The Rocks Restaurant and Bar in Invercargill City Menu

  • (GF) Can be made gluten free upon request. Please ask.
  • Breads and Spreads $12
    • Roast garlic whipped butter, with in house spreads.
  • Soup (GF) $12
    • Freshly prepared seasonal ingredients, served with toasted ciabatta
  • Seafood Chowder $15.50
    • Smoked local fish, mussels, capers,lemon and thyme with toasted ciabatta.
  • -Large $18.50
  • Pizza $18
    • Individual, baked on a Naan bread base. Gourmet toppings, daily specials with fries and salad.
  • Vegetarian Stack (GF) $17
    • Roasted mushroom, sticky sweet potato, red pepper, tomato , Spanish onion, courgette and feta with spinach and fresh pesto.
  • -with chicken $22.50
  • Fish of the Day (GF) $22.50
    • Freshly prepared with fresh green salad.
  • Roast Pork Open Sandwich (GF) $21.00
    • Slow cooked rolled belly,with pork &orange stock gravy, candied kumara, onion marmalade and chunky cut fries over toasted focaccia.
  • Steak & Tuscan Fried Potatoes (GF) $23.00
    • Grilled steak, bacon, buffalo cheese,tomato, thyme and cardamom onion jam, Tuscan fried potatoes. With a light salad.
  • Chicken Ciabatta Stack (GF) $21.00
    • Grilled apple cider marinated chicken breast layered over tossed ciabatta with rocket, fetta and tomato. Apricot,pomegranate and molasses chutney.
  • Chicken Salad (GF) $22.50
    • Tender breast strips, crisp honey belly bacon, fresh salad, avocado, brie, cashew nuts, plum salsa and aioli.
  • Popcorn Squid Salad (GF) $20.00
    • Crunchy salt and peppered squid, golden grilled manuka smoked bacon over crisp salad of lettuce & rocket leaves, toasted sesame,cucumber, tomato, mango salsa and aioli.
  • Caesar Salad (GF) $19.00
    • Garden fresh salad leaves, anchovies, bacon lardons, flaked parmesan and soft boiled eggs with garlic dressing and toasted foccacia bread.
  • -Add chicken $24.50
  • Hot Smoked Salmon (GF) $19.00
    • Infused with Maple, sweet paprika and rosemary. Smoked on site and rested over coconut steamed rice, capsicum and apricot marmalade, and salad and garlic aioli.
  • Portobello Mushrooms (GF) $17.50
    • Seasoned & roasted with olive oil, brie. Topped with tomato, coriander & capsicum salsa, served on toasted ciabatta.
  • Garlic Prawns (GF) $18.50
    • Peeled King prawn tails with garlic,Pernod and butter cream sauce,over coconut steamed rice, and salad.
  • Bacon & Eggs $17.90
    • Poached, scrambled or fried with honey cured belly bacon resting on wilted spinach & toasted ciabatta.
  • Chicken & Mushroom Pasta $19.50
    • Caramelised onions, chicken & portobello mushrooms, with port & cream reduction sauce PennoniRigati pasta, parmesan, tomato salsa & spinach. Entrée .
  • -Main $25.00
  • Mushroom & Apple Cider Risotto
    • Mixed wild mushrooms, fresh thyme and apple cider with spinach and creamy arborio rice, topped with shaved parmesan.
  • -Small $19.50
  • -Main $26.00
  • -Add chicken $7.00
  • Rummage Board $52
    • Hot smoked salmon, our chorizo sausage, salt & pepper squid, garlic mussels, marinated olives, blue cheese, relish, pesto, roasted garlic clove butter & melted tomatoes, all served with crusty breads.
  • Salad $8.50
  • Bacon $7.00
  • Vegetables $7.50
  • Chips small $5.00
  • Large $7.00
  • Egg $1.50
  • Wedges $9.50

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Chicken, beef, pork, vegetables peanut sauce, steamed rice $2.50
  • Pad thai (GF ) ( V ) $12.50
    • white rice noodles cooked with bean sprouts, spring onion and crushed peanuts in our special pad thai sauce, served with fresh lemon and sprouts. Chicken, beef, pork or vegetables & tofu
  • Guri puffs (4) $6.00
    • sweet potatoes and vegetables wrapped in fluffy pastry served with dipping sauces.
  • Served with steamed jasmine rice
  • Larb chicken salad (GF ) $12.50
    • minced chicken mixed with special roasted rice powder, shallots, fresh spring onions, coriander, chilli and lime juice. Chicken
  • Roti & peanut sauce $6.50
  • Lemongrass stir fry ( V ) * $12.50
    • your choice of meat stir-fried with fresh lemongrass and fresh seasonal vegetables. Chicken, beef, pork or vegetables & tofu
  • Red curry (GF ) ( V ) $12.50
    • succulent cuts of meat or seafood cooked in coconut cream and fresh vegetables. Chicken, beef, pork or vegetables & tofu
  • Choc Orange Flavour Shake N/A
    • Try our new tasty Choc Orange Shake, made with creamy, fresh milk ingredients. It's so thick it barely makes it up the straw.
  • Grilled Chicken & Aioli McWrap® N/A
    • The new delicious Chicken & Aioli McWrap®, with ingredients like 100% NZ grilled chicken, juicy tomatoes, all wrapped up in a warmed tortilla.
  • Sausage McMuffin® N/A
    • A hot beef sausage patty, topped with a slice of cheese on a toasted English muffin. Simple and satisfying.
  • Italian Dressing N/A
    • Lighten up. Enjoy a vinaigrette-blend of vinegar, lemon, garlic, onion, and capsicum, with a mix of herbs including parsley and allspice.
  • Crispy Chicken Snack Wrap® N/A
    • We take a strip of succulent, marinated and crumbed 100% chicken breast fillet. Then we add fresh iceberg lettuce and creamy mayonnaise and carefully hand wrap it all in a soft tortilla wrap.
  • Chicken McWrap® Aioli - Crispy N/A
    • Introducing the new delicious Chicken & Aioli McWrap®, with crispy 100% NZ chicken, juicy tomatoes, crisp iceberg lettuce drizzled with creamy garlic Aioli all wrapped up in a warmed tortilla and ready to eat on the go.
  • The Boss® N/A
    • Eat like a boss with this Kiwi favourite. With two juicy beef patties, two cheeses, lettuce, onion, tomato and sauce all on a sesame seed bun. The Boss is back.
  • Caramel Sundae N/A
    • It's a delicious delight. Soft, creamy waves of soft serve made with fresh milk, doused in a sticky, sweet warm caramel sauce.
  • Asian Ribeye $48.50
    • Grilled prime steak, topped with grilled garlic and sweet chilli king prawn cutlets served on mashed potato with steamed vegetables and hollandaise sauce.
  • Crumbed Fillet of Fish $14.50
  • Bowl of GF Fries $8.90
  • Mixture of Above (2 pieces of each) $11.50
  • Captains Chicken Supreme $39.90
    • Pan fried chicken breast, topped with smoked sea salmon, squid rings, shrimps, seafood sauce, served with salad greens, vegetable medley and potato mash.
  • Southern Chicken $35.90
    • Pan fried chicken breast, topped with corn, bacon, herbs, garlic, white wine and onion sauce. Served with gourmet potatoes, steamed vegetables and a green salad.
  • Thai Prawn Cutlets $39.90
    • Ten prawn cutlets grilled in a garlic and sweet chilli sauce served on steamed vegetables accompanied with jasmine rice.
  • Bowl of Baby Kumara Fries with Sour Cream and Sweet Chilli Sauce $9.90
  • Dal Makhani $14.90
    • Simmered black lentils and kidney beans sauteed with tomatoes, ginger, cumin, onion and fresh garlic
  • Baby Corn Palak $15.90
    • Baby corn and spinach
  • Tandoori Sampler (for 2) $18.50
    • Tempting selection of Kastoori, Sheek Kebab, Fish Tikka, Tandoori Chicken served with chutney
  • Chicken Tikka (5 Pieces) $10.90
    • Boneless cubes of chicken marinated in yoghurt and freshly ground spices finished in clay oven
  • Hot Mixed Pickle Mango Chutney $3.00
  • Mango Chicken $15.90
    • Tender chicken cooked in exotic creamy curry sauce.
  • Bollywood Vegetarian Feast $33.90
    • A selection of vegetarian starters, a choice of 3 curries from the main menu with Roti, Basmati rice, Raita and chutney. PRICE IS PER PERSON (MINIMUM OF 2 ORDERS)
  • Kadhai Prawns $17.90
    • Prawns / strips of chicken cooked with onion, tomato and green pepper in a thick masala sauce in an Indian wok.
  • Chef’s Ice Cream of the Day Trio $11.50
    • Selection of different Ice Creams bursting with flavour & made fresh daily by our Chef.
  • Seafood Chowder $14.90
    • Thick & delicious with loads of Seafood. Served with warm Bread for dipping. Entrée
  • Grilled Greenlipped Mussels $32.80
    • Southland Mussels topped with Garlic Herb Butter & Bread Crumbs, grilled until golden Main
  • Bread & Spreads $18.80
    • Freshly Baked Bread of the day with Chef’s homemade Spreads 3-4 people
  • Side Vegetables $5.90
    • A steamed trio of Chef’s choice of vegetables.
  • Selection of New Zealand Cheese $16.90
    • One Type of Cheese
  • Fresh Bluff Oysters $49.90
    • Available three different ways, Natural, Beer Battered or ‘The Elegance Speciality’ – natural topped with Lemon & Lime Crème Fraîche Full Dozen Meal with Salad & Fries
  • Chicken Breast $34.80
    • Chicken Breast coated in Bread Crumbs topped with Tomato, Herb & Garlic Purée, fresh Tomato Slices, Streaky Bacon & Edam Cheese. Served on silky smooth Mashed Potato surrounded by the ultimate refreshing Salad of Chickpeas, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Red Onion, Fresh Herbs & mixed baby Lettuce Leaves tossed in Olive Oil, Lime Juice & Fresh Herb Vinaigrette.
  • A retro EAT spin on the Greek salad $22.50
    • pan roasted lamb fillet with local feta, tomato, cucumber, red onion, EAT olives and saffron aioli
  • Bread & Spreads $15.50
    • In house made classic white bread with hummus, roasted garlic, maldon sea salt and XV olive oil.
  • Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs $18.50
    • Smoked salmon scrambled eggs with sour cream and chive on EAT toast.
  • -extras $8
  • house made chicken liver and green peppercorn pate $16.50
    • served with chutney, flatbread and cornichons
  • Pasta/Risotto $23.50
    • style carbonara with chicken or bacon in a creamy white wine sauce
  • Soups $16.50
    • A really hot, creamy, thick and fulfilling seafood chowderwith mussels, white fish, squid and vegetables, served with toasted garlic bread
  • Chef's salad refer to blackboard
    • changes daily
  • Sweet Chilli N/A
  • Thousand Island N/A
  • Aioli N/A
  • Chicken & Bacon Ranch Melt N/A
  • Three Pepper Chicken N/A
  • Steak and Cheese N/A
  • Pork Riblet N/A
  • Chicken Teriyaki N/A
  • Beetroot and Halloumi Salad with Spinach, Pumpkin Seeds & Rasperry Vinaigrette V $18.00
  • Basil & Pistachio Crusted Lamb Rumb on Mustard Mash, Baby Carrots, crumbled sweetbreads, Port Jus & Pea Crush $34.00
  • Pistachio, Apricot Pork Filler Wrapped in Bacon on Potato & Kumara Bake, Cherry Tomatoes, topped with Citrus Hollandaise & Chutney $33.00
  • Southern Blue Cod Served Beer Battered or Pan Fried, Accompanied with a Green Leaf Salad and Fries $32.00
  • Molly's Legacy Sizzler, 250g Ribeye, Topped with Swiss Cheese, Onions, Mushrooms and Tomato, On a HOT plate Served with Salad and Fries GF $37.00
  • Beer Battered Fried with Aioli Fried Eggs (2) Garlic Butter Mushrooms Steamed Vegetables Green Garden Salad All $5.50
  • Lemon Salt & Pepper Squid with Mesclun, Capsicum & Walnut Salad Drizzled with Lime Pepper Aioli GF $17.00
  • Rich Chocolate Torte with Berry Compote, Raspberry Sauce, Chocolate Ice Cream and Pistachio Nut Cream GF $13.00
  • Muesli (v) $10.00
    • Toasted muesli served with a fresh fruit and yoghurt
  • Bacon $4.00
  • Cheese & Bacon Wedges $15.00
    • Double helping of seasoned wedges with lashings of melted cheese, crispy bacon pieces, crispy bacon pieces & topped with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce
  • Bowl of Salad Greens $6.50
  • Uncle Sam's Pancake Stack (v) $16.00
    • Fluffy goodness drowned in maple syrup with your choice of; bacon & banana, fresh fruit & ice cream, or berries & cream (half $10.50)
  • English Muffin with Jam $4.00
  • Chicken Sandwich (g.f) $17.00
    • Toasted focaccia with grilled smoked chicken, fresh salad and brie cheese finished with Tuatara-made aioli dressing
  • Wedges $9.00
  • Wedges $13.50
    • Seasoned potato wedges topped with melted cheese, fresh tomato salsa and sour cream
  • Southern Steak $32.00
    • Ribeye steak cooked to your liking, topped with a fried egg and crumbed onion rings, served with chips and salad
  • Accompanied by beer battered fries and a side of aioli
  • Fruit Smoothies $6.00
    • Berry, banana, tropical, coffee, chocolate, moccha, or vanilla.
  • Traditional BLT $20.00
    • Warm foccocia bread spread with tomato relish topped with crispy bacon lettuce and fresh tomato
  • Mussels $20.00
    • Stewart Island green lipped mussels served with the chef's choice of sauces and a freshly baked baguette
  • First's Famous Seafood Chowder $15.50 / $21.00
    • First's own famous chowder served with warm bread and garlic butter.
  • First's Famous Seafood Chowder $15.50 / $21.00
    • First's own famous chowder served with warm bread and garlic butter.
    • poached eggs, English muffin, hollandaise sauce bacon or vegetarian
    • cream cheese + jam
    • choice three filling, bacon, tomato, cheese, onion, spinach, mushrooms, salmon
  • SAVOURIES $1.50
  • FREE RANGE EGGS $11.00
    • poached scrambled fried (add bacon $3.00)
  • CHEESE ROLLS $2.50
    • bacon grilled tomato, mushrooms + two eggs
  • Lamb Wellington $36.90
    • Tender lamb back strap seared and topped with sautéed onion, mushrooms spinach and cream cheese wrapped in flaky pastry and baked to perfection resting on a potato mash
  • Mushroom thyme
  • Seasonal vegetables
  • Mushrooms $3.00
  • Aioli $1.00
  • Antipasto $36.90
    • Speciality pieces of bread, crackers, cold meats, prawns, gourmet, cheeses, gherkins, olives, pickled onions. served with dips and accompaniments
  • Duck fat potatoes $4.00
  • red wine jus
  • BLT $5.00
    • bacon lettuce tomato on toasted bread
    • vegetable or chicken corn large
    • small 355ml
    • vegetable or chicken corn small
    • large 475ml
  • BACON BUTTY $3.50
    • buttered bread hot bacon relish
  • Tomago and Avocado Nigiri N/A
  • Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetable Californian N/A
  • Teriyaki Chicken with Sweet Chilli Sauce Onigiri N/A
  • Tataki Beef N/A
  • Carrot Inari N/A
  • Tuna Onigiri N/A
  • Wakame Inari N/A
  • Vegetarian with Cream Cheese N/A
  • Garlic pita Bread $5.00
  • Seafood Chowder with bread $12.00
  • Peaches and cream parfait $12.00
    • served with fries and salad
  • Fried Onions $4.00
  • Seafood Coctail $12.00
  • MILANESE OCF $33.00
    • tomato, garlic bacon & grilled cheddar
    • served in cola BBQ sauce with fries & salad
The Rocks Restaurant and Bar

The Rocks Restaurant and Bar



101 Dee Street, 101 Dee Street, Invercargill, Invercargill, Southland, 9810, New Zealand





Opened hours

Monday: Closed, Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Thursday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Friday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Sunday: Closed
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101 Dee Street, 101 Dee Street, Invercargill, Invercargill, Southland, 9810, New Zealand