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“We felt welcome with children”

Elegance at 148 on Elles
Ranked #4 of 100 Restaurants in Invercargill
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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Good for: Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“We felt welcome with children”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

This is the finest dining experience I have ever had. I was unsure as we are a young family but the staff welcomed us & I made some special requests regarding a meal to keep the children happy & they were very obliging. All of our meals were divine. It was a wonderful memorable evening, so thank you Elegance on Elles.

Visited July 2014
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English first
New Zealand
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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“Can't wait to return, again and again and again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Just love this place! Had the Wild Venison entrée then the Beef Fillet and Rack of Lamb this time. All were delouse and cooked perfectly, juicy and oh so tender! Service was processional but welcoming and attentive as always despite the restaurant being very busy. I had the After Dinner Mint Fudge (recommended by our waitress and wonderful!!!!) with a Baileys Hot Chocolate and my husband had a Chocolate Cup it was baked to order so lovely, rich and silky smooth. We can't wait to return, again and again and again!

Visited July 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“VEGAN HEAVEN”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

I dined at Elegance at148 on Elles last night with vegan friends. We had rung ahead to inform the restaurant that we were vegan diners. When we arrived we were presented with 10 different vegan options on a wonderful main course vegan menu. And afterward, with a 5 option vegan desert menu.The food was great and the service was absolutely excellent. A lovely restaurant that goes 100 extra miles to please its guests. Thank you.

  • Visited July 2014
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful First Class Night Out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

We visited Elegance at 148 on Elles last week with our end of dairy season staff function. There were 7 of us in total and it was a mid week function. Two of us ordered shrimp as a starter, absolutely beautiful presentation and taste. We all ordered a variety of mains and deserts. The first class service and all meals and desserts were wonderful. The cost is probably a little more expensive than others but worth every cent. This was a night to remember and we would recommend to any one visiting Invercargill, and wanting a lovely meal out, to visit Elegance at 148 on Elles.

  • Visited May 2014
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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“Best meal in Invercargill so for!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

The evening started with a warm welcome by the friendly and professional staff, sitting near a 'real' open log fire for a pre dinner drink. All of the food was superb in taste and well presented. The staff were perfect and actually applied the standards of fine dining service. The atmosphere was warm, friendly yet professional. The fudge option for dessert was great, I recommend the chocolate mint. The only improvement I could suggest was to have a some soft live music playing, perhaps the piano being? Best meal out in Invercargill so far.

Visited May 2014
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