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Rhythm and Brown

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19 New St, Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“quiet night” (2 reviews)
“vinyl” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
19 New St, Nelson, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for Friday night after work drinks. The staff here are so friendly and they have live music later on. Only downside is its rather small inside and only food chips and nuts.

Thank owlesey
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Disappointing, very busy, pleasant atmosphere let down by poor bar staff who don't know how to pour a beer. Pint requested but barrel needed changing, so given the dregs from the barrel as a 1/2. Wine, end of bottle that had clearly been open for...More

Thank Hellfire28
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Love coming here! For a late night drink, a glass of wine in the evening or to listen to the live music. The staff are amazing - friendly, prompt and knowledgeable. It has a cozy interior and an edgy vibe. The manager even lets you...More

Thank lani77nelson
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Cool friendly bar to go to for an afternoon or evening drink. Always great music playing, (vinyl) and Scotty's selection is the best. Good wine and a changing range of tap boutique beers makes it easy to return.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Good place to go to before or after dinner in town. Good drinks selection and friendly+smiling service.

Reviewed 18 November 2016

Lovely, cosy, quiet little bar with great ambience, friendly, personal bar service and sunny, intimate courtyard. Perfect. Noise level of the music (great choices) is just right to allow conversation. Yes, totally funky and very chilled.

Thank Jude G
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Small, quaint and cosy describes this wonderful Bar. The Owner/Boss, is just fantastic, helpful in advising eateries and in general offering super service. Hit the mark as our type of funky, cosy, small bar venue. Recommended

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

To be honest I really only like this place when it is quiet. When very busy it becomes too crowded and clique. No fault of the bar staff or owners though. They are friendly and efficient at all times It's an older crowd (30 -50...More

Thank Aunty-MacMac
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Walking distace from our hotel, didnt have to wait long for the food to arrive. So we enjoyed a lovely bottle of wine.

Thank lindahneill
Reviewed 26 March 2016

What a funky little bar. The owner was fabulous giving us suggestions of restaurants for dinner and breakfast. The local beers were excellent. We thought this was just a wonderful place to spend a couple of hours. Great drinks and service.

Thank moreholidays99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 New St, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
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