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Elegance at 148 on Elles

148 Elles Road, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
+64 3-216 1000
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
148 Elles Road, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here last Saturday night as a party of 6. What an amazing experience. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. Service was amazing and the food was brilliant. I have never been to a restaurant where the waitress did not write the orders down....More

Thank Chunkymunkey1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant still gives its all. From service, food,excellent staff. Choice of food very good and is great for vegans etc. An excellent range of beverages as well. If one wants a lovely night out this is the place to go. We love being able...More

Thank Dianne O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our evening from start to finish. Owners delightful, exceptional service and food sublime! Wine selection great, food selection wonderful. Highly recommend and we are so pleased we selected this restaurant on our holiday. Thank you

Thank Celia F
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is our favorite restaurant, and the standard of the food and level of service never changes. Its always first rate. The menu is clever and classy - the service exemplary. The prawns in a pernod cream sauce is delicious and well worth a try...More

Thank Poppies_12
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Amazing service and food. A must when you visit Invercargill or for a special occasion! Best restaurant in town!

Thank JandG58
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Wow!!!! I attended here with a large group (21 women) recently and we were all extremely impressed with the service, the atmosphere and the food!!! I cannot say enough how impressed I was with everything. The chef came out and greeted us and there was...More

Thank Dizzy451
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. The oysters were cooked to perfection. Vegetable soup was very tasty. Filet beef steak cooked just the way I like it. We both cleaned up our plates. Shared the ice cream dessert. Very yummy. Thanks 148 for making my evening so special 😋

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Beautiful meal, I had the fillet steak. It was cooked perfectly. Everything on the menu sounded delicious and we struggled with what to choose. Lovely setting with very attentive staff. Highly recommend and will be returning for sure! Also being Coeliac there were many options...More

Thank PipT86
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Elegance at 148 presents a great meal in a nice quiet, leisurely atmosphere, a forgotten treasure it seems. Menu covers the range for all and quality food hits the spot. Great service.

Thank jmheff
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Wow! Thanks to the Entertainment Book we tried this restaurant and what a treat. I had the scallops as entree and pork belly as the main. Both were amazing and the service, drinks list and atmosphere definitely made this one of the best dining out...More

Thank 2celticft
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Questions & Answers
24 December 2016|
Response from darrenl931 | Reviewed this property |
It's not my menu. I was a diner. It's European cuisine with a lot of Southland produce. Very nice
2 December 2016|
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Response from Dianne O | Reviewed this property |
No I know that they are not open on Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Elles Road, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-216 1000
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