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The Grille

491 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-217 1202
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
491 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two adults and two teens for lunch. Good value for money - I had larger salad, but took half of it away because it was so filling! Miss 16 had tacos which she enjoyed but again, couldn't finish. Master 14 had the fish and chips,...More

Thank mega12015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked this place so much we went back again 2 nights later. The service is excellent and the food very good. Fish and chips, salmon and Duck with Gnocchi were very tasty.

Thank cakeAuckland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking forward to trying this cafe as had good reviews and heard slit about it. Nice atmosphere and friendly welcoming staff. Tried the smoked chicken filo.....was ok but that is about all. Was dry and pretty bland. Thought price was on the high side,...More

Thank Bevan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great place to go for a brunch date that turns into afternoon tgea as well. Food is amazing and they cater for gluten free and nothing is ever a problem if something needs changed

Thank xbirdx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue cod and hot smoked salmon, nice and interesting. The atmosphere is full of automotive stuff. Staff are nice. Good choice.

Thank 越 于
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grille evening dining is absolutely superb. There were three size options small plate, leg and larger plate. Thank heaven I ordered the sm plate salmon was Devine. Came with tasty baby beets and other salad greens. Dessert was blackboard menu. I went for white...More

Thank GayeRobyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here a few Wednesdays ago.Reasonably priced and well presented and delicious staff were great.We had come the day before to visit museum and had coffee + nz date scone and determined to come for dinner next day highly recommend from 2 senior seniors!

Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the same building as Bill Richardson's Transport Museum, the decor carries on the transportation motif. The menu is varied with a broad variety of tasty offerings. Breakfast is available until 3 p.m. I had cauliflower soup. It was delicious and the bowl, garnished...More

Thank ebinde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read excellent reviews & reports of this restaurant & were really looking forward to eating here. To start of with then good points, the setting in the Transport Museum (although this isn't open at night) is simply delightfull with considerable care & thought...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually eat anything and you won't be disappointed. Service 10/10 and I love the little kitchen nook a real throw back to the 1960s.

Thank Cathy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-217 1202
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