendly staff. We were just about to leave when a coach party of 40 arrived, it did set a little panic amongst the...More

Thank NorthShieldsBoy
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The staff is super friendly. They took great care of us and are hands down the best service we have received in all of New Zealand.

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Response from Barry-Jang | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I was asking how do you add photo to my previous review Barry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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