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Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd

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International, Barbecue, Australian, Pacific Rim
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141-143 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
03 213 0501
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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
Great little place in the sun.

Myself and my partner came here while down that way working. They were pretty busy but the service was pretty good. They did take awhile taking orders but we got there. I picked the chicken salad because it said on the menu it had avocado and apricot and capsaicin chutney, I was soooo disappointed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Myself and my partner came here while down that way working. They were pretty busy but the service was pretty good. They did take awhile taking orders but we got there. I picked the chicken salad because it said on the menu it had avocado and apricot and capsaicin chutney, I was soooo disappointed that both those were no where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Caught up with friends at Ziffs, two children in tow. Ordered the braised pulled pork, very nice but was left quite hungry, apart from mashed spuds not a great deal of veg (extra veg $7.60). Wife had crispy chicken salad, a larger meal than mine and she enjoyed it. Daughter had an open sandwich from the kids menu, very nice... More 

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What an amazing cafe in the middle of nowhere! Went here for a business lunch and loved both the ambience and the food. Will definitely be back.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In Invercargill on business with a work colleague and went to Ziffs restaurant and Bar. They offer a free pick up from within Invercargill and we have visited this restaurant before. The venue has a nice relaxing character about it and is not too busy mid week. The food is fresh and excellent - we ordered separate pan fried and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We popped into Ziffs for some beautiful Bluff Oysters and they were big, tasty and juicy Yumo. the was great and the service friendly.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Had a really nice Seafood Chowder here, and other diner had a relaly nice fish dish, we both enjoyed what we had.

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Christchurch
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Now this place is not where you would expect ... but it was well worth the trip. It is just out of Invercargill not too far past the turn off to the Airport. I was visiting family and we had been out the night before for a meal and I wanted something more like a 'pub' meal for our second... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you go to ziffs the pizza is always primo and really fulling. The service is always good live this place😆

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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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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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 10 - 23
  • Cuisine: International, Barbecue, Australian, Pacific Rim

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