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Riverstone Kitchen

) #1 of 44 Restaurants in Oamaru $$ - $$$ European, ,
1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
+64 3-431 3505
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here on a cold June day. We soon warmed up with a big open log fire to warm the dining room up. Very child friendly with a great playroom, the children were served almost immediately.... brilliant. You will only appreciate this comment...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch and found food was nicely done with heaps of flavor and fresh and service was very friendly and quick as they were very busy

Thank Nigel A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Riverstone has a reputation for great food but I didn't know that when we stopped. It's probably considered high end but I was hungry and had a toddler in the back chanting fluffy fluffy. The service here was warm and welcoming. But what stood out...More

Thank emmamccleary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Partner and I stopped in for a meal only to leave still feeling hungry after spending $100 wondering how a place like this could do so well if you like a posh restaurant with a small plate off over presented food for an expensive price...More

Thank nutsno1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally amazing experience. Restaurant is first class, with a delightful menu & service with real character. Grounds are impeccable with little shop's offering some unique souvenirs/ gifts. Castle is extravagant & a once in a life time experience.

Thank fitton74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and so so awesome with the indoor playroom and fantastic outside playground for the kids. Kids are occupied while mum relaxes with a coffee and a yummy treat!

Thank mongibson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Matakana for a weekend to get away from Auckland for a break and learnt about this must visit restaurant from our accommodation hosts. Worth booking to get a table. They had nice friendly service and were helpful with our 5yo son. We...More

Thank rvnelson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Riverstone for an incredible experience. We walked around your restaurant first to hear about the storey of the family, the castle and The home grown veg. Then we were sat with a perfect view of the castle as I sipped a Chambord fizz....More

Thank Lealani2000
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had heard about the Popular Riverstone so decided to book and stop in on our way home from Dunedin. Warm friendly welcome, quick service. Ordered 4 coffees 2 x pie specials, beef cheeks and lamb. Was all very yummy and filling. Great wee space...More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We stopped here for lunch on the way north on 21/5/17. This was our 6th or 7th visit and all previous visits had been excellent with no complaints about the food or service, so we make a point of stopping here when passing. On this...More

Thank Woodstacker123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-431 3505
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A busy restaurant in rural Oamaru, New Zealand owned by Bevan + Monique Smith. Reservations are recommended.
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