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Louies Cafe & Tapas Bar

142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 2913
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (21 reviews)
“tacos” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

I decided to try Louie’s attracted by the good reviews others gave it and I was not disappointed. The restaurant is intimate and I was made to feel welcome. It was a pleasure to be in a restaurant which felt individual - and not just...More

1  Thank JRD1000
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Mana and Marcus always make me very welcome in Louie’s and always find me a table even if I haven’t booked when they are very busy. ( I would recommend booking so as not to be disappointed). Louis has a bar that locals and tourists...More

Thank Gail1900
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

My kids and I visited Louis’ when we were passing through Invercargill. Boy were we glad we stumbled across this wonderful place. Great ambiance and mouthwatering food! The staff were friendly and helpful and went the extra mile to accommodate us without a booking. Not...More

Thank FionaTainsh
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Warm and friendly staff, fantastic food with good portions. Decor of the place is warm and inviting with two fire places.

Thank PremaM43
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Arriving at Louie's we didn't know what to expect,being brand new to the Invercargill restaurant scene. Well, we were pleasantly surprised when we were shown to our nicely set up table. The scene was very energetic, perhaps a little too energetic!, our waitress was scurrying...More

3  Thank CadigalSydney
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Our group was in Invercargill for the Fibre Octave show and had requested an early seating time. Staff readily obliged and we were quickly served with our selections by a charming waitress. Everyone was very happy with their choices - great menu and ambient restaurant....More

1  Thank Kaye W
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Such a shame that on a busy weekend night they have limited staff (3?) serving the whole restaurant and bar. The poor staff were running around like headless chooks. Food was nice but I’ve never been to a restaurant that includes oil as a dip...More

Thank MissRandom
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

If it wearnt for Trip Advisor you could have easily walked past and missed this awesome Tapas restaurant. Our super friendly, outgoing and knowledgable hostess helped us select some scrumptious flavourful dishes that our whole family enjoyed thoroughly (including 1 vegetarian and children aged 6...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Really enjoyed our meal with friends. The food was really good and the Sevice was really good. Good band played but could not stay.

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

What a blast we had at Louies the open fire with the biggest bits of wood I have ever seen being put on a fire was mesmerizing. The blackboard menu which they bring to your table and prop up on a chair while you decide...More

1  Thank samjaybaker
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March 30, 2018|
Response from InvercargillTOP10HP | Reviewed this property |
I went past the other day and it was open, I think it was closed simply because it was Good Friday which is usually a public holiday here :)
Catherine S
March 7, 2015|
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Response from discodave c |
530 to late wed to sat all oter times by arrangementt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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