The Grille Cafe

Breakfast & Lunch

Indulge in the best of Invercargill's fresh, locally-sourced cuisine at The Grille Café.

  • Delight in our breakfast-to-lunch menu packed with delicious ingredients.
  • Experience a charming museum cafe, fine coffee and modern Southland dishes.

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All-Day Menu
(V)-vegetarian  (VG)-vegan  (G)-gluten-free (DF)-dairy-free (N)-contains nuts  (*)-on request

Hoki, smoked fish, mussels, prawns, salmon served with toasted ciabatta

Whipped feta, baby spinach,
Grille relish, sour cream (GF) (V)
Add- bacon $7.0
smoked salmon $8.0

Toasted ciabatta, Grille relish,
free range eggs cooked your way
(V) (DF*) (GF*)

Changes regularly served with toasted ciabatta or gluten free toast (GF)

Eggs your way, homemade hash, slow roasted tomato, mushrooms, streaky bacon, sausages, ciabatta, Grille relish

Roasted balsamic thyme mushrooms, cashew cream, ciabatta, baby spinach
(V) (VG*) (GF*) (DF) (N)

Poached eggs, baby spinach, potato hash cake, hollandaise (V) (GF)
Add- bacon $7.0
smoked salmon $8.0
mushroom $7.0

Coconut yoghurt, mango gel, fresh fruit, coconut milk (V) (VG) (DF) (GF) (N)

Savoury lamb mince, toasted ciabatta, baby spinach, parmesan, poached egg, hollandaise (GF*)

Whipped vanilla butter, blueberry compote, maple syrup, banana praline (V)
Add bacon $7.0

Beef patty, double cheese, burger sauce, mustard, aioli, pickles, twice cooked jacket wedges, bacon mayo

Pan fried chicken strips, mixed salad greens, sundried tomatoes, bacon, honey roasted seeds, camembert, aioli (GF)

Lemon pea risotto, hot smoked salmon, grilled broccolini, parmesan (GF)

Salad greens, fries, tartare, lemon

Korean bbq sauce, pickled red onion, lettuce, kewpie mayo, twice cooked jacket wedges, bacon mayo

Twice cooked jacket wedges, bacon, cheese, sour cream, sweet chilli (GF)
Kids' Menu

Cheese roll, lolly cake, fresh fruit, crackers, raisins, carrot sticks

Sausages, bacon, fried egg, toast, Watties tomato sauce

Chicken nuggets, fries, Watties tomato sauce

Waffle, bacon, banana, maple syrup, sprinkles

Two pieces of buttered toast with bacon, fries, Watties tomato sauce

Served warm with ice cream and chocolate sauce


Book online with 48 hours notice or call ahead for flexibility. Delectable dishes await. We can't wait to welcome you!

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The Grille Cafe

491 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810

Phone: 03 217 1202

Mon–Sun: 8am–4pm

Closed public holidays. Please see our social pages for up-to-date details.