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Buster Crabb

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326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
6432144214
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10:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 02:00
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

had heard mixed reviews but far more good than bad, gave it ago for myself and found it delicious thought it a tad expensive but the portion sizes were great..true value for money. pork loin was beautiful and service pretty good too

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Thank Larissa H
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice chicken pasta for myself,my wife had risotto with scallops,also nice. Prices seemed reasonable . Decor different but nice. Staff friendly and good service.

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Thank Martin D
Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food and service was great but tables quite close making it very noisy.quite expenive for what you got.

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Thank poodlelewin
Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I went to Buster Crabbs for a meal while visiting Invercargill for a weekend. The place is lovely, but the steak could have been a bit smaller, and it was slightly tough. Overall it was a lovely meal

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Thank Fionahead
Adelaide, Australia
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Buster Crabb as it came highly recommended and enjoyed a great meal, and would try again when next in town.

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Thank JohnClements1959
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

the service was prompt and friendly. I had steak wrapped in bacon cooked med rare and roasted veg. food was cooked and presented perfectly. good selection of beers. calm cosy atmosphere in a lovely old building

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Thank Carl J
Westport, New Zealand
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Usually I really rate Buster Crabb, but this meal was a real let down. I ordered the chicken burger with chips, my parents had other meals. The chips were cold and cardboard-y. The burger bun was stale, and the avocado cream tasted sort of off.

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Thank SarahRose974
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Two of us had a meal after working trip, quite a cool old building, lots of separate rooms. Oysters were great. Mains were good, I had salmon and the vegs were great. My mate had a very nice steak. Would recommend and we will return .

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Thank Darron L
Mudgee, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

After reading some trip advisor reviews we decided to head here. It was a bit of a hike from our hotel but couldn't have been more worthwhile! On arrival, the waiter advised they have a courtesy bus and would happily drop us back to our accomodation, but after an entree and mains..... We walked back!! My husband is in the... More 

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Thank Carly020909
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying in a motel just round the corner and after a long journey didn't want to go searching in the centre for somewhere to eat. This was a really good experience, nice food, plenty of choice and decent portions. So good in fact that we went back the following night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 27
Cuisine
European, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
10:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 02:00
Thursday
10:30 - 02:00
Friday
10:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: 6432144214
Description
We have a lovely warm and inviting restaurant. We use all locally sourced product with very generous servings with an emphasis on the meat portion of the meal. Our steaks are 250gms up to the "Donald Trump Choker", which is 500gm and cooked slowly over 20 hours. We use fresh Blue Cod and locally caught wild Venison. Buster Crabb is the best choice

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?