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The Saucy Chef on St Andrew

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St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-217 1980
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (24 reviews)
“goat” (13 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 419 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here as a birthday surprise. The food was really nice. Larger portions than I would usually expect and a good cocktail menu to make it all extra special. Tables were spaced well so it didn’t feel to crowded or noisy...More

Thank juicydamson
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is popular and has a great business model, tasteful modern decor, well balanced menu, good sevice and food. Also a nice wine list. I had seafood chowder and lamb hot pot, the latter being a large serve too big for me to finish,...More

Thank burra154
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by the friendly receptionist at our motel, the Balmoral Lodge. Walked there and had a warm welcome. Very attentive service. Nice food, well presented and tasty with good portions. Overall good value. Recommend the sizzling steak. On departure our ride back to the motel...More

Thank DrHam101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The extensive menu was brilliant as was the service. To have all meals cooked to perfection and served at the same time was just awesome.

Thank 1311Pete0007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a coffee /wine /cola and a 'Land platter'. Very accommodating service. The Land Platter wasn't on the menu (it is available from the attached pub) but staff were quick to say they could ask about getting it organised for us, and it was no...More

Thank mega12015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by the motel we stayed at and they gave us a card for a free drink each but besides that the food was amazing. Generous serves. Great friendly service. Lots to choose from on the menu, we had beef cheeks and fish of the...More

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food, great setting and ambience. We had very helpful and caring service. One of our group of three had many allergies and these were catered for with care. Gentle music - not 'in your face'. Loved it - a great evening.

Thank Margi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate there last week, it was pleasant enough. I had a Rice Risotto which was nothing spectacular. My friend had the warm chicken salad, that was a large meal. Good service and very busy. We are planning to go again next week where i...More

Thank ElseeT
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Had been to this restaurant on 2 previous trips to visit New Zealand and have never been disappointed, so chose this for an after wedding dinner for my wife and I and close family. The service and attitude of staff was excellent as was the...More

Thank WilliamRG2014
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for a dinner after arriving late into town, was a brilliant feed, not cheap but very good food, would recommend to all. Service was attentive and atmosphere excellent.

1  Thank Martin G
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Gail P
24 March 2017|
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Response from thesaucychef2017 | Property representative |
Good Evening Gail, We are child friendly restaurant and at this stage do have availability for 10 people on 6th April at 7pm. If you could please email us with contact details or book online. Apologies for not being able... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$42
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-217 1980
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