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The Kiln

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7 Don Street | CBD, Invercargill, New Zealand
(03) 2182258
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Evening Meeting

This was part of a meeting and the place was really full midweek. We started at the bar and eventually moved to a table. Despite being full, the service was good and snack meals came out quickly enough. Nice evening out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
CraigandTania
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  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was part of a meeting and the place was really full midweek. We started at the bar and eventually moved to a table. Despite being full, the service was good and snack meals came out quickly enough. Nice evening out.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Sharing boards have changed since we were there last, but we approve of the selection of meats on one board, with a great wine too!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Booked the Kiln for an evening dinner with local business associates. I was here late 2014 & wrote about the very slow service. Sadly nothing has changed. There was 4 of us at our table & the restaurant was not very full but still there was long waits between courses. Two of our party wanted fresh, pan fried Blue Cod... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Food is lovely and reasonable priced, Went there a saturday at 12 and My husband and I sat by the fire on a 4 table we were told to move by the girl in charge as she said needed table for lunch people. The place was empty at time. so couldnt sit near fire. And had lunch left at 1.30pm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I loved the shared fish plate but felt it wasn't worth $70.00 and the dessert was just divine. The atmosphere was great and the waitress's were excellent by being helpful and pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My husband and I dine here regularly when in invercargill. Ceaser salad is perfection and service is always friendly and efficient. Lovely, warm environment with nice and not overpowering music.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Our group of six visited recently, and we had to ask twice for our order to be taken the food was well worth waiting for but the waiting staff could have been friendlier

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Have been here a couple of times, lovely open fire, quite nice ambiance, used to like it when we smoked as can sit outside under cover with heaters. Food here is very good, heard about there special nights through word of mouth, especially there seafood platter with bottle of wine night, excellent value and excellent platter at a very reasonable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a great meal which was nicely done and Presented. The atmosphere and setting was warm and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Nice friendly restaurant serving good food and great beer and a very good selection of wine. Just off the main street. Staff attentive and helpful.

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Additional Information about The Kiln

Address: 7 Don Street | CBD, Invercargill, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 2182258
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
Average Prices: USD $8 to $32

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Don Street | CBD, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: (03) 2182258

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $8 to $32

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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