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The Kiln

$$ - $$$, , European
7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-218 2258
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
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Bar, New Zealand, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7 Don Street | Cbd, Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although they had a great deal on steaks, the kitchen didn’t seem to be able to keep up. We waited for over an hour for meals and then both steaks were over-cooked. The waitress apologized and offered to replace, but I expressed concern of having...More

2  Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly go to the kiln simply because there is lots of wearing and the food is good. Simple really....

Thank rosswilson2015
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went for tea on a very busy Friday night. Staff were very friendly. Not a long wait for meals. Order a steak and it was cook to perfection. Will definitely be back

1  Thank GrantandSheryl D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with family, and the food was good. The staff were friendly enough and the price was reasonable.

Thank rstaranaki
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We could find few restaurants that were open so we tried The Kiln. Nothing on the menu was less than $34 and yet the food was nothing special. By the end of the meal the noise was intolerable, with large groups of inebriated men shouting...More

2  Thank anthony19482014
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Family took my husband and I to the Kiln for a combined surprise birthday party. It was great! Catered for all age groups with an extensive menu.

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Popular restaurant / bar in the centre of town with a great atmosphere. Menu has a good variety of dishes to choose from. I went for the sirloin steak which ended up a good choice. My colleague chose the rump steak being slightly larger in...More

Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The food here is great - and it's always great. The staff are friendly enough - until they want to go home. Instead of letting customers know they will be closing soon they just start rudely putting up chairs, turning off the tvs and standing...More

1  Thank freshf00die
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a delicious and very well balanced meal at The Kiln. I ordered the Rakiura Salmon knowing that salmon has to be cooked just right to release its full culinary potential. The salmon was moist on the inside but not underdone and the skin...More

Thank Reuel T
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely light lunch. Great service and food came quickly. Nicely presented and very tasty seafood chowder. They even checked everything down to the last detail for one of the group who is GF. Great.

Thank CraigandTania
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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