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623 Restaurant and Bar

) #93 of 125 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ , ,
223 Hardy Street, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-546 8623
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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10:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
223 Hardy Street, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 91 reviews

Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Very poor. Took almost an hour and a half to get our meal. Felt for embarrassed wait staff....wouldn't recommend to anyone sorry!

Thank 709kyms
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Had the Pumpkin and Spinach salad with the Monkey Business shake- delicious. Nice atmosphere, plenty of seats. Highly recommend.

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We spent Christmas Eve at 623 - the booking was only made 2 hours before for 16 which was fantastic to get .The staff were so lovely , there was a good selection of food and great meal deals which many of the group got...More

Thank Lynsey M
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great meal had, Steak special looked great for only $15, but decided to try the Cider Chicken, so glad I did, it was fab! Best meal I have had in a while. Will be back to try the steak next Wednesday

Thank ruby502016
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Went here on the burger special night and had a chicken burger for $15 dollars which was lovely, quiet night but staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Jane P
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Service was ok, food was ok. Wasn't awful but wasn't good either. Good value options but I would say try somewhere else! Not worth the visit.

Thank goodkyli
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop in for a drink and bite to eat during a shopping trip. Recommend the burgers and onion rings

Thank Sarahroseconroy
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Had a great late Sunday lunch. Sitting outside listening to a man playing blues music. Very nice and relaxing. I had spare ribs. Excellent. Friend has avocado, chicken and bacon salad. It look lovely and fresh. Nice place to relax and listen to live music...More

Thank Helen J
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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointing - bar man needs to go to bed - roast of day - trough food - cold - no presentation in food - slopped on the plate - veges = yams!!!!!! - 1/10 is generous here Won't be back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

No atmosphere, unfriendly waitstaff, wine glasses about as thick as a beer jug. Very average, unimpressed, won't be back.

Thank danielle81311
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $26
Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Hardy Street, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 8623
  • E-mail
623 In The City offers a great, friendly atmosphere in a historic old building, situated in the heart of Nelson City. The menu offers a tasty selection of classic and healthy meals at affordable prices, with indoor and outdoor dining, giving you the opportunity to relax. A full wine, beer and cocktail list is available, and there's also plenty of parking. Group bookings welcome. Open 7 days.
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