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284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In a group of 8. Every meal served satisfied the person who ordered it. Great wine list and good selection of beer. Helpful staff. Highly reccomend ed by locals as well.

Thank Gpt132
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent meal, good service & reasonable price. Range of food good as well as option of local wines.

Thank Graeme A
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this place on this site and wasn't dissapointed. Turned up without a reservation. Food was faultless and service to match. Well done to this restaurant.

Thank Inkylegs
Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remember a few dishes I've had in my life that are so good they set the benchmark like to chocolate desert I had at the Park Lame Hotel in HK or the chicken dish cooked in vermouth at the Old Pharmacy in Solva in Pembrokeshire, the Angus Fillet I had tonight sets the benchmark for steak. It was buttery,... More 

Thank fyfaussie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not read a bad review of Nelson's number 1 restaurant so were very keen to see if it was as good as other reviewers had claimed. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food was as good as we had eaten anywhere in New Zealand during our two week vacation. The beef and duck were... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good service from first class staff at HOPGOODS. My wife and I enjoyed our wedding anniversary dinner. Thank you HOPGOODS.

Thank silverhead2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cured Salmon and Duck Confit were Great. Good Experience. I would definitely go there again. Thanks Guys.

Thank cammos
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing meal from start to finish. I had the pork belly for a starter and it was extremely good. For a main I had the lamb and as a lamb fan I would say it was the best I have eaten, melted in my mouth and just perfect. The service was also excellent and the staff friendly and only there... More 

Thank Nicola K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome as always, great food greet flavours, we hit Nelson once a year for a long weekend and it's alway the first reservation made, look forward to our next visit.

Thank awondering
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very fancy and loved the dim mood lighting, but we felt a little out of place, I was wearing jeans and a band shirt.. Food was absolutely superb (although expensive) but was well worth the splurge for the night :)

Thank Andrea J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $26
European, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 7191
Good honest local cuisine, served in a casual environment.

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