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The Foundry

$$ - $$$, , European
181 North Road | Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 9085
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (6 reviews)
“sorbet” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, New Zealand, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
181 North Road | Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night decided to try our closest restaurant which has been open a wee while... really tasty.. good service. Meal had great flavours... definite revisitMore

Thank ConnieNewZealand
JoshuaHyde, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Connie, Thank you for your positive feedback. I appreciate you taking the time to write us a review and I am very happy to hear you had such a great experience with us here at The Foundry. I hope to see you again very...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Had lamb rump which was lovely and tender with kumara mash and chick peas which was really tasty. I then had the dessert that was chocolate tart with a tiny brandy snap. The desert was beautifully presented but the tart was too much and not...More

Thank Sue S
JoshuaHyde, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sue, Thank you for your comment. I'm glad you enjoyed your night here at The Foundry. This dessert is defiantly made for those chocolate lovers! I will pass this feedback onto our Head Chef :). We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Dined here Sunday night in July restaurant half full plenty of staff on menu reads well nice waitress took drink and food orders waited 15 minutes for drinks to arrive even though there was 2 additional staff chatting behind the bar then 50 minutes later...More

Thank Rhonda W
JoshuaHyde, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There, I am sorry to here that you haven't received such a great experience from your night here at The Foundry. I have just taken over the role in the last couple of weeks as Restaurant Manager and I have followed this through with...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very good meal, service and ambiance, would recommend for a nice night out also has great courtesy coach with very friendly driver. 😁More

Thank Dave W
JoshuaHyde, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi There Dave, I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening dining with us here at The Foundry and that our friendly driver could make your night that little bit more special. Thank you for taking the time to write this positive feedback, it is...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

After reading and hearing some mixed reviews on the Foundry around service I finally got the chance to dine there and I am glad that I did. Everything about the experience from initial enquiry, menu selections, the main and desserts, and of course the service...More

Thank BMG67
JoshuaHyde, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi There! It's great to hear such a positive response but most importantly I am very happy to hear that you had such a great evening and that we could make your night so. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic meal we all had I couldn't fault it. Not what I expected considering it's so new and that maybe they might have had wrinkles to iron out. They did a great job - the mains were a good size, beautifully presented and...More

Thank rap28
HollyMorton, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you so much for choosing to dine here at the Foundry. I am so happy that you enjoyed you experience, we always love hearing feedback from our customers and look forward to seeing you back in the future.

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We booked for 6.30 but didn't get a table until 7.15 and weren't offered drinks until we were seated. (First round of drinks were offered complimentary because we'd waited so long but sadly they came in kids glasses because they'd run out of big ones)....More

Thank Riverton2
HollyMorton, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi there, thankyou for choosing to dine at the Foundry with us. I am extremely sorry for your disappointing experience. This is not our usual standard of service and I cannot apologise enough for the delay you had to experience. I would love for you...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, food and service. Was pleasantly surprised and would definitely recommend to other 😊👌More

Thank Analise P
HollyMorton, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you very much for choosing to dine with us at the foundry we love hearing feedback from our customers. We are very happy that you enjoyed your night with us and you would recommend us to others! We look forward to seeing you back...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went with colleagues to The Foundry and was very impressed. Great, modern ambience and nice menu. Maxine was great with recommendations and looked after us well. Beef, venison and calamari all excellent! Definitely recommendMore

Thank Jonesey25
HollyMorton, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for choosing the Foundry for your dining experience, I am extremely happy that you enjoyed your night here with us and that Maxine was able to accommodate your needs. We love hearing feedback from our customers and look forward to seeing you here...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Four of us had lunch in the restaurant on a Saturday. Thought because we booked a table in the restaurant we would be choosing from the restaurant menu but were given the brunch menu that I assume was the same menu you would get if...More

Thank rubbaxpop
HollyMorton, Manager at The Foundry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for choosing to dine with us here at the foundry, it is always good to hear feedback from our valued customers. I'm very sorry you were not 100% happy with your experience, unfortunately our staff should have informed you when you booked that...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 North Road | Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-215 9085
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