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Anchor Bar & Grill

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62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
(03) 546 6614
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Family Restaurant

The staff are friendly and obliging. The restaurant is well partronised (as it was on our previous visit a year earlier) so bookings are recommended. We arrived earlier than our booking and were shown to our table. The menu is extensive catering to a wide range of tastes. We eyed up the large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Christine W
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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English first
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Relations booked us in for Sunday (birthday) lunch and we found the cafe warm and inviting. Plenty of tables but the cafe was busy which speaks well for its reputation, especially on such a wet afternoon. A lovely view over the marina was very appealing. Service was quick and efficient and wait staff were very friendly and willing to assist... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I have dined here several times and it is very good. A great variety to choose on the Menu. Good coffee and get service. Would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant to our of town guests.

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

Reasonable priced food and drink, with pleasant ammenable and friendly staff. Comfortable surroundings and a great indicator you are dining in the right spot, the Anchor id frequented by the locals too.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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156 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A great restaurant and bar overlooking the marina. Friendly staff. Excellent choices of meals and reasonable prices. Large and medium meals. Service was great, the beers kept coming. Didn't have to wait at all, great. I had the Fishermans Choice and the wife had the Catch of the Day, both meals were just right and very tasty. Parking on and... More 

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Port Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Awesome sea views. Great food menu with simply delicious food. Service with a smile from the staff. Plenty of room to spread out. Loved the relaxing atmosphere. A pity we didn't have more time to just sit and take everything in.

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Wales
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were staying at the motel next door and this was the easy option for us however the food was excellent. Generous portions and very tasty. Hubby had fish and chips and says it's the best he's tatsted. I had a veggie option, a mushroom dish and that too was really good. Nothing grand, just a nice comfy place, good... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The staff are friendly and obliging. The restaurant is well partronised (as it was on our previous visit a year earlier) so bookings are recommended. We arrived earlier than our booking and were shown to our table. The menu is extensive catering to a wide range of tastes. We eyed up the large group who were waiting for their mains... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable evening meal . All had something different and the standard was excellent. We had reserved a window table and were not disappointed with the view. German waitress very pleasant and obliging.

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Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 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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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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Address: 62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 546 6614
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson

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  • 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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