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Anchor Bar & Grill

Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
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62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
6435466614
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a good middle of the road family restaurant. Situated on the waterfront in Nelson the outlook is stunning over the marina. Food is good family fare, reasonable priced.

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Thank pam4967
Cambridge, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visiting Nelson from north island, found the restaurant online, what a great choice,the staff were friendly, great service the meal was amazing good size servings and beautiful desert, thank you Anchor Bar and Grill will be back for sure.

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Thank Sandy4464
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great, reasonable pricing. We did find a few of the waiting crew not the happiest people there. The place is well decked out with the nautical theme. The fishermans choice was full of different seafood, one of the best meals to get there. The salt and pepper squid was also good, big meals.

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Thank Katrina S
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Harbourside Lodge Motel so this restaurant was perfect. A walk across the car park. Stunning views, friendly staff, accommodating considering we did not make a booking on both visits. Meals were tasty and good portion sizes. Everyone seemed pleased and the place was busy on both occasions. It was nice to see many families with... More 

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Port Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My young grand daughter and I popped in here for a late lunch, the place was packed, but we asked if we could sit outside overlooking the marina. Found others to chat to as well, Everyone there was just so happy with what ever they had in front of them. And so were we. We left as it was getting... More 

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Thank Miriam G
Nelson, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would highly recommend Anchor Bar and Grill. Have been here several times and the services is always very good and friendly. Nothing is a problem. There should be something for everyone on the menu and there is a wide variety to choose from. The meal is always lovely.

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Thank KimMcF
Sydney, Australia
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205 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location by the port/marina, obviously as it's called the Anchor. It has friendly warm buzz, great atmosphere when you walk in the door. The staff were friendly and service was efficient. We went for the whitebait patties and to be honest I think it was the wrong choice, it was cooked reasonably well but the taste of whitebait seemed... More 

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Thank Richard R
Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Anchor several times while visiting family in Nelson. This has to be one of Nelson’s best for a relaxed atmosphere, great food, peaceful view and superb service. Try the sweet chilli cheese and garlic bread, and the West Coast whitebait – divine. We just love this restaurant and go there for our family get-togethers, so... More 

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Thank SRMP
Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great, I had the Groper and my wife the snapper - it was wonderful Good servings and the Groper was as good as it gets. Great selection of dishes on the menu and a place i would go back to when i return to Nelson. Service was friendly and helpful. The decor very fitting with the wharf... More 

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Thank Steverowe54
Nelson, New Zealand
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this restaurant is great the views are very relaxing and the staff is friendly the meals are of a high standard and they are big meals you can eat until you are full .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Vickerman St, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: 6435466614

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