Eat & Drink

A must do when you stay is enjoy some of the best cuisine and beverages in the whole country.

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Take your taste buds on a journey.

It is impossible to deny that one of the strengths of the Oamaru and the Waitaki District is the volume of quality food and beverage experiences. The district is full of talented restaurants, wineries, breweries, cheeseries and local experts that can show you how the amazing variety of fresh local produce shines through on the plate or in a glass. 

A Belgian-inspired brewery, making Farmhouse, Abbey, and Barrel-aged sour beer, and in the heart of the Victorian Precinct, lies their little tasting room.

Craftwork Brewery and Tasting Room

Craftwork Brewery and Tasting Room A Belgian-inspired brewery, making Farmhouse, Abbey, and Barrel-aged sour beer, and in the heart of the Victorian Precinct, lies their …

Having won the gold medal in the 2019’s Beef and Lamb excellence awards, as well as other awards, dining at Cucina is a must while in Oamaru.

Cucina

Cucina Having won the gold medal in the 2019’s Beef and Lamb excellence awards, as well as other awards, dining at Cucina is a must …

High Country Salmon is a boutique, 100% New Zealand family owned salmon farm, situated 3km south of Twizel, and 25km from Omarama.

High Country Salmon

High Country Salmon High Country Salmon is a boutique, 100% New Zealand family owned salmon farm, situated 3km south of Twizel, and 25km from Omarama. …

Located at the end of the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, right next to Friendly Bay and the Historic Precinct, you will find the vibrant Oamaru Farmers Market.

Oamaru Farmers’ Market

Oamaru Farmers’ Market The market is the perfect Sunday hangout spot all year round. Located at the end of the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, …

Q Wine vineyard is located near the charming village of Kurow.

Q Wine

Q Wine Q Wine vineyard is located near the charming village of Kurow. Q Wine produces a premium Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot …

River-T Wines Cellar Door is a small boutique vineyard with a mix of grape varieties, on the banks of the Waitaki River.

River-T Wines Cellar Door

River-T Wines Cellar Door River-T Wines Cellar Door is a small boutique vineyard with a mix of grape varieties, on the banks of the Waitaki …

Riverstone Kitchen is a more casual café by day before morphing into a relaxed yet focused evening restaurant.

Riverstone Kitchen

Riverstone Kitchen Riverstone Kitchen is a more casual café by day before morphing into a relaxed yet focused evening restaurant. The short, uncluttered menu focuses …

Taste the unique flavours crafted by one of NZ’s leading artisan cheesemakers at the Whitestone Cheese shop and cafe.

Whitestone Cheese Co.

Whitestone Cheese Co. Taste the unique flavours crafted by one of NZ’s leading artisan cheesemakers at the Whitestone Cheese shop and cafe. Relax with a …