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The Saucy Chef on St Andrew

St Andrew Street | Adjacent to the Northern Tavern, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-217 1980
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“goat” (21 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (19 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (8 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, 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 368 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have dined here many times - lunch and dinner - they have a really good variety on the menu, service is always top notch and the food really good. Always something to suit the whole family

1  Thank 768cherylpett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. My husband had the braised goat shank which was tender and mild in flavor though not very large. I had the 250 gram eye filet which was perfectly cooked, tender and flavorful. Along side of it was a delicious...More

1  Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were polite, friendly and attentive. I had a main course of Venison which was, without question, the best Venison dish I have eaten. Each element was easily identified but blended perfectly to make the whole dish come together. For dessert I had the Baked...More

1  Thank marie072016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was recommended by Emily at Tower Lodge Motel. Easy walk from motel. Staff were very welcoming even though we did not have reservation. The food and service was excellent. The local bread with spreads made an excellent share plate. My wife enjoyed the mushroom and...More

1  Thank jefffountaindale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a drink in the bar on a busy Friday night. Wine list much better in the restaurant . Food was good. My order was mucked up but happy to take the wrong starter. Everyone enjoyed there food. I tried friend beef cheeks and...More

1  Thank herm5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner for 3. Friendly and informative staff who knew the menu. Reasonable ambiance. Good selection of beverages at a reasonable price. A wide selection on the menu which all sounded fantastic. We all had fish and no complaints. A great dinner!

1  Thank DJandR
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Second time to Saucy Chef wait staff just great couldn't of asked for more bread selection always yum one best in invers but seafood salad was mainly just lettuce not much seafood potatoes in a seafood salad I question after having it and no dressing...More

1  Thank Saintbaxter
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had a seafood selection. Followed by a steak meal. The staff were brilliant, the setting was beautiful. We would reccommend if you visit Invercargill.

Thank amtpeters
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal at The Saucy Chef. The blue cod was beautiful. Staff very friendly. Nice atmosphere.

Thank RodneyInvercargill
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went for fathers day along with the family. The decor & service was very good but what let it down was the meal. I ordered the Blue Cod and the fish had either been frozen or had dried out. I was a bit dissappointed as...More

1  Thank gusgus2016
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 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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