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Bar, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not prepared for: Staff with limited English A long wait Tough, barely edible steaks A very disappointing dining experience.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good but the service was awful…we waited for an hour and then one of the dishes was wrong but we put up with it due to the wait time…

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 26 March 2024

Absolutely divine food and good service. Reviews led me there and they didn't lie. Would highly recommend. Went early and served quickly.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 25 March 2024

Glad we ignored our gut feeling to leave after our initial greeting of we are short staffed, expecting a large group but we can quickly squeeze you in with some rolled eyes and sighs! Food was amazing. The front of house was stressed, tearful, and...generally sharong her acopia and this made it an unpleasant experience. Shame.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 27 February 2024

One of our best meals in Nelson. I had Lamb Shank, and my husband had steak, and we both thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The staff was great. Super friendly and as attentive as possible given how busy they were.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024

This place has great food, but what they really excel in is service. Really pleasantly surprised. Made me feel a bit special.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 19 January 2024

What fabulous service from Wiremu & Tristan. These young men were exceptional & made us feel so comfortable. The food & wine was also good. The breads are a must, I cannot recommend these enough. We will definitely be back. Thank you guys for a...wonderful evening.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024 via mobile

The service and food was exemplary. We had the lamb which was delicious and tender with a fantastic gravy and mash. The only issue was the quantity which was very lacking and left me still hungry.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 January 2024 via mobile

Overall a fabulous experience! The food was all excellent (our family of four sampled all three courses and everything was gobbled up!) and the service from Wiremu was just outstanding. Thanks to the whole team as back of house and front of house was seamless.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 27 September 2023

Met up with friends for dinner, service was great, meals amazing. We all thoroughly enjoyed meals, generous size.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023

What can we say....great food, great service and a great night with friends. Reasonably priced and with the stop.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 2 June 2023

Cannot fault a thing. The welcome, the cocktail, the steaks, wine, dessert....all perfect. Thank you

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 30 May 2023

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. They were both huge & delicious. I had the aged steak & my husband had the lamb shanks. The staff were attentive and very accommodating.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 9 May 2023 via mobile

Be careful to order drinks here as there are hidden fees. It’s our 4th time visit the restaurant at flame on 40. Food is ok, generous size and reasonable price. We ordered a glass of cognac and Gin, the lady asked if I like anything...with the cognac, I said no. She also asked if we like tonic and lemon with the gin. We said yes. The picture for Gin they advertised on the table looks like cocktail and we thought it’s a combination. The gin served looks far away from the picture they were showing. Unfortunately I didn’t take a photo, it’s definitely à misleading under FTA, but it come with a can of Tonic so we didn’t say anything. They have two kind of cognac on the menu, as I didn’t mention the brand and she didn’t asked, I been charged the expensive one. And there is also $5.5 charge for the can of tonic even the Gin looks nothing like on the photo. Those hidden fees kind of ruin the experience and put us down for dining out again. If there will be 5th time visit, I won’t order drinks.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 6 March 2023 via mobile

I'm sure everything just gets better and better each time we dine ! Fantastic ! Marcia and Her Team are very professional out in the restaurant/bar , and the Chef waves His magic wand over every meal created . Prices are reasonable, totally worth it,...great sized portions, expertly created and presented. Thank you : )More

Date of visit: March 2023
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FLAMES ON 40 RESTAURANT BAR, Nelson - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Flames on 40 Restaurant Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4