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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 5 November 2017

We are very lucky here in nelson as it has amazing chefs and restaurants and hopgoods is definitely in that category. The meal was mouth watering beautiful have not had any thing like it the food was just divine it was our first time to...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant early on a Friday evening having not made a booking. We got a table ok. Service all night was very good. We've been touring NZ for two weeks eating out every evening. Our meal at Hopgoods was the best we've had....More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and great service. Best fillet I have had in ages. Will definitely return when in the region.

Thank Sheryn S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

A lovely half-panelled restaurant space, beautifully lit, with attentive and professional staff, and gorgeous food. I couldn’t find any faults here at all. Will come back.

Thank Simon_B651
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had dinner here on Friday. Fantastic meal and excellent service. Snapper was delicious and fresh. I had angus beef which was very good. Great location.

Thank mikefordchch
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wonderful degustation menu for a birthday celebration. Every course Devine and a work of art. Highly recommend.

Thank Wgtn_NZ
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We were excited when we found out we were being taken to Hopgoods for dinner last night. The best restaurant in town we had heard - a real fine dining experience. When we walked into the lovely light lit warm ambience of the restaurant we...More

Thank SilenaKK
jimmyAuckland, Owner at Hopgoods, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you for your review. I have spoke to the staff and we are all disappointed we dropped the ball. You are right on all points, of course it should have been addressed on the evening, i can only apologise profusely for this. If you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My favourite place for dinner in Nelson.. The food here is absolutely outstanding. It truly was difficult to make choices as everything sounded so amazing. As a group we decided to actually share a number of appetisers so we could try everything... The pork belly...More

Thank aj_flyer
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Hopgoods really does earn its top rating. Our B&B hosts highly recommended it as well. Our lamb and fish mains were excellent.

Thank JRandom
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were very keen to try Hopgoods while we were in Nelson and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing - beautifully presented, super fresh and absolutely divine. We can see why this place tops the ratings. Staff were great too, very attentive and...More

Thank Neeky1
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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
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
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Good honest local cuisine, served in a casual environment.
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