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Louies Cafe & Tapas Bar

142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 2913
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (20 reviews)
“tacos” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (11 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why is it called Tapas bar? There's no Tapas menu. Nothing on the menu is even close to tapas... unless you think bringing the menu on a blackboard, on top of a chair is TAPAS! Change the name and provide patrons a menu each so...More

Thank Alfredo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love louies always a great night out atmosphere is great Staff are awesome food is fantastic especially the tacos yum yum

Thank Charly C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the best place to go for Dinner in Invercargill, Amazing service, Awesome atmosphere and Excellent food!

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a work dinner with my colleague and was blown away by these simple dishes. We ordered a bunch of tapas but our favourites were the simple ones. Breads and dips + marinated olives were delicious and we could have eaten just them...More

1  Thank ZaraEatsKai
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We hadn't been to Louie's for quite awhile, but Dave the manager remembered us. We were made very welcome, sat by the lovely fire. I am a chef so it's really nice to go out and have dinner cooked for me. I ordered the lamb,...More

1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Louies is an all time favorite, meals are jam packed with flavour and are well thought out, staff are always on the ball and attentive.

2  Thank invercargill2017
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Welcoming staff, good food, nice atmosphere - especially withe the fire going. We split the meal, two entrees - Mutton Bird ( a local delicacy), a terrine with pickles and a fruit flavoured sauce; and for a main, a vension leg roast with baked beetroot...More

1  Thank Barney53727
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Went here after reading the trip advisor reviews with my partner. Was absolutely blown away by the service. We got there a bit early - just after 6.30 and the manager (I assume) was incredibly high energy basically taking care of everyone before they even...More

1  Thank Dan N
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We come here regularly and visited with 2 girlfriends. Place was busy so we took a 6.30pm booking. We all ordered the lamb ( one friend chose meatless but with all the vegetables - thought that would be boring however she loved hers). My friend...More

1  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Dave is possibly the most personable host i have experienced. Made our last date as non parents a very special experience (baby being born tomorrow). Delicious food and awesome atmosphere. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!!

1  Thank Malcolmmi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 2913
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