Waitaki District drinking and nightlife

Brewery in Oamaru

Scott's Brewing Co.

Drop into this old waterfront warehouse to sample the output of Oamaru's premier craft brewers. Slouch against the counter for a tasting or head out onto the sunny deck for a pint and a pizza.
Pub in Oamaru

Criterion Hotel

The most Victorian of the Victorian Precinct's watering holes, this corner beauty has a good beer selection and plenty of local wines. There's usually live music on Fridays.
Pub in Oamaru

Fat Sally's

The fat lady is popular with locals, especially early in the evening when they’re often found tucking into a substantial pub meal. Drop by on Wednesday night for the rollicking pub quiz. There's often live music in …