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The Kiln

7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-218 2258
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (10 reviews)
“caesar salad” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I arrived not expecting much on a quiet Monday night but was presently surprised by how delicious my meal was, i was seated near the fire which was nice on a damp August night. I just wanted a good tasty meal and that’s what i...More

Thank JRD1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had Lunch with friends at the Kiln the pumpkin soup which was soup of the day was cold tasteless and had fatty bacon in it that was not cooked properly with no seasoning

Thank Juanita M
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cosy fire and the food when it arrived it was very nice. Saturday linch time felt the staff were more interested in cleaning and chatting than serving thank goodness the food was awesome. Really loved the ambiance of the restaurant hopefully service will be...More

Thank milnefamily71
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Arrived approx 6.45pm to a cold space and restaurant with approx 8/9 tables full. Staff were pleasant and couldn’t fault them but we waited until 8.15 for our meals to arrive! Two other tables that arrived after us were served food before us! Our meals...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here mid afternoon on a Sunday, although our main meal took a little longer than expected it’s was really nice, well worth what we paid. The service was good, although our waitress seemed to be lacking a little in personality,it’s was a cold...More

Thank MollyNZ43
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Three of us had a nice meal at the Kiln but I think it is over priced. Service was OK could have been a lot better.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The service and atmosphere were good but the new menu isn't as good as the last. The prices have gone up a lot and the food isn't as good. There are no vegetarian options on the main menu.

Thank emmadempsey2018
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice quiet lunch with friends, I had the Salmon which was nice, we all enjoyed our meals and the service was good, nice and warm in the cooler weather with an indoor fire that adds to the ambience. Half price desserts on Sundays and Monday's...More

Thank rachb0611
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Totally shocked by the rude behaviour of the staff who clearly wanted to close just after 10pm. I'm always aware of being the last to leave and was trying to finish my wine but really didn't want to rush it. But hey, they'll turn the...More

Thank Lesley L
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

If you love a creamy chicken dish this was perfect. Chicken with a creamy cheese in filo pastry. Beautiful.

Thank Vince V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 2258
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