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Honest Lawyer

) #50 of 124 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ , European, British
1 Point Road | Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-547 4070
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“pie” (11 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Point Road | Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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51 - 60 of 263 reviews

Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Last week a had lunch at the Honest Lawyer with my sister. Lovely day, sat outside, just gorgeous. But OH MY! I had the Haloumi Quinoa and Beetroot salad and I cannot get it out of my head. So have to go back it was...More

Thank k1w1chick
Reviewed October 12, 2016

The luncheon was very nice, service was excellent but as for the sea gulls they were a nauses. the view was nice too, Highly recommend it.

Thank Vettegirls2
Reviewed September 15, 2016

We stayed here because my husband liked the idea of a quaint country style pub. The rooms are old world just like an old English pub but modern facilities. The restuarant and bar downstairs are like a collectors paradise. Service and food are good. the...More

Thank Janice P
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We grabbed a voucher online to celebrate a birthday - two starters, two mains and a dessert to share (we couldn't have managed one each anyway!) Great food, cool atmosphere, friendly staff. We had seafood, lamb and beef and a gorgeous cheesecake, and it was...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed September 7, 2016

meals were reasonably priced and it was a bonus to be able to use our Christchurch Entertainment book discount card! the service was a bit less than attentive, with several requests for water seemingly forgotten. however our dairy-free person was very happy with her alternative...More

Thank AdrienneJ15
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Fast great food at good prices, We were a bit backwards and started with desert, a great cheese board with beautiful fresh made bread. And the create your own stone grill was amazing. Would return again

Thank jessie b
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend and my wife and had a really good evening. They have quality beers including a good range of English beers... mine was a boddingtons. The food was excellent fish and chips and the pork belly looked great too. Catered for gluten-free...More

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed August 14, 2016

The staff here are all very genuinely friendly and helpful and no request is a problem for them. Very accommodating. Food was lovely. My steak was cooked to perfection. Will definately eat here again. I couldn't fit in dessert but the menu looked good!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Breakfast Menu is limited in choice but meal was generous and good. Dinner Menu has a good choice, basic but plentiful size. I had the fish (small size) and it was very good plenty for me served with chips and salad.

1  Thank Glenda I
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We had been told to try this place for good food. Unfortunately we ended up wishing that we had not. For some reason none of the staff seemed to care whether we were served or not . They seemed much more interested in chatting to...More

Thank travellingkiwi57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Point Road | Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-547 4070
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The Honest Lawyer has become a Nelson icon with friendly service, a relaxing atmosphere, excellent food and unique accommodation, making it a perfect stop for locals and visitors alike.
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