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#8 of 30 Bar in Nelson
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PRICE RANGE
US$2 - US$23
CUISINES
Contemporary, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Bar, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 20 December 2021

Terrific 'trust the chef' sharing plates with dietary restrictions handled with ease. Thanks so much for beautiful food and classy Toronto wait service and for not making the diet restricted feel weird!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 12 October 2021

Arden never disappoints. It had been a while since I’d been here and I was instantly reminded when I arrived of why I love it here so much. Outstanding Drinks, Kai, Ambience, and the best service in Town. Thanks for doing what you do Arden.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 23 July 2021 via mobile

Best cocktails ever. Negronis to knock your socks off. Zombies for the strong and fruity type. These guys are pros, the menu full of surprises and classics. Would go there every day if we could.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2021

Aw too kind! Thank you

Reviewed 17 May 2021

Absolutely adore Arden. My partner and I turned up on a busy Saturday night, with no booking, and from the moment we opened the door we were met with nothing but professionalism and warmth. The staff quickly seated us (very kindly agreeing to move us...inside as I was cold), shared fantastic and knowledgably wine recommendations, and swiftly had divine wine in our hands and the best bread and butter we've ever eaten on the table. The whole night was amazing - from the ambience, to the service, to the unfaultable wine and food (get the miso broccoli!), and everything in between. We truly can't recommend this place highly enough, and cannot wait until our next trip to Nelson to visit again.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2021

Thank you so much!!

Reviewed 9 May 2021

Love this place. Fantastic food and service! The braised beef cheek and miso roast broccoli. Yum! Good honest unpretentious food. The ambience is topnotch. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2021

Thanks so much!!

Reviewed 1 March 2021 via mobile

A great place for a decent glass of wine and to catch up with friends. I visited here recently for a friends function. The wine and other drinks were great. We had platters which were really good and had quite a bit of variety on...them. The service was really good too. Would visit again.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2021

Thank you so much Penny!

Reviewed 27 February 2021 via mobile

They were extremely busy but provided great service and also the best whiskey sours. We sat outside in the courtyard which was warm and convivial.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2021

Thanks again Neil!

Reviewed 15 February 2021

Excellent service, delicious food & affordable pricing. We enjoyed celebrating Valentine's Day and will definitely be coming back!

Review collected in partnership with www.restauranthub.co.nz
Date of visit: February 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2021

Thanks so much Zack!

Reviewed 5 February 2021 via mobile

Adern is absolutely superb all the way. The food is divine, the staff are informative, friendly and very attentive, the setting is great and the atmosphere is relaxed and suitable for all occasions. We highly recommend Adern!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2021

Hey thank you! Much appreciated!

Reviewed 4 February 2021

This was a return visit, due to previous fantastic dining experiences plus a much appreciated gift voucher. As it was our anniversary, we enjoyed a delicious cocktail to begin with, then shared smaller platters which were all delicious. Super food, super staff, super service.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Lisa, Owner at Arden Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2021

Awesome! Thank you so much Jane!

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Arden Bar and Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5