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The Tides Restaurant & Bar

66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 7049
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 349 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this hidden gem and were so happy we did. The service and food were excellent and the bartender made us a fabulous martini! Our table was near the window and we had a pretty view of the river. The Tides is highly...More

Thank KellyMarie1963
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello KellyMarie1963, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards The Tides Restaurant

Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were staying in the hotel, we decided to try the restaurant for dinner one night. We both had the 2 course set menu, the food was delicious and the service was fast and friendly. As this had been such a good experience we...More

1  Thank angelC3476SL
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Angel, Thank you for a fantastic rewview of our Tides Restaurant. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the prices are up there! You do get lovely white table clothes fast efficient service and the meals come out very quick a very large menu which makes one think how fresh is the food or alot of it frozen! I felt the entrees...More

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

Hello Lulunelson, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It sounds as though you enjoyed your evening with us adn we do hope you will retuirn. Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the light up menu. Food was great, staff were really great. We used a Grabone voucher so were only able to pick from certain food options but I was happy. My friend didn't enjoy hers though, the pork belly was rolled pork fat so...More

Thank AlyshaV711
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your comments. Kind regards The Tides Restaurant

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of four enjoyed a really good evening for a double birthday celebration at THE TIDES. Both the food and service where first class and all the staff looked after us very well particularly our delightful waitress, I think her name was Laureen. Such...More

1  Thank silverhead2016
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Silverhead2016, Many thanks for your review. We are very pleased to hear about your recent evening with us and we look forward to your return. Trailways Hotel Nelson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten all over the world and this place is the very definition of hidden gem. Incredible menu and top notch service

Thank Stephen E
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Stephen, We are very pleased we are ranked in your top 20 restaurants in the world. What an honor!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very enjoyable full continental and cooked breakfast. A great price with voucher from our Delorenzo's accommodation. Great friendly service.

Thank JulieBlenheim
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Julieblenheim, Thank you very much for your review. Kind regards Trailways Hotel Nelson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Trailways Hotel in Nelson and decided to eat at their in house restaurant, aptly named The Tides as it adjoins the Matai tidal river. With no great expectations, we were promptly seated at our table by friendly staff, who quickly...More

Thank KSR153
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello KSR153, Wow, what lovely comments. We are very pleased you had a fantastic dining experience with us. Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely hotel, the staff were really friendly and helpful the room was good the shower was amazing. Location great. We had dinner in the restaurant one night I’d rate the food 3/5 I would defiantly recommend the hotel

Thank Jackie13w
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jackie12w, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Kind regards Trailways Hotel Nelson

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Wife picked this randomly. Man what a great restaurant, food was excellent, service excellent, view lovely. We just called in and got a table straight away. Definitely go back to this one again

Thank Gary P
Trailways, Front Office Manager at The Tides Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hello Gary P, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased that you chose to dine with us and we are looking forward to hearing from you soon. Kind regards

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Ashlei08
1 April 2018|
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Response from Trailways | Property representative |
Yes, we can serve alcohol through room service - during the hours our Tides bar is open.
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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, Brunch, 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:00 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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