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Bacco Restaurant & Wine Bar

295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 27 554 6622
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Hubby and I Come out recently for breakfast, service was very friendly but extremely slow to get our food even though the restaurant was not massively busy (an hour wait for two brekkies) we were starving by the time it come out. We used the...More

Thank 822gemmar
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I attended with 34 appreciative diners. 6 courses with accompanying wines from Pegasus Bay Wines. Each "course" was excellent as were the wines. An introduction to each wine in a very relaxed way by the winemaker. A great night. We would definitely...More

2  Thank neilcS1420VQ
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Intimate wine tasting of six Milcrest wines with one of the owners, accompanied by a divine cheese board/platter. Learnt so much about the wines and everything was delicious ! Great services and cosy atmosphere

2  Thank 31Lorna
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Came here on 170817 for coffee with my boss prior to a client visit. I understand it is a very nice restaurant for dining but I cannot recommend it as a coffee stop - the coffees were expensive and not particularly good. 1895

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had a course here on the Uniquely Nelson Movable Feast and wanted to return for more . Not disappointed in any way... the food was just delicious . My chicken roulade was moist and tender, my husbands venison was to die for . Don't...More

1  Thank BLB56
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Fantastic location & atmosphere from Terry & the Team , new Chef new menu superb We shared the Szechuan Calamari starter which was beautifully cooked , followed by the Chicken Roulade & the Eye Fillet but cooked to perfection with fantastic flavours

1  Thank Dougyr13
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Big improvement from the Old Cafe Affair. Excellent, super friendly service, great menu with good range of vegetarian options, the vege stack on the brunch menu is simply amazing!!!! Great atmosphere as well.

1  Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Had such a lovely time at Millcrest Wine bar,Bacco. The owner was very accomodating and knowledgeable on the wines we sampled. Generous sized food platter with lots of yummy cheeses, cold deli meats, crackers, dips n much much more. Definitely will be returning to Millcrest,...More

1  Thank LindaC6745
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A group of us went to Bacco last Friday night for dinner. Bacco is new in Nelson and some of us had been there shortly after it opened. It was good then but with the recent addition of a new chef Bacco has significantly improved...More

Thank johnno12457
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Usually the place to go for our after work relaxing drinks, we decided to stay for a meal. Definately worth it! The food was amazing, and so beautifully prepared. We did'nt have to wait too long, not that it would have mattererd too much because...More

1  Thank roganlees
Milcrest, Owner at Bacco Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review my restaurant, I look forward to seeing you again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 27 554 6622
  • E-mail
Bacco is the Roman God of Wine, Bacco Restaurant and Wine Bar changed its ownership and name from Café Affair in October 2016. We are a premium wine bar/restaurant with an Italian/European spin to our dishes. We are all about fresh, local ingredients where possible and we have a food matching our premium wines philosophy. Bacco has a wine club and holds Degustation dinners bi-monthly.
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