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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” (29 reviews)
“duck confit” (16 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 17 April 2018 via mobile

We three enjoyed our dinner here very much. That’s why we went here twice for this trip. It open only for dinner (around 5pm onwards) and close on Sundays. Every dishes we ordered, we loved them such as chicken parfait, duck confit, market fish, slow-cooked...More

Thank Nutharin
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Ask for the wine paring menu. I was just reviewing the Visa bill from our trip and was reminded of what an outstanding dinner we had at Hopgoods celebrating a milestone birthday with friends. ($182.13 USD for 2) Mr. Hopgoods himself introduced each course and...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Nice ambience but it got darker as the evening went on which is ok for a blind date but not when you are with you family! V good service Clunky wine glassware not very Suitable for the quality of the wines.... Excellent pork belly and...More

Thank michael b
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Super food, attentive staff and good venue contributed to a memorable evening. A little padding on the chairs would make the occasion complete.

Thank Kiwijock
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Stopping in Nelson for 2 nights and checked Trip Advisor for a recommendations. Hopgoods was a revelation. Excellent quality local food cooked to perfection with friendly service. An amazing find!

Thank karensunnymeed
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Busy night as there was a conference in town. They let us have a table tucked away as we hadn’t booked and we wondered how the service would be as it was busy. Our server was a delightful young woman who looked after us wonderfully....More

Thank kiwibear
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I could not get a table the first night as a walk in so booked the following night. We were able to try premium class wines by the glass, wines we can't get in the UK so that was a good start....More

Thank Ada1207
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Had dinner here on a busy Monday night, the staff is amazing. Ordered Oysters and Fish for main. The food is good, but I am unsure if it is the best meal in New Zealand like some of the other reviews.

1  Thank CandicePerry
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Great food!! The flavours are so subtle and well balanced that each mouthful is an ongoing surprise. The only thing that gets me is the noise as there are a lot of hard surfaces but then i have industrial deafness so having a conversation can...More

Thank Renewablesguy
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I had my first proper meal at Hopgoods after 9 days tramping on light weight food in Nelson Lakes National Park. OMG, the Federation Hops Pilsner barely touched the sides and the flavours of the venison with earthy root vegetables and the jus left me...More

Thank Brad K
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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
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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