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Emporium Eatery & Bar

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€€ - €€€
Bar, International, European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Corner Marine Parade and Tennyson Street, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-835 0013
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very nice food options, very helpful staff, nice venue and decor, relaxing atmosphere. Great for single, couples or groups or even just a coffee.

Thank Denise B
Turangi, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had an overseas gust and after a walk past the fountain and statue of Pania called in here for a couple of Long Island Ice teas!Awesome staff and its like being in a Museum with all the Memorabillia - amazing and great abience.

Thank muzzerfa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a quick evening drink in the Emporium before heading out for a curry, which was just as well as people were queuing almost out the door to book a table for dinner. The place was heaving and standing room only by 7pm on a Monday night in February; so it looks like a reservation would be the way... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Great Harwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great lunch here. Lovingly decorated and themed, it was a pleasure to eat in these surroundings. Pleasant, friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Carol C
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the fish for dinner and plenty of drinks. Cocktails were lovely and the staff were excellent.

Thank Christine D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in at the last minute and after a short wait shown our table in this interesting restaurant. Lively atmosphere and interesting decor. Spiced calamari, small plate of BBQ pork and then coffee brûlée were exquisite. Husband's fish and chips tasted really good too.

Thank Pat C
Lodi, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, drinks and service. Service was attentive without being overbearing, and drinks arrived shortly after ordering (the gin martini is great!). My beef filet was cooked precisely to order, well seasoned and tender. My wife's chicken breast was similarly well executed - the curry sauce was a great complement that I stole some to try with the beef! The... More 

Thank Mike B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As mentioned in my previous post the Emporium offers great variety and excellent quality. Even if you are not staying in the hotel you must try the Emporium.

Thank JorgeBraxton
Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice old pub with good food and service. A bit pricey for pub food. Lovely old art deco building . Busy place

Thank Angus L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After being let down by another Restaurant in Napier we called the Emporium who couldn't of been more helpful got a great table within 15 mins of asking with Great food and service. Well done ✅ I had the braised Lamb with was fantastic and my wife had the fish and chips which was also wonderful

Thank Alun J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Bar, International, European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Marine Parade and Tennyson Street, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 0013
Emporium Eatery and Bar is the latest addition to Art Deco Masonic Hotel, and to buzzing inner city Napier. Designed by reputed restaurant designer Tom Skyring, Emporium has a truly unique look and feel – rich leathers, a stunning marble bar, warm wood and just the right amount of Art Deco. Emporium mixes 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 new restaurant, it’s a meeting place. With a menu meant for sharing, 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.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 – this is how many a fine Hawke’s Bay day or evening are sure to be spent as the weather warms up. Check out our menus to whet your appetite, still prepared under the creative and skillful hands of Cliff Fernandes of Art Deco Masonic's MED fame, and we’ll see you soon at Emporium.

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