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Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd

141-143 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-213 0501
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141-143 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed another lovely meal here. The pate is a favourite for a starter. Blue cod, pea pie pud and chicken penne were all delicious.

Thank RebeccaSoap
Reviewed August 31, 2016

There was a group of ten of us and we all enjoyed our meals. It was a cold winter's day and it was a lovely atmosphere. I loved the eton's mess dessert

Thank Sue S
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Went for luch, last time we had dinner, that wasn't great. Today, very helpful staff, made us feel welcome while they cleared a table for us. Service was slow, but good staff interactions and great food. The down side was smokers who seemed to think...More

Thank 007Winelover
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I came for dinner with my family on Saturday night and was very impressed with the service and seafood chowder was amazing but ordered the ribeye and waited an extra 15min after the rest of the mains come out to get my meal, first of...More

Thank rochelleStewart
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Relaxing evening out with my aged parents whom normally eat small meals, to my surprise manged to eat a full dinner saying it was fantastic food and found the duty Manger very respectful in helping my disabled mum. Highly recommended

Thank Terry G
bustercrabbziffs, Manager at Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd, responded to this review

So pleased we could be of service to you and your family ...........

Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Went here on Saturday for lunch. Lovely warm place on arrival. Drinks were nice and hot and we ordered a pizza to share, 35 minutes later. What a soggy mess. The bass was rock hard and the chesse was so oily it was swimming on...More

Thank 721euanm
bustercrabbziffs, Manager at Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd, responded to this review

Hi there, so sorry you really got a meal from us that was less than perfect. For this, we'd like to send you to contact me personally to arrange another visit on us to prove that this isn't what we do.... I appreciate the feedback...More

Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We dined at Ziffs Cafe on the evening of Tuesday 26th July we were recommended by the motel owners of where we were staying there were six of us, they picked us up in their courtesy coach and took us back to the motel afterwards....More

Thank georgeis123
bustercrabbziffs, Manager at Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd, responded to this review

Thank you so much..... We are so pleased you enjoyed our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again soon..........

Reviewed July 30, 2016

awesome food!! beautifully presented and delicious. Highly recommend. A+++++ Love when the whole table was served so that we could enjoy our meal together.

Thank 777jasper
bustercrabbziffs, Manager at Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd, responded to this review

thank you so much. We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience

Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Always number one choice in Invercargill, courtesy coach to and from - yes please! Staff here are super friendly yet professional, this place has a relaxed environment with a strong sense of community and locals. Ziffs winners for me - toasted sammys (be prepared), chicken...More

Thank Keddyo
bustercrabbziffs, Manager at Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd, responded to this review

thank-you for your kind review

Reviewed July 26, 2016

Could of spent everyday here while on holiday in Invercargill . Nice gas fire , beautiful homely meals and comfortable relaxing atmosphere .

Thank sarahballantyne7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
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: +64 3-213 0501
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