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New takeaway and delivery menu launched March 2020. 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.
Punjab Indian Restaurant is a welcoming family-run BYO Restaurant in the heart of Timaru, established in 2001 by a family from the Punjab region of India. It strives to provide an unmatched Indian dining experience, specialising in North Indian cuisine.
The Brewery Café is surrounded by the beauty of Gapes Valley farmland with inside and outside dining that gives you the opportunity to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers brewed on site in a relaxing environment. The menu reflects good honest, hearty fare that matches well with the beverages served in the restaurant.
Armadillo's is your local family-friendly restaurant with exceptional atmosphere, food and service providing a fun, friendly and safe environment. Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks, caters for groups or parties, good for children, walk-ins welcome. Outdoor seating available.
Situated in the Timaru Town and Country Club and overlooking the neighbouring golf course, Aorangi Restaurant is open seven days for lunch and dinner.
Nestled in an unexpected location, above a service station on Timaru's Evans Street, Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant offers a la carte dining and smorgasbord options, caters to groups and parties and also offers takeaways.
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.
A warm welcoming atmosphere, friendly service, affordable delicous food and a great range of beverages for every occasion, in a relaxed country environment close to town but far enough away to get the feel of our ambient countryside.
In a discreet red brick building on Stafford Street, just north of Timaru’s beautiful Theatre Royal, is the Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant, serving up delicious and authentic Chinese food.
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.
Cappadocia Turkish Kitchen and Takeaway offers a variety of traditional Turkish grill meals, kebabs, pita pockets, salads, souvlakis, vegetarian meals, mezzes and many more! Eat in or takeaway. Open seven days a week.