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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“venison” (6 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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Corner Tay Street and Racecourse Road | Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill, New Zealand
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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 1 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 20 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.

Reviewed 7 February 2018

We ate in the Emberz Bar restaurant and really enjoyed our meal. The 'Roast of the Day' was huge and delicious with a great variety of vegetables- potatoes, pumpkin, kumara, parsnips, carrots, broccoli and beans, with a huge helping of meat, and gravy. Definitely enjoyed!...More

Thank CMB425032
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Light meal after work - food average, prices restaurant level for bar type meal! No butter for bread, mixed up meal. Saving of the evening was Atmosphere lovely, and staff pleasant.More

Thank CobberKay
ascotpark080, Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi CobberKay, Thank you for you review. I am disappointed to hear of your dining experience with us. We feel that we are competitively priced and I am sorry that this experience did meet your expectations. I hoped you would have said something on the...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Delicious and great service. Clever decor for a large room makes the spaces feel intimate. Chef does a great job. I would like to have Thanked him personally, but, deflected by keen waitress. Thats a pity.

Thank nzmermaidnz
ascotpark080, Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi nzmermaidnz Thank you for your review, we are proud of our restaurant and the team. I will pass on your feedback to the Chef. We hope to see you back here again soon. Best wishes, Nick and the Ascot team

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Had the asparagus salad and crab ravioli, both were five stars. Service was excellent as well. Would be great for a romantic meal, too. The atmosphere is lovely.

Thank Tiffany C
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Hello Tiffany Thank you for posting your wonderful review of Emberz Restaurant on Trip Advisor. We look forward to being of service again in the future. Kind Regards Bryan and the Ascot Park Hotel Team.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

The food was good and the staff very accommodating to my request to mix and match the menu. Nice ambience to the restaurant.

Thank 1945Alan
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Hello and thank you for your Trip Advisor post. I am very pleased to read that we were able to meet your dining needs. I trust we will be of service again in the future. Kind Regards Bryan and the Team

Reviewed 9 November 2017

For the flag ship of the ILT it should have been better.Over priced,mediam sized meal.If you are a big eater you need to add a few sides.Would have liked to see more fish dishes and a Surf and turf.Deserts small for the price.The whitebait was...More

Thank KIWIKEITH
Bryan T, General Manager at Emberz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Hello Kiwikeith Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations, as that is always our primary goal. We appreciate your feed back, it would be our pleasure to be offer our service again in the future. Kind...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings
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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