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62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
(03) 546 6614
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Local recommends it is worth a visit!

We have visited several times and sea food chowders and pork meals I have enjoyed more than once over 2014 winter and the recent summer. Good service. Reasonable value for money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
skonberg
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

The anchor is a wonderful place to be when the weather is nice and have done just that a few times over the years. The food at the anchor is very good and the staff are great service has always been quick and they have something for everyone. We make a point of walking over to the anchor when we... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have visited several times and sea food chowders and pork meals I have enjoyed more than once over 2014 winter and the recent summer. Good service. Reasonable value for money.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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100 reviews 100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

we went here for dinner recently although I have been many times before. The food is wonderful. The pork belly was tender and delicious, fish and chips always ocean fresh and crispy. My partner had the fishermans choice that was a mountain of seafood of all types. One of our party had the scallops. Again a mountain of beautifully cooked... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We ate here with friends form Auckland we all agreed this was on e of the best meals we had eaten highly recommended is the Pork Belly and the Surf and Turf great value for money and we all struggled to finish the meal service was great .The Anchor was recommended to us by a local who said it was... More 

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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Was a good enough meal without being gourmet. Good value and obviously popular with the locals. Very affordable. Good size portions.

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Nelson - New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We are regular diners at The Anchor, their lunch menu is fabulous, lots of variety and the plates are not small! I'm often sad that I have no room for dessert!! Seafood chowder is devine, as are all their seafood dishes. This is a great place to go when your not in a hurry as it's just so lovely looking... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We visited for lunch without making a booking. I found the staff to be very attentive & accommodating, we had our elderly father with us who can't walk far. We were able to be seated close to the door but still with a wonderful view of the yachts. All four of us enjoyed our food & I thought the prices... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Been to this restaurant several times previous but this time was not so good. Made to feel like we were an inconvenience. We hadn't booked just walked in on the off chance. Staff need to be trained better prior to "letting loose" on customers. The duty manager was not friendly at all, would not make eye contact. The meal was... More 

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coventry
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Visited twice in one week after a family recommendation. Beautiful setting, warm welcome, fresh food and the loveliest chowder. Good children's meals too including a complimentary ice cream for little ones.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of our motel owner and glad we took his advice. At first sight the prices looked a tad expensive, but the serving & quality of the meals make it good value. We had the battered scallops and the lamb fry as entrees, followed by linguine & pork belly and they were absolutely great. Would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (03) 546 6614

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