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“Superior service”
Review of The Oxford

The Oxford
Ranked #1 of 76 Restaurants in Timaru
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$24
Cuisines: European, British, New Zealand
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

What an awesome restaurant with friendly accommodating staff and owners.
Menu changes regularly with popular choices staying on
The bar offerings are refreshingly local and the staff can always offer a good recommendation.
Decor is relaxing , quirky in places !
This is by far my favourite restaurant in Timaru

Thank LisaMary F
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Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

Today I had the good fortune to be included in a family group of ten (very) mature adults to celebrate a Big Birthday.

On arrival we came upon an unfussy but accessible high-ceilinged and spacious restaurant/cafe with a well-stocked bar of the kind you always hope to find in country towns (or anywhere, really)

The wine list though not lengthy spoke of a management/ownership which knew its stuff.

Service was neither hurried nor tardy and the menu (breakfast, brunch and lunch at this time of day) gave us enough to choose from without the usual starch fillers; burger buns and chips. So far, so promising.

The men enjoyed pints and tall chilled glasses of tap ale and lagers. The women were equally well catered for.

The food, of uniformly good quality, well-cooked and seasoned and well-presented, arrived and was enjoyed by everyone. In particular we all spoke very highly of the desserts and the coffee.

An easy atmosphere prevailed. Not least, a long suffering employee cheerfully agreed to record the occasion on camera for several of us. What more could you want!

Thank Thangboche
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Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

6 of us stopped for lunch abd coffee. Coffee was great. Open pork sandwich was lovely just needed a touch more sauce. Staff very helpful and friendly. Definitely recommend.

Thank Nicksterful
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

Have visited a few times now for lunch, dinner and just drinks. Great friendly, knowledgeable staff. Menu is small but changes regularly. Extensive beer and wine selections. Great use of local as possible ingredients by people who know what they are doing. Good portion sizes.

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Thank stephb67
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

Amazing food, great wine, the highest of service, warming atmosphere and overall a fantastic experience! Would recommend to anyone!

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Thank Hayley S
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