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“Marina view”
Review of Anchor Bar & Grill

Anchor Bar & Grill
Ranked #36 of 186 Restaurants in Nelson
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed December 7, 2013

This place is in the heart of the maritime industrial area of Nelson, but you don't see any of this once you're inside. It does breakfast, lunch and dinner for workers in the area, and provides somewhere to drink, inside or out. We had two dinners there. For our first dinner we were seated just inside the entry door on Vickerman Street. The late afternoon sun was beating through the window and it got unpleasantly hot. Next time we asked to be seated elsewhere. Much of the seating gets a good view of the recreational boats in the marina. There is a nice outdoor seating area too, though you will have to share it with the smokers. The meals are substantial. Price? Dinner for two including drinks was just under $100. I recommend the gourmet fish: snapper with creamy scallop sauce. Yum!!!

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Thank Dianne C
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Reviewed November 22, 2013

Good service when the owner was there. We ate there every night for a week and noticed when the boss was absent then so were the waitresses - really slack and had to wait ages for our food. As soon as the boss came back it was a lot quicker!
Most of the menu was good as the group we were with chose something different every night. My first meal was burnt with the tin foil stuck to the charcoaled food inside...yuk! When I told the German waitress she said 'oh well' !

Thank dive_revive
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Reviewed October 25, 2013

Dined here tonight and had the most delicious meal of fresh local scallops and fish & chips.
Service was top rate even though the restaurant was busy. Meal was finished with Creme Brulee and sticky date pudding with caramel sauce that was to die for!

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Thank Janine B
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

As always...friendly yummy and fun...eating outside watching the yachts..and the seagulls...you are given a water pistol to keep the sea gulls at bay if you sit outside!! A great place for lunch.

Thank Harriet W
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Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Basic food done really well. Tasty fresh ingredients. Friendly, helpful service. Lovely marina side venue. Would recommend.

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Thank MsMarg70
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