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Ziff's Cafe Bar Ltd

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141-143 Dunns Road | Otatara, Invercargill 9879, New Zealand
+64 3-213 0501
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10:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:30
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Southland
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232 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food with friendly staff serving typical Southland pub style food. The menu includes a daily soup, seafood chowder, burger with fries and other similar style food. I had the chicken salad which was nice. There are some light bite options but they still seem quite large for lunch time! The ambiance inside is friendly and warm and it's convenient... More 

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Invercargill
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137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reliable food and service attractively presented. Reasonable menu choice. Good local cafe. May need a menu update.

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Thank ElvisInvercargill
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the seafood chowder as my main for our family Christmas eve dinner. Thee worst chowder I have ever had anywhere any time! I don't know how they could charge someone money for that! The chowder was full of large lumps of uncooked flour from the thickening and the seafood was very uncooked with the mussels still chewy. Would defiantly... More 

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Thank Courtney M
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night and all our meals were fine. Probably time to chanel the menu though. Awesome friendly staff. Appreciated the courtesy coach !

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Thank Sharon H
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I have never been here in all my years living in invercargill and I can't believe it! Excellent service when we walked in the door and got taken to our reserved table. Drinks followed swiftly, yummy cocktails. I ordered the chicken breast and my gosh! The best I've ever had, I rate the lone star but this is far better.... More 

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Thank Emmamaeh
Reading, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Warm atmosphere in Otatara favourite. Restaurant / Food is fair amongst the local Invercargill area, but it's not fine cuisine.

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Thank Dave W
Invercargill, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Thankyou for being delicious last night Alot better than last time I come in and my friends all really enjoyed their chicken salad and dessert and we had a great waitress tonight as well forgot to write that I wanted veges and was so helpful in getting them straight away so thankyou and thankyou for changing my view on your... More 

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Thank rochelleStewart
Tauranga, New Zealand
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196 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

As it was near the airport & made a change from a CBD meal, a business colleague took me to Ziffs for lunch. My first ever visit & a very enjoyable experience it was to. Nice rural outlook, warm & friendly welcome & service & pleasant surroundings. Had very nice espresso before enjoying an excellent meal of battered blue cod... More 

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Thank John P
Invercargill, New Zealand
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128 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Call in here regularly for coffee and something to eat and are never disappointed. Staff are always pleasant and helpful. Menu well displayed and reasonable priced.

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Thank Louieathens
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

On a sunny day this is a great place to go & enjoy a casual drink & a meal. Fantastic sitting on the veranda enjoying the sun. Great food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 23:30
Saturday
10:30 - 23:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?