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Star and Garter

) #5 of 45 Restaurants in Oamaru $$ - $$$ 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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Itchen Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Rachelann08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner and great friendly service. Whilst the food was excellent the atmosphere was greatly enhanced by a very friendly and highly efficient waitress. Large meals representing good value. A large group was seated when we arrived and we were only a party of two....More

Thank ColHenderson
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Always love going to the Star and Garter, every time, a consistency of friendly efficient staff, beautiful homely atmosphere and the most AMAZING entrées, mains and desserts. Love that they have the same menu and you look forward to the Lamb shanks, Fish, Roast, steak...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Passed through Oamaru on our way north stopped to see the town. Being hungry we decided to stop at the star and garter and were not disappointed. My partner had the chowder and confirmed it's excellent reputation and I had the fish of the day,...More

Thank W6617XRmatth
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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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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