Oamaru

Oamaru is the largest town of the Waitaki District. With one of the country’s oldest public gardens, renowned Victorian architecture, two penguin colonies, a rich heritage, first-class dining establishments, a craft brewery in front of the harbour, numerous golf courses, walking and cycling trails and a whole lot more...there are endless opportunities to experience the best of Oamaru.

This town also knows its food. Make sure you treat yourself to a cheese platter at the local cheese factory or watch the sun set while you enjoy a bite to eat from the deck of one of our seaside dining options. You can also experience some of the country’s top cuisine at award-winning local restaurants, including Cuisines 'Best Regional Restaurant' runner up for 2014 and the 'Restaurant of the Year' from 2010.

Oamaru also has a fantastic cafe scene! Try some great coffee and quality food at one of our tasty, well-reputed cafes.

 

Oamaru food and drink:

Whitestone Cheese

Riverstone

Scott's

Portside

The Galley

Fat Sallys

Bean on Thames

Short Black

Lagonda

The Roost Café

The Last Post

Steam

Cucina

Tees Street

Star and Garter

Woolstore Café

Harbour St Bakery

Deja Moo Ice-cream

The Collective

The NZ Whisky Collection

The Galleon

Bangkok Recipe

Indian Kitchen

Dilaans Turkish Café

Midori

Ths Station Wok