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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef cheeks” (24 reviews)
“goat” (13 reviews)
“steak” (36 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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've had 5 seafood chowders in 10 days while driving around the south island and theirs was THE best by far. I even tried to bribe the waitress to get me the recepie from the chef, but to no avail. The mains were excellent also....More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious meal out with friends. Good attentive service and great meal. Look forward to our next visit.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner as a group of work mates. Food was so good and service was primo. The restaurant was clean and well presented. Warm and inviting and set out quite nice too, you didnt feel exposed or cramped

Thank steviem598
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I joined friends for dinner and left after a very pleasant experience. The food was very good and well presented and the service excellent. Had dined only once their and several years ago and they have come along way. A menu that covered off on...More

Thank dajeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great atmosphere, great night. Recommended by our hotelier and we were not disappointed. We will certainly be telling our friends.

Thank Alex v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here as a birthday surprise. The food was really nice. Larger portions than I would usually expect and a good cocktail menu to make it all extra special. Tables were spaced well so it didn’t feel to crowded or noisy...More

Thank juicydamson
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This restaurant is popular and has a great business model, tasteful modern decor, well balanced menu, good sevice and food. Also a nice wine list. I had seafood chowder and lamb hot pot, the latter being a large serve too big for me to finish,...More

Thank burra154
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Recommended by the friendly receptionist at our motel, the Balmoral Lodge. Walked there and had a warm welcome. Very attentive service. Nice food, well presented and tasty with good portions. Overall good value. Recommend the sizzling steak. On departure our ride back to the motel...More

Thank DrHam101
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The extensive menu was brilliant as was the service. To have all meals cooked to perfection and served at the same time was just awesome.

Thank 1311Pete0007
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Had a coffee /wine /cola and a 'Land platter'. Very accommodating service. The Land Platter wasn't on the menu (it is available from the attached pub) but staff were quick to say they could ask about getting it organised for us, and it was no...More

Thank mega12015
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Questions & Answers
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, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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