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Sprig & Fern Tahuna Restaurant

) #32 of 127 Restaurants in Nelson $$ - $$$ , ,
13 Beach Road | Tahuna, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 5066
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beer” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
13 Beach Road | Tahuna, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a quiet beer on a wednesday night. Big range of different beers on tap both local and further afield. Happy for you to taste a couple before you make your choice. Would imagine that it is a popular place in the weekend.

Thank SiobhanMcGibbon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After recently breaking my leg I have struggled to get around. The Bar manager went out if his way to provide me with great seating and the service was second to none. The food and beer was great. will definitely come back tomorrow!

Thank Warren P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Great bar food. Not the usual deep fried food. Quite unexpected. We'll definitely be back as long as they keep the excellent chef.

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A compact local with the locals cluttering the bar. Average meals for the price. What there was was of good quality. Given the choice of establishments for dinner in winter here you would think they would make more of an effort. Serving top beer. Sprig...More

Thank Dellae M
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a quick drink. If you like beer there's many to choose from. Nothing mainstream so you can enjoy a different tipple.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We are regular customers here but I have to say their new menu is the best so far. We love coming and enjoying a nice cold lager and quite often end up staying for dinner. Great job team keep up the great work.

Thank Cat H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Enjoyed our visit, food was good in lite bite portions, large choice of beers and ciders, friendly staff.

Thank MBG1952
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great staff, top beers and excellent meals in a delightful, casual tavern right next door to our hotel.

Thank Jennie S
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to put back a few cold ones. Excellent and delicious beer selection. Hard to not try them all. Spring & Fern also offers some delicious food. The pizza is my favorite.

Thank alexxshaffer
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nice spot overlooking the park at Tahuna Beach... Easy access plenty of parking and a good atmosphere.. Beer and wine is pretty reasonable prices. Plenty indoor and out door seating, with a little menu for bubbles..

Thank StevenPotts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, New Zealand
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Beach Road | Tahuna, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 5066
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The Sprig & Fern Tavern Tahuna is situated on Beach Rd just off the main coastal route into Nelson from Richmond. You will be hard pressed to find a bar with a more "outdoorsy" feel. Walk in through the iron gate and white picket fence and take a seat to make the most of the view or be in the shade from the warm Nelson sun.The full range of locally brewed S&F craft beer and cider is always on tap as well as seasonal special beers and the best of NZ wines. If you need a bite to eat we have a very tempting range of Indian inspired dishes that go really well with the award winning Pilsner.We are family friendly and have bicycle parking if this is your mode of transport.A very friendly welcome awaits from the staff and local drinkers at Sprig & Fern tavern at Tahuna.
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