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“big portions”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Anchor Bar & Grill

Anchor Bar & Grill
Ranked #35 of 171 Restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, New Zealand, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Christchurch, New Zealand
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“big portions”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

We recently had dinner here. The restaurant is located in the harbour area with a view on the yachts, a real nautical experience.
We had the groper thermidor and the surf and turf. The portions are big, so no need for side orders.
The steak was very nice but the prawns were rubbery, half of the chips soggy because of the sauce, the scallops a bit overcooked and the groper nothing to rave about. A bit disappointing after having read the reviews. Service ok but rather impersonal.

  • Visited May 2012
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Invercargill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great meal here!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2012

Advised by our motelier to visit here for a meal and it was well worth the visit. Very busy Restaurant and staff made us very welcome even though they were heavily booked that evening. Fantastic meal and great outlook over yachting harbour.

  • Visited April 2012
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New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Besid Nelson Marina outlook”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2012

Perfect location , good food, well presented, Superb staff, location and views awesome. Fish and chips as they were intended. A good menu. Excellent value. This is a review of Daytime not evening but I'm sure it will be just as enjoyable.

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Nelson
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“huge meals at great price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2012

I swear I had half a chicken, the side of fries I ordered out of cravings were very unneccesary.

Waitresses could be presented a bit better and more onto but overall the service wasn't to bad.

Huge menu, wanted to try it all. Beautiful look over the harbour, and great nautical interior.

  • Visited February 2012
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Great food with harbour view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2012

We enjoyed the seafood here. Service very slick. Willing and pleased to alter dishes to suit GF needs.

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