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Nero Restaurant

36 Amesbury Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-354 0312
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36 Amesbury Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is always absolutely divine! And Amy provides the BEST service! It is always such a treat dining at Nero's.

Thank shelley881
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When we arrived we were put right next door to another couple, we could hear their conversation so asume they could hear ours. Service was tops, starter of duck pate was delish. My main of Blue Cod was really over seasoned and the whole dish...More

1  Thank 433craige
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is excellent and well presented. Awesome service and the wine choice is top class. Nero’s has ambience and style

2  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Service - top marks. Ambiance was not created for fine dining. The ill fitted padded cushions on the seats, no table cloth or place mats ,the overall decor isn't fine dining. The food was all about presentation though the dessert I think would like better...More

1  Thank zappamax
Reviewed 1 week ago

A gathering of four friends celebrating our 70th birthdays in 2018. Great choice of wine and lunch menu. The service was excellent, the food superb and the staff were friendly and efficient. For a special occasion lunch or dinner, Nero is a restaurant of high...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was faultless and we never felt like we had to wait too long between courses. Timewise it was all perfect. The food is abviously all about presentation but everything was cooked well too and we found our meals interesting and enjoyable. Unfortunately, as...More

1  Thank joanne w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was really good, tasty and well presented. Im just a little bit, its not worth $40-$45 per main good. For that price I expect better service. I expect linen table cloths and better seating. So for the pricing alone I have to give...More

1  Thank Rainy0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nero and table 188 are the best two in p nth for fine dining p nth has too many cheap eats but lucky these two reign supreme

1  Thank udtrucksnz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to nero many times. The food service and atmosphere is perfect for couples family or any event that you want to have that impresses. Always great value for money. Well stocked bar too.

1  Thank Tim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful environment, beautiful food. Went for valentines meal, and loved it. Employees were very lovely, and the food was amazing and didnt take forever to come out

1  Thank Voyager773842
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elaine c
4 February 2018|
Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
We located one online no problem. Caveat is that some listed meals were not current.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Amesbury Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-354 0312
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We met at periwinkles restaurant many years ago, both young, passionate and enthusiastic trainee chefs. One qualified, we opened our first restaurant 'Vasseur on Broadway' a successful boutique 35 seat restaurant which we owned and ran for 10 years. In 2000 we purchased and then transformed this beautiful 1920's homestead into what Nero is today. A few years on, with two wonderful boys- Jack and Harry, numerous awards, and a fantastic team of staff, we are still passionate and enthusiastic, but not as young as we once were! "NERO, WHER THE FOOD IS THE HERO" Yvette and Scott Kennedy PROPRIETERS
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