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Riverstone Kitchen

1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
+64 3-431 3505
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good hearty food and warm friendly staff, great for meetings or just a really nice meal, excellent coffee too!

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped for morning tea whilst taking a drive in the country with my husbands mother for mothers day. The most amazing scone I have eaten. Service is always first class here and a pleasure to call.

Thank jmd632017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called into Riverstone Kitchen today on our way home from Dunedin. As usual it was very busy but we were just after a snack, I had a huge scone with jam and cream while hubby had apple and black currant slice with vanilla bean ice...More

Thank Kartonfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had brunch here after a visit to the Victorian quarter and Steampunk. Nice food. Cosy environment and helpful staff

Thank 68skp70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through at a good time who would not stop here for refreshments. So on a Sunday driving home here we are again. Busy, between afternoon tea and the dinner crowd (which explained the slightly distressed state of the toilets - children caused mostly I...More

1  Thank samandhenry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I dropped in without a booking and were given a table but told we had a limited time to eat which was fine but our waitress was so eager to get our order she more than once rudely interrupted our conversation to...More

Thank Bronwyn T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome experience during busy Easter break. Food was delicious. I had Asian style Green lipped Mussels & mu husband had a Salmon salad then the"best ever" chocalte lava cake for dessert. Service excellent especially given how busy they were (turning people away). Only down side...More

Thank SusanMM50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Morning tea was our meal at this establishment. The gluten free almond and orange cake disappeared quickly from the kids plates and the scone with onion chutney was very good too. Standard order of Chai latte and tea for one also very good and this...More

Thank Bhopgood
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fairly large, barn like restaurant where attempts have been made to make it feel homely but without success. The food is superb and the slow cooked lamb that I had was full of taste and very tender and the accompanying gnocchi was cooked to perfection....More

Thank uncleremus2016
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We dropped in for a late dinner and so we skipped appetizers and just had one main each. My husband's venison was well done and they substituted the cabbage with greens for him. My lamb was cooked very well but there was a bit of...More

Thank Sandra F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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.