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The Tides Restaurant & Bar

66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 7049
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“filo pastry” (5 reviews)
“truffle mash” (3 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The first time at the restaurant and the staff from the start had been so friendly. I was sat down without a reservation on a very busy night The menu had a good choice of which I must say from the meals I had I...More

Thank GarethNifty
Reviewed 1 week ago

We intentionally selected Tides due to its menu, riverside views and good reviews. We rang through our booking around 10a.m., requesting outside seating for 6pm, then rang back after a late lunch to change the booking to 7pm and an indoor window seat if forecasted...More

Thank bjandco
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear bjandco, thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you chose to dine with us because of our menu options, riverside views and our good feedback. We love to hear you found the duck to be delicious and loved the recommendation of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very efficient service and food was awesome. We were in and out within an hour (having mains and dessert). A complimentary taster (tomato and basil mousse) was given which was a nice thought. We had a "GrabOne' voucher which I noticed quite a few diners...More

Thank Juliet S
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Juliet S, thank you for taking your time to leave us a review we love to hear you found the service efficient and food was awesome. Grabone vouchers are quite popular! We are pleased you were happy dining with us on your last night...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice breakfast. Service exceptional. Abby was amazing. Very friendly and helpful. She is very good at her job.More

Thank DesireeNZ
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear DesireeNZ, thank you for taking your time to leave us a review we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and Abbey was very friendly and helpful! We do hope we can welcome you back again. Kind regards, the team at The Tides...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, the staff were pleasant. There was a complementary salmon mouse taster, I don't eat fish but my son assured me it was good. The entrees were good, the mains were delicious (my mouth is watering just thinking about it). I had the pork...More

Thank kerrybS3627QK
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear kerrybS3627QK, thank you so much for your beautiful review. We love to hear how much you enjoyed your meals the pork belly is a very popular dish! We are pleased your son enjoyed our bathrooms and the salmon mousse taster was a hit with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly. The food magnificent. The ambience was lovely. So happy we had our last NZ meal here.More

Thank Michael L
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael L, thank you for taking your time to leave us a review we love that you found your dining experience sensational we are very pleased you were happy with your decision to have the last NZ meal in our restaurant and found our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at the Tides Restaurant last night. Excellent service and tasty food. Very impressed with this level of attention and friendliness of staff. Will be back.More

Thank karriejilly
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear karriejilly, thank you so much for taking your time to leave us a review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience with us from the excellent service, tasty food and the friendliness of our team. We hope you have a fabulous New Year,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were probably the worst guests to arrive, 7 adults, 8 kids arriving 30 minutes before closing time but the staff were so accommodating. The food was unfaultable. Thanks 😊More

Thank mandyjaneharper
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear mandyjaneharper, thank you so much for taking your time to write us a review!! You were fine, we were still open we would have still welcomed all 15 of you in if it was 10 minutes to closing time too! We are so pleased...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming here for dinner. Always a friendly welcome, good service and great food. Presentation of food is excellent, nice relaxed atmosphere to sit chatting and eating. When you see the plated esserts pass your table they look exquisite , that makes it hard not...More

Thank Adele Y
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Adele Y, thank you for taking your time to leave us a beautiful review. We love to hear you love coming here for dinner and find you are always greeted with a friendly welcome, good service and great food. We are so happy you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for dinner at The Tides Restaurant last night as we received a Grabone voucher for Christmas. The food was so tasty with big servings, and the waitress Monique was fantastic. The drinks came quick. This will now be a regular restaurant for us....More

Thank aarae97
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear aarae97, thank you so much for taking your time to leave us a review. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience with us we love to hear you will be back regularly. Monique is a star and we are so happy you...More

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Eliza Q
4 January 2015|
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Response from Trailways | Property representative |
Many thanks for your clarification. Once again our sincere apologies for this, your comments will be taken up with all concerned on Christmas Eve. If you would like to advise a phone number, I am happy to update you on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 7049
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