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Cabbage Tree

$$ - $$$, , European
379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-213 1443
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
“bluff oysters” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very impressed by everything when coming to the cabbage tree. Great big menu to choose from with all the different verity to suit everyone. The seafood salad is just Devine! The main reason why I come here. Delicious

Thank 94jessie
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Service wasnt the best ordered our drinks a bit before our meal orders and they didn't come out til the meals came out. after meals finished waited for waitress to come back with dessert menu but after waiting 20mins we decided to leave. Have had...More

Thank ANNA W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

everything was a problem with the woman who was taking our orders, we have been going to this place for a number of years being locals, in the last 8 months it has gone down hill. When our booking was placed the woman on the...More

Thank katebriggs2018
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The Cabbage Tree has been the choice of many in Invercargill for a number of years. The food has always been generously lavished across the plate and this visit was no different. Very big menu from all day breakfast to steaks, seafood and salads. Scallops...More

Thank tessscook
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Seafood chowder seemed to be a hit but my lamb salad was lacking lamb pieces. Wait staff attitude seemed to have improved, although we had to go up to bar and tell staff we were ready to order. So yes meals seemed to have improved...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We had a group of twenty+ and were given our own separate area at no extra cost and it was ideal if you had any speeches to make. I believe they also have a large area upstairs where you can pay extra for the room.

Thank anne255120
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Went out for a work dinner. Had to go up and ask for service from 3 waiters who were all standing at the bar talking. Did not come to ask if our meals were ok or anything. Next time we wanted drinks had to flag...More

1  Thank Tammy2204
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a couple of friend's. Great service. Huge menu. Everybody enjoyed their meal. The size of the meal was more than enough. Fires going. So warm an cosy. What a gem. Would definitely go back for a meal again.

Thank pmlumb
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Visited with a group and was immediately confronted by an extensive menu, which made choosing something a little difficult as all looked mouth-watering. The food did not disappoint and was served in a generous portion. The wait staff were friendly and attentive and obviously has...More

Thank kevben1055
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Great food with generous servings I never leave here hungry. The menu is very extensive and has a good selection for everyone, the service here is always lovely too!

Thank Danielle T
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Jean R
22 December 2014|
Response from Lisa B |
I don't know where they get their steaks from sorry. I'm just a diner there not the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-213 1443
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