Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand, Share Plates
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+

Wind your way through the wonders of Transport World to find this gem of a restaurant.

Surrounded by vintage trucks, this large venue has a bustling atmosphere that’s great for families and business meetings alike. Gather your favourite people for a cup of Havana coffee and a good catch-up, or settle down for a hearty meal.

The menu features everything from dry aged rib eye steak to beetroot risotto with mushrooms. The fish dishes are outstanding; try grilled Stewart Island salmon, pan fried turbot and panko crumbed blue cod. There’s a good selection of gluten free meals too.

Ensure you save room for dessert – The Grille is renowned for its irresistible sweet treats. Between the likes of churros with dulce de leche, caramelised white chocolate and rum fondue and more, it’s almost impossible to pick just one…

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The Grille Invercargill
Bill Richardson Transport World 491 Tay Street
Invercargill

Open Hours:
Evening Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 5pm til late

Kitchen closes for lunch at 3.00pm daily


Phone: 03 217 1202
Website: www.transportworld.co.nz/transport-world/the-grille-cafe/

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The Grille Invercargill
Location: Invercargill
Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand, Share Plates
Mains: $25 - $35+

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Was a great way for my wife and me to end our day, which was our wedding anniversary. Being early meant we had the place to ourselves initially. Love the car license plate drinks menu, and everything else that was car related, right down to the sinks in the bathroom. Food came out quickly and my steak was cooked to request. We both loved the quality and quantity of the food, and had just enough space for an ice cream sundae each. Service was great, very polite and checking up on us regularly to make sure things were good. Will definitely be back again and either bring our wee family or some friends along. Highly recommended!

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Deb Prouting

This was our first experience using First Table and it was fabulous! The Grille was a good choice.
We walked into an immaculate restaurant with the sun streaming in though the windows. The was upbeat music playing and our waitress was very friendly and helpful.
The meals arrived quickly and they were great, well presented and delicious.
(Pan fried fish and blue cod meal) and we ordered the delicious bearnaise sauce as a side.
Great venue, great food, great staff and great price.
We'll be coming back soon.

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Melanie Kennedy

Absolutely amazing! Food was great and plenty of it. We asked for a special request for a meal to be changed a bit and this wasn't a problem (unlike some places). The waitress was fantastic knowing exactly what we wanted and popping back regularly to check drinks, desserts etc. The highlight for our son was that his meal came in the deck of a chevy ute! So cool. Would highly recommend that the grille is definitely invercargills place to go. Thanks so much for a great night!

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ChrisandMike Eckhold

We have dined here three times now and each time have been amazing. The food was up there with the best I've had and service was just as good. Will keep going back here.

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Fabulous first experience dining at The Grille for dinner. The service was fantastic, very attentive and the food was well presented, full of flavour, good sizes and great value for money. (at normal price) We all enjoyed our dinner and drinks and would def go back.

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Sunita McGrath

Great food, nice setting. Would go again.

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Andrea Carson

Our meal was delicious and the service was excellent! Definitely recommend dining at The Grille. Thank you First Table.

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Sharron Anderson

We loved the food!! The staff were friendly and helpful. Thank you!!

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Kristina Harden

Excellent food - taste, presentation and of high quality. Loved the food.
Service - was great, kept making sure we were happy with our food and drinks and anything else we needed.
Come back again and again.

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Wonderful meal and the staff were amazing. What a fabulous idea this is and we will be dining here again

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Awhina Mataira

amazing food, we loved the atmosphere, great location

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Great food and service as always. Annalise and Lauren are fabulous.
I took a friend who had never dined at the Grille at night. She wasn't aware it was open in the evenings. Very impressed with the menu in general and the presentation and quality of our meals. 10/10

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Had a lovely evening food and service were great

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Anna Smeow

Such a cool place to eat. The theme is really well thought out and it takes you through memory lane with their old days decor. Food is great and well priced. Would definitely come back.

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Great menu selection and our waitress was great. Excellent service and will definitely be back.

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Great food, good service. Will definitely be going back with the family

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Miranda Wilson

Food was good. Service was good. Although mw were sat in a dark corner with poor lighting and my dinner date was blind (made obvious by the cane) and couldn't see much. Probably wont rush back for dinner. Their lunch menu looked better.

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Superb experience overall. Never disappoints.

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Chantal Thompson

Amazing food. Staff were super friendly. Quick service. We will be coming back for sure.

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Great food, very accomodating staff. Will definately be going again

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The food was really amazing as the service.

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ChrisandMike Eckhold

I am never disappointed when dining at The Grille. Will be back.

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Stephanie Lichtwark

Awesome place to dine, great atmosphere.

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Kate McKenzie

Just had the loveliest night out at The Grille in Invercargill. The service was top notch and the food was so scrummy!!! We could not fault one thing and will be back as everyone at the table highly rated the experience and the fact that we had a First Table booking topped off the night!

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Shannon Oliver

excellent

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Karla Weller

Amazing food!! Will be back again

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Awesome

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The food was amazing! The service was awesome! As a vegetarian this was the best meal I have had out in years!!! I'm often disappointed with what's on offer as a vegetarian but not this time it was exciting and delicious, would definitely repeat the experience go the grille for great food and great service!

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We enjoyed the setting - the motoring theme is fun. Our dinner was excellent; the blue cod with crispy potato skins delicious and the grilled haloumi a taste sensation. We were glad we had room for desserts- the lemon tart and sticky date pudding were yummy.

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Leigh Brown

What a fantastic experience, delicious food fantastic food & atmosphere. Thank you!

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We had a lovely meal thank you and the service was great. We brought our friends along and they were very impressed as well. We will definitely be back.

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Janice Sutherland

As a local google guide I always make sure to share my experiences to Google Local Connect which I am affilated and I always give my honest comments, observations and recommendations to others. This way I can help in answering thier inquries/questions about the place, activities or restaurants/place they're planning to go or do. Last night was our first time to dine in The Grille, Invercargill. We're local of the city but this is the only time we've visited the place. There are few things I will give a review base on my experience.
1. The place (The Grille)
It's ambiance is totally will bring you back to the 50s, 60s, 70,s or 80s the decor was amazing and the appliances vintages ones brought me back to my childhood watching the vintage TV

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Only the second time we have dined at The Grille - and both times the meal, drinks and service were excellent. Beautifully cooked food, and the service was friendly and professional.

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Pamela Carmichael

Had a great time

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Jan West

Friendly, knowledgeable, courteous and professional staff. Really enjoyed our experience, thank you.

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Leah Thompson

Waitress was amazing and really helpfull. Food was really yumm but menu selection not what it used to be still amazing food but it lacks the excitment it previously had

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Nikki Palmer

We had THE most fabulous meal. The Confit chicken leg was amazing. Service top knotch and the setting great for a couple of boys to explore!
We will be back.

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Great service
Well presented & excellent food

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Kristina Harden

The Grille Invercargill is what I rated!!! Excellent in food, service, atmosphere. Would go again and again, recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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ChrisandMike Eckhold

Steak was cooked as per ordered Salmon Salad was delicious Had visitors from Australia with us who really enjoyed it to They loved the decor

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Great food and friendly helpful service!

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It was our wedding anniversary, so chose the Grill for a fabulous dinner. The meal and service were great. Will be going back.

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Was a great way for my wife and me to end our day, which was our wedding anniversary. Being early meant we had the place to ourselves initially. Love the car license plate drinks menu, and everything else that was car related, right down to the sinks in the bathroom. Food came out quickly and my steak was cooked to request. We both loved the quality and quantity of the food, and had just enough space for an ice cream sundae each. Service was great, very polite and checking up on us regularly to make sure things were good. Will definitely be back again and either bring our wee family or some friends along. Highly recommended!

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Lidiya Bagrie

Excellent food and great service

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Really Great Food..... Good Service... Very Child Friendly

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Jill Sanders

Great food, waitress was most helpful when I couldn't choose as all of the dishes sound tasty. I had fish of the day which was turbot, it was delicious in a burre blanc sauce with spinach .Will be back when in Invers again. Thank you .

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Great food, well prepared, good service - can’t fault them. We will defnitely be back!

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Great place to eat! Friendly staff, amazing food and fabulous surroundings.

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Everything we ordered was delicious! Great place to bring the kids with the big play area too.

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Kirsty Harris

Great food and awesome service!

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Attentive waiters without being intrusive. Great food. Not an extensive menu but a good one. Would definitely return.

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Attentive staff & the food was great.
My partner ordered the Angus eye fillet medium cooked and it was cooked perfectly.
I got the pork belly which was melt in the mouth tender and added an apple & fennel slaw which was a delicious counterpart to the pork belly.
Both dishes were so perfectly seasoned and balanced that we never touched the salt and pepper on the table.
We finished with iced coffee and a lemon tart, both very acceptable and well presented.
In our experience we think The Grille offers the best plate meals in town. We also think that First Table offers the best opportunity to experience it as First Table allows you to budget in these food experiences.

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A great meal, I couldn’t decide which dish to have so settled on two small dishes, the salmon salad and the pork belly. My husband had the fish of the day and chocolate brownie. All were delicious.

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Sarah Warren

Great experience, nice atmosphere, food and and service great

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Great to be able to take my children out for a beautiful meal at an affordable price. Thank you

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