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Elegance at 148 on Elles

148 Elles Road, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
+64 3-216 1000
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
148 Elles Road, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The meal we had here was the best we've had in a week of travelling in Southland and we have enjoyed some lovely meals but this restaurant would be the tops. The battered blue cod was to die for - so light and crisp, it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Raegrace
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely night here. The food was amazing. An elegant,classy evening out. Well done to all the staff.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sandra4874
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back in July we had our son 21st in the Restaurant and booked the place out for our event, with an amazing buffet dinner. We were so impressed we booked it for our work dinner straight away. Again a great meal with more than enough...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Graeme P
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

We loved everything about our experience at this Restaurant! The food was superb, and beautifully presented. The staff very attentive but not in your face, the waitress amazed us with her ability to remember 12 orders at once! Certainly recommend dining there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Go42407
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Had bad experience year or so ago and vowed not to go back. Went as a work function and loved it. Couldn’t fault anything this time despite being cynical about last experience. Food was great as was service. Brilliant night. Thanks

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Dined here last night for my birthday. Hubby ordered lamb rack which came with mash and veg which he really enjoyed. I ordered the oyster meal with salad and fries... was prewarned oysters were pre frozen as out of season. The batter had a bit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelgoals1111
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 7pm. Got there about 6.55 and was offered a drink in the bar area. Got offered another drink about 7.30 then they ran out of what I was drinking so we said maybe we’ll just go to the table. Table wasn’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Resort56204087425
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The best restaurant in Invercargill without doubt. Friendly service, great food and a terrific atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carl569
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Had a nice meal at 148 last week. What did shine was the great service. Nothing was a bother, very relaxing, roomy and comfortable. The selection of food was great and very nice

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Dinner with my parents and 12 year old son for celebration. The service was amazing, the woman running the restaurant was attentive, happy and very welcoming, the chef came into the restaurant regularly and was funny and helpful. The service gave you the feeling they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shel1986
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Questions & Answers
25 August 2018|
Response from DeniseH3014 | Reviewed this property |
I was able to. Elegant at 148 Elles. Look up their lunchtime menu,they have made a mistake somewhere along the line,as they don't open for lunch. Hope that's helpful
24 December 2016|
Response from YRLIS | Reviewed this property |
It's not my menu. I was a diner. It's European cuisine with a lot of Southland produce. Very nice
3 December 2016|
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Response from Dianne O | Reviewed this property |
No I know that they are not open on Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Elles Road, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-216 1000
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