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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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11:00 - 22:00All hours
European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arrived at a full restaurant but we were seated immediately. Although it was busy we were served promptly, politely and in a very friendly manner. We both ordered the blue cod as we had received a couple of recommendations recently and we were not disappointed....More

Thank Gregory E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe was highly rated yet didn't have any cakes or similar for morning tea. I can't remember ever finding a cafe like that before so we didn't try it.

Thank ian6633
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Star & Garter has been serving great food for longer than I can remember and the recent visit back to my home town did not disappoint. My friend and I went out to dinner and had fantastic meals, once we finally decided on what to...More

1  Thank GemzFallz
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Staying in Oamaru for a sports trip the Star and Garter very kindly (for the second year )did us a very good deal on dinner for about twenty six hungry girls and their coaches/ parents . They gave us a couple of choices for main...More

1  Thank Rachelann08
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this place last week with 2 others. I had pork for main which I barely touched and the fish for my friends are overcooked and dry. The server is unfriendly and discourteous, we we're ignored and was never asked how the food was. Never...More

Thank engweng
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Food was hearty.. big servings. Meals were ok. I thought the fish tasted frozen, however the menu said it was fresh. Good service and good value for money.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Good hearty value for money meals. Friendly service. Restaurant was in a great location near the old area of Oamaru

1  Thank becj762
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My husband and I were joining my son, his partner and her mother for a quiet lunch to meet and socialise. The menu offered a variety of choices which made it hard to choose, I went with the Big Breakfast, three others went with the...More

1  Thank Shayne P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We were traveling to Dunedin, and stopped for lunch in Oamaru. This restaurant had a lot of street appeal, even more inside with the unusual wall of wedding photos from couples who had held their wedding receptions in that restaurant from the early 1900's onwards....More

1  Thank Heather E
Reviewed 14 July 2017

On a bitterly cold Oamaru evening we ventured out and found the Star and Garter. We looked at the menu and thought ah seafood chowder, this did not disappoint, BUT we ordered the Roast which was pork and what a disappointment. The menu said crispy...More

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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