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Saikou Teppanyaki & Whisky Bar delivers premium authentic Japanese cuisine in a busy vibrant bar environment, located in Timaru’s CBD, at the approach to the Bay Hill and adjacent to the Port Loop Road, overlooking beautiful Caroline Bay.
Nestled in an unexpected location, above a service station on Timaru's Evans Street, Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant offers a la carte dining and smorgasbord options, caters to groups and parties and also offers takeaways.
Situated in the Timaru Town and Country Club and overlooking the neighbouring golf course, Aorangi Restaurant is open seven days for lunch and dinner.
Armadillo's is your local family-friendly restaurant with exceptional atmosphere, food and service providing a fun, friendly and safe environment. Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks, caters for groups or parties, good for children, walk-ins welcome. Outdoor seating available.
The Brewery Café is surrounded by the beauty of Gapes Valley farmland with inside and outside dining that gives you the opportunity to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers brewed on site in a relaxing environment. The menu reflects good honest, hearty fare that matches well with the beverages served in the restaurant.
Great food at a great price!
A Timaru institution, TGB is located in a one of a kind historical building with dramatic high ceilings, nostalgic exposed brick and modern touches.
This place has the feeling of a little pub, with open fire place, bar section and dining section, great food selections and wine to match.
The Speight's Ale House is housed in the historic 133 year old Landing Service Building in the heart of Timaru. We offer an extensive ala carte menu for both lunch and dinner with children's meals also available.
Zest lives up to its name. Vibrant and fresh, from the colours of its decor to the flavours of the food and friendly experienced staff.
Hearty meals / Craft beers / Premium wines / Sensational coffee - Simple Class, Uncomplicated Elegance and Pure Enjoyment.
Great dining for everyone. Extensive $12 main menu & fully licenced offering a great night out, check out our menu. Seperate gaming room & bar.