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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
“beef cheeks” (23 reviews)
“goat” (13 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
European, New Zealand, Healthy, 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 455 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just had the pan fried Blue Cod. A delicious meal. My compliments to the chef. I have had several meals here over the last Six years. I highly recommend this restaurant if even in Invercargill for any reason.

Thank wayneh765
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have come here several times with my partner and every single time has been amazing! I don't live in Invercargill but he does and every time I come down I ask him to take me here, I love it!

Thank EmmaT3455
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to eat, good atmosphere and very friendly staff. Had fish special and was Yummmm and poached pear for dessert. Thanks for the hospitality

Thank Elisangela O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was on a list of suggested eateries within an easy distance of the motel we were staying in. After a day in the car we opted for a walk. Very pleasant. We were delighted with the extensive menu, a lovely atmosphere and truly...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always have a meal here whenever we visit. Meals are always declicious, and the staff friendly, great ambience.

Thank AussieFrequentFlyers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The courtesy driver (!?!), Maria, picked us up from our hotel and could not have been kinder or more accommodating. Our server, Sumanto, was outstanding--attentive without hovering, knowledgeable, soft-spoken but easily understood. My steak was broiled to perfection, the soup entree was the perfect consistency...More

1  Thank jamesebullard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here to celebrate father's day and it was lovely. The service was attentive and obliging,the food was warm and served in good time and the surroundings were clean, modern, tasteful and warm. I really liked the kid's menus - our toddler and preschooler...More

Thank rebecca k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised to find such a good restaurant given its location. Food was very good especially the fried salt & pepper squid. Service was good. I will come again.

Thank 1945Alan
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and fantastically friendly service! The food was very good with all party’s at the table enjoying their meals. We went on a Sunday night but lingered on after dinner and at no time were pressured to finish up. Fully recommend!

Thank josiep560
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We all really enjoyed our meal, menu was great something for everyone including a little bit of game which suited us. Atmosphere was great to, enjoyed a drink first in the bar area before being escorted to our table. Service was excellent, we learnt later...More

Thank kersandsue
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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, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 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
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