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Pitches Store

45 Swindon Street, Ophir, New Zealand
+64 3-447 3240
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (6 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
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New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
45 Swindon Street, Ophir, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This eatery certainly lived up to its reputation. Our meals were delicious - hard to decide from the menu choices. What a treat to dine in this tastefully restored building. Southern hospitality again lived up to its reputation - attentive and friendly staff. Our hosts'...More

Thank christinet239
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was definitely AWESOME and one of the highlights of our trip. We had a long lunch and sat outside on the street front enjoying the beautiful Central Otago sunshine. We were blown away by the amazing flavours and variety of dishes we were served....More

Thank Mosnz
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Pitches Store put on a wonderful food and matching craft beer evening. We were quite overwhelmed with the amazing array of food presented with each course. A visual symphony. The first course we were treated to an array of pates and condiments to match flavours...More

Thank wendymN5033MH
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Beautifully restored ,great hosts and great food Probably could have spent an extra night and toured the local roads

Thank Andrew A
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant quality dinner. Not so much for children, but perfect for adults. Wished we could have stayed, booked out well in advance. It was lovely chatting to you Colleen!

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Walking around the town and called in, a beautifully appointed bar and cafe area which was totally unexpected. The proprietor was friendly and helpful, we had coffee and cake sitting outside in the garden. Lovely, if we are ever in the area again this would...More

Thank SuandChris
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had been anticipating a road trip from Cromwell, to enjoy some quality couple time. I discovered Pitches Store in Ophir, through an article about their being 'Best Regional Restaurant' (Beef + Lamb NZ) 2 years running, so put in a call to Colleen and...More

Thank XmasEveBabe
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A cool spot with history tastefully preserved We were cycling and took a slight detour to enjoy Ophir. The village is a delight. We had heard a lot of good things about Pitches and we were pleased that was what we found. I had a...More

Thank sally c
Reviewed 29 March 2017

While completing the Otago rail Trail my wife and I stayed on our first night at Pitches Store. We room was newly furnished, bright and very clean with TV and wifi etc. Ophir is a short diversion from the rail track approx 2 km each...More

Thank PaulW888
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Really enjoyed seeing what had been done to this old place and loved the decor ,service, wine and most ofvthe food. The fat on my pork belly hadn't been rendered but the meat was delicious as was the carrot puree

Thank Juju487
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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