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Nelson Tavern

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Via Scali d'Azeglio 64, 57123, Livorno, Italy
+39 334 9235618
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We were walking round trying to find a good restaurant and as we had rode some 180 miles we spotted nelson tavern. Seemed liked a good idea. Went into to an old type pub with food laid out on the bar. Ordered drinks and said looking for a restaurant who serves nest not fish. The owner said I can do... More 

Thank boo4jan
United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I can't really review this restaurant as we stood about for about 10 minutes and nobody even acknowledged our presence.

Thank M D
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

...great atmosphere to have an apperativo ..delicious, traditional Italian food...a must try....friendly staff and the owner makes you feel so welcome..highly recommend this place...i will definitely visit again

Thank 872Sharon1973
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

It's always nice to know someone in a small undiscovered town. After taking a beautiful drive along the coast we arrived at this small tavern with outside seating and lots of locals. I wasn't sure about how the food was going to taste because I normally avoid buffets. I found myself wanting seconds and thirds. Make sure you save room... More 

Thank Patty G
Hobart, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

On the evening of Thursday 16th October, when the winds off the Mediterranean were blowing Vespers off their stands, my wife and I sought shelter in the Nelson Tavern, along with a quite a number of British 'tars' off the visiting HMS OCEAN and also a good number Livornese locals (always a good sign when locals support an establishment). What... More 

1 Thank John P
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Don't miss Nelson's Bar when you are in Livorno. A good selection of wines and beers, and the friendly staff will help you make the right choice. The 'apricena' (bar buffet) is famously popular, but we also had a superb steak here. The Livornese are very warm and friendly and you are guaranteed a great night out. We came here... More 

Thank christopher d
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

I live in Livorno and yesterday was a friends birthday so we went out for some drinks nearby and picked Nelson Tavern. We had a great time! The drinks were so good and the staff was very friendly. The also had a nice appetizer buffet going on but we didn't have it, it looked really yummy though! Definitely would go... More 

Thank Autumn B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Called in for a drink, because we'd seen it recommended. Not disappointed; it's a good place to go. For sure, it's a cosy, character-full place to visit, with the naval theme as you'd expect from the name. Not a huge place, and busied up by the time we left, but not crowded at that time (early evening). Excellent beer on... More 

1 Thank iainthepict
Province of Livorno, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The perfect and very fresh menu is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians, but also people enjoying meat will find the Nelson Tavern cuisine very good. You won't have to wait too much for getting a fine wine or good cocktails and the atmosphere both indoor and outside is good for both chilling around when visiting alone or with friends.

Thank Cynthia G
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

After several weeks in Italy we visited this restaurant on our last night. The décor is very British apart from the huge wine selection. As they were closing for summer break and renovations they said there was a limited menu but the food was amazing. We both had the steak dishes. If you are not looking for a full meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $72
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, International
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Scali d'Azeglio 64, 57123, Livorno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Livorno
  • Phone Number: +39 334 9235618

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?