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Emporium Eatery & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, International, European, New Zealand, Gastropub
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 8-US$ 19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, International, European, New Zealand, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely main meal and wine here at Emporium, they were also very happy to let me stay for a couple of hours working on a laptop before ordering dinner.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joannehD1071TX
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ordered an entree and dessert and both were absolutely delicious. Ate at another restaurant the 2nd night and was so disappointed that we returned here. It was soo good

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MAG45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent early dining experience on a warm evening with few tables not occupied, so we were pleased to have pre-booked. We both chose the braised lamb as a main course and 'decadent' Belgium chocolate desert, supported by good wine choices and refreshing Gym Sling beverage....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter A
Napierhotels, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Peter, Thanks for your great review. Our wait staff truly are an asset to The Emporium so thank you for acknowledging that. I will pass on your feedback to the team. Kind regards Harry

Reviewed 1 week ago

This bar is attached to the Masonic Art Deco hotel for a great casual eating experience. Good selection of food and good atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Happytraveller08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just popped in far a drink. Some nice panhead and emersons beers on tap. Staff friendly and service good. Such a cool atmosphere and decor in the bar, retro Art Deco, and memorbilia, even a james dean movie playing (silent) in the background. We didn't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SavvyTraveller1954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous dinner had by hubby and I on a Saturday night. Service was good. Food was outstanding. We both had fish and chips, it’s was superbly cooked and very fresh. My ginger ninga cocktail was stunning! Will definitely be trying to replicate that at home....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kijaco01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regular customers at Emporium and always get exceptional service. If something is wrong the staff is quick to correct it. Food is always of the highest standard and a very enjoyable. A must if you are in Napier

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gbrooks2016
Napierhotels, Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi gbrooks2016, Thanks for your great review. Its great to see you are a repeat guest at The Emporium. Kind regards Harry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a rainy Tuesday evening, without a booking. We didn't realise that it was one of the few places open on a Tuesday and it was packed. The waiter found us a cosy place in an interior room though. We had very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Born2read
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a dinner in the Emporium Eatery. We have got a table with very convenient seats in a sesond room behind the room close to the entrance. This room was nicely silent and had a cozy atmosphere. The personal was very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Burkhard_57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been recommended to go here for dinner. Building and atmosphere was great but food was disappointing. All 4 of us had the beef scotch fillet. Firstly my husband's want medium rare but it came out medium well. Steak wasn't great quality. Waiting staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lesley M
Napierhotels, General Manager at Emporium Eatery & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lesley M, Thank you for taking the time review Emporium Eatery & Bar. We agree the building and atmosphere are fantastic so thank you for commenting on that. I have talked to both the Front of House team and the kitchen team regarding your...More

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