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All 4 Darfield Restaurants

The Oaks of Darfield

2171 Clintons Rd, Darfield, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Darfield
Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Darfeild
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

What a fantastic setting for a evening dinner with friends, as a small group we enjoyed the fantastic service which started as soon as we walked in the door. The fantastic meal was complimented by views out the windows of the Canterbury plains. The price of the meals was very good considering the size and quality of the meals.

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Ashburton
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Had dinner at the Oaks Thursday25th September in a group of 10 pax. The atmosphere is great situated in an historical homestead. The service by two very friendly staff was excellent and engaging. The food was to die for. The pricing was very good given quality of food and presentation. Great value.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A great Sunday lunch - a fire going in the dining room set the ambience, the set winter menu was three course which were delicious. Thanks for converting me to goat feta as your salad was fantastic. The mains (chicken and the beef) met with approval and the crème brulee and the chocolate raspberry desserts excellent - the wine menu... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Situated on the main highway but well protected from the buslte The Oaks of Darfield sits gently in its landscape of mature trees and hedged gardens. We were welcomed by Sheryl and offered a choice to either move to the dining room or have a pre-dinner drink in the smaller reception room - which is warmed by a log fire... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We read about this restaurant in the paper and liked the sound of it. A 40 min drive from Christchurch but well worth it. We rang ahead and said we were running a bit late for lunch but no problem. A charming old homestead beside the highway. A lovely fire was burning in the small dining room when we arrived.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Fabulous food. Heather had Rabbit Roulade followed by the duck. Both stunning. Duck beautifully moist and tender. I had scallops and Cod. Again - both perfect! We stayed the night in the B&B and were delighted. We'll be back

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

I celebrated a milestone birthday (50th) having dinner at The Oaks with family. The food was absolutely amazing. I would describe the menu as honest, innovative, but not complicated. The staff were very attentive but not overbearing. The Jazz trio that were playing were great live entertainment. I couldn't fault anything. A fantastic evening of fine dining. Thanks so much.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

A very nice meal next to the open fire. Very good meal - soup, main (duck) and delicious dessert. Lovely wine. Our waitress was top shelf - attentive and at all times, helpful - thank you. However, the woman with whom we settled our accounts was unfriendly. Her attitude definitely nullified a pleasant evening with our friends. Her demeanour did... More 

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Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We stayed on Valentine's Day and enjoyed a wonderful and memorable experience at this little gem of a place just outside Darfield.Our superior room was beautiful and characterful and kept to a high standard of cleanliness.The room was spacious and enjoyed magnificent views across the plains with views of Burnt Hill and the Alps beyond.The guests enjoy the use of... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

my wife, daughter and I stayed at the hotel and had dinner in the restaurant at the Oaks and were really pleased with the service, the standard of accommodation together with the menu and wine choices We had 2 of the 3 rooms which were well furnished with good outlooks and well stocked My wife was particularly taken with the... More 

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Address: 2171 Clintons Rd, Darfield, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Darfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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