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The Styx

272 Wakefield Quay | Stepneyville, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 1075
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
272 Wakefield Quay | Stepneyville, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 8 have visited several times and my wife and I have supplemented this visits with more........why???........Because it is great value in a lovely setting and the staff are amiable and efficient!

1  Thank rahall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe and Dana offer a variety of excellent food served with friendly smiles for fair prices. Styx is a wonderful place to eat or just have a drink on the waterfront.

1  Thank DoubleD269
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent welcome and service the same, food was superb. We ate here 4 times during a 2 week stay in Nelson, so good we had to keep coming back. Staff were very accommodating and noting was too much trouble. Best restaurant in Nelson.

1  Thank HoppingKiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stormy night but still able to sit outside as had covers around the seating outside. great service and the food was fabulous

Thank Paulette P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit this place on a regular basis. The food and views are fantastic and the staff are always friendly an accommodating. Ryan always serves a very good coffee and the gin bramble cocktails made by Tom are delicious. At times this place is very...More

3  Thank Taxbandit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived without reservations and they accommodated us within minutes. Would have liked to sit outside but the tables were reserved so we took an inside table. Within 15 minutes, they gave us the outside table - yay! Ordered the calamari salad - excellent with a...More

1  Thank Spinner915
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s the brilliant and cheerful staff who add such a lot to this friendly restaurant right by the quay in Melson, with stunning views across to Rabbit Island. A good choice, generous servings, delicious freshly prepared food, and sensible prices. A terrific combination, hard to...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well sited with views of the sea and very friendly staff. I had the best sea fish chowder I have ever tasted and my wife had a superb eggs benidict wih salmon and mushroom .There were 4 of us and we al enljoyed our lunchtime...More

Thank drrferg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a nice location with great sunset view from upper deck. Service is young and informal. Food is good and the wine list as well. Such a release to have a well cooked venison dish and grilled swordfish (find us another restaurant in Nelson serving...More

DanaHanson, Owner at The Styx, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Feels like you just get us - good, unpretentious food. That is exactly what we are going for here at The Styx! Glad you had a nice time, I will pass your compliments along to our Chef and Front of House team. Cheers! Dana

Reviewed 17 January 2018

Visited in a group which we had perked for well in advance and had the top floor. It took a long time before the waiter took our order and a very long time to order drinks- maybe they were short staffed that night? We had...More

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Tim B
20 August 2017|
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Response from 64ladyp | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there is a lift,
19 November 2016|
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Response from DanaHanson | Property representative |
Hi Annie! Wednesday's are our Senior Special Day, it starts at 10AM and runs until 9PM. Thanks! Dana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Wakefield Quay | Stepneyville, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 1075
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Sited on the Wakefield Quay Wharf offering spectacular views of the Tasman Bay with its amazing sunsets The Styx takes advantage of the fresh seafood bounty and agricultural produce to offer you delicious and innovative dishes. We are a relaxed casual dining experience with a bar and outside dining available downstairs and an upstairs dining area with 70 seats which makes it perfect for functions. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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