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284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-545 7191
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Spent 60th Birthday with family and friends, it was amazing food great service and lovely atmosphere. I would throughly recommend this amazing restaurant, have eaten here quite a few times and the standard for food and service is amazing.

Thank Sue C
Nelson, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again an amazing experience, a opportunity to try foods you never thought to try before. Highly rate the desserts, what an explosion for the taste buds.

Thank boss333
Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly, professional staff, very good food and interesting wine list: relaxed but 'special'. a great place to celebrate or just to go for a meal.

Thank Churps
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the menu and food outstanding at this great restaurant located in a fashionable part of the city center.

Thank David B
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is the best you will eat in Nelson! Although very expensive all the beats are free range and tone of care has been put into very dish. Every moment is fantastic and it is very popular. Fabulous for special occasions like birthdays! The menu changes regularly and is online.

Thank Fabulous F
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw this had claimed the no.1 rank on TripAdvisor so decided to give it a try. It was booked out when we arrived, but still we got a table and full service in the bar area. Food was great. The chef's special had just come on and all the locals come in for this it is so popular. For a... More 

Thank Glasharris
Tasman, New Zealand
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As can be relied on Hopgoods delivers superb food again. Year after year without fuss or drama this restaurant is the best in Nelson

Thank graphic55
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent food, superb service, good position in town. large selection of meals and wines. probably the best restaurant in Nelson.

Thank shots219
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for my birthday. Service, food, atmosphere all excellent. Recently rated as the second best restaurant in New Zealand.

Thank ups2015
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought clients here for a business dinner, was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was, no one in our group was disappointed.

Thank nomadmattm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$25
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
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
Good honest local cuisine, served in a casual environment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?