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“Lazy afternoon”

Emporium Eatery & Bar
Ranked #9 of 207 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $20
Cuisines: International, Bar, Gastropub, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Open 7 days from 7am to 11 pm Emporium is the award winning bar and restaurant at Art Deco Masonic Hotel, in buzzing inner city Napier. Emporium has a truly unique look and feel mixing 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 restaurant, it’s a meeting place. With a contemporary menu 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. Enjoy 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.
Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

What a great place to spend an afternoon
I really enjoyed an afternoon with my friends sat outside having a few drinks and a meal. Very nice food and excellent service in a splendid environment

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Thank Rashergirl
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2013

Thank you for your kind comments, we are proud of Emporium and the place it has become. Our outside tables have constantly been full this year thanks to our wonderful summer. We are lucky we can offer tables in either full sun or full shade. We hope to see you again soon.
Regards Shaye Bird, Manager - Emporium Eatery and Bar, Napier.

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

Ordered the fresh fish and chips which were served in a unique way inside a paper bag - reminiscent of th UK in the fifties! Delicious and light batter and decent sized chips. Immaculate toilet facilitiesto the highest standard.

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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2013

We like to do things a little differently and the fish n chips in a bag idea has so far been a winner. Thank you for your comments regarding the best Fish n Chips in NZ, fresh is best as far as fish goes and we are lucky in Hawke’s Bay in that we have plentiful supply of fresh fish that we source from the markets daily.
Regards Shaye Bird, Manager - Emporium Eatery and Bar, Napier.

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Reviewed February 28, 2013

We have just returned home from dinner at Emporium Eatery and Bar with our 10year old grandson who just wanted to order a simple steak with chips. While this was not an item on the menu they were very happy to accommoddate Nicole our waitress was just wonderful and a 'not on menu' quality steak, chips and salad were seved to our grandson. Between us older two we ordered local crumbed Gurnard and a salad of Marlborough salmon with tapanade. Both cooked to perfection. Can't recommend more highly for this style of eatery.

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Thank lizzie94
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2013

We can happily accommodate most requests regarding dietary requirements or a 10 year old boy who just wants Steak & Chips! Thank you very much for visiting us, Nicole has been commended for the service she provided to you as she does to everyone she looks after. We hope that this is the first of many visits to Emporium. Look forward to seeing you again soon.
Regards Sahye Bird - Manager, Emporium Eatery and Bar, Napier.

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Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic food that is full of flavour......try the lamb salad and Chocolate desert (despite the risk of having to walk a mile to walk off the calories!) though the portions are sensible and perfect. Service is excellent with great welcome from the staff and an engaged Management team. A fantastic experience and memorable night out.

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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, all the staff including management take pride in Emporium and we love to look after guests such as yourselves. The lamb salad is very much a favourite here as is the chocolate mousse. Next time you visit us you must try the duck liver parfait as something to nibble on before your meals come out, its prepared instantly so you have time to enjoy it before your meals.
Regards Shaye Bird, Emporium Eatery and Bar, Napier.

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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Our stay at the Emporium was made very worthwhile thanks to Chris the manager who made us feel very much at home. next to giving us excellent wine advise, he told us to wait until a nice table was available. The food is excellent and the staff quick and efficient. Would definitely eat there again. Price value is good

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Thank jollenl
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2013

Chris was thrilled to read this review recently, he is extremely passionate about what he does and makes guests feel welcome on a daily basis. I see that you also stayed in our Hotel and appreciated the charm of this recently refurbished Art Deco Hotel, the roof top terrace is a great place to watch the day go by and occasionally you will see Cruise ships sail by after spending the day in Napier.
Regards Shaye Bird, Manager - Emporium Eatery and Bar, Napier.

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