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“Fantastic food at The Emporium”

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: Local cuisine, Bar scene
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 April 22, 2014

The meals we had over 2 nights of eating at the Emporium were absolutely outstanding.
The manager and his waiting staff were welcoming, friendly and attentive. The recommended local wine was likewise excellent. We can't wait to return next time we visit Napier.

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Thank Peter and Judit... C
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2014

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review us.
We are thrilled to read you visited us twice and our entire staff were friendly and attentive. Our 42 room hotel above us is a great place to base yourself right in the middle of Napier.
We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Shaye Bird Manager

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Reviewed April 22, 2014

My daughter loves the Emporium. She always asks if we can go there, to have her favourite meal "the kids steak and mash potato". Occasionally I get to have what's leftover and to be honest it puts other restaurants (especially fast food) to shame. The quality and freshness is right up there and at a price that is on par with a less healthier option available elsewhere.
Adults too will love the many other quality dishes on the menu.
The Restaurant itself has a great atmosphere. The Iconic building has been refurbished to the highest standard and that high Standard is reflected through the food and staff .It really is a great place to go anytime of the year.
I love it too.

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Thank Simon M
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2014

Hello Simon M
Thank you for the review, we are pleased that your daughter loves Emporium and by the sound of it you don't need convincing to bring her to see us. Our childrens menu contains dishes that are made using fresh ingredients and not a chicken nugget in sight!!!!
Kind Regards Shaye Bird Manager

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Reviewed April 20, 2014

We came here on Easter Sunday and it was very busy, but the staff were very friendly from the get go telling me they'd just be a moment and then find us a seat.

When seated we were served by Dave and his service is some of the best waiting service i've ever received, i would highly recommend going for the service alone, they have good tips on what food and drink to get and everyone is very friendly.

I had the snapper - beer battered with chips, salad and tartar sauce which looked home made. It all tasted very nice. I also got a kentucky iced tea which was strong but lovely.

My partner had the steak, he said he would not have minded more sauce but it was cooked well and would have it again many times.

The atmosphere of this place is really something, although i think in our early 20s we were the youngest in there, however we were treated as well as everyone else. I would happily would go back.

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Thank kate_adams_1993
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2014

Hello and thank you for such a wonderful review.
Dave has been walking around very proud of himself for the last week after reading your review.
He has said you were a pleasure to look after and you are the type of people who make us love what we do even more.
Thank you again.
Kind Regards Shaye Bird Manager

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Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Had a la carte breakfast here with my daughter. The service was fantastic the waiter was brillant. The food was delicious and a very reasonable size serving. I also had a coffee.. it was excellent coffee and very well made. My daughter had a hot chocolate and thought the same. Great ambience in the restaurant.

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Thank Nygen14
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2014

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review our eatery.
We serve breakfast from 7am everyday and have recently completely changed our menu.
Our comments regarding portion size, staff and coffee are very much appreciated.
We hope to see you again soon.
Kind Regards Shaye Bird Manager

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Reviewed April 19, 2014

Have visited a couple of times whilst in NZ & it's always been great. Very very helpful, polite staff who give good advice on the wine & food. Had a lovely meal, perfectly cooked steak, cut like butter & tasted beautiful. A great place for a meal!

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Thank carony
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CraigAH, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2014

Hello Carony
Thank you for your wonderful review. We pride ourselves on serving top quality food, served by people who are passionate about their jobs. Our staff will be thrilled to read this and will inspire them to be even better.
We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Shaye Bird Manager

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