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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%
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“scampi” (23 reviews)
“duck confit” (14 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 May 2010

The food is terrific - prawn and duck entrees, steak and pork mains, one creme brulee, 5 glasses of wine - $170. Sure, it's noisy and the tables are very close together, but it's still value for money.

Thank Glynis031
Reviewed 18 May 2010

We go once a month, the most recent on my wife's birthday. I let slip during the first course that it was her birthday and quite unexpectedly the kitchen turned out something special for dessert. Worth noting today ( 18th May) that Hopgoods swept the...More

Thank bubbleblowernz
Reviewed 2 May 2010

It has won a few awards and since it was our 38th anv. we splurged. Empty at 6pm but noisy and packed at 8pm. Food just good-but lamb in NZ should be perfect at this price. I left hungry with the stingy portions given. The...More

Thank Curt J
Reviewed 29 April 2010

I wish Hopgoods was in the UK. I'd go very, very often. Outstanding food, certainly Michelin standard.

Thank CriticalFriend23
Reviewed 9 April 2010

Hopgoods is one of the best establishments in the region. Only Bouterey's in Richmond would be on a par or better. Dine here with confidence. Not really expensive for what you get. Good selection of beverages and well trained staff. Consistently fine quality in a...More

Thank topsouthman
Reviewed 27 March 2010

Can't fault the food here at all. Everything was totally stunning. Fresh, flavoursome, tender, divine. Only disappointment would be the seating so close to each other, and sharing the same long seat.

Thank nzp0ppy
Reviewed 17 March 2010

Went some time ago and I guess we had had our hopes raised a bit too far. It wasnt bad, but it certainly wasnt as good as we had been told. The food was nice, but nothing special. The service was very poor. Slow and...More

Thank TheNavajoKnow
Reviewed 13 March 2010

They take themselves a bit too seriously, we had better food with less pretension at the Waterfront Restaurant.

Thank CUBuffFan
Reviewed 28 February 2010

We just had salads, but they were very good. the restaurant is onthe main walking street, so the passersby are interesting.

Thank charleyeaster
Reviewed 11 January 2010

Excellent food, and perfect service : a good place to remember and recommend.

Thank Alfredcp
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Average prices
US$15 - 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
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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