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Louies Cafe & Tapas Bar

142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 2913
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (9 reviews)
“venison” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended with a large group as part of a conference. The meals came out quickly and were of high quality. We enjoyed it so much much that we returned the following evening for dessert. Thanks for making our time in Invercargill extra special!

1  Thank rachenator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually visited in winter last year and had a lovely time at Louies Cafe and Tapas bar. Convenient location and the fireplace was great. Loved the music and the tapas. Overall definitely somewhere to visit in Invercargill

1  Thank InvercargillTOP10HP
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This is our go-to spot for a good meal and a great time. Business partners from out of town always request we take them there for a taste of Southland hospitality and a relaxed atmosphere.

2  Thank shaun d
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Why is it called Tapas bar? There's no Tapas menu. Nothing on the menu is even close to tapas... unless you think bringing the menu on a blackboard, on top of a chair is TAPAS! Change the name and provide patrons a menu each so...More

2  Thank Alfredo A
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I love louies always a great night out atmosphere is great Staff are awesome food is fantastic especially the tacos yum yum

Thank Charly C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is by far the best place to go for Dinner in Invercargill, Amazing service, Awesome atmosphere and Excellent food!

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for a work dinner with my colleague and was blown away by these simple dishes. We ordered a bunch of tapas but our favourites were the simple ones. Breads and dips + marinated olives were delicious and we could have eaten just them...More

1  Thank ZaraEatsKai
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We hadn't been to Louie's for quite awhile, but Dave the manager remembered us. We were made very welcome, sat by the lovely fire. I am a chef so it's really nice to go out and have dinner cooked for me. I ordered the lamb,...More

1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Louies is an all time favorite, meals are jam packed with flavour and are well thought out, staff are always on the ball and attentive.

2  Thank invercargill2017
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Welcoming staff, good food, nice atmosphere - especially withe the fire going. We split the meal, two entrees - Mutton Bird ( a local delicacy), a terrine with pickles and a fruit flavoured sauce; and for a main, a vension leg roast with baked beetroot...More

1  Thank Barney53727
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 2913
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