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“Yum yum ” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Kiln

The Kiln
7 Don Street | CBD, Invercargill, New Zealand
(03) 2182258
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Ranked #12 of 63 Restaurants in Invercargill
Price range: $8 - $32
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Yum yum ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Had 2 fillet steak meals and chocolate fondant meals. The steak was one of most expensive meals on menu but DEFINITELY worth it. Didn't need salt was beautifully cooked flavorsome and tender.
Highly recommend.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
invercargill new zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“sunday/monday half price desserts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I love the kilns desserts which are half price on sunday and monday. The Creme Brulee is very good. So dessert and coffee is $10.45, great for the budget ( and it means you only have to eat one helping now the whole thing if you made it your self)

Visited March 2014
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Great food, especially wednesday night,the platters and bottle of wine deal are great AND. great service too

Visited January 2014
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Southland
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63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Mixed quality of meals”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I had reasonable expectations of the Kiln as a staple Invercargill pub grub venue. My entree didn't disappoint the Arancini rice balls were to die for. This was in total contrast to the calamari (an entree which I chose as a main). The calamari was rubbery, the coating was floury and soggy and such a disappointment compared to the starter. What a pity. The others in the group also experienced mixed results with ups to the oysters and a steak meal that was overcooked. Consistency in meals would appear to be something to strive for - it was almost as if there was a good and bad chef in the kitchen?
On a positive note the front line staff were great.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“nice lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Stopped in for a late lunch and the food was fine -- a step up from traditional pub food. Staff was friendly and helped us choose the best food on the menu. They had a full selection of Monteith's beers. My wife liked the Summer Ale (ginger) beer. The hamburger was very good; the hot pot was hearty and meaty. Overall, a relaxing good lunch.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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