Welcome to Portside Restaurant & Bar – Located in beautiful Oamaru, NZ
With its stunning location Portside enjoys a fantastic vista stretching from town out across the vast Pacific Ocean. With a delicious menu on offer, sit outside on the deck and enjoy the sunshine, or inside and watch a moody storm in all its glory!
Opened in 2009
Portside is the perfect place to enjoy a meal with plenty of room inside the restaurant or out on the deck in the fresh air.
Dine with a view
Soak in the view while you have a coffee with friends, lunch with colleagues or an intimate dinner by the sea
Local Waitaki Cuisine
Our Menu offers something for everyone and is jammed packed with local cuisine from fresh mussels to North Otago lamb.
On the Waterfront
You can find us at the end of Waterfront Drive at the Oamaru Harbour, perched over the Pacific Ocean!
Portside offers a premiere venue for your next function
Portside is situated across from the Oamaru Penguin Colony at the Oamaru Harbour.
The restaurant can comfortably seat 80 or fit 200 standing and the Bar & enclosed deck are perfect for smaller groups.
Planning & Presentation
To make your next function or reception perfect we are happy to help you in any way possible.
The restaurant can be decorated to your specifications or we can look after that for you!
There are numerous catering options for all events ranging from continuous finger foods to an all out buffet.
Each event is different so come on in and we can create the perfect menu for you.
The perfect place for your wedding reception
Portside has proven to offer a picturesque venue for your wedding reception.
We work in with you on all levels from planning and decorating the restaurant, rehearsals, entertainment and sound systems options, full catering and supper + more.
Pop on down and talk to the team today so we can discuss your reception and demonstrate what we have done in the past so you can have the perfect day!