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The Rocks Cafe

101 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-218 7597
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband Neville and I dined here last Saturday and were delighted and enthralled with the quality, taste and presentation of our meals. Because the food here is ALWAYS damn yummy and outstanding... we shared a dozen Bluff oysters first and then both had 2...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Love the antipasto platter, large and great selection of quality ingredients best we have had for ages.

Thank NewZealandHugz
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I had the Smoked Salmon for lunch and it was absolutely beautiful, good size meal and a great price. Our service was amazing. This was my 3rd visit to the Rocks and I'll be back again soon!!

Thank rachb0611
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great food and awesome service. Best in city. Menu caters to all tastes. Price matches to quality. Recommend it for a special occasion

Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 17 June 2018

4 people ordered different meals; all were amazing. Service was outstanding; the manager/owner saw that there may have been a time delay in our meals arriving due to the two functions also being catered for, and pre-empted any issue by providing a complementary bread plate....More

Thank Steph P
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had amazing rummage boards and the steak & mushroom was very nice. Staff supplied gluten free crackers and adjusted menu to df/gf so easiliy. Food was cooked perfectly and was such big servings couldn’t finish. Great menu selection for set menu at private function.

Thank milnefamily71
Reviewed 10 June 2018

had decided to book to make sure we didn't miss out, what a great meal. fresh fish, veges, all yummy. Good service, can't wait to come back

Thank K1ngsGld
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Having looked up reviews had intended eating here anyway, then when we arrived a couple of minutes before 6pm was offered the Early-bird option with 1st drink, limited entree & main meal for $35. Was well worth it tho & would have likely had what...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We made a last minute booking on Saturday afternoon. When I phoned for a 6.30-7.00pm time slot I was eventually asked if we could come in at 7.15. When we arrived they couldn't find our booking. We were eventually taking into the back room. It...More

Thank janedough3366
Tony C, Owner at The Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Hi Connor booking for 3, I am the proud owner of this business for the past 9 years. I took your booking on Saturday afternoon when you phoned. I had offered you the 715 time straight away( not eventually) as I knew we were practically...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Dined recently and am pleased we did. Food was a knock out. Seasonally fresh menu. Great wine list. Deserves every 5 star. Glad we've got this fantastic restaurant in our city. Best to book because it's very popular with the locals

Thank Sharon H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 7597
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Local cusine cooked fresh daily, bursting with flavour and generous serves. Followed by great service and pleasant clean decor.
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