Loan and Merc

Nestled down a laneway in Oamaru’s historic precinct you will find the perfect venue for your upcoming event or function.

With two boutique spaces available, one seating up to 70 and the other up to 300, we are fully licenced with in-house bespoke catering service that is second to none.

Our beautiful arched windows, hardwood floors and ceilings and wood furnace create a rustic and inviting atmosphere that will both charm and warm you.

We can help you plan the perfect function from start to finish. We work with a great group of local photographers, florists, and entertainment specialists to provide you with an event to remember.

Contact Sally Ann on 027 248 8181, or visit our website and fill out the form at the bottom of the page to arrange a viewing or discuss your next event.


  • "The team at the Loan and Merc helped us tremendously with our wedding planning, and EVERYONE loved the food! Great atmosphere and fabulous service, thanks guys. Highly recommended!!"  – Viki McLennon