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Hopgoods

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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not to be missed - Delicious Food

Yummie yummie food. Deserves its no 1 spot. Friendly staff, great location, yummie food what more could you want. Will always be on my to do list for visiting Nelson. Menu has caters for all type of foodies who visit . Mains and desserts menu are my favourites . Spoilt for choice. Waiter was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Cambridge, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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396 reviews 396 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Yummie yummie food. Deserves its no 1 spot. Friendly staff, great location, yummie food what more could you want. Will always be on my to do list for visiting Nelson. Menu has caters for all type of foodies who visit . Mains and desserts menu are my favourites . Spoilt for choice. Waiter was very helpful for choices. Particularly if... More 

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

the reviews were clear that hopgoods was not to be missed and were spot-on. the setting is romantic, the staff very helpful and pleasant and the food was excellent. give the duck confit a go!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Hopgoods has delicious food and great atmosphere! So glad I found this little gem while visiting Nelson. The food was top quality - I had the market fish, and it was fresh and what I would class as a fine dining experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Hopgoods is consistent, they pride themselves on using local produce, their menu is mouthwatering, they have a fantastic wine selection, the service is excellent. The ambience is modern, busy without being too noisy, light and breezy interior in the main street of Nelson housed in the original quarter of buildings from a bygone era. Hopgoods never disappoints.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

first class dining. Top service but this all comes at a cost. This is a case of getting what you pay for. The food is amazing but it isnt cheap.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very, very delicious food. Everything perfect from the starters to the dessert. Have been to this restaurant a few times and it never fails to live up to and even exceed expectaions.

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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Everything is good about this restaurant! It was the most excellent meal. The portions were just right for me...enabling me to enjoy two courses (normally if I have a starter I fail half way thro the main!) staff friendly and helpful and the food was simply delicious.

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A wonderful venue and food experience! Can't rate it highly enough! We were spoilt for choice with the stunning menu. Timing between courses was great and the wine list superb! It was a great place to celebrate a dear friend's birthday. Thank you Hopgoods!

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New Zealand
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Once again Hopgoods exceeded our already high expectations - this simply is the best restaurant in Nelson. Some sort of magic must be being cast in the kitchen, as each bite of food makes you groan in ecstasy. For a starter I had the Beef carpaccio, pickled saffron milk caps, crisp potatoes, parmesan & fried egg. The egg was soft... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

It was a cold night. Coats and scarves were whisked away and we were quickly seated in the long dining room. The service was second to none and the mains were perfectly cooked. These were followed by beautifully presented desserts. It's amazing that a small city like Nelson boasts a top quality restaurant such as Hopgoods.

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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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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: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

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