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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%
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“beef cheeks” (23 reviews)
“goat” (13 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we decided it would be ok to book in, my only initial reservation was that the menu was far to extensive which usually heralds disaster, I wasn't far wrong. I ordered prawn salad, my husband squid, mine was heavily reliant on...More

3  Thank Lisa O
thesaucychef2017, Manager at The Saucy Chef on St Andrew, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Lisa O, Thankyou for your feedback it is greatly appreciated. But i am Terribly disappointed to read this review, as we pride ourselves here at The Saucy Chef for excellent food and service, Our Chef's standard is incredibly high as you would have seen...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Had great expectations based on the reviews. Unfortunately this restaurant would not survive in any other part of the country. I suspect the locals like it because your get lots of chips with your meal. Sure there were plenty of staff on hand, but none...More

1  Thank Shayne T
thesaucychef2017, Manager at The Saucy Chef on St Andrew, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Shayne T, Thankyou for you review. I am disappointed to read your review, as we pride ourselves here at The Saucy Chef for excellent food and service. Our Chef's take pride in the work they do, as this is noted in our other 5...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I went there because of their rating. The place looks fancy and the interior is well done and stylishly comfortable. The menu is rather restriced towards vegetarians: soup and/or the vegetable stack. I went for the vegetable stack and was pleasantly surprised. Plenty of different...More

Thank Tijsv54
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The food was good but I wasint to happy with the dessert they said death by Carmel more like death from no Carmel I think I was lucky to have more then half a teaspoon of Carmel in each pasty was very disappointed tbh

Thank Adog351
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Rocked in the Saucy Chef for another family get together. I had the chowder again. Yep no doubt about it they serve up a consistent plate of chowder. I rated it at 7.5/10 again. Nothing wrong with that score. The chowder just didn't seem to...More

Thank Tracey-Murray P
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This was recommended by the people at the motel I was staying in as it was nearby. I was made to feel very welcome and the food was excellent although the portions were somewhat large. The catch of the day was very fresh and tasty.

Thank Annabel M
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner, food was delicious, I had the lamb rack which was cooked beautifully, and our waitress was lovely!

Thank KarynStewart
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the food, the atmosphere was great and the service was excellent 👍 Refreshing to eat in such a relaxed environment

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is large but subtlety divided into smaller spaces to create a warm friendly atmosphere. The food was well presented and the beefalo was fantastic.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Not realising it was the Bluff oyster festival this weekend, i guess we were lucky to get a table at this restaurant. As we had been eating for most part of the day it was going to be difficult to do this fine dinning establishment...More

Thank Robert G
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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