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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” (28 reviews)
“duck confit” (16 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 April 2012

Before arriving in Nelson with our discerning friends we had booked at Hopgoods and our expecations were high. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left were could not have wished for a better experience in terms of ambience, service ,and food quality...More

Thank ranfurlynewzealand
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Although the food quality has slipped lately as Kevin Hopgood pulls back a little, it is still a great place to eat. Good service and wonderful wines.

Thank Aunty-MacMac
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Went to this restaurant on a Saturday night. The decor is understated and the tables are well spaced out to ensure a sense of intimacy. The menu was very comprehensive. I was delighted to find the food simply cooked and delicious, without resort to unecessary...More

Thank gmsManchesterUK
Reviewed 6 April 2012

We went with family who live in Nelson and have dined at this restaurant before. Like last time, this place was just fantastic! We went on a Wednesday night right before the Easter weekend. The place was packed, luckily we booked! the food came out...More

Thank Rhodsey
Reviewed 3 April 2012

The food - but not the price - was similar to many restaurants and pubs we ate in in NZ on holiday: stacked food tasting rather mushed together. Could not understand why it was supposed to be special. The following night we ate at the...More

Thank Hesketh
Reviewed 29 March 2012

I had two starters, one a Salmon dish and one a crispy Duck, and a dessert cheese plate (with some warm spiced biscuits that were to die for). The perfectly portioned plates were presentetd with a natural artistic flair without pretense. The flavours in each...More

Thank JAGruyere
Reviewed 27 March 2012

It is difficult to find a place that delivers as well as this restaurant on the food front. The two meals I had there were both excellent. One was outstanding- in the top 10 I have ever had in a restaurant. The combination of flavours...More

Thank target008
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Terrific food, excellent service. Expensive but unbeatable in Nelson.

Thank Chris5458
Reviewed 24 March 2012

first time, service great, not large portions but you can try entrees etc then.local produce and wines mostly, well matched food/wine, good advice if wanted.

Thank obsrvy
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Hopgoods in Nelson is one of my favorite restaurants. Have never been disappointed. For a top class restaurant the prices are as expected. Lots of tourists there when we visited. A good choice of meals, but I can never go past their Crispy Duck Salad....More

Thank Friiskiwi
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Restaurant Details

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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
Child-friendly, 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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