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Cabbage Tree

$$ - $$$, , European
379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-213 1443
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pepper steak” (2 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were some of the first diners and it still took some time for coffee orders to be taken. Large menu choice. Food was ok.

Thank Crawf17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for lunch, staff were lovely, the restaurant is spotlessly clean and the menu is as big as ever. Whilst the meal was extremely tasty when you only get 12, yep 12 chips with your meal it makes for a very very expensive meal.

Thank JandDinNZ
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We recently dined at the Cabbage Tree to celebrate a 50th Birthday. The meal was great. One of my favourites on the extensive menu is pepper steak. It didn't disappoint and the general consensus at our table was that the meals were all good. But.........More

Thank Love2create
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Had a hankering for the real Bluff oysters Kilpatrick and it was perfect. Thx heaps for making my visit back home a delightful tasty memory.

Thank Noelani C
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Some advice to staff, please wait until guests are seated before asking what they want to drink. Do not ask at the reception desk!! Hadn't even had a chance to see the wine list! This time waitress did remember to return and take the order,...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is one if our favorite restaurants in Invercargill. The menu is really extensive with something for everyone, the meal portions are big as are the desserts so bring your appetite 😃 Its probably at the higher end price wise but you get great value...More

Thank karenjnz
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My hubby and I ate here in September last year and based on our experience then, we decided to take the family here for a Mother's Day dinner. We were seated after a short wait. We ordered a bottle of wine and when it came...More

Thank liliz
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The cabbage tree has something for everyone, and their tranquil outdoor seating provides the perfect setting for a relaxing meal. Their food is off a good quality​ but leans toward the pricey side for quite basic options. Their chatter platter has shrunk, best for sharing...More

Thank Hollie H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Booked in for 6pm Saturday party of 10. Got drinks and put in our meal order. Shot out for a quick ciggie while they cooked it, NOT! After 30 minutes we started moaning and a little later wait staff gave us a plate of chips,...More

Thank BarbfromBluff
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I read all the previous reviews and noticed a few common threads with peoples opinions, my biased opinion follows: A team of people with skill and the best equipment at their disposal can manage a comprehensive and extensive menu utilising fresh ingredients. Meals here range...More

Thank Reuel T
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Questions & Answers
Jean R
22 December 2014|
Response from Lisa B |
I don't know where they get their steaks from sorry. I'm just a diner there not the owner.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-213 1443
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