The Oxford in Timaru Menu

  • Baked Beans $17
    • Sausages, poached egg, ciabatta
  • Pancakes $16
    • Bacon & Banana or Blueberries & Mascarpone
  • Eggs Anyway $12
    • Ciabatta
  • Bacon & Eggs $15
    • Ciabatta, streaky Add – Sausages, mushrooms, tomato compote, black pudding, spinach, potatoes, baked beans $3 each
  • Eggs Benedict $16
    • Muffin, bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise
  • Eggs Montreal $18
    • Muffin, smoked salmon, eggs, hollandaise
  • Eggs Florentine $16
    • Muffin, baby spinach, eggs, hollandaise
  • Baked Eggs $18
    • Chorizo, tomato compote, potatoes, baby spinach
  • Soup of the day $12
  • Pork Fillet Sandwich $18
    • Crumbed pork, slaw, apple sauce, trailer trash chip & gravy
  • Bang Bang Chicken Salad $18.5
    • Poached shredded chicken, iceberg lettuce, peanuts, Asian sauce, mint
  • Grilled Sausages & Mash $16.5
    • Onion gravy
  • Crumbed Sole Fillets $19.5
    • Waldorf salad, hollandaise, chives & lemon
  • Oxford Salad $17
    • Asparagus, green beans, goats cheese, red quinoa, shaved fennel
  • Turkish Veg Stew $19
    • Chickpeas, eggplant, baby spinach, moghrabieh cous cous, hazelnut hummus, croutons
  • Mushroom Pasta $17.50
    • Portobello mushrooms, pinenuts, rocket, shaved Talbot forest parmesan
  • House Baked Garlic Loaf $9
  • Soup of the Day $9
  • Confit Chicken Wings $16
    • Sticky wings, spice to sprinkle
  • Duck Wontons $17
    • Hoisin dipping sauce, asian slaw
  • Pork Rillette $16
    • Chunky pork pate, beetroot chutney & toast
  • Oxford Salad $15
    • Asparagus, green beans, goats cheese, red quinoa, shaved fennel
  • Crisp Soft Shell Crab $17.5
    • Whole crab, apple & celery salad, curry mayo
  • Stewart Island Salmon $19
    • Cold smoked salmon, celeriac remoulade, oat biscuits, apple syrup
  • Sole Fillet $31
    • Oven baked Sole, prawn tortellini, leeks, baby peas, buerre blanc sauce
  • Vegetarian Steak $27
    • Miso maple & walnut glazed eggplant, blackened broccolini, brown rice, Tamari soy pickled mushrooms, baby spinach
  • Chicken Breast $28
    • Oven roasted breast, petit chorizo, grilled courgette, asparagus, moghrabieh cous cous & raisin salad, sauce romesco
  • 10 hour Lamb Shoulder $29.5
    • Lamb shoulder braised with white beans, garlic, rosemary, fresh tomatoes, mint salsa verde
  • Wild Venison $32
    • Served Medium Rare, beetroot, watercress, rocket, balsamic cranberries, potato gratin
  • Pork Fillet $30
    • Wrapped in pancetta, potato croquettes, sautéed spinach & pumpkin, apple sauce, crisp sage
  • Grilled Ribeye $34
    • Thrice cooked roasties, green beans, roast red onions, garlic & parsley butter
  • Sides $7
    • Makikihi steak cut fries, Trailer Trash Chips, Pumpkin, asparagus, rocket, almond & parmesan
  • Vanilla Bean Panna cotta $13.5
    • Strawberry & Rhubarb compote
  • Mandarin Syrup Cake $13.5
    • Thick yogurt, toffee pistachios
  • Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sundae $13.5
    • Candied popcorn
  • Apple Galette $13.5
    • Anglaise & vanilla bean ice-cream
  • Chocolate Tart $13.5
    • Crème fraiche, grilled pears
  • Cheese Trio $17
    • Kapiti Tuteremoana Aged Cheddar, Whitestone Windsor Blue, Whitestone Mt Domet Brie, Fresh apple, fig jam, walnuts, oat biscuits
  • Affogato
  • Vanilla ice cream, espresso $8
  • Vanilla ice cream, espresso, liqueur $12
    • Frangelico, Baileys, Tia Maria, Kahlua, Cointreau, Armaretto, Galliano, Drambuie
  • Soup of the day $6
    • with Bread
  • Fish and Chips $12
    • with tomato sauce
  • Mac and Cheese $12
  • with bacon $14
  • Toast and Jam $5
  • Egg on Toast $8
    • Poached or scrambled
  • Kids Bacon and Eggs $12
    • Poached or scrambled
  • Kids Pancakes $12
    • Bacon & Banana or Blueberries & Syrup
  • Kids Sundae $6
    • Chocolate Sauce or Sprinkles or Both!!
  • Warm Marinated Olives $7
  • Baked Garlic Loaf $9
  • Soup of the Day Full $12
  • Entree $9
  • Duck Wontons $17
    • Hoisin dipping sauce, Asian slaw
  • Confit Chicken Wings $16
    • Sticky wings, spice to sprinkle
  • Stewart Island Salmon $19
    • Cold smoked salmon, celeriac remoulade, oat biscuits, apple syrup
  • Pork Rillette $16
    • Chunky pate, beetroot chutney & toast
  • Makikihi Fries $9
  • Trailer Trash Chips $9
  • Chargrilled Timaru Chorizo $12
  • Cheese Trio $17
    • Kapiti Tuteremoana Aged Cheddar, Whitestone Windsor Blue, Whitestone Mt Domet Brie, Fresh apple, fig jam, walnuts, oat biscuits
  • Regular Platter $30
    • Olives, chargrilled chorizo, Mt Domet Brie, duck wontons, Trailer trash chips, fresh apple, fig jam, oat biscuits
  • Large Platter $45
    • Olives, chargrilled chorizo, Mt Domet Brie, Kapiti Aged Cheddar, duck wontons, trailer trash chips, baked garlic loaf, fresh apple, fig jam, oat biscuits

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Tuna Tataki M $9 / L $18
  • Tempura Udon $17.00
    • 1pc King prawn tempura, 1pc scallop tempura, 1pc Daily white fish tempura, 1pc Vege tempura
  • Kids Meal $12.00
    • 2pc Roll sushi, Edamame, Chicken katsu with rice
  • Karaage Daily white fish $19.50
  • Tempura Combo $10.50
    • 2pcs King prawn, 3pcs Vegetable
  • Sushi & Sashimi $21.00
    • 4pc Roll sushi, 4pc nigiri, 8pc combo sashimi
  • Salmon Nigiri 4pcs $7
  • ●Combo Nigiri
  • Chicken Yellow Curry(Gaeng Karree Kat) $25.00
    • Thai Classic Yellow Curry, Chicken Simmered In Our Homemade Creamy Sauce
  • Pad Prix Whan - Chicken / Pork / Beef $19.00
    • Stir Fried With Your Choice Of Meat With Capsicum, Onion, Spring Onion And Mushrooms
  • Vegetarian Fried Rice $19.00
    • Fried Rice With Spring Onion, Onion, Cabbage, Tomato, Carrot And Broccoli With Soy Sauce
  • Pad See Ew Popular Choice $19.00 / $28.00
    • Rich Sweet Black Soy Sauce And Rice Noodle . Stir Fried With Mixed Vegtables And Eggs With Your Selection Of Meat - Chicken / Pork / Beef Or Banana Prawns From Aus /Seafood
  • Sukhothai Deep Fried Drums N/A
  • Flat Rice Noodles $2.00
  • Thai Sweet And Sour Tofu $19.00
    • The Style Sweet And Sour In Our Special Sauce Comes With Deep Fried Tofu, Cucumber, Tomato, Pineapple Slices, Spring Onion And Onion
  • Green Curry( Goeng Kiew Whon) - Chicken / Pork / Beef $19.00
  • Chicken Naan - Naan with a stuffing of mildly spiced chicken. $5.00
  • Bhuna Chicken - Boneless spring chicken cooked with ginger, garlic, fresh coriander, capsicum, onions and spices, served with a naan & basmati rice. $16.00
  • Shahi Paneer - Home made Indian cottage cheese cooked with crushed almonds, cream and tomatoes, served with a naan & basmati rice. $14.00
  • Keema Naan - Naan with a stuffing of spiced lamb mince. $5.00
  • Lacha Parantha - Unleavened wholemeal flour bread layered with lashings of ghee. Baked in the tandoor. $4.00
  • Vegetable Kulcha - Naan stuffed with fresh seasoned vegetables and spices. $4.00
  • Mixed Vegetable Pickle - Achar. $3.50
  • Chicken Tikka Masala - An internationally renowned dish. Boneless chicken cooked in a secret recipe of yoghurt, cream and spices. $16.00
  • Mushroom with oyster sauce $12.00
  • Fried rice with vegetables $16.00
  • Tom yum $12.00
  • Pad Thai with vegetables $16.00
  • Stir fried veg and fresh ginger $16.00
  • Tom yum $16.00
    • with a little coconut milk
  • Drunken noodle - spicy noodle $16.00
  • Thai Spring Rolls - 10 $7.00
  • Lamb Vindaloo $16.00
    • Lamb pieces cooked in hot ground vindaloo paste
  • Lamb Madras $16.00
    • Famous south Indian dish. Boneless lamb cooked in coconut sauce
  • Tandoori King Platter $15.00
    • Samosa, potato pakora, onion bhaji, chicken tikka & seekh kebab. Served with tamarind & mint chutney
  • Pulav Rice $10.00
    • Rice cooked with nuts, mixed vegetables
  • Tandoori Chicken (half) $9.00
    • Chicken marinated with fresh herbs and spices with yoghurt and roasted in the tandoor
  • Shrimp Malbari $18.00
    • Shrimps cooked in coconut cream, tomatoes and mustard seeds
  • Butter Paneer $16.00
    • Cubed homemade cottage cheese cooked in creamy tomato and butter sauce
  • Sweet Mango Chutney $3.00
    • Enjoyed as a dip to go with pappadams
  • CHICKEN FILO $18.50
    • Chicken breast marinated in Coconut cream, apricot and cream cheese in a crispy filo pastry, served with garden salad and fries
  • KIDS ROAST $10.00
  • HAM OFF THE BONE $ 16.50
    • Available hot or cold, thick sliced New Zealand ham served with honey mustard, garden salad and fries
    • homemade cream sauce with smoked bacon and button mushrooms
  • VENISON PIE $19.50
    • Finest cuts of Fiordland venison baked in our homemade gravy with root vegetables, and topped with a creamy kumara mash
  • All paninis and burgers are served with a generous helping of golden fries
    • Our WHOPPER JR.® features a flame-grilled beef patty topped with juicy tomatoes, fresh cut lettuce, creamy mayonnaise, crunchy pickles, sliced white onions, a slice of cheese all on a soft sesame seed bun. Sized right for a smaller appetite. Add a regular fries and regular soft drink to make it a value meal.
    • Made with 100% chicken breast from our mates at Ingham, our bite-sized BK Chicken Nuggets are tender and juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Coated in a flavorful tempura style batter, they are perfect for dipping in any of our delicious dipping sauces. Nugget packs include 3, 6, 9 and 12 packs. Add a regular fries and regular soft drink to make it a value meal.
    • A flame-grilled beef patty topped with a simple layer of melted cheese, crispy golden onion rings, and smoky, smoky BBQ sauce. All on a toasted sesame seed bun.
    • The Crunchy BBQ Bacon Double Whopper: comes with all the goodness of a Double Whopper with Cheese plus BBQ sauce, 4 Rashes of Bacon and Onion Chips. Part of our Summer Crunch Range, available for a limited time.
    • BK’s Chicken Fries are made with New Zealand chicken, with a light, seasoned crispy coating. Chicken Fries are shaped like fries and are perfect for dipping in any of our delicious dipping sauces. Choose from Heinz Seriously Good Peri Peri Mayo or Aioli, BBQ and Sweet & Sour
    • Enjoy a classic Whopper, Crispy Chicken burger with regular fries, a regular soft drink, three chicken nuggets and a limited edition 'Road to the Title' wristband all for just $15.00 – what a deal! Available for a very limited time at participating restaurants.
    • These tiny, golden pieces of crunchy potato are just waiting to be eaten. These guys add a bit of bite (and crunch) to your breakfast.
    • A flame-grilled AngusPure Steakhouse Patty, Heinz Seriously Good Aioli, premium lettuce, freshly sliced tomato, sliced red onion, tomato relish, mustard, cheese and Ploughman’s chutney. Top-notch. Add a regular fries and regular soft drink to make it a value meal.
  • Italian Dressing N/A
  • Honey Oat N/A
  • Natural Swiss N/A
  • Wrap N/A
  • Ham, Egg and Cheese N/A
  • Sweet Onion N/A
  • BBQ N/A
  • Mayo N/A
  • Whitestone Livingstone Gold
    • This sheep’s milk cheese is pressed and has a subtle nutty flavour that becomes stronger and more complex as it ages.
  • All mains are served with a medley of vegetables.
  • Confit of Duck $25.50
    • Confit of duck leg on a pastry tart filled with shredded duck, pine nuts, mango salsa, finished with honey ice wine sauce.
  • Fig and Beetroot Tart $14.00
    • Spicy fig and beetroot on caramelised shallot, flakey pastry topped with goat’s cheese and finished with a red wine jus.
  • Whitestone Totara Tasty Vintage Cheddar
    • Aged for 18-24 months, a strong flavoured vintage cheddar with a crunchy texture and sharp finish.
  • Pork Fillet $27.00
    • Oven roasted pork fillet stuffed with mushroom duxelles served on wholegrain mustard Spaetzle finished with a calvados sauce.
  • Soft White Cheese
    • Kapiti Mount Hector. When young the body is soft and chalky, the flavour is aromatic with a hint of mushroom. With age it becomes caramel coloured and the flavour intensifies to become earthy, pungent and nutty.
  • Creamy mashed potato
  • Jolly Potter Mixed Grill. $19.90 If you are hungry - steak, hash-browns, sausages, bacon, eggs and chips. $19.90
  • Ham off the Bone. Served with fresh salad and potatoes. $12.90
  • Bowl of fries $4.00
  • Soup of the day $6.90
  • Chicken Cordon Bleu. With an apricot sauce topping - salad and fries. $12.90
  • Vegetarian Nachos $11.90
  • Nachos (beef and bean) Large $14.90 / Small $11.90
  • Garlic or Pesto Bread Large $6.00 / Small $3.00
  • Set Menu (Medium Sized Meals) $49.00 per head
    • Starter - Lone Star Artisan Loaf - A traditional seeded ciabatta loaf to share (between 3), handcrafted exclusively for Lone Star. Served warm with butter. / Mains (Choice of One) - Dixie Chicken - Breast of chicken poached in a creamy sauce of white wine, garlic, spring onions, corn and carrot. Served with mashed potato and Lone Star famous all around New Zealand! / Johnny Cash Stash - Chicken breast stuffed with mushrooms, spinach, cheese and sundried tomatoes, Herb-crusted and oven-baked. Served with a chunky mushroom sauce, buffalo chips and Lone Star coleslaw. / Stir Crazy Sirloin - Steak Sauce Options: Chunky Mushroom, Garlic Butter or Beef Jus. 250gram premium aged sirloin cooked how you like it. Served with sauteed onions, buffalo chips, Lone Star coleslaw and your choice of steak sauce. / Redneck Ribs - 9 pork ribs piled high, blanched in honey and spices, then blasted in the Lone Star furnace and smothered in our legendary hoisin, orange and sesame seed sauce. Served with buffalo chips and Lone Star coleslaw..the meal that made us famous! / Burrito Ranchero - Chicken thigh mixed with jalapenos, fresh herbs and sundried tomatoes, Topped with grilled cheese, BBQ sauce, salsa and sour cream. Served with chilli rice and Lone Star coleslaw. / Apache Fish - Fresh fillets of fish dusted in seasoned flour, egg-washed, then pan fried in a lemon and herb butter, finished with a classic tartare sauce. Served with straight-cut chips and a fresh green salad. / Desserts (Choice of One) - Longhorn Cheesecake - Our legendary Kahlua and Moro Bar cheesecake. Served with chocolate sauce and whipped cream. / Kiwi Pavlova - Mini pavs filled with whipped cream. Served with vanilla bean ice cream, fresh fruit and berry coulis. / Milky Bar Pud - White chocolate and buttermilk pudding, served hot with butterscotch sauce, white chocolate sauce and vanilla bean ice cream.
  • Hero Burger $13.50
    • A beef pattie with lettuce and tomato served in a toasted burger bun with grilled cheese. If you want any other salad greens on your burger, just let us know! - Also available as a vegetarian option with a lentil, pea and kumara pattie
  • Stand By Your Lamb $36.00
    • Slow-roasted lamb shoulder, served with spring onion and feta mash, sauteed seasonal greens, roasted cherry tomatoes and a mint jus.
  • Buenos Nachos $19.00
    • Roasted seasonal vegetables with spicy bean mix on crispy corn chips with grilled cheese. Topped with salsa, sour cream and jalapeños.
  • Steak Sauce Options N/A
    • Chunky Mushroom / Beef & Red Wine / Peppercorn / Garlic Butter / Jack Daniel's & Cracked Pepper
  • Cadillac Platter $140.00
    • Serves 8-10 people - Tiger Prawn Cutlets - Sauteed prawns in chilli garlic butter. / Roast Pork Ribs - Served with apple sauce. / Memphis Mussels - Grilled with bacon and parmesan cheese, topped with berry vinaigrette. / San Quentin Squid - Crunchy salt and pepper squid with citrus aioli. / Chief's Chicken Nibbles - Served with orange, hoisin and sesame sauce. / Beef Sirloin Skewers - Tender sirloin cubes skewered and drizzled with our Jack Daniel's cracked pepper sauce.
  • Johnny Cash Stash $32 Medium / $37 Classic
    • Chicken breast stuffed with mushroom, spinach, cheese and sundried tomatoes, Herb-crusted and oven-baked. Served with a chunky mushroom sauce, buffalo chips and Lone Star coleslaw.
  • San Quentin Squid $17.00
    • Crispy salt and pepper calamari, served with a citrus aioli... a Lone Star fave!
  • Stir-fried Noodle with Chicken & Veges $16
  • Stir-fried Noodle with Combination Meat & Veges $18
  • Combination Vegetables $16
  • Tom Yum Gai $8
  • Chicken & Vegetables Noodle Soup $16
  • Sliced Steak with Black Bean Sauce $18
  • Chicken with Season Vegetables $18
  • Shao-Mai ( Steamed Pork Dumplings ) $5
  • Steak Prime Rib 300g $28.00
  • Roast Vegetable Strudel $25.00
    • Roast medley of vegetables and feta cheese encased in a strudel dough, topped with basil pesto and served with a chargrilled red pepper coulis
  • Potatoes
    • Shoestring fries or steak fries/Truffle mashed potato/Creamy mashed potato /Potato gratin/Herb croquettes/Cajun roasted potato
  • 2 fried eggs $2.00
  • Pressed Cheese
    • Whitestone Airedale. Harder pressed, producing a cheese with a pale golden centre. The semi-soft texture produces a full rich flavour with a strong to sharp edge that intensifies with ageing.
  • Soup of the Day $10.00
    • The chef’s seasonal speciality.
  • Green-Lipped Mussels $16.00
    • Steamed green-lipped mussels served in a chilli jam and coconut cream broth.
  • Steak Ribeye 400g $30.00
  • 200gm Sirloin $19.90
    • Cooked to your liking served with slaw and steak chips, topped with fried onion rings
  • The Village Inn Antipasto Platter S $14.90 / L $28.90
    • Chefs selection of cold and cured meats, smoked salmon, Talbot Forest cheese, pickles and preserves, Crackers and bread
  • Roast of The Day $17.90
    • Served with roast potato, pumpkin, steamed vegies and gravy
  • -Spider $5.00
    • Vanilla ice cream with your choice of raspberry, lemonade or cola
  • Quinoa and Chick-Pea Salad with Grilled Haloumi $18.90
    • Pumpkin, sunflower seeds, feta, sun-dried tomato and salad greens
  • Chicken Burger $17.90
    • Crumbed chicken fillet, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, gherkin, mayo
  • Garlic Bread $7.90
    • French bread smothered with garlic butter
  • -Mixed Berry $9.50
  • Big Brekkie $16.50
    • Bacon, eggs, sausages, tomatoes, hashbrowns, & mushrooms with toast
  • Assorted Cakes & slices from $3.90
  • Bacon & Eggs $10.50
    • Scrambled, fried, poached, with toast
  • 8-11am
  • Hot Cakes Stack $9.50
    • With maple syrup with warm berries & cream or yoghurt
  • Toasted Muesli $8.50
    • With blueberries, yoghurt & milk
  • Savouries / Cheese Rolls / Club Sandwiches $2.50
  • -With Salad $10.00
The Oxford

The Oxford



152 Stafford Street, Timaru Central, Timaru, Canterbury, 7910, New Zealand





Opened hours

Monday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Thursday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Friday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Saturday: 9:30 AM – 11:00 PM, Sunday: 9:30 AM – 10:00 PM
price range


$10 - $20




service level


Table Service



British , European , Gluten Free , New Zealand , Vegan , Vegetarian



Romantic ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Breakfast ,  Waitstaff ,  Groups ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Brunch ,  Local cuisine ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Full Bar

152 Stafford Street, Timaru Central, Timaru, Canterbury, 7910, New Zealand