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The Stables Restaurant & Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


New Zealand, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having looked at the menu prior to deciding we wanted to have a meal out here, we walked in to get a table, straight away we were glared at by one lady at the bar because she had 3 people to serve. The other lady...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank teressaw2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a quietish Monday summer evening. Welcoming staff. Wide menu. Food and service overall was very good. Everything was fresh. Seafood chowder was excellent as was the rhubarb cheesecake. Pot pie was ok but not really a pie. More like a stew with a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived to be told it would be 45 minute wait, which was fine we said we would take an outdoor table. We were told no, she didn’t have time to clear one. Bar tables were empty so we decided OK and said we could order...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Penny S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found The Stables Restaurant by chance as we were looking for dinner, and popped in to see if we could get a table for 2. Got the last one and the food was very good. Its off the main road and such a good find....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 58jnapper
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Two recent lunches both worthy of a high class restaurant in a relaxed setting. All three courses were excellent. The first was good old prawns (Spanish style) Tapas. Second Meatballs in a smoky garlic sauce with tagliatelle and lastly the best Pavlova I have ever...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julie_OCR
Reviewed 11 October 2018

looking around Nelson region, we were pleasantly surprised to find this bar/restaurant. It's down side streets off the main highway to Nelson. Very friendly staff and promptly made meals, which went down quickly. Not too sure about the fingers of bread (capsicum? Had an odd...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hungrykiwi29
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I was very happy with my salmon meal and family were happy with the seafood baskets. A good place to go in a medium priced meal range. The booths are great for groups. Service was good as they weren't too busy. Will come again when...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Service is a little lacking, foods not much better, have been for functions here before few years ago and it's been good. Really dropped the ball this time!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We were there on a Monday night so it was pretty quite. As such the service was very good and quick. We both had the Pot pie which was quite tasty and enjoyable. Compared to a top class restaurant this is not good enough but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This restaurant situated in the shopping area of Richmond has a bar/dining room, a separate dining room and outside undercover dining. The service was prompt and the staff friendly. We chose the Seafood Platter which was very good and plentiful and the drinks were reasonably...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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