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Emporium Eatery & Bar

Corner Marine Parade and Tennyson Street, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-835 0013
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (84 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, International, European, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Corner Marine Parade and Tennyson Street, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Nibble and plates (small and large) to share. Great food and they are so yummy. The red wine is superb. Love this place. A bit pricey but worth to try especially we are on honeymoon.

Thank Rebecca T
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

Hello Rebecca T Thank you for visiting us. We hope you enjoyed your honeymoon in our beautiful town and took in some great sites. Kind Regards Shaye Bird

Reviewed October 12, 2016

We enjoyed a quick dinner here tonight, just mains of John Dory, and a Vietnamese pulled pork and prawn salad. They were delicious. Wonderful ambience and atmosphere. Friendly service, reasonably priced, as was the wine. Such history to this place, it's all in the menu!More

Thank Andy-S60
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

Hello Andy-S60 Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to write a review. We are lucky to be a part of the Art Deco Masonic Hotel, which has been on this site since 1861 so plenty of history which we have...More

Reviewed October 12, 2016

Read all the good reviews so gave it a go. We had enquired earlier in the day about a booking but were told not to worry as it was a Monday...when we arrived we got the "we'll see if we can squeeze you in" story...so...More

Thank Jerraquaffers
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

Hello Jerraquaffers Thank you for your visit and yes as you noticed we do get lots of fantastic comments regarding our food, service and the wonderful building we are in. So i am very sorry to hear that you thought the lamb dish was too...More

Reviewed October 9, 2016

Group of 8 had a meal here on a Friday night. Good service and the wait for meals wasn't too long.Only comment not many veges on offer.More

Thank 2014angela52
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

Hello 2014angela52 Thanks for visiting us recently and thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit. We have just launched our spring menu and one of the new side dishes is fresh bay asparagus, lemon & chive butter so a great addition to our side dish...More

Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on to this restaurant and all five of us loved the food and drinks we ordered. From nibbles, plates, main meals, desserts and cocktails! All of it was amazing, the flavours, the service and atmosphere. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Melonie B
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Hello Melonie B Thank you for your recent visit on your girls weekend, wonderful comments about what we do so thank you. I hope your weekend was fantastic wherever you went in this beautiful region. Kind Regards Shaye Bird

Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit the emporium I feel very much spoilt the staff are well appointed and have a great knowledge of the menu and wine list. The food is classic gastro pub with a gourmet twist. I've had their lamb dish numerous times; the...More

Thank rosss31
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Hello rosss31 Thanks for the visit and possibly one of the best compliments we have received so far. We put a lot of effort into our staff and they are passionate about the food they cook or the service they provide, they were thrilled to...More

Reviewed October 3, 2016

Went in for lunch. Food was lovely and reasonable. Very quirky place, Art Deco inside and out. Very busy even mid week off season

Thank annpat65
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Hello annpat65 Thank you for your visit, we certainly are a uniquely designed venue part of the iconic Art Deco Masonic Hotel right in the heart of Napier. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Shaye Bird

Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Good eats at an old style restaurant! The pizza was crispy and not overladen with ingredients. Beautifully flavoured. The steak was tender and melt in your mouth, and the brisket and mushroom pattie was flaky! We had gorgeous blue skies today so eating alfresco was...More

Thank Celine S
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Hello Celine S Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write a review. Our outside tables will be in hot demand shortly with summer fast approaching. Kind Regards Shaye Bird

Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited again after our last visit 12 months ago. My wife had the lamb and loved it. I had the beef and loved that too. Came back the next night for an early dinner. Highly recommended. Great food and great service.

Thank Jonno D
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Hello Jonno D Thank you for your visit and also for the visit last year. Lets hope this is a trend we can keep up!! It was a pleasure to see you back. Kind Regards Shaye Bird

Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We just had dinner here with our two young children and could not fault them. They had a kids menu as well as a varied regular menu. The waitress was very attentive and nice. I recommend ordering from the smaller dishes menu to save room...More

Thank qjane983
EmporiumEatery, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Hello qjane983 Thank you for your recent visit we truly appreciate it, we have plenty to keep the kids amused with menus and colouring in pencils, we also have board games available for the kids as well as the parents. We hope to see you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $28
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Marine Parade and Tennyson Street, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 0013
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Description
Emporium Eatery and Bar is the latest addition to Art Deco Masonic Hotel, and to buzzing inner city Napier. Designed by reputed restaurant designer Tom Skyring, Emporium has a truly unique look and feel – rich leathers, a stunning marble bar, warm wood and just the right amount of Art Deco. Emporium mixes the modern with the classic, to create a very special atmosphere in this iconic heritage building.Emporium isn’t just a bar, and it’s more than an exciting new restaurant, it’s a meeting place. With a menu meant for sharing, and the most extensive beverage list around, Emporium is just the spot to gather friends, family or colleagues to enjoy the finest in Hawke’s Bay hospitality. Ideal for functions, Emporium has optional group spaces available – including Poet’s Corner, a private space overlooking bustling Tennyson Street and picturesque Marine Parade.Long, leisurely breakfasts, lunches and dinners, or delicious all-day grazing with a glass of fine wine or a cocktail or beer from our impressive collection – this is how many a fine Hawke’s Bay day or evening are sure to be spent as the weather warms up. Check out our menus to whet your appetite, still prepared under the creative and skillful hands of Cliff Fernandes of Art Deco Masonic's MED fame, and we’ll see you soon at Emporium.
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