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The Rocks Cafe

101 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-218 7597
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

My beautiful partner saw the Rocks online and we decided to give it ago. It was a perfect place to have a nice romantic dinner. The service and food was outstanding. The owner explained that he was the chef and it was all his own...More

Thank Expedition99544
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming to the rocks, the food is outstanding, presentation is wonderful and the atmosphere is great. Staff are always smiling and accomodating. So far it’s our favourite restaurant in Invercargill.

Thank Jacks5252
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family dinner for 12 here recently, was thoroughly impressed with all aspects of the dinner, the menu, wine list, food and staff were all great.

Thank NzShazbut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined at this Restaurant recently in a party of six. Everybody's food was excellent. Our waiter was a young guy in training and he was awesome! He made sure we were very well looked after and had a very pleasant manner. This guys a...More

Thank CherylM3105
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had a wonderful lunch there however the lighting was not the best, a little dim. The food, its presentation and service was outstanding. Couldn't fault these aspects.

Thank bwilliams373
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect Birthday lunch! Consistently good food, difficult to choose! Wait time was short. Recommend that travelers take time to find this wee gem in Invercargill! Thank you!

Thank 691GilliB
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had a meal here in July, ordered the salt and pepper squid and the seafood chowder... both very tasty and filling. Have dined here often and never disappointed, especially love the rummage board.

Thank travelgoals1111
Reviewed 24 August 2018

2nd time coming back to the rocks and the staff were just as lovely as the first time, the atmosphere was great and the food was even better! Couldn't rate the steak high enough, it was cooked just the way we like it and it...More

Thank JackieB2509
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Had dinner there for husband's work do (20 people) on a Friday night. We were seated at 6.30p.m. Didn't get our meals until 8.45 - 8.50.I had asked a staff member when were we getting served our meals at about 8.35. Her reasons for the...More

Thank rubbaxpop
Reviewed 3 August 2018 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 SharonH4322
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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