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Louies Cafe & Tapas Bar

142 Dee St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
(03) 214 2913
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Ranked #8 of 60 Restaurants in Invercargill
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 4, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Popped down to meet an old mate with my partner. Staff were very friendly and introduced themselves so as we were all in first name basis. Beer was cold, fireplaces, yes both, were cranking along which added a wonderful warmth for a cooler early spring evening. Will be back next time we are in town.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I like the staff, most of the drinks and the general nature of the establishment. Great lace for a nightcap

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had a meal on a busy Friday night but even with the crowd the service was friendly and efficient. Meals were excellent and really good value.

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Polla, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We really enjoyed our meals. We had the blue cod and green lipped muscles, which were delicious and beautifully cooked. Our favorite place for blue cod! The staff were genuine, happy, friendly and efficient. The place is relaxed and comfortable and we were made feel very welcome. Great staff, great food, relaxed enjoyable experience. Thanks Jarred - great travel tip.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stumbled across Louie's and are glad we did. Great blackboard menu, nicely cooked and friendly service. Delicious apple and gooseberry crumble.

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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Had dinner at Louie's on the recommendation of the owner of the B&B where we recently stayed in Invercargill. Comfortable, friendly, good atmosphere. Excellent value, great food and very good service. If we lived in Invercargill we would certainly be regulars!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

It was cold outside and warm and cosy inside! We were greeted warmly by Louie and the service was excellent and friendly. The four of us loved our choices from the blackboard menu, and although the restaurant was busy, we had an acceptable wait for our meals. The food was cooked to our liking - some liked theirs rare and... More

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Te Anau
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

If you have not been to Louies Cafe & Tapas Bar in Invercargill then you have missed out on Invercargills best food. Blackboard menu has about 4 choices for each course, Ramsey would certainly agree with that. Food is fresh and regional, staff are friendly and efficient and this is certainly a great spot for a meal for 2 or... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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152 reviews 152 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is a super place for dinner. However the menu is a little short if you plan a meal out once a week but nevertheless the meal I had was excellent. A nice bar to sit in and plenty of interest going on around you.

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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

One friday night we decided to try Louies Cafe and Tapas bar. We had to wait for the menu as the menu is written up on a blackboard and gets brought around to each table as soon as the last table has ordered and I guess been served - which can make for a bit of a wait. The night... More

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