Choices for dining

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The bistro at the Oxford Working Men’s Club and Mutual School of Arts is a family orientated social centre open from 5.30pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with a variety of food choices on the restaurant menu.

The club celebrates a long and colourful past since it was founded in 1887. Both membership and the building have grown along with the township and today forms an integral part of the community. A courtesy van is available on Friday and Saturday nights from 5pm.

The premises also provide an extensive takeaway menu, seven days a week from 5-8pm and 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

The Terrace Winebar and Restaurant is a modern establishment in historical surroundings.

With spacious, contemporary surroundings, the facilities include seating for more than seventy people with a casual restaurant setting and fully licenced bar, relaxing covered and uncovered courtyard/garden area, just minutes walking distance from accommodation and local stores.

The seasonal menu features local dishes such as premium Canterbury lamb and quality salmon, teamed up with a diverse wine list with both Canterbury wines and top-rated varieties from New Zealand and Australia.

Located on the Great Alpine Highway through the township of Darfield (opposite Shell), the restaurant is open seven days for lunch and dinner, from 11am until late. 

The Hornby Working Men’s Club provides a wide variety of excellent facilities plus a controlled environment for members and their guests.

The Club’s numerous bars provide a pleasant atmosphere for people to meet and socialise, with live entertainment presented (mainly on Friday and Saturday nights) in the West View Lounge which features a stage and dance floor.

The Club Café and Chalmers Restaurant provide a wide choice of meals at reasonable prices and members have the opportunity to hold their special occasions including weddings, 21st birthdays and conferences at the facilities.