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The Saucy Chef on St Andrew

St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-217 1980
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (23 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (21 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 411 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met up with some friends from a previous trip and we were treated to a wonderful meal! The restaurant’s exterior belies its excellent quality. The good reviews are well deserved!

Thank David_Toronto99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My goodness what can I say but Wow. The food and service here is just great. We had booked a table as we thought it might be busy. There is plenty of space between the tables to allow you to feel you can talk without...More

1  Thank Peonie49
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner here on a Monday night when most resta are closed in Invercargill. We were warmly greeted and seated and drinks came promptly. I ordered the beef cheeks and they were wonderful. My husband had the goat and he enjoyed that...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at the Tower Lodge Motel pointed out this restaurant just a short walk away. It also close to a major park. The food and service were excellent.

1  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family for a meal to this restaurant and had beautiful meals for the Adults and the children.They bought the children’s meals out as they tend to get hungry quickly and they ate every bit.The Adults meals were beautifully presented and tasted amazing.We had...More

1  Thank Judy And Bruce W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really hearty and quality food offered to us by The Saucy Chef. We had the beef cheeks and the hare for mains. Both were delicious and portions were extremely generous. Service was excellent. Will definitely return when we're next in Invercargill!

Thank Mazoptom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my mother there for her birthday which turned out to be a total success, also had my 1 year old accompany us, everything was great and all our individual needs were met! My mother loved it and was very happy to dine there as...More

Thank Anji R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been in NZ a month now, north and south islands, eaten out every night, and this is without doubt the best meal I’ve had (duck). Great atmosphere, friendly staff, reasonably priced wine and delicious food with interesting veg accompaniments. Highly recommend👍👍

Thank Noreen856
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Gail P
24 March 2017|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$42
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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