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“Always good food, service and value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Oxford

The Oxford
Crn Stafford and George Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 3297
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Ranked #3 of 43 Restaurants in Timaru
Price range: $13 - $26
Cuisines: European, British, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Timaru, New Zealand
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Always good food, service and value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food and service here is second to none. We visit fairly regularly for dinner or lunch and every time is great. Good choices on the menu and service is friendly without being intrusive. Highly recommend.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
timaru
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Dinner at Oxford”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We had a great meal at Oxford.mushroom entree was exceptional , Mains delicious. Steak not quite rare but very tasty and tender. Orange syrup cake for dessert was fab. Excellent service and good wine/ beer selection. Very happy to recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Corner Brook, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Summer Sunday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

On wandering through town on a quiet Sunday we chose to eat here
Wine advise was stellar
Starters and mains all went v well
Great service
Priced well to boot

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Sublime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Came upon this restaurant by chance as most venues were closed being 2/1/14. The food was beautifully prepared, I had the sole with fennel -a subtle combination of flavours. My husband had the slow braised lamb, which again was cooked to perfection. Followed by desserts made in heaven, highly recommend the orange drizzle cake!
At $60 inc wine for two courses it was money well spent. Loved the understated decor and the staff were really friendly.

Visited January 2014
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Superior service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

What an awesome restaurant with friendly accommodating staff and owners.
Menu changes regularly with popular choices staying on
The bar offerings are refreshingly local and the staff can always offer a good recommendation.
Decor is relaxing , quirky in places !
This is by far my favourite restaurant in Timaru

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