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$15 - $35
CUISINES
European, Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spit for a family dinner. Prices were mid-range but the food was delicious and nicely presented. Staff were all very friendly and service was prompt. We enjoyed our meal here and would go back if in Mosgiel again.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a double birthday celebration at Nellie's over Easter couldn't get over how helpful the senior staff member was plus her wonderful staff. Overall the 20 guests enjoyed their meals, Nellie's a perfect setting for larger groups once again thank you Nellie's for a day...we'll always remember ❤️More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 29 December 2023

This restaurant is in the Hotel Taieri in Mosgiel ,near Dunedin. Nice atmosphere, good waiting stuff and well cooked, delicious food. Unfortunately the amount of food provided for the price was disappointing. The price we paid for 2 medium and 1 smaller sausage, 1 teaspoon...of mushy peas,a large scoop of mashed potato covered in crumbs, 2 bits of buk choy, 2 bits of asparagus and gravy was $32. I added mushrooms in sauce and I was lucky if there was a teaspoon worth of mushroom slivers. I could have made this meal for $20 for 2 people. The mark up was unacceptable. If we were charged $20-25 we would have been happy. Won't go back or recommend this restaurant because of the small portions for value.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 July 2023

Friendly staff and delicious food.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 18 July 2023 via mobile

Dined at Nellie's Restaurant & Bar for many years before leaving Mosgiel. Always call in when back in town have found the food very good over the years never being dissapointed. Menu caters for all tastes I highly recommend Nellie's.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 30 March 2023 via mobile

We never are disappointed. Delicious food. Great service and good choices with plenty of GF options. Plenty of space for seating

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 26 March 2023 via mobile

Good value hearty meals including many classics like Beef Fillet, Pork Belly, Beef Schnitzel and Fish & Chips. The restaurant had a warm welcoming ambience and the staff friendly and attentive

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 30 January 2023

We go to Nellies on a fairly regular basis and normally quite enjoy it. Unfortunately last time, we had a very bad experience. It took quite some time for someone to come and ask if we'd like a drink. Then once drinks arrived, the waitress...dropped them and glasses broke. Yep mistakes happen and this would have been fine but we sat there for a good 5+ minutes before anyone came to clean up the glass, we were horrified as there were young children around. We weren't offered another drink straight away either. No offer of "these drinks are on the house" Went to pay and wanted to use a pressy card but the waitress had no idea how to use it. Very bad service. Staff need to be trained better.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2022 via mobile

Visited this restaurant again and we were very disappointed. It used to be extremely wonderful but now it’s just pub grub at restaurant prices. Wine is expensive food average. Home cooked meals advertised but we only saw deep fried. One meal came with home made...gravy shame it was so watered down it was dreadful. Won’t go back if the present offerings are the best they can provide.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 7 May 2022 via mobile

The food was amazing, the service was even better, the staff are very professional and very welcoming. The establishment is clean and tidy with modern decor, altogether a quality dining experience, I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 15 February 2022

Food has gone from great, to below average. Used to be our favourite local, but after our last couple of experiences, we wont be back in a hurry, They have changed a lot in the menu's and not for the better, apparently Polenta chips are...not able to be made because of Covid (seriously I can make them at home easily enough). People go because they like the menu, change it and it changes your customer base. Also apparently deserts are also not available, also because of Covid. Service was good, food below averageMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 27 October 2021 via mobile

Dam good food..best restaurant food we have had in a long time.. totally recommend this place.. staff were great .. no complaints.. just perfect... thanks guys . Darrell and anne..

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021 via mobile

Rocked up at 6.30pm on Wednesday night, only another party seated, asked for a table for 4. We were asked if we had a booking... ummmmm no but not like that is an issue when the place is dead. We ordered bread to start which...was okay but the 3 spreads were lacklustre and there wasn't enough for the mountains of bread. Our meals were okay. Pasta, ribs and a couple of chicken burgers. Not much to write home about. The service was good and we were asked if we needed more drinks (I hate when servers don't ask) so that was good. We didn't stick around for desert. Would recommend if you just want something plain.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 17 July 2021 via mobile

Just been to Nellies in Mosgiel. Not impressed at all. The manager said that noise was unacceptable even if you were having a prize giving. Some of the staff were rude and told a patron to “ be quite” and he wasn’t saying anything but...eating. I would not recommend this pub/restaurant to anyone.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 16 April 2021 via mobile

We walked from our motel to Nellie's. The menu was a great selection. Portion size was on point. Meals beautifully presents, cooked and tasted amazing. We all left feeling full bit not over done. I thought it was well priced and value for money. Service...was fantastic. Really recommend this place.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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NELLIES RESTAURANT AND BAR, Dunedin - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Nellies Restaurant and Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3