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Seagars Cooking School and Cafe - CLOSED

78 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
+64 3-312 1435
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor37%
  • Terrible14%
12 Aug 2016
“Well worth a Visit”
20 Jun 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
New Zealand
78 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

The day I went I was lucky Jo was on site , As a cook myself I was totally in Awe of her, very down to earth and extremely accomodating, I was taken here for my birthday n Good Honest Kiwi Cuisine at its BEST...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 21 June 2015

O.M.G.,What's happened here since our last visit? No greeting or eye contact on our arrival .Left standing at the desk. At 2pm on a Sunday, no trim milk available, Coffee cold requiring return to kitchen Twice!, Hardly any food available to choose from. Most of...More

4  Thank haricari196
Reviewed 11 June 2015

One should be able to expect great things from a restaurant named after one of NZ's more famous cooks, but don't raise your expectations here. The menu has not changed since it first opened, the fat fryer is a little too used in the menu,...More

5  Thank Lindsey M
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

I have always loved our drive to Oxford and breakfast at Seagars! The haymaker pie always a favourite! This time we could see that things had changed ! All the staff are young which is fine as they were cheerful but I missed the staff...More

1  Thank lms1210
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Took my mother there for lunch after a country outing. Mother had a lentil or bean and tomato based soup which she declared very tasty and I had a feta salad which was nice but not especially tasty. We finished off with a coffee and...More

Thank CactusRose
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Ss a couple we were staying in the area and thought what a great place to go to. On entering the cafe we were greeted by a short blonde woman who needs a lesson in customer service ( it costs nothing for a hello and...More

3  Thank viclindz
Reviewed 8 May 2015

We enjoyed our lunch here recently. The cafe is atractively decorated, the staff friendly and welcoming and the food was very good. I think it is possibly a little overpriced compared with many others in the Canterbury area but it was a pleasant meal and...More

Thank megroy
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding, despite a few mixed reviews I have seen. Bacon and eggs to die for, coffee so good that two wasn't enough. Great service too.

Thank macstrings
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Food here was fabulous could not fault it but the services was Shocking. Having to chase up the waitstaff for every thing and even having to ask for menus, & finally just taking your order up to the till because no one came over to...More

Thank Leadev
Reviewed 22 April 2015

A group of girlfriends and I took a trip to Oxford with the main attraction being lunch at Jo Seagars but we were disappointed. There was a very limited menu with nothing really catching our eye, we all ended up ordering the Haymakers Pie which...More

1  Thank HappyTraveller2016
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Restaurant Details

New Zealand
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +64 3-312 1435
  • E-mail
Seagars is owned by New Zealand Cook Book author Jo Seagar. The business includes the Seagars Cafe, Cook School, Kitchen Store and B&B Accommodation.
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