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The Oxford

Crn Stafford and George Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 3297
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“duck wontons” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Crn Stafford and George Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gf/Df options are great, staff and management so accomodating. Love this restaurant, our favourite in Timaru.

Thank BarbDave2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here a couple of weeks ago, previous to this we had only been for a couple of parties with food that was passed around. We were made to feel very welcome right form the start. We ordered drinks and then our meals. Our...More

Thank Pauline Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here recently. Excellent personal service and tasty food. Very nice Olde English atmosphere.

Thank TimaruGilly
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We had pre orded so the food was prompt. A great choice was offered on the menu. My mushroom soup was presented beautifully, nice and hot and absolutely delicious.The restaurant was busy and the staff friendly and professional. Overall a very nice dining experience.

Thank 120Petunia
Reviewed May 1, 2017

The atmosphere was great, the waiter was very attentive, the food was excellent. Overall a very pleasant experience.

Thank CatChong
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere salmon and chicken and the selection of wine was great. Price isn't too steep either for what you get.

Thank kellysarms28
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Best meal in town, the old pictures on the walls take u back to the 1930's. Great staff, taxi just up road. Affordable and enticing. When in timaru make this a definite place to visit.

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Prices were fine, comparable to any pub meal, but way, way better in meal quality, presentation and service. Top spot for me in Timaru!

Thank BullTahr
Reviewed April 2, 2017

A recent dinner meal at The Oxford restaurant bar brasserie in Timaru was a delightful experience in every respect ----for the setting, service and cuisine. Unfortunately, we had to rush it in order to get our grand daughter back to boarding school. Next time, we...More

Thank MikeyNorthOtago
Reviewed March 27, 2017

While the place is a wee bit pricey the food is absolutely delicious and you pay for the quality of the food you are eating. The service is always fabulous too. One of my favourite restaurants in Timaru (:

Thank ayeme2017
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can u please send me menu please
May 2, 2017|
Response from OxfordOwner | Property representative |
Sure. The software on here does not let me send attachments or provide email or web addresses. Please call or email us and ill send you a copy, or you can see it on our website. Details are on our home page. Thank you... More
John D
H i Can I book for Friday 13 March for 2 for dinner? Is it walking distance from Bay Viaduct Motor L doge? Regards John Donald
March 12, 2015|
Response from OxfordOwner | Property representative |
Hi John, Cant seem to see our previous response here, so resending. We do have space for 2 tonight. What time would you like to come? We are a 10 - 15 min walk from Bay Viaduct. You can call us on 00643 6883297
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crn Stafford and George Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 3297
  • E-mail
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