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The Saucy Chef on St Andrew Restaurant

St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-217 1980
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dinner for 3. Friendly and informative staff who knew the menu. Reasonable ambiance. Good selection of beverages at a reasonable price. A wide selection on the menu which all sounded fantastic. We all had fish and no complaints. A great dinner!

1  Thank DJandR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time to Saucy Chef wait staff just great couldn't of asked for more bread selection always yum one best in invers but seafood salad was mainly just lettuce not much seafood potatoes in a seafood salad I question after having it and no dressing...More

1  Thank Saintbaxter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a seafood selection. Followed by a steak meal. The staff were brilliant, the setting was beautiful. We would reccommend if you visit Invercargill.

Thank amtpeters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal at The Saucy Chef. The blue cod was beautiful. Staff very friendly. Nice atmosphere.

Thank RodneyInvercargill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for fathers day along with the family. The decor & service was very good but what let it down was the meal. I ordered the Blue Cod and the fish had either been frozen or had dried out. I was a bit dissappointed as...More

1  Thank gusgus2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal worthy of any fine dining establishment. Great range of cuisine. Includes seafood, game, steaks and my favourite Lamb Pot Pie. They also have a great wine selection and five star service.

1  Thank KuimiriaA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was visiting Invercargill over Christmas and booked a table at The Saucy Chef on St Andrew. Not my first visit and will not be my last visit . Enjoyed the meal. Great table great service plan on doing it again this New Year's Eve.

1  Thank Eileen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with a client, the maitre de was amazing, friendly & attentive, the food was stunning & delicious, the decor great and was very warm & toasty. A must go to when you're in Invervegas.

1  Thank nomadmattm
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Really not good dining and there is so much better in town. Just a pub with lots of hope and no delivery.More

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thesaucychef2017, Manager at The Saucy Chef on St Andrew, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thankyou for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am really disappointed to hear about your experience with us. I have read all 7 reviews you have published on 15th August which makes our poor rating even more concerning given the vast difference...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Having travelled most of the day to get to the deep south. We were overly impressed with the menu. The brilliant central otago pinot noir cheaper than I've ever seen it. Knocking my partners wine over. Given a replacement drink even (I should have paid...More

1  Thank Sarah M
thesaucychef2017, Manager at The Saucy Chef on St Andrew, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thankyou very much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor.

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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