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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” (29 reviews)
“duck confit” (16 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good as always, though not sure about these modern glow bulbs in the lights. Service was excellent too.

Thank j0hnhug0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the city's most popular restaurants for quality cuisine and ambiance. Great location near the top of Trafalgar st, the menu is executed with skill and likely to delight the most discerning critic.

Thank Simone H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on our second night after reading the reviews. On Mondays and Tuesday they only do the bistro menu two courses for $45 or three for 55 dollars.i must say the food was excellent very well cooked and presented to perfection. Almost “fine...More

Thank Discerningofbucks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a special birthday meal and each chose the 5 course tasting menu, one with the accompanying wines, the other without. Oh boy! The food for each course was perfect and could not be bettered. Beautifully cooked core ingredients with wonderful additional flavours...More

Thank Jacki H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here in December last year and it was a great meal so I had high expectations Hopgoods didn’t fail and I had wonderful food and service to match The ambiance is relaxing and decor is luxurious and comfortable I had the beef which...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group chose this restaurant for dinner on the last night of our holiday in Nelson. We were not disappointed. As we did not want any of the set menus we agreed to provide our choice of meals a couple of days prior to our...More

Thank Barry5252
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm friendly greeting on arrival. A relaxing pre-dinner glass of white each in the small intimate waiting bar . Shown to our table when we were ready to dine. Another glass of white each. We shared the double baked cheese souffle followed by delicious scampi....More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I had a great dinner at Hopgoods. Great atmosphere and staff were exceptionally attentive and food was brilliant. Seriously.... It is hard to fault this restaurant. May have to go back just to see if we get the same amazing results a second......More

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived to a buzzing ambient location ..... staff here are efficient and attentive but quietly at and away from your table at all the right times. Food is layered with delicious flavours. Servings are quite generous for plates of this quality so I was...More

Thank 122leanne
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Wow our go to for a great dinner expensive, meals are smaller, spend the money and have three courses and You wont be dissapointed. Nelson normally dissapoints with food and service, hopegoods always delivers what you expect.

Thank GavinP598
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
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
Groups, Local cuisine
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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