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Hopgoods Restaurant

284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (22 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We were excited when we found out we were being taken to Hopgoods for dinner last night. The best restaurant in town we had heard - a real fine dining experience. When we walked into the lovely light lit warm ambience of the restaurant we...More

Thank SilenaKK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite place for dinner in Nelson.. The food here is absolutely outstanding. It truly was difficult to make choices as everything sounded so amazing. As a group we decided to actually share a number of appetisers so we could try everything... The pork belly...More

Thank aj_flyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hopgoods really does earn its top rating. Our B&B hosts highly recommended it as well. Our lamb and fish mains were excellent.

Thank JRandom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very keen to try Hopgoods while we were in Nelson and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing - beautifully presented, super fresh and absolutely divine. We can see why this place tops the ratings. Staff were great too, very attentive and...More

Thank Neeky1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner, the food was amazing and could not be faulted. We had the duck and pork. The staff were friendly and knowledgable however towards the end of the night we were kind of forgotten about. No dessert menu offered.

Thank Kpp82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate her last night with my husband, first time as new to Nelson area. We were very impressed with the food, lamb for hubby who said it was the most tender lamb he had ever had, I had confit duck, which was also very tender,...More

Thank Bez490
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hopgoods deserves its rating as the best restaurant in Nelson. The food is sensational. I had an exceptional cheese soufflé for entree followed by scrumptious dory which was grilled to perfection which was accompanied by a delicious vegetables. I had to squeeze in desert because...More

1  Thank BrettBega_Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always try to book at least one night here on any visit to Nelson. The most recent did not disappoint. Had 2 starters (torched salmon & blue cheese soufflé) and they were both knockouts. Then the pear and gingerbread dessert put the meal well...More

1  Thank golerjoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on s Saturday night. Ordered 5 different dishes among the two of us. All dishes are very high quality however none of them is a knockout. If I live in Nelson it is mostly likely a restaurant I will frequently visit but it...More

1  Thank Owen L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A very enjoyable experience.... made even more comfortable by the staff (namely Becky) which in my view makes the evening one to remember. A family birthday was acknowledged by a cake and a candle or two (this was a treat for the group which was...More

3  Thank Christopher And... B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-545 7191
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Good honest local cuisine, served in a casual environment.
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