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The Grille

491 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-217 1202
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 23 min
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
491 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another fabulous experience at this awesome cafe. Great coffee & excellent selection of yummy eats on the menu. I had the corned beef hash - highly recommend that!!! Staff are fabulous - friendly & professional. Highly recommend The Grille to anyone looking for delicious food,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AmyScottNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried breakfast here one day and found it to be a pleasant surprise. The decor is in keeping with the museum of which it is a part. The staff was friendly. The food was good. The coffee and tea were also good. The decor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Telkontar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a gem for all travellers has something for everyone, lunch or morning or afternoon tea wonderful facility

Thank Guide633889
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best breakfast in Invercargill. Amazing lunch and dinner menu. Huge variety on the menu. Very reasonably priced meals for the quality and quantity that you get. Lunch time gets pretty busy, but the wait is never too long and I've always managed to get a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nz_travels_a_lot_08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a lunch, whilr visiting the truck museum. The menu was great and reasonably priced. Excellent service, given in a packed eating area. Well worth the visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 62Peter1952
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Good place to go for coffee and cheese roll is recommended. There is a good playground for kids, so enjoy your tea there

Thank MarietaY6
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Had Breakfast here today however have dined a few times now and not been disappointed! I had the big Breakfast and although there was nothing on the menu my son wanted he was able to make something up to suit and it was no problem!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rachb0611
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This cafe is just inside the doors of the Richardsons truck museum in Invercargill. This cafe has some great charm with different momentos from over the years. The food itself was ok, coffee was good. We found it a little noisy

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank danjonelson
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Food was beautifully presented but made with poor quality ingredients or just a lack of love of which it could have been either bacon was cheap and tasted terrible rice risotto was flavourless. Cheese rolls were however fantastic so maybe a good place for cafe...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank The_Real_Burt_Munroe
Reviewed 4 October 2018

After trying a couple of cafes one Saturday (one was closed for renovations and one was fully booked), we decided to try The Grille to have lunch with our friends. We found a table then went to the counter to order our meals. I chose...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank SouthernFoody1957
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-217 1202
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