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Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd

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Barbecue, Australian, Eclectic, Pacific Rim
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141-143 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
03 213 0501
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Massive Plates

My partner and I went to Ziffs for lunch last week and really enjoyed our time there. The pate was divine. At first I thought they hadn't given us enough bread to go with it but then had it with the salad for a WHOLE NEW TASTE. Feeling full our mains arrived. I had the pie and he had the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Buzzer2015
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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

My partner and I went to Ziffs for lunch last week and really enjoyed our time there. The pate was divine. At first I thought they hadn't given us enough bread to go with it but then had it with the salad for a WHOLE NEW TASTE. Feeling full our mains arrived. I had the pie and he had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

First time been there was last Mother's Day, home stay granny brought me there, her family love this restaurant so much. I recon they are right haha. Food is delusions . I love the chicken salad here! Worth to come

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Riverton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The food here is great! There is a selection of quality beverages avalable and the staff are friendly and their service is great. The restaurant is set out nicely, with indoor and outdour tables availabe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I went to Ziff's tonight with my husband for a valentine's date. The last time I went to Ziff's was about 6 years ago and the risotto I had back then put me off. I felt it was time to give it another go tonight and I'm pleased I did as it was excellent. The fillet steak was beautiful. Cooked... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

A group of friends went to Ziff's for dinner and from start to finish it was a great experience. We used the courtesy coach to pick us up so we could have an extra drink. Service was very nice and efficient. My meal, the chicken breast was superb and so was my friends meals. Everybody was very impressed. Those who... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Was ready for dinner, very busy place but we had a good seat in the bar area. Garlic bread starter was good, well done and medium rare steaks presented perfectly. We really enjoyed our evening at Ziff's and will plan to go back. The staff were pleasant and the restaurant continued to be busy.

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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We went for lunch, we had their light meals and lunch mains. I had the chicken burger with bacon and fries. I was impressed as it was tasty with fresh ingredients. My mother had battered blue cod with fries which she loved. My sister had the light meal of portibello mushroom which she also enjoyed. We finished off with coffee.... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Had the garlic prawn crock pot as a starter and was really impressed. Very tasty! I then had the beef burger for a main and was very disappointed. The chips were average and the beef patty tasted like something out of the freezer at the supermarket. I left feeling let down as I had the beef burger previously and it... More 

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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Ziffs always delivers the best meals. Last visit I had the tomato soup, very tasty and filling. Dessert was also first class and the coffee is always excellent. Staff are always friendly and welcoming. Top marks Ziffs team.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Its been awhile since I have been here so I was looking forward to coming back. As soon as you walk through the doors you get that warm inviting feel to the place. Staff were straight up to us and we were seated straight away. It will appeal to all age groups . The meal it self was good and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 141-143 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: 03 213 0501

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 27
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Australian, Eclectic, Pacific Rim

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