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Cuisine: A La Carte, Share Plates, Tapas/Small Plates

An outstanding culinary experience awaits…

Hidden in the heart of Invercargill, The Auction House offers scrumptious food, fine wine and killer coffee, all within a warm and newly-renovated setting.

Their menu is a showcase of classic New Zealand dishes, reinvented by Head Chef Kodi Francis (having previously worked for Marco Pierre White).

From delicious tapas and colourful sharing boards, to Tuscan lamb rack and meatball spaghetti, Kodi’s food is always fresh, healthy and homemade. The kitchen uses locally-grown ingredients and organic produce, so every bite bursts with flavour!

For a showstopper, try the cider slow-braised pork belly and crackling, served with a fresh apple slaw. They also serve vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian and dairy-free options.

With fantastic service and a family-friendly atmosphere, The Auction House is Invercargill’s favourite choice for dinner.

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The Auction House
20 Don Street
Invercargill 9810

Open Hours:
Monday 6am - 4pm
Tuesday - Friday 6am - 11pm
Saturday 8am - 11pm
Sunday 9am - 4pm

Phone: 03 214 1914

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The Auction House
Location: Invercargill
Cuisine: A La Carte, Share Plates, Tapas/Small Plates

Reviews

Deb Prouting

AUCTION HOUSE IS AMAZING!
THIS IS BECOMING OUR FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IN TOWN
wonderful food with the many exotic tapas choices, or the build your own main, where you can mix and match and get a meal you will love! Last night I had polenta fries which are delicious and a big serving.
My main was pan fried orange roughy with mash, and coleslaw. The chef did a perfect job of the fish, it was cooked perfectly and the crust was wonderful with a lemon tang. It was a great big meal, very generous portions.
Can't wait to come back

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Julie Graham

I could not praise The Auction House more :-) both the service & the food were fantastic - we choose from the tapas menu & our server was very helpful in suggesting dishes to try- yum to all we tried :-)
we will recommend this a an evening dining experience - we already knew it was fabulous during the day! Thanks

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Service and food was excellent. So many choices, we ordered the small plates and enjoyed everyone. Can highly recommend this restaurant to anyone
eating Gluten-free as they really do have lots of options. Looking forward to next time.

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Great atmosphere fantastic staff and amazing food. The steak was cooked to perfection as were the vegetables and duck fat potatoes. The chocolate & raspberry brownie was devine. This is by far the best restaurant in Invercargill and would certainly revommend it.

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Great service and delicious food. Love the atmosphere at the restaurant. The service was excellent and the staff are super friendly. We had ribeye steak which was cooked to perfection. We will definately be back!

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Deb Prouting

Great menu options!
Nice restaurant, good food.

Really enjoyed the menu options, Great tapas variety, and nice to mix n match main menu options to choose a meal just the way you like it.
I enjoyed the Tuscan chicken, lamb cutlets were good, Korean pork was crispy and delicious.
Some mains could have been hotter but a great meal overall.
Something to please everyone, didn't have time for dessert but menu looked good.
Can't wait to come back...
Photo is Tuscan chicken, creamy mash, apple fennel coleslaw and mushroom sauce. The chicken was cooked perfectly.... Well done!

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Staff were very helpful from the start, making sure all our needs were met, and quick to respond when we needed or wanted anything else. My wife and I ordered the Tapas meal, and ordered three different dishes each, with a seventh to share with our children. All the dishes were beautifully presented and delicious, and will definitely be back sometime to try their various other Tapas dishes. We got two children's meals, and we love that we can pick and choose the mains and the side dishes, which made it easier to ensure all our children were well fed with the food they wanted to eat. To top it off my wife and I ordered a dessert each, which was beautiful. Highly recommended!

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Trina Woodcock

Auction House has an awesome vibe for a cafe/restaurant. The tapas were interesting and different which encouraged us to try new things and it was a great experience! Great service and really quick with the meals. 10/10 would recommend to visit them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

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Amazing. They catered to my gluten free meals. It’s so refreshing to see a menu so unique with options of gf. Food was excellent and wonderful service. The chocolate and raspberry liquor brownie was to die for.

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Nice food. Got the mains, which were nice, but would definitely get the tapas option next time.

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Yuko Takeda

I took my mum for dinner and the food and service, both excellent!

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Great food great service. Had a wonderful experience. Can’t fault it. Thank you so much!

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Barb Ellison

Great service great food
Love the awesome selection off menu and sooo well looked after nothing s problem

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Maryka Watson

Wonderful food, and the pecan pie for dessert was to due fir, especially the pumpkin spiced ice cream

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The perfect place to take friends with different dietary preferences

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Deb Prouting

AUCTION HOUSE IS AMAZING!
THIS IS BECOMING OUR FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IN TOWN
wonderful food with the many exotic tapas choices, or the build your own main, where you can mix and match and get a meal you will love! Last night I had polenta fries which are delicious and a big serving.
My main was pan fried orange roughy with mash, and coleslaw. The chef did a perfect job of the fish, it was cooked perfectly and the crust was wonderful with a lemon tang. It was a great big meal, very generous portions.
Can't wait to come back

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Julie Graham

I could not praise The Auction House more :-) both the service & the food were fantastic - we choose from the tapas menu & our server was very helpful in suggesting dishes to try- yum to all we tried :-)
we will recommend this a an evening dining experience - we already knew it was fabulous during the day! Thanks

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Great front desk service. Warmly welcomed and shown to our table.
Menu had a great choice, Mains or Tapas. Wine choice was also well covered.
Over all we had a lovely evening.
The reason I gave a 4 on food, I thought the three times cooked chips were a little soggy.

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Service and food was excellent. So many choices, we ordered the small plates and enjoyed everyone. Can highly recommend this restaurant to anyone
eating Gluten-free as they really do have lots of options. Looking forward to next time.

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Lara Hopa

Fantastic food, impeccable service, amazing ambiance

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Great atmosphere fantastic staff and amazing food. The steak was cooked to perfection as were the vegetables and duck fat potatoes. The chocolate & raspberry brownie was devine. This is by far the best restaurant in Invercargill and would certainly revommend it.

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Great service and delicious food. Love the atmosphere at the restaurant. The service was excellent and the staff are super friendly. We had ribeye steak which was cooked to perfection. We will definately be back!

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Sheree Marrah

Great dinner out with the family! Meals were delicious and friendly staff, service was excellent too. With small children it was great to be seated, fed and out within 90 minutes.

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Anna Kingsford-Smith

Excellent service, menu had good variety and the food was to die for

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Barb Ellison

Loved our evening and we will be back
This definitely isnt usual but the salad was very tired re cabbage had that dried out look along the edges and Veggies were forgotten about until reminded
Thanks for being a fabulous place to go Auction House

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Deb Prouting

Great menu options!
Nice restaurant, good food.

Really enjoyed the menu options, Great tapas variety, and nice to mix n match main menu options to choose a meal just the way you like it.
I enjoyed the Tuscan chicken, lamb cutlets were good, Korean pork was crispy and delicious.
Some mains could have been hotter but a great meal overall.
Something to please everyone, didn't have time for dessert but menu looked good.
Can't wait to come back...
Photo is Tuscan chicken, creamy mash, apple fennel coleslaw and mushroom sauce. The chicken was cooked perfectly.... Well done!

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Staff were very helpful from the start, making sure all our needs were met, and quick to respond when we needed or wanted anything else. My wife and I ordered the Tapas meal, and ordered three different dishes each, with a seventh to share with our children. All the dishes were beautifully presented and delicious, and will definitely be back sometime to try their various other Tapas dishes. We got two children's meals, and we love that we can pick and choose the mains and the side dishes, which made it easier to ensure all our children were well fed with the food they wanted to eat. To top it off my wife and I ordered a dessert each, which was beautiful. Highly recommended!

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Delicious food, great service and the meals were quick to come out which helped with the hungry and slightly impatient 6yr old.

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Leigh Brookland

Great food, service and atmosphere

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Won't be disappointed here. Something for everyone.

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Julie Bode

Fantastic food and the service here is always so friendly

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Excellent service and excellent food as usual!

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Amazing service and amazing food. Thank you!

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Amazing dining experience. Service was outstanding and the food stunning. Will return again. Thanks Auction House.

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Brit Macdonald

a lovely experience and the most delicious food! the Korean pork tapa was the best! friendly helpful staff and food was out very quickly which helped with young children. thank you!

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Trina Woodcock

Auction House has an awesome vibe for a cafe/restaurant. The tapas were interesting and different which encouraged us to try new things and it was a great experience! Great service and really quick with the meals. 10/10 would recommend to visit them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

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Sarah Millwater

Great restaurant lovely service and good food!

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Love the decor and atmosphere at The Auction House and of course the food and staff just top the iceberg. Definitely will be back

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Amazing. They catered to my gluten free meals. It’s so refreshing to see a menu so unique with options of gf. Food was excellent and wonderful service. The chocolate and raspberry liquor brownie was to die for.

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Dayna Kaio

It was my first time at The Auction House for dinner and it was perfect, from the service to the meal and some music being played in the background it was the icing on the cake. Than you

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Tamai Puki

The menu had a great selection & was delicious. Would definitely recommend. Great service

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Fantastic meal Fantastic staff not rushed made to feel welcome. 
Can highly recommend the Tapas Menu A+++ 
Will differnately be going back and recommending to friends.

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Lovely dinner. Great service.

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John Monteath

Perfect!

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Was amazing

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Cheryl Bucknell

Outstanding meal, excellent service. Took some people from out of town out for this meal and they absolutely loved it! This restaurant never fails to deliver wither its for breakfast, lunch or tea. Amazing beautiful venue, staff and food ❤️

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The atmosphere was good, service was great, the coffee was fantastic. We chose 5 tapas dishes for dinner....which we found ok, but not memorable. We also had dessert...the pumpkin ice cream was delicious.....but the pecan tart not so much. Overall we had a nice evening out. Would try again.

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Jess Brown

Beautifully presented tapas, great flavors and lovely atmosphere. Cant wait to go back.

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We frequent the Auction House regularly and have got to know the staff very well. The food is excellent and the service supberb. There is very prompt service when we have to go somewhere afterwards and when we just want to chill it is a great place to relax.. Recently we had a staff afternoon tea at the Auction House and there was universal praise. They were very accommodating. It is now our favourite eatery in town.

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Absolutely stunning food with such a beautiful menu to choose from. We had a huge array to choose from and loved dining tapa style. Service top notch as well with genuine staff that were passionate about their craft and enthusiastic in their job. Would highly recommend to anyone.

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Zane Hall

Great People, great food, with good size portions. I will be back.

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Awhina Mataira

The food was amazing! I had the Ribeye steak, fries, apple slaw and mushroom sauce. The food serving was big and I couldn't eat it all. We enjoyed our dinner, thanks team

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Angela Miller

Great food wonderful staff

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Amanda Smith

Food was really good service was just as good if not better. Definitely recommend. Will be back again to try the tappas.

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Waitress was very welcoming and attentive- amazing service!
Food was absolutely delicious. Really enjoyed the tapas. If you are looking for something different n great food, strongly recommend!

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Great food and the service was first class.

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Marie Burch

We had such a great time catching up with friends at The Auction House! The decor is great - a good mix of industrial softened with large fireplace and upholstered chairs. Staff were absolutely brilliant - good professional and friendly service. We had a big mix of tapas and two of us ordered Ribeye mains - which were generous and delicious. Tapas plates looked and sounded interesting. The Pork Ribs and Crab were exceptional - and two things I never make. On other items, I do think the flavours were not strong enough - for example, could not taste the Sumac on the Haloumi, Venison and Lamb were cooked medium and lacked flavour, but were tender. Chefs might be catering for mild palates... The Affogato was Perfection - generous on the Ice-cream and sweet Biscotti, Espresso intense, Baileys on the side - the best I ever had. Vegan Cheesecake also brilliant. We would totally return to The Auction House next time we are in Invercargill - First Table prices or not.

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Kim Forsythe

we had a great night - had to be out at 6.15pm to get to the movies. The staff were very friendly and the tapas were amazing - as well as the wine - would definitely recommend

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An excellent experience at Auction House last evening - first time dining there but won't be the last!!

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