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The Nelson Tavern

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75 Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 3NJ, England
01202 485 105
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Thai Restaurant at the Nelson

Finding the restaurant was our first challenge as we had to walk through a crowded bar! We expected midweek in January to be quiet but we were disappointed to find we were the only diners, which meant there was also no real atmosphere. We were allowed plenty of time to choose from the extensive... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
Bigglesbabe
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south coast
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

awful food! When complained -"put some Worcester sauce on! Might make taste better!" Been going on and off for 3 years now - never again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I have to say I am well travelled and have eaten in many 5 star places the food here is excellent the Sunday lunch is home cooked and very fresh the Thai food also very good, This place is very quirky nice people the owner always greets you great on a summers day to sit out in the garden, with... More 

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south coast
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Finding the restaurant was our first challenge as we had to walk through a crowded bar! We expected midweek in January to be quiet but we were disappointed to find we were the only diners, which meant there was also no real atmosphere. We were allowed plenty of time to choose from the extensive menu whilst nibbling on the prawn... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had lunch here last week and were really impressed with the tasty pub food and excellent value, you can get a roast in the week for £4.50! The staff were really helpful. I lost my phone and the staff rang it for me to try to find it, searched where we had been sitting and then finally when I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We went to the Nelson Tavern on a Sunday lunchtime with our dog. The staff were very friendly and were great with the dog, bringing her water and offering treats. The other customers also made us feel at home and were very friendly. A great welcome all round. The food was excellent. I had the beef from the carvery which... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The entrance to the restaurant is not obvious and you have to walk through the pub to find it. When you get there the restaurant is more pleasing than the pub although a little lacking in atmosphere. We ate from the Thai menu and the food was very good, well presented and hot. The menu prices were a little high... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great high end Thai food service was very good friendly staff 😀 Prices are a bit on the high side but was all served very hot. On the down side the restaurant was cold and Made it uncomfortable to sit and eat in.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Christmas Day Menu at The Nelson Tavern was excellent and could not fault it. The staff were friendly and helpful and had intervals between each course. The excitement in the Restaurant was excellent with balloons being blown up and crackers being pulled. The atmosphere was excellent and thoroughly recommend it.

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Bournemouth, UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good Thai food and English menus too (fish and chips is good) and service in the restaurant - you can also eat in the bar area and on a Sunday night there is live acoustic entertainment from the locals. Nothing fancy but good value for money.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We have visted this restaurant twice and both times we have been happy with the food and the service. We ordered Thai from the menu and really enjoyed it, the service was good and the food came piping hot with hot plates. We paid for the meal with a Tastecard, there was a query about our booking, it was said... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 485 105
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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