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Hopgoods

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European, New Zealand
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284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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Gosford, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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Thank silverhead2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

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Thank cammos
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Nicola K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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.

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Thank awondering
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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 :)

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Thank Andrea J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, Great Wine, Great Service . I was in Nelson with friends and went to Hopgoods and it was outstanding. We will be back

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Thank Tim S
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I went to Hopgood's for dinner. I was very impressed by both the food and the service. Our waiter was attentive in spite of the room being busy and darted back to fill our glasses and ensure we were allright.I had the fish of the day which was butterfish it was perfectly cooked and beautiful to look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service well recommended. Waitress particularly friendly place as full so pays to book.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $26
Cuisine
European, New Zealand
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
Description
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?