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Take your pick from the best places to eat in Timaru District.
Located in The Oxford Building which is a listed 1925 Historic Places Trust gem, in the old heart of Timaru, The Oxford has three main areas: the bar, where you can have a glass of good wine or a craft beer on tap, the brasserie, a place where you're still part of the buzz, and the dining room, for those who what to focus on their company and the food.
Phone: 03 688 3297
Street Food Kitchen takes its influences from Street Food Vendors across the globe. An ever-changing menu with all the hottest Street Food Out. Try the largest range of craft beer in Timaru and check out the delicious cocktail range.
Phone: 03 686 6036
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.
Phone: 03 686 6030
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.
Phone: 03 686 6830
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. Zest offer extensive lunch and dinner menus as well as a divine range of gourmet pizzas, barista coffee, yummy deserts and scrumptious assortment of cakes and slices.
Phone: 03 688 4452
Offering Japanese cuisine, Koji Teppanyaki and Grill serves lunch, dinner and drinks, and can cater for groups or parties. Outdoor seating is provided, walk-ins are welcome, and takeaways are available.
Phone: 03 686 9166
Steak @ Customs House takes advantage of the unique architecture and ambience offered by Timaru’s historic Customs House. Specialising in top quality food, predominantly steak, yet a variety of other options are available ranging from rack of lamb to confit of duck, with an excellent choice of wines to match.
Phone: 03 684 5528
Sukhothai is an authentic Thai restaurant located in the heart of Timaru. Their menu offers a wide range of classic Thai dishes, from aromatic curries, savory stir fries, refreshing salads and noodle dishes. Sukhothai is a local favourite.
Phone: 03 688 4843
At Bullock Bar the chefs take pride in each and every item on their menu. Classic kiwi dining, Bullock Bar offer an extensive range of feel-good food such as ribs, burgers, pastas and more!
Phone: 0800 285 662
Located on the bay hill overlooking Caroline Bay, sit back and relax with some good and drink whether it be at breakfast, lunch or dinner time.
Phone: 03 688 4367
Located in Highfield, this family owned and operated Restaurant is one of Timaru’s popular eating destinations.
Phone: 03 686 9000
Looking for an authentic Indian restaurant or great indian food to take away? Look no further than Little India, New Zealand’s favourite Indian restaurant and takeaway.
Phone: 03 688 0561