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The Oasis - Bar, Cafe, Grill

4 Chain Hills Highway, Omarama, New Zealand
+64 3-438 9722
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“venison” (2 reviews)
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Bar, Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
4 Chain Hills Highway, Omarama, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought cappuccinos and scones for breakfast to go since the place looked marginal. To our surprise the coffee was great and the scone very tasty. Glad we stopped in.

1  Thank wego2places
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes you wonder what a café will be like in a remote area... We got a nice seat on the porch in the sun. Pop inside, order and pay, and they will bring to your table. My cap' looked a little bit rustic.... But was...More

Thank Inthought
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch at The Oasis and service was quick. Coffees were hot and the meals were tasty and served hot. Staff were cleaning up when customers left and wiping the tables ready for more customers. Great little eatery for a lunchtime meal and not over...More

Thank Trail711651
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Great all around spot. Great food and service. Ladies are just lovely. Has a bar as well so covers all aspects of your requirements at a reasonable price. Recommended for a stop or a visit.

Thank Arnie1000
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Good range of food at decent prices. Friendly service and good amenities. Was certainly an Oasis out here.

Thank ozziemale1964
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This place was so amazing, the food was to die for. I had the venison stone grill which was wow and my husband the beef burger which he has rated no 1 in the whole of NZ. In addition to the great food the people...More

1  Thank EmmaS6856
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Havent been into this café for over a year and was amazed when I had breakfast there on Wed. Great great friendly staff, good food, clean toilets. The food really looked home made and what we had was delicious. Nothing to much trouble. What a...More

1  Thank UWCafe
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I take the venison. It was really good ! The staff is friendly and the prices are okay. I recommend it

1  Thank Sébastien P
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to break up a long drive and had afternoon tea, cakes and coffee/ got chocolate. Easy parking next to service stations and the staff we so friendly and professional - I was actually impressed from order to meals and after service. Great...More

1  Thank timhartland
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

While they had almond milk I needed to supply the chai tea. They Happily supplied honey and a small cup of mixed nuts was welcome as no legal treats available that were gluten, refined sugar and dairy free. Indoor and out door seating available. Service...More

1  Thank Nonapama
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Questions & Answers
Amanda H
10 January 2017|
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Response from Sail_Scarlett | Reviewed this property |
Hi amanda, I'd be surprised if they bother to stay open late, the service was as shocking as the coffee. If you can find a different place, it's not at all inviting.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Chain Hills Highway, Omarama, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Omarama
  • Phone Number: +64 3-438 9722
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