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Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd

Certificate of Excellence
New Zealand, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free
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141-143 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
03 213 0501
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Poor standard of food and presentation very average. I had lunch there with family members on a Tuesday. Two of us had the salmon stack. The salmon was very dry served on top of a few pieces of lettuce and a spoonful of grated carrot in a dressing and all this was stacked on top of two pieces of dry... More 

Thank rubbaxpop
Invercargill, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was part of a group dining Sunday night, meals were super dooper, just what was needed. The young girl serving did a good job too!! Ziffs never disappoints.

Thank 0ramjet0
Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ziffs meals are sensational and really satisfy your taste buds. whether it's fish, chicken, a yummy platter, or a delicious dessert, your guaranteed satisfaction. Recently a i had their beautiful medium rear steak coated in pepper corn sauce with vegetable and chips, and it was to die for. their meals are simple and delicious and they always have tasty flavors... More 

Thank tayloroconnor2000
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last Monday having spent the day on Stewart island we popped into Ziffs on the off chance. The food and service was fantastic. New chef. And did the food proud.

Thank David J
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breads which were lovely with 3 spreads. Loaves were quite small. Meals were average. Steak was "medium" but was actually tough as old boots with a bit of a pink tinge. Wouldn't have again. Kumara chips as garnish were nice. Dessert was alright. Tasty but far too sweet and I have a sweet tooth. All in all it... More 

Thank 99kat
Invercargill, New Zealand
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ziffs is a fantastic Restaurant on the outskirts of Invercargill. We dined here for Mothers Day and had a lovely lunch out. My favourite is the Chicken Salad and occasionally we have their Pizza of the day. Very yummy. If you haven't already been here, Ziffs is a must to try.

Thank Love2create
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Dined here with a friend 2 Sundays ago and we had seafood chowder. It tasted so awful (had lumps of spongey glutenous tasting bits?) in it. I ended up not eating it and asking for something else. Only half price was refunded! Not nice and not not good service. Following week Husband and I dined here for dinner and got... More 

1 Thank larry1811
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I dined at Ziffs last Saturday for lunch. I ordered the oyster soup which divine I stopped counting the oysters after 12 in my dish, much to my delight; A very generous helping. The service great staff were eager to please. Looking at the menu I actually had a difficult time deciding on what to order I wanted all of... More 

Thank Liz S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

A little out of town. Worth driving there. Have been to lunch here a couple of times. Food is all good. Reasonably priced. They know how to make a coffee (rare in invercargill). Nice place to sit too.

Thank Max W
Invercargill, New Zealand
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The coffee here is the best. The lolly cake is divine..the best Ive ever tasted.. The warm chicken salad is amazing and the ice cream sundaes just top it all off.

Thank studyguru

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
New Zealand, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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

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