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Emberz Restaurant

Corner Tay Street and Racecourse Road | Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-219 9076
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (7 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Corner Tay Street and Racecourse Road | Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious food and great service, Emberz Restaurant was a very nice surprise they have a delicious menu and wide range of tasty beverages. The table service was excellent and the surroundings intimate and tasteful.

Thank Chris L
ascotpark080, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello and thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback and trust we may be of service again in the future. Kind Regards Bryan and the team.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely staff very knowledgeable on drinks and food. Spent most nights having a drink in the bar, staff excellent and had 1 meal in restaurant which was great. Conference food excellent.

Thank Watts99
ascotpark080, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your Trip advisor feedback. Pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We vey much appreciate it. Kind Regards Bryan and the Team.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with everything about this place. From the moment you walk in the service is a high standard. The food was excellent, I had chicken breast with a side of blue cheese potatoe fritter which I thought was so tasty. Highly recommend Emberz if...More

Thank Sdean58
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your post on Trip Advisor, we are very pleased to read you had a great experience with us and trust we may be of service again. Kindest Regards Bryan and the team

Reviewed 1 July 2018

It's been a while since I first visited Emberz. It now has lovely decor, an excellent menu, that doesn't overpower you with choice. There is something for every taste. Table service was excellent (thanks Dot).The wine list is excellent and the food outstanding, my venison...More

Thank drenas
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for posting your review, we very pleased you enjoyed your dining experience at Emberz Restaurant. Kind Regards Bryan and the Team

Reviewed 19 June 2018

A most enjoyable restaurant to visit, relax and have great conversation. The flickering shadows of the lovely fire create a must experience with the opportunity to watch 'others' go by. Great staff, versatile menu and where the mantra of hospitality is "top shelf". Did I...More

Thank Anne M
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Hello Anne M Thank you for you wonderful review, we really appreciate you taking the time to post this. I trust we may be of service again in the future. Kind Regards Bryan and the Team.

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Not many kitchens for proper meals are open between 2-530pm on a Saturday in Invercargill except this place. Hubby was after a good old fashion roast and a few beers are a busy day. Emberz didn’t disappoint our photo doesn’t do this large yummy meal...More

Thank milnefamily71
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hello the milnefamily Thank you for your post on Trip advisor, we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to Emberz Kind Regards Bryan and the Team

Reviewed 28 February 2018

Thought I would give this place a second chance as stay in Hotel once a month for work and is convenient. Ordered the Himalayan steak as I thought that a steak would be the easiest thing for them to not stuff up.. I thought wrong.....More

1  Thank MikeBr1984
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Wow that is wounding! I was aware of the issue with an undercooked steak on the evening, and I know the Restaurant Manager spoke to you personally. I sincerely apologise for the disappointing meal, but "Disgusting" seems a bit harsh. I was on duty at...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Had dinner here to celebrate my husband's birthday with some friends. The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming. The staff were fantastic. The food was absolutely amazing. We all thoroughly enjoyed our dinner there. They even put a candle on my husband's dessert which was just...More

Thank Dizzy451
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Emberz Restaurant on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased to read that you had an enjoyable time celebrating your husband's birthday. We trust we may be of service again in the future. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The manager Dianne and the team made sure we had an amazing experience. Great food, stunning service and if you love your Seafood & Steak this is your place to dine. We would come here even just for the divine desserts and liqueurs! Top Marks!

Thank Shane M
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Shane Thank you for the review on Trip Advisor, very much appreciated. We look forward to being of service again sometime. Kind Regards Bryan and the Team.

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here on our first night of a four night stay in town. Before we were seated the wait staff warned us of a possible delay in service due to some technical issues which was not an issue as we were happy to...More

Thank Alana W
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hello Alana Thank you for posting your review, we very much appreciate your positive comments Regards Bryan and the Team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Tay Street and Racecourse Road | Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-219 9076
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