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284 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A fine dining experience, with class

An invitation to dine at Hopgoods, set the wheels in motion for a very memorable experience. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. Being a fine dining restaurant, its more about the quality of the food, more so than the quantity, but I found it more than enough. The service was excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Karen P
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Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

An invitation to dine at Hopgoods, set the wheels in motion for a very memorable experience. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. Being a fine dining restaurant, its more about the quality of the food, more so than the quantity, but I found it more than enough. The service was excellent, and the atmosphere was relaxed. This is a... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have travelled exstesivelly to over 60 countries around this incredible world and eaten at many fine restaurants and Hopgoods is there with the very best of them. The menu and the very high standard of ingredients,cooking, presentation and delivery has to be experienced. Hint you need to book well in advance as it is VERY popular but added bonus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great meal, with pleasant friendly staff, venue is a little cramped, but meal is worth it. Will go back.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A had the lamb rump and my friend had the duck, man it was cooked so nice, both dishes. Reasonably priced, I don't mind paying for well cooked food. Would come again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had the most amazing four course meal. Every dish was purfectly presented, delish and the most fantastic flavours! The service was top class! I would recommend this restaurant to all! Cant wait to come back to Nelson and dine here.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Chose to dine at hopgoods based on the reviews from here and it so lived up to my expectations. hopgoods deserves every 5 star review on here plus more. I don't think I have ever dined out appetiser to dessert and enjoyed every component on every dish. Between the two of us we had 8 different dishes and could not... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went to Hopgoods for our 14th anniversary. We'd just moved from Auckland and really didn't know any restaurants in Nelson - what a pleasant surprise. Hopgoods is a special restaurant. The food is absolutely amazing. We had probably one of the best meals ever. Each meal was presented as a masterpiece - talk about eating with your eyes but... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Food and service was both spectacular! Couldn't have asked for anything more. Rate 10/10. Would highly suggest going along to have a taste!

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

LOVE LOVE LOVE! Kevin and his team are flawless at customer service and high quality of food. The ambience can be quite loud but well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Being winter and cold, Hopgoods offered the perfect place for dinner with its warm atmosphere and great food. The staff are professional and make you feel most relaxed.

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Additional Information about Hopgoods

Address: 284 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-545 7191
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
Average Prices: USD $13 to $24

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 284 Trafalgar St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 7191

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $13 to $24

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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