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The Saucy Chef on St Andrew

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , Healthy
St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-217 1980
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef cheeks” (25 reviews)
“goat” (13 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Come here often and the food is always great. Not expensive and friendly service. Thanks team. Plenty of parking

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SharonH4322
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant after walking through Queens Park and what a find it was. Decor is more interesting than many New Zealand restaurants and the food was excellent quality and beautifully presented. Great choice of local themes and good value. Service was attentive...More

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

Ordered the fish special and the lamb pot pie. Both were good, staff was a little busy and had to "get their attention" when we needed something. No one really came by to check in on us.

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

The decor in here reminded me of a chain steak house, but the food was good and made up for that. at first they said we'd have to wait 30 minutes and nearly walked out, but then an available table suddenly materialized. Wallaby was on...More

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

Despite ordering a main and starter, only the main arrived. This was the fish ‘special’ and was actually very good (and saved the review). Although joined on to a regular bar, draught beer was unavailable (only bottles). Prices reflect the ambiance that the owners wish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Origami_kid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing. Went here with my wife and 4 month old daughter. There was so much to choose from. I was recommended the beef cheeks and I was not disappointed one of the best restaurant meals I have eaten and the portion size...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank bmin1665
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant on a Friday night Wait Staff was attentive and friendly Food was good Sizzler meal caught everyone’s attention Lamb pot pie was a little chewy/grisly, but the sauce was superb. Vegetables were seasonal and cooked perfectly Meal so large no dessert was ordered...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dream676213
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the pan fried Blue Cod. A delicious meal. My compliments to the chef. I have had several meals here over the last Six years. I highly recommend this restaurant if even in Invercargill for any reason.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank wayneh765
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I have come here several times with my partner and every single time has been amazing! I don't live in Invercargill but he does and every time I come down I ask him to take me here, I love it!

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank EmmaT3455
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to eat, good atmosphere and very friendly staff. Had fish special and was Yummmm and poached pear for dessert. Thanks for the hospitality

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank elisangelao314
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Gail P
24 March 2017|
Response from thesaucychef2017 | Property representative |
Good Evening Gail, We are child friendly restaurant and at this stage do have availability for 10 people on 6th April at 7pm. If you could please email us with contact details or book online. Apologies for not being able... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 42
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-217 1980
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