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The Kiln

7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-218 2258
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“caesar salad” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just went there for a dessert after the movies. i was disappointed with the bread pudding which was an overly hot microwaved congealed mess. Made some time previously.... days or weeks....who knows. Excellent wait staff though and a good atmosphere with an open fire. We...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MrFo5
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Funky, smart, noisy - you must visit! Accessible venue, service and menu modest and tasteful, nestled in a side street, parking good at times, cab service very handy.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anne M
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

It was a busy Saturday night, but they managed to fit us in. Staff were attentive and quick. The pork belly was delicious and the steaks were cooked to perfection. Good selection of craft beer. A lively place to eat and drink.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Q1865HGkarenf
Reviewed October 28, 2018

First impressions were not great when our first contact with the staff was a waitress demanding that one of our group remove his hat (just an ordinary baseball cap), which he did without complaint. We asked for menus and, as we were sitting at a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann-marie F
Reviewed October 3, 2018

While in Invercargill recently for our grandson's soccer tournament, we took the opportunity between games to get out of the rain & cold. We intended to go to the Speights Ale House but we could not get a handy car park, so we headed to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SouthernFoody1957
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I arrived not expecting much on a quiet Monday night but was presently surprised by how delicious my meal was, i was seated near the fire which was nice on a damp August night. I just wanted a good tasty meal and that’s what i...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JRD1000
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Had Lunch with friends at the Kiln the pumpkin soup which was soup of the day was cold tasteless and had fatty bacon in it that was not cooked properly with no seasoning

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 29juanitam
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cosy fire and the food when it arrived it was very nice. Saturday linch time felt the staff were more interested in cleaning and chatting than serving thank goodness the food was awesome. Really loved the ambiance of the restaurant hopefully service will be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank milnefamily71
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Arrived approx 6.45pm to a cold space and restaurant with approx 8/9 tables full. Staff were pleasant and couldn’t fault them but we waited until 8.15 for our meals to arrive! Two other tables that arrived after us were served food before us! Our meals...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SharonP3064
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here mid afternoon on a Sunday, although our main meal took a little longer than expected it’s was really nice, well worth what we paid. The service was good, although our waitress seemed to be lacking a little in personality,it’s was a cold...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MollyNZ43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 2258
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