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Cabbage Tree

379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-213 1443
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“pavlova” (2 reviews)
“potato dish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
379 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is,my "go too" restaurant. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff. Something on the menu for everyone. So much choice hard to decide. Always open and set in lovely surroundings.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We visited early afternoon on our way back from Oreti beach and almost had the place to ourselves. There was a warm fire going and though the service wasn't particularly welcoming or friendly it was efficient and polite. There was a huge range of meals...More

Thank reeinbris
Reviewed 16 May 2016

On the main road to Oreti Beach, past the airport, on the left, you can't miss it.... We usually eat here in a large family group, getting together after years apart. Food arrives within a good time and together, no matter how large the group....More

Thank ibaas2016
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The restaurant is in the country and definitely worth the drive. The menu is extensive., pages in fact. The easiest way to decide is to decide what protein you would like, meat, chicken or fish and then go to that part of the menu. The...More

Thank JaffaNZ
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Excellent place to get away from the city and relax. On a sunny day its absolutely beautiful outside and the playground for the children is awesome too. Extensive menu to ponder and great wine list - almost too many choices! A must do in Invers!

Thank Mackles_47
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This was great pub food for the whole family. It also had a relaxed, casual & friendly atmosphere and made for a wonderful break in our driving tour along the coast.

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We wanted to dine out having reached the southernmost point of our campervan odyssey. We chose the Cabbage Tree on the recommendation of the campsite, and also on the basis that they offered a free pick up service. The meal itself was very good. We...More

Thank dogcollar
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Good service. Great range of beers. Menu choices are overwhelming as there is so much to choose from. In Summer there is nice quite outside dining and can also just go for a drink. Winter is well catered for with warm surroundings. Great value and...More

1  Thank Barry T
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Beautiful setting, great atmosphere, you can even use other rooms for a family get together meal and it is so family friendly catering for the children so Mum and Dad can have a relaxing time.

Thank SusieQ19590
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Has been a while since we went there. Meal was nicely cooked but very small in portion size. This has always been an excellent restaurant but I was not impressed this time. Did complain to the waitress and also at check out time but nothing...More

1  Thank scottie186
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Jean R
Where are your steaks sourced from
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
US$10 - US$28
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, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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