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Riverstone Kitchen

€€ - €€€European, ,
1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
+64 3-431 3505
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1431 Glenavy-Hilderthorpe Road | Rd 5H, Oamaru 9493, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

About two years ago I came to Riverstone for coffee. I also fancied some cake but you can't tell from the menu what you are buying so I went and looked at the cakes. I got snapped at by a young person who told me...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hawean
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Riverstone is amazing. We had lunch here and even though the girl said they werent busy..i would have said it was packed. The food was delish and it came out fast..service was fantastic. I would advise to book a table before going especially if there...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pmlumb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Along the highway.. good good, excellent playground with s mini flying fox, swings. Garden growing veggies Prefer Fish n Chips over the Lamb dish. Kids meal available. Dessert was yummy ... esp the ice cream. Crowded.. reservation is the best

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HazelnMummy
Reviewed 6 days ago

River stone is a fabulous place to visit. It has gift shopping with heaps to offer and the best place to buy gifts for anyone. River stone kitchen is lovely if you wish to have a meal when visiting. The castle nearby is awesome! I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ainslie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Alright for a coffee. The fort in the garden for the children needs a lot of repair to make it safe. The shops are full of over priced Chinese plastic that is just like you can buy in a dollar store and they look tatty...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank smashing74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re in town visiting family and we’re recommended a visit to Riverstone Kitchen. I don’t normally order roast chicken but it, along with the pan fried fish, came highly recommended by our waitress. It was divine! This is a very high performing kitchen and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tim D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to stop on our way to Christchurch and popped in here. So pleased, it is a lovely place to relax and have a look around. The staff were really friendly and we had a good coffee and wander around before...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SusanY719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, efficient online booking system. Good service, interesting deli corner in the restaurant. The Venison Curry with cauliflower, peanuts and crispy (? not really) shallots had the right spiciness but was not too exciting. The Pan fried fish with fennel and lemon risotto was much...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to view the castle and have morning tea on the way back to Christchurch from Oamaru.The coffee was very good and they had some nice snack type food. A full menu was also offered. Service was good and restrooms clean. While you are there...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Basil781
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magnificent food, incredible setting with Dots dream castle in the background, manacured gardens where produce is planted picked and enjoyed fresh. An absolute must stop , must shop and must stay for at least several hours. Wonderful boutiquie funky but fabulous gift shops and if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lindsaywalker2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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