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The Roost

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
30 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 1165
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
30 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and coffee and served really fast even though cafe quite busy. Well done guys. Definitely recommend!

Thank CMB6282
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good coffee and fast serving. Our family of three came here for brunch. It was really busy, but we didn’t have to wait long to have our order. The food was very good and the price was really reasonable. Would recommend to others.

Thank O8936FHmarys
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Sunny aspect in the morning, Full all the time I was there - a good sign. Excellent coffee that hit the spot, good selection of food options, pleasant staff.

Thank jaydub0931
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Best Chia latte that I had in all of our 3 week trip around New Zealand. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Wished we had of found it earlier....till next time 😊

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 17 February 2018

As we only stayed for Coffee and Cake, we did not look at the menu.so I can say what was on it. Place very clean and tidy.staff very friendly. It is in the middle of the town ,so easy for a drink and snack.

Thank Marlene D
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Great place, nice staff! We had just coffee and spend around 2 hours there, planning our day, the staff are friendly and nice! Highly recommend it

Thank Ina05
Reviewed 21 January 2018

All of us on rare occasions have to drive 1000s of miles and realize that a lovely little , clean family cafe might be a fairy tale or pipe dream. We might as we often do stop on an icy cold road where leaves from...More

Thank Thiagan D
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We had brunch here and it was pretty good. The food was flavoursome and good amount. They did forget our coffee but overall pretty good.

Thank Russdi
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast before moving on to Christchurch. The coffee is so good and serve with a M&M chocolate. Egg benedict, Penini with chicken and muffin are all yummy. Friendly staff and lovely environment.

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Stumbled on this place for breakfast. They had many of the usual staples, but we were drawn to their really different selection of crumpets. Yummy. Happy service, fun place. Recommend it.

Thank Erich v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 1165
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