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Northstar Restaurant

495a Thames Highway, Oamaru 4900, New Zealand
03 437 1190
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Ranked #4 of 39 Restaurants in Oamaru
Price range: $9 - $29
Cuisines: Argentinean, European, Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had a wonderful stay here over a weekend with my partner - we visited for an evening meal and had such an enjoyable time returned for the Sunday brunch the next day! Staff were charming and incredibly helpful and the food was fantastic, I hear they have a new chef and going by the menu and our meals he is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I have written about this in my review of the hotel. We found the local produce very enjoyable and dined there both nights of our stay.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

From the outside, a soulless motel complex amoung a series of motel complexes. We would never have gone there if it wasn't No 2 in Oamaru on TA. Well, it was brilliant! I knew that we were onto a good thing when I saw Emersons behind the bar. The menu was short and interesting, and the food was beautifully cooked... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Good food, modern clean restaurant. Nice styling. Ate here while staying at Northstar motel..........................

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Lovely atmosphere, the restaurant was fairly new, very up to date and the staff and service was great. Good selection of food to choose from

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had dinner here. Lamb three ways was good, the mutton pie was excellent, ribs good, sausage too spicy for us. He had the pork belly which was yummy and came with nice green mix. Starter was baked Brie. Brie was good, bread stick ok. Bread not too god. The creme brûlée was not on this season, but the choc... More 

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Kakanui, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Living in Kakanui, just 10km from Oamaru, one of fans tipped us off about the North Star as it has a dedicated kids playroom. So off we went to check it out and I can honestly say we had one of the best meals we've ever had in a restaurant. Great food, brilliant desserts and the playroom is perfect for... More 

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somany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

On a quick day trip from Wanaka, we stopped at Northstar for an early dinner. The outside is totally unassuming....let me say plain on the outside, so good on the inside. It was around 6pm and we were the first party in. We were asked to pick our table promptly upon arrival. The decor is simple and elegant. After studying... More 

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I always enjoy going to the Northstar, it is rare to find a restaurant that makes its own pasta, which is just mouthwatering. The staff are excellent and very obliging.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great food and excellent selection of food and well priced for most wallets. Great staff. I could not fault this restaraunt

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Additional Information about Northstar Restaurant

Address: 495a Thames Highway, Oamaru 4900, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 437 1190
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
Average Prices: USD 9 - 29
Cuisine: Argentinean, European, Vegetarian

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