Top Choice Cafe in Invercargill


Large shared tables, a relaxed beachy ambience, and top-notch coffee and smoothies give this cafe its reputation as Southland's best. Delicious counter food includes bagels, generously crammed rolls, cheese scones a…
Top Choice Modern NZ in Invercargill


Part tapas and cocktail bar, part chic fusion eatery, Louie's is a great place to while away an evening, snuggled into a sofa or a fireside nook. The seasonally changing menu veers from creative tapas (venison tacos…
Gastropub in Invercargill

Buster Crabb

A heritage building and quirky backstory lift Buster Crabb above the ordinary. Named after a British navy frogman who was supposedly spirited away to join MI6, this sleek gastropub does a good line of lunchtime sala…
Tapas in Invercargill

Suzie Q

Pretty ceramics, a warm terracotta colour scheme and a European soundtrack establish Suzie's Iberian tone. The wine list is Kiwi-dominated with a few splashes of Spain, while the formidable food menu of sharing plat…
Modern NZ in Invercargill


Tucked away in a shopping arcade, this reliable bistro with chirpy service plates up popcorn squid, slow-roasted pork with fennel, and a smattering of Italian-inspired pasta and risotto dishes. Caramel croissants an…
French in Invercargill

Elegance at 148 on Elles

Welcome to 1984, and we mean that in a completely affectionate way. Elegance is the sort of old-fashioned, upmarket, regional restaurant where the menu is vaguely French, vaguely British, and you can be guaranteed o…
Cafe in Invercargill

Seriously Good Chocolate Company

Pick up logs of rocky road, salted caramel nibbles and bacon-flavoured chocolate at this sweet little cafe, which prides itself on featuring local ingredients and flavours. It's as good for edible gifts as it is for…
Supermarket in Invercargill

Pak ’n Save

A large, centrally located supermarket.
Bakery in Invercargill

Colonial Bakery

Chipper service and buttery pastry characterise this grab-and-go bakery. Homemade pies steal the show, with classic steak-and-kidney sitting temptingly next to chicken, Camembert and cranberry pies. Euro-goods such …