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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%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (21 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (17 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
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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11 - 20 of 363 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I got the beefalo and it was perfect! Loved the polenta chips. The choc brownie was sooooo yummy. I'd love to come back. Nice atmosphere.

1  Thank Emmamaeh
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Enormous battered blue cod - absolutely delicious. Despite being very busy the service was good and we enjoyed free drinks courtesy of the Bella Vista Motel.

1  Thank ziazak
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to wine and dine. What a fab meal and lovely staff. We will be sure to let everyone know what a perfect time we had!

1  Thank mintrud
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We walked in off the street and even though they were really busy, they found us a table. Awesome food presentation and a delicious meal. Very friendly and helpful staff.

1  Thank Christine D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

A lack of enthusiasm for cooking on a Monday night led us to The Saucy Chef for dinner. We received a warm & friendly welcome, were shown to our table immediately and had our menus and a lovely glass of pinot gris in very short...More

1  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Could not fault the meal , the staff or the atmosphere. Courtesy bus to and from our motel. Reasonable price with good wine selection.

1  Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Loved the food but be prepared for huge portions! The waiter was very friendly and we had no problems whatsoever. The location is a little bit odd but the interior is very comfortable.

1  Thank nomadgirl365
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my work colleagues. They not only have a very pleasant atmosphere but the food was perfect. One of the best sea food chowder I had in years. Totally recommended

1  Thank tiagoo429
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We booked for my husband's birthday and it was a great experience. We had the beef cheeks (huge portion) and the goat's loin (regular-large size portion). The flavors on both dishes were amazing! For dessert we shared a Etom Mess, it wasn't the best we...More

1  Thank Joice G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The restaurant is popular. It was jumping when we were there. The staff were attentive, the food great - we kept it simple: 2 x creamy seafood chowders, 1 x scallops wrapped with pancetta and 1 x seafood salad - all great. The beverages on...More

1  Thank Barney53727
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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