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The Rocks Cafe

101 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-218 7597
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
“squid salad” (3 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed December 23, 2016

Wow the food was very nice. I had the seafood chowder which is unlike any chowder I've had before. I find the usual chowders pretty much all taste the same and in some way I want them too. This chowder was a different experience and...More

Thank Brent R
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Eat out here because the menu offers a variety of food with a uniqueness to it that can only come from a talented chef that loves trying new things and clearly spends hours and hours researching and testing his / her talent. The food is...More

1  Thank LilPikit
Reviewed December 19, 2016

we went to the rocks for lunch as group at short notice .the staff were very nice at did everything they could to meet our need s.

1  Thank biddymay
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Delicious meal, lots of wonderful options, a great choice of desserts and an excellent wine list. We will be back!

Thank jessiesfamily
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Good quality food, i would highly recommend that people try this cafe as its tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the main street but still accessible

Thank Nick R
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Even without a reservation we were lucky to get a table. The service personal was extraordinary friendly. We (60 plus) were a bit lost getting throught the menu which offers so many fantastic dishes. The owner took personally care of us. For a special dinner...More

Thank AnitaCampari
Tony C, Owner at The Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2016

Thank you Anita, it was a pleasure meeting you both. i have googled the Baden Baden & Marroni with the Venison. i'll be trying these out soon! . Not to forget the Preiselbeerie either. I hope the rest of your trip went well and you...More

Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We had the fish of day as an entree size and mussles. Ten out of ten. Tasty and fresh. Great service too

Thank jkandchis
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Fast service and tasty meal. Seafood chowder packed full of seafood and no fillers such as potato and carrot that some restaurants use, so highly rated. We also tried salmon which was beautifully presented and the blue cod main which was tasty if a little...More

Thank krisnz
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Lovely and attentive staff. Food is very reasonably piced and very generous portions, but the steak wasn't the best cut.

Thank CRyan022
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Four of us dined here recently and all gave it 4-5 stars. Wonderful steaks, prawns, and chowder, nicely presented, good drinks and a decent wine list. Met the owner chef who might have made sure our meals came out fine but that's what a good...More

Thank Robert R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 9:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 9:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 9:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 7597
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