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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)
Closes in 2 min
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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Reviewed 9 March 2018 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 4 March 2018 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 23 February 2018

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 18 February 2018

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 AnjiR36
Reviewed 17 February 2018 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
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Nice surroundings and the diners on this evening were having a great time.The portions are very large as the diners exclaimed with delight when delivered to them. My meal choice was Venison. The components of the meal were delicious however the venison was extremely chewy...More

2  Thank armada2016
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Visiting Invercargill for a family trip and saw great TripAdvisor reviews and it happened to be very close to where we stayed. We had gurnard, hare ragout with prosciutto, the mushroom and asparagus risotto , and the venison. All the dishes were plated beautifully and...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We didn't book but the girl that greeted us found us a table and encouraged us to order as they were busy which was great we didn't have a huge wait. They have a children's menu, which would have been nice if it had something...More

1  Thank Johndeb45
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had the beef cheeks which were outstanding. Nice surroundings and staff. Good value for money. Will definitely be back next time I’m in Invercargill. 😀

Thank VStrom83
thesaucychef2017, Manager at The Saucy Chef on St Andrew, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi VStrom83, Thankyou for taking the time to review us, we are pleased to read that you enjoyed your overall dining experience here at The Saucy Chef, and we look forward to seeing you next time! Kind Regards James Botting Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Was lucky enough to go twice in ten days for dinner. Mains and deserts first time .second time entrée main and dessert .the wild wallaby was tender and cooked to perfection .More

Thank Simonfjr1300
JBotts95, Manager at The Saucy Chef on St Andrew, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi Simonfjr1300, Thank-you for review on your recent evening's out at The Saucy Chef. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your evening with us. I have passed on your great feedback to the kitchen team! We look forward to seeing you next time...More

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, 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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