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“Lovely food and service”
Review of Star and Garter

Star and Garter
Ranked #4 of 63 Restaurants in Oamaru
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Had trouble deciding between Cucina almost next door and this restaurant. Star and Garter slightly cheaper and decor not quite so cool. But delighted with our food - I had delicious pasta and the waitress was charming and efficiently looked after the whole restaurant. We had a limited time - on our way to see the penguins- but despite the restaurant being busy we were served quickly and had time for a delicious pudding as well. And loved the wall of wedding photos taken at the Star and Garter over the last century. A lovely touch.
Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal - again. The restaurant was busy but the staff treated each person as the most important diner! I had lamb shanks and it was beautifully cooked! The orange roughy that Rob had was much enjoyed too. Thank you

1  Thank Leanz
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Visited for lunch. Had originally thought a coffee would suffice, but after seeing the menu (mushrooms !) decided to stay to eat properly.
Naturally, had the mushrooms and salmon skewers which was scrumptious, then opted for apple crumble as dessert, all washed down with light beer.
As you can deduct, all was wonderful ! Quality of service was fabulous too, with a clear knowledge of the products, as well as being nicely bubbly and welcoming.
Yes, definitely worthy of a repeat visit.

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1  Thank GrayMcGowan
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived at a full restaurant but we were seated immediately. Although it was busy we were served promptly, politely and in a very friendly manner. We both ordered the blue cod as we had received a couple of recommendations recently and we were not disappointed. The batter was light and crisp and the fish fresh and flakey. The dessert menu was enticing but we were both left completely full after the generously portioned fish meal. Will go back and will not hesitate to recommend

1  Thank Gregory E
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This cafe was highly rated yet didn't have any cakes or similar for morning tea. I can't remember ever finding a cafe like that before so we didn't try it.

Thank ian6633
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