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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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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (23 reviews)
“goat” (13 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 April 2013

Great service and excellent food, and a great recommendation by our motel. Packed out on a Saturday night and highly recommended.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We also encountered the sarcastic receptionist at front of house. We booked for 6.30 and when we arrived we were told that our table was not ready and to go into the bar area. When I discussed this and told her that I didn't want...More

Thank scottie186
Reviewed 27 March 2013

The first two things to strike you are the pleasant modern fresh clean decor and attentive service. First impressions were good and it didn't disappoint. Had an enjoyable evening and a delicious reasonably priced meal. Would definitely return if ever I'm in Invercargill again.

Thank AntipodeanGenes
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Nice place near the water tower. Stylish decor, very good service. Decent menu which has quite a successful ecclectic mix of steaks, comfort food, Asian fusion dishes etc. which work well together. I have enjoyed the Asian dishes best - Thai Beef Salad, Vietnamese Spring...More

Thank Bognor
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We where 4 diners, nice waiter the sushi was fare away from fresh, the creme brule was scrambled egg. I dont think i ever come back

Thank Peter661412
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Been here twice, first time was like the one of the best experiences i've had in an Invercargill Restaurant.The second time wasn't flash at all.The first time the experience was all in the friendly gay waiter who obviously knew how to dish out good service.The...More

2  Thank Route66town
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I had to laugh when reading the last few reviews of this restaurant and saw the review featuring 'little miss sarcastic'. We also had the pleasure of being 'served' by herself. I've never actually written a restaurant review on here but this was just so...More

2  Thank Meelltt
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Absolutely appalling! Asked for a steak sandwich without the steak as am a vegetarian (all other restaurants are fine with this, is a pretty simple task) was much to hard so said they would only do it if steak was included but would leave it...More

2  Thank Quuu
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Having eaten at The Saucy Chef soon after it opened we thought we would try it again. Unfortunately both the service and the food were not up to scratch. The staff didn't seem to know what they were doing with lots of "running around" and...More

Thank PJC18
Reviewed 4 January 2013

The flavours of the food ordered was lovely, three starters were tried. Gnocchi which was light and tasty, pork belly which came with crispy crackling and juicy meat, and salt and pepper battered squid which was smoothly cooked. The mains were equally tasty. The person...More

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