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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner


US$13 - US$24
European, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited twice during our recent trip to Nelson , was so impressed on first night we returned for more . Tasty cuisine , Reuben was great manager . Agree tables are close but in both occasions we had friendly “Neighbours”. Good wine list by glass...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank peterpalmerston
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner for 4 last week at the end of a cycling trip of the region. Ordered entrees, starters, mains and desserts. Every meal was outstanding. 3 of us ordered the Angus for main and agreed it was the best steak we had ever...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Clyde R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there on a warmish night in December. We wanted to sit outside but there were no tables available. So we sat inside and it was hot. And were ignored for a long period of time - not great in the heat. Finally we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank harasmr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was poor, we had 4 or more waitresses and service was not coordinated, had to ask the waitress twice what food was and she had to go away twice to ask as she had no idea. Tables were close together. She brought the wrong...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another excellent dinner at this place. Service friendly and efficient, food so, so good...especially the chicken parfait. This restaurant remains consistently excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to go to Hopgoods for a special occasion evening and it never fails to impress. The food and service is always outstanding. The staff are knowledgeable and discreetly attentive. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tynie14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to book as this restaurant is very popular and with good reason. Lovely food served by warm friendly staff and with a delightful chef, who is only too happy to pop out for a chat and check you are enjoying yourself. can't fault...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gina A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always save Hopgoods as a special occasion evening and this time we visited with my parents. Everything was superb from the service to the wine selection (and value) and the food was exceptional. We tried the prawn entree and lamb and also the pork...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nomadicnevs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The two Asian ladies were amazing hosts. We shared a bread and the whitebait entrees. Complemented each other perfectly to get the last bit of delicious sauces. For main my wife had the lamb and I had the entree quail. Both dishes were cooked to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 399cecilc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hopgoods has a casual atmosphere and at first glance wouldn’t be described as fine dining. We were shown to a table at the front of the restaurant and expected a noisy and slightly chaotic evening but were pleasantly surprised. We chose the five course degustation...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 658RobB
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