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Address: 14-16 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-434 8842
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Come in and try our World Famous New Zealand Whisky. Relax with a dram and...

Come in and try our World Famous New Zealand Whisky. Relax with a dram and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Historic Precinct. We also have a wide range of locally made Craft Chocolate and Whisky Fudge to be enjoyed along with your Whisky. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Tasting some New Zealand whisky

We decided to spend a little money for a change and try some whisky in this cosy little spot; half gift shop, half pub. The staff know a lot about their products and are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 5, 2016
Rebecca2016
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Krabi Town, Thailand
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Krabi Town, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We decided to spend a little money for a change and try some whisky in this cosy little spot; half gift shop, half pub. The staff know a lot about their products and are quick to admit they don't have the depth of flavour that a true Scotch has but for what it is the tastings are delightful. The guys... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Next time I will make sure to have more time. Excellent knowledge of their product.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I always love going for a tasting when I visit. The staff have great info on the Whiskey and I love the Omarauvian one.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Great place with wonderful product. Big prices, but I'm sure many visitors lap that up too. Fascinating range and variety of product, and most informative and helpful staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

This was the little gem at the very end of the beautiful historic street! We were talked through the history of the Whiskies they had on offer and stayed for a tasting. The young man in the shop, helped us find a Whisky that we would enjoy and my wife and I purchased a bottle to take home with us.... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

My partner really enjoyed the whisky tasting here and came away with a bottle of the Cyril's. It's a lovely space to sit even if you don't drink the stuff and I was invited to bring in a take away coffee if I wished. We really enjoyed our conversation with Lee-Ann - thanks again!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Cute place to visit if you like good whiskey! We were able to try some excellent local whiskies and also received a great explanation of what we were trying. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic array of Whiskeys to tickle the tastebuds of many! An array of gift ideas + locally made chocolates & non alcoholic product as well for the non Whiskey Drinkers!! Matthew is a great salesperson, fantastic manners & knows his stuff! A welcoming environment. My "go to" place for the special gift of Whiskey like no other! Keep it up... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a tasting and it is a quaint wee shop but the guy behind the counter in his little office was more interested in his computer than us. I was asking lots of questions about the product but he was only offering up the brief answer nothing more. Didn't get up off his seat and away from... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

What more do you need after 300km of biking than a pint or perhaps more appropriately a shot of nz whisky. Located in the quant Victorian quarter of Omaru, the Whisky company shop had a good range of goods including their range of whiskeys. We did a 4 bottle tasting selection and zeroed into the 'doubleoak' Very helpful bloke in... More 

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