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Buster Crabb

) #6 of 87 Restaurants in Invercargill $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 4214
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (43 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
“crab” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 378 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Have not been here for a long time but made the effort to return in June and had a great lunch. The pasta was very tasty the olny downside was the service for drinks was VERY slow and we had nearly finished our tasty meals...More

Thank food-travel-love
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service from friendly and helpful staff. Ordered Bluff oysters, grilled game fish (Marlin) and enjoyed the whole experience. Great atmosphere with drapes to keep your table a bit more private than most restaurants. Staff very welcoming and helpful and the service prompt.

1  Thank ValianBrisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we enjoyed our meal here. The steaks were cooked perfectly. There were a good selection of sides an sauces as well. The staff were friendly and helpful. I did find the menu a bit confusing. It was an attempt to be clever that only kind...More

Thank youngmerinda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very lovely lunch here with my wife & friends: Excellent menu & Beverage List: Had to ring and change our booking at short notice from 2 to 4 & this was efficiently done without any problems: Abit of a wait on our Starter...More

Thank Toshes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit in two week. First was a business meal and second was a social occasion. Have to mention, very busy as very popular but the food sorts that issue out and the level of service was excellent and speedy. Minimal wait time all round....More

Thank John T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Complimentary pick up from our hotel. I ordered the eye fillet steak medium rare and it was cooked perfectly. They made a mistake with my side so I ended up with an additional side. The dessert was very good too. Costs about $35+ for a...More

1  Thank jcarter2015
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were a travelling Aussie couple in Invercargill for a night only. This was a very pleasant restaurant in a town of 50,000. The atmosphere was quite uptempo and even thought there was a rugby test on this was not intrusive. The service was excellent...More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Wow, what a very pleasant surprise. The best piña colada I have tasted in NZ, the best duck with amazing crumble I have eaten in NZ and to top it off the exceptional service from our waiter Ra, from beginning to end. Not only his...More

1  Thank LadyPenelope4
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was expecting a cheesy seafood restaurant--I was wrong! This is a lovely upscale restaurant with an innovative menu and fantastic service! We had no reservation (booking) and they kindly accommodated us at table in the bar area which was just fine--very festive! Make a...More

Thank jnbGeorgia
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Our B&B hosts suggested this hopping restaurant/bar. We had a great start to finish meal: vegetarian risotto and Foveaux Blue Cod, and the really tasty cheesecake! It was family-friendly, without being too noisy. And a special shout out to Tracey McDowall, who went over and...More

Thank SpayNeuter
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Response from bustercrabbziffs | Property representative |
Yes we definitely do vouchers. If you call me on 027 433 6408 I'll certainly arrange it for you. I'm not sure adamant21 is and how he h=can answer questions for us........ We do this all time. Sell vouchers I mean... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 4214
We have a lovely warm and inviting restaurant. We use all locally sourced product with very generous servings with an emphasis on the meat portion of the meal. Our steaks are 250gms up to the "Donald Trump Choker", which is 500gm and cooked slowly over 20 hours. We use fresh Blue Cod and locally caught wild Venison. Buster Crabb is the best choice
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