Located along Dee Street, a bit of a walk from the centre of town on a cold wet evening I endured the elements as really needed alternative dinning choices so decided on Lone Star. Having eaten at most Lone Star restaurants throughout the country I always find it interesting on each individual take of their theme – all quite different. Yes, that’s inviting and don’t mind that at all. The Invercargill Lone Star certainly surpasses the rest with decor – very well presented and unique.
Food-wise unfortunately nothing has changed – sort of hit myself as what was I thinking, there is no difference in the usual fare on offer, expensive meal of coleslaw chips and average cut of steak. The mushroom sauce was too thick and ‘floury’ in taste. The sautéed onions didn’t go well with the mushroom sauce dolloped on top. Actually I did not enjoy. Ordering a flat white after the meal was cleared away I waited and waited until it arrived and it was just about cold. Obviously been sitting made for a while with no waitress to deliver until another person (I guess from the kitchen) decided to serve it to me. This restaurant is busy with a good crowd of diners by the time I left. So the menu and venue is obviously meeting local expectations yet for my dollar I would expect more.