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The Vic Brewbar

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British, New Zealand, Pub, Gastropub
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281 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand (Formerly The Victorian Rose Pub & Cafe)
+64 3-548 7631
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12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Vic Brewbar is the South Island’s first fully-fledged Mac’s Brewbar...
The Vic Brewbar is the South Island’s first fully-fledged Mac’s Brewbar. Found in the historic Victorian Rose building on Trafalgar Street and known by locals as the “Vic Rose”, the Brewbar is a unique Nelson pub and restaurant that offers live entertainment every weekend, great service from friendly staff, delicious food and all your favourite beers on tap. It’s no wonder The Vic is a staple of the local hospitality industry!
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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
its all good

Service - value for money and choice all good what more can I say. Go on Sunday and have the Roast of the day and the crumble - yum !

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4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Toronto, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Love this place, either for a night out with friends or a beautiful lunch and quality beer. Patio is also lovely

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The staff were friendly and made you feel very welcome, they looked after us and food came out fast and it was really yummy! I would highly recommend the Vic Brew Bar any day!

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Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Awesome, delightful dinning, drinking experience with an excellent atmosphere, highly recommended for food, drink & ideal spot to visit regularly.

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Nelson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This Bar has customer service that has no equal as only a friendly family business can offer. Excellent food, Excellent Facilities and Excellent all round service and attitude. Nothing is a bother to the Williams Family

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Madrid
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Service - value for money and choice all good what more can I say. Go on Sunday and have the Roast of the day and the crumble - yum !

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

If you are in Nelson looking for any of the above then there is simply no better place in town! The minute you walk in 'The Vic' you are greeted by a family run familiarity that took my Wife and I way back to our local pub in our small village in the UK. Our food was cooked to perfection... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Great service and a great place for a relaxing catch up with friends. Love sitting in the big chairs enjoying a wine

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Every time I go to the Vic bar I have always been welcome with a big smile and very friendly staff I went there with my nieces for lunch and the girls always get the fries which come with a side of Alioli and of course tomato sauce and a Cajun salt shaker. I had the pork belly salad with... More 

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Belle Harbor, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Had a nice sandwich and beer special for $20- quick service and crispy fries, my favorite! Great looking bar as well! Worth it

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Nelson
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Two couples in for a meal. Hadn't been there for many years. Hubby asked what beers they had, and waitress rolls her eyes. Rude if you ask me. Meals were tasty, but wouldn't recommend the burger - very expensive for what it was, and my meal of pot pie, very tasty, but the chips were frugal as. I'm sure I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 281 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand (Formerly The Victorian Rose Pub & Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 7631

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 19
  • Cuisine: British, New Zealand, Pub, Gastropub

Description

The Vic Brewbar is the South Island’s first fully-fledged Mac’s Brewbar. Found in the historic Victorian Rose building on Trafalgar Street and known by locals as the “Vic Rose”, the Brewbar is a unique Nelson pub and restaurant that offers live entertainment every weekend, great service from friendly staff, delicious food and all your favourite beers on tap. It’s no wonder The Vic is a staple of the local hospitality industry!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?