News & Events
Emporium Eatery and Bar and Hawke's Bay are a hive of activity. We always have something going on or coming up. Check back here regularly, as we update this page with all the latest, or even better, subscribe to our e-newsletter.
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Winter F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic | 5 weekends 9 June - 9 July
Make your way to Hawke’s Bay this June/July for Winter F.A.W.C! for five fabulous weekends of ‘out of the box’ food and wine events set in some of Hawke’s Bay’s most stunning locations. Hunker down with roaring fires, musical notes and endless lashings of local produce prepared in warming ways. Glasses of rich, full bodied reds will be taking centre stage as Hawke’s Bay’s food and wine heroes strut their stuff at a number of events.
Art Deco Masonic Hotel and Emporium Eatery & Bar are hosting two of our own fabulous events:
Aged and Rare - Saturday 10 June
Here at Art Deco Masonic Hotel and Emporium Eatery & Bar this is a rare opportunity to taste your way through twelve different bottles of aged and rare wine, hosted by Jane Skilton, one of New Zealand’s wonderfully wise wine experts. Read more and book here »
Rum Forrest Rum - Friday 16 June
Run away to our iconic Gatsby Room for a journey of rum flavours from the Caribbean. Discover the history and revolution of rum as you go. Not for the faint hearted; rum lovers and thrill seekers are guaranteed a night to remember. Read more and book here »
Winter Deco Weekend | 14-16 July 2017
Get out your coats, hats and fur wraps and get cosy with the sophisticated and stylish, Winter Deco Weekend. Welcome to the Art Deco Trust's boutique festival taking centre stage this July and showcasing the best Hawke's Bay has on offer. Whether its glitzy soirees, vintage cocktail evenings, world class jazz performances, dining experiences at our finest Art Deco restaurants, fabulous fashion, classic films, rides on a traditional 1938 railcar, vintage car displays or taking in Napier's incredible Art Deco heritage, there is a lot to savour at Winter Deco weekend. Enjoy meeting old and making new friends and have a wonderful time exploring Napier's heritage and our winter Art Deco festivities!
View the full Deco programme here.
We Won! 2017 Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards
Under the helm of Chef Damon McGinniss we have once again been awarded the 2017 Beef and Lamb Excellence Award, meaning at Emporium you can be assured you will enjoy tasty, skilfully composed and superbly presented beef and lamb dishes. Why not make a booking online today.
We won! Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence "Best Bar"
After being shortlisted as finalists in three categories; Best Bar, Best Restaurant and Best Customer Service and Art Deco Masonic Hotel in the Best Accommodation over 30 rooms category, we were delighted last Thursday night to be crowned New Zealand's Best Bar in Hospitality New Zealand's Awards for Excellence. This national recognition is the ultimate reward for our great team who couldn't have achieved this without your support. Thank you!
A big congratulations to all the Awards category winners and finalists. We were in great company.
New Zealand's ONLY Top 100 World's Best Bar!
We're delighted that Emporium Eatery & Bar has been selected as the only New Zealand Bar to reach the World’s Best Bar’s TOP 100 list.
The team here at Emporium Eatery and Bar are so excited to receive this recognition and be in such outstanding international company.
Ongoing at Emporium:
- Friday Night Cocktails. Emporium is known for having one of the most extensive beverage lists around, and our team are delighted to help you celebrate the end of the week with two especially created cocktails every Friday evening. They're just $10 each and the perfect way to kick off the weekend.
- Are you a loyalty card holder? Next time you drop by, ask us about our loyalty card scheme to get 50c off every coffee plus build points at both Emporium and The Rose.
- Pre-Show and Post-Show Dinner Options – Situated as we are right in the cultural heart of the city, Emporium is the ideal place for dinner either before or after a show or film. We've come up with great options for diners taking in a performance or movie at Napier Municipal Theatre, MTG Hawke's Bay or Napier Cathedral. Be sure to ask our staff for details.