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“Family friendly”
Review of The Vic Brewbar

The Vic Brewbar
Ranked #13 of 179 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $26
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: The Vic Brewbar is the South Island’s first fully-fledged Mac’s Brewbar. Found in the historic Victorian Rose building on Trafalgar Street and known by locals as the “Vic Rose”, the Brewbar is a unique Nelson pub and restaurant that offers live entertainment every weekend, great service from friendly staff, delicious food and all your favourite beers on tap. It’s no wonder The Vic is a staple of the local hospitality industry!
Reviewed June 3, 2013

Fantastic staff in this family run bar and restaurant. Menu is superb for both adults and children. Setting is comfortable and stylish.

Thank Hamish B
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

The place was very cozy and had a great ambiance. Awesome wait staff, but as a true craft beer drinker, Vic's misses the mark. The beer wasn't bad but it seems that everything tasted like a lager, leaving me to believe that the same fermentation temperatures and carbonation percentages were used for all beers. The IPA did not contain any hops flavor at all and drank more like a light lager. I think the potential is there but I really missed the deep full flavor of a craft brew. Overall, great experience tasting all the beers, but there is room for improvement. Check this place out for a good night on the town to talk to the locals.

1  Thank FinandJen
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

I've been here for lunches, dinners, work functions and I've organised work functions there myself. Food is always good and functions go off without a hitch. Like the atmosphere and the little garden bar out the back is cute too.

Thank Greiggarious
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

A busy and popular place but you didn't feel rushed and nothing was a bother. Good choice on the menu and we both thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Great value

Thank Kazda8024
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

We just got back from dinner here and we are both really happy with the visit. Beer battered blue cod for me and beef roast for him. The cod was delicious with really crispy and not excessively thick batter. The chips were great, but sadly the mushy peas tasted like just fresh peas mushed up. Not quite right. The roast was generous and delicious.
I had the sassy red beer and he had the black mac. Both really good but the black one won by a whisker.
Altogether satisfactory really.

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Thank Curly_Armadillo
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