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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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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
284 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

had a meal there for a wedding anniversary. Absolutely outstanding. There were 4 of us, so we tried numerous dishes. All were spectacular.

Thank PilotaStuntPlane
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We chose Hopgoods based on its recent nomination in the Cuisine Restaurant Awards plus a recommendation from a colleague. While we had an enjoyable evening we can't say the food was outstanding. The dishes were cooked and presented well, but we just felt they were...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank JackMegWellington
Reviewed 6 August 2012

An amazing restaurant thats food was out of this world and somewhere you would take guests for an upmarket special meal.

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank Margot G
Reviewed 20 July 2012

We went to Hopgoods on the recommendation of a friend, the food and service exceeded expectations we enjoyed it so much we returned again just to try some different menu options which again were excellent, we highly recommend this restaurant and look forward to returning...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 11 July 2012

We had a 2 course set menu dinner for 39 to complete our day of wedding celebrations. We had eaten there once before and was impressed. They did not disappoint this time either. It was an excellent display of absolutely excellent food and great service...More

Thank PhilI557
Reviewed 3 July 2012

The town at first isn't very inspiring and I was wondering where on earth we were going to eat until we found this pretty little square. It was a very European feeling square with the sun slowly going down and everyone sitting outside drinking the...More

Date of visit: January 2012
1  Thank SupaSal
Reviewed 1 July 2012

...in a pleasant area of the city centre. Modern cuisine and reasonable value.

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank Martin P
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We had been told this was one of the best restaurants in Nelson, and it certainly lived up to expectations. Having just moved to Nelson to run Chelsea Park Motor Lodge we wanted to try some of the local restaurants. We have already recommended Hopgoods...More

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank ChelseaPark
Reviewed 22 June 2012

There is a reason this is the # 1 restraunt in Nelson. You must pay a visit if you are looking for a great meal with a good wine selection. It's rare in New Zealand to get this level of service. I'm very happy and...More

Thank Pieronia
Reviewed 18 June 2012

My husband and I went out for a "date night" - a movie and fine dining were on the cards. We chose Hopgoods as we had heard it had a good reputation. We started with the bread selection and I ordered the lamb which was...More

Date of visit: June 2012
1  Thank kiwisolargal
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Average prices
US$14 - US$25
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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